2009: Drew Barrymore
Nominated for her breakthrough role in the HBO movie "Grey Gardens," actress Drew Barrymore hit the red carpet at the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009 looking radiant in her blush-hued tulle strapless gown by Monique Lhuillier.
2008: Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum chose to strut her stuff in a shimmery gunmetal grey Armani Prive gown for television's biggest night. The supermodel accessorized her look with a big cocktail ring and oversized butterfly earrings.
2008: Christina Applegate
Christina Applegate made her red-carpet return after breast-cancer surgery in a light blue one shouldered jacquard Reem Acra frock with a long train. She complimented the gown with purple gemstone earrings.
2007: Eva Longoria
"Desperate Houswives" star Eva Longoria ditched the evening gown look and opted to show some leg with her gold Kaufman Franco beaded cocktail dress at the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
2006: Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl went for classic Hollywood glamor with her beaded, nude-toned Escada gown at the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The then "Grey's Anatomy" star paired the look with a retro updo and a Jimmy Choo clutch.
2006: Kyra Sedgwick
"The Closer" actress Kyra Sedgwick walked the red carpet at the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in a dove gray strapless organza gown by Giorgio Armani Prive with raw edge details.
2005: Halle Berry
Halle Berry was a knockout at the 57th Primetime Emmy Awards with her sweeping blue Ungaro gown. Berry, who was a double nominee at the event for "Their Eyes Were Watching God" and "Lackawanna Blues," topped the look with a sleek ponytail and minimalistic silver jewelery.
2005: Marcia Cross
Nominated for her role on "Desperate Housewives," Marcia Cross arrived at the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in a dark green gown by Elie Saab with a body-hugging bodice and flowing skirt.
2004: Jennifer Aniston
Riding high off of the "Friends" series finale, Jennifer Aniston attended the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy awards wearing a beaded Chanel column gown. Staying true to her relaxed California style, Aniston complimented the look with flowy sun-kissed locks.
2003: Sarah Jessica Parker
Known for her bold fashion choices on screen and off, "Sex and the City" star Sarah Jessica Parker hit the red carpet at the 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in a show-stopping blush pink Chanel couture gown.
2003: Courteney Cox
"Friends" actress Courteney Cox walked the red carpet at the 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in a V-neck Carolina Herrera gown in sky blue with a black center stripe and sheer details.
2002: Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host and media mogul Oprah Winfrey looked stunning in her corseted pastel yellow Bradley Bayou gown at the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. At the event, Winfrey was honored with the first Bob Hope Humanitarian Award.
2001: Jessica Alba
Actress Jessica Alba was a presenter at the 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which was twice-postponed due to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The then "Dark Angel" star stayed consistent with the nights understated feel by wearing a simple Richard Tyler black sheath dress with a matching tuxedo jacket.
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2001: Debra Messing
"Will and Grace" actress Debra Messing arrived to the 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in a short, sparkly black cocktail dress with white trim at the bottom. Black boots and a small clutch completed the ensemble.
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2000: Debra Messing
To celebrate her first Emmy nomination, Debra Messing chose to stand out with her red strapless satin Vera Wang gown. The then "Will and Grace" star finished her look with a loose up-do and a megawatt smile.
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2000: Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston, seen here with then-husband Brad Pitt, wore a long, red, strapless sheath gown with a gold clutch.