Best Actress Winners

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The Best Actress award has been given out to some of the great stars in movie history. Vivien Leigh, Elizabeth Taylor, and Betty Davis are just a few of the women who have won twice. The biggest winner, however, is the incredible Katherine Hepburn. She took home this award four times throughout her incredible career. Meryl Streep dominates the nomination race, having been nominated fifteen times. The list of winners is a fantastic look at some of the great leading ladies from more than eight decades of film.

And the winners are…

1927 – 7th Heaven

1928 – Street Angel / Sunrise

1929 – Coquette

1930 –  The Divorcee

1931 – Min and Bill

1932 – The Sin of Madelon Claudet

1933 – Morning Glory

1934 – It Happened One Night

1935 – Dangerous

1936 – The Great Ziegfeld

1937 – The Good Earth

1938 – Jezebel

1939 – Gone With The Wind

1940 – Kitty Foyle

1941 – Suspicion

1942 – Mrs. Miniver

1943 – The Song of Bernadette

1944 – Gaslight

1945 – Mildred Pierce

1946 – To Each his Own

1947 – The Farmer’s Daughter

1948 – Johnny Belinda

1949 – The Heiress

1950 – Born Yesterday

1951 – A Streetcar Named Desire

1952 – Come Back, Little Sheba

1953 – Roman Holiday

1954 – The Country Girl

1955 – The Rose Tattoo

1956 – Anastasia

1957 – The Three Faces of Eve

1958 – I Want To Live!

1959 – Room at the Top

1960 – Butterfield 8

1961 – Two Women

1962 – The Miracle Worker

1963 – Hud

1964 – Mary Poppins

1965 – Darling

1966 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

1967 – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

1968 – The Lion in Winter / Funny Girl

1969 – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1970 – Women in Love

1971 – Klute

1972 – Cabaret

1973 – A Touch of Class

1974 – Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

1975 – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

1976 – Network

1977 – Annie Hall

1978 – Coming Home

1979 – Norma Rae

1980 – Coal Miner’s Daughter

1981 – On Golden Pond

1982 – Sophie’s Choice

1983 – Terms of Endearment

1984 – Places in the Heart

1985 – The Trip to Bountiful

1986 – Children of a Lesser God

1987 – Moonstruck

1988 – The Accused

1989 – Driving Miss Daisy

1990 – Misery

1991 – The Silence of the Lambs

1992 – Howards End

1993 – The Piano

1994 – Blue Sky

1995 – Dead Man Walking

1996 – Fargo

1997 – As Good as It Gets

1998 – Shakespeare in Love

1999 – Boys Don’t Cry

2000 – Erin Brockovich

2001 – Monster’s Ball

2002 – The Hours

2003 – Monster

2004 – Million Dollar Baby

2005 – Walk the Line

2006 – The Queen

2007 – La Vie En Rose

2008 – The Reader

2009 – The Blind Side

2010 – Black Swan

2011 – The Iron Lady

2012 – Silver Linings Playbook

2013 – Blue Jasmine

2014 – Still Alice

2015 – Room

2016 – La La Land

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