(17) This actress won her first Emmy on her first nod for a supporting role on Hill Street Blues. Her other supportive nom came from Desperate Housewives. She was up for a lead role as Dr. Roxanne Turner on St. Elsewhere. Her guests nods came from L.A. Law, Homicide: Life on the Street, The Practice and True Blood, winning twice. She also received noms for the following limited series/movies: Words By Heart (1985), Unnatural Causes (1987), A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1990), The Piano Lesson (1995), Gulliver's Travels (1996), Miss Evers' Boys (1997), The Water is Wide (2006), Pictures of Hollis Woods (2008) and Steel Magnolias (2013).