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10. Lauren Graham, "Gilmore Girls"
Unlike every other actress on this list, Lauren Graham wasn't even nominated for her role as Lorelai Gilmore on the long-running, Carole King-themed gem "Gilmore Girls." There still hasn't been another character quite like Lorelai as a sitcom matriarch: She was wise but a mess, sardonic but sincere, and most importantly hilarious almost always. Lauren Graham's own drollness set the tone for this addictive series, and though we love "Parenthood," it's Graham's first gigantic series role that makes us want to follow where she leads.