Academy Award for Best Actress

With the Academy Award for Best Actress, the performance of a film actress has been recognized in a Leading Role.

In the brackets is the total number of nominations received in this category. Films have qualified in the following year of its publication for an Oscar. The table below shows the winners after the year of the award are ordered.

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  • Bette Davis was not considered despite their prominent role in Of Human Bondage. However, your name could be in 1935 nachgeschrieben on the ballots. Later followed ten official nominations.
  • The trophy has been awarded twice in 1969. Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand received the same number of votes.
  • Ingrid Bergman and Meryl Streep received a total of three Oscars, as both were honored as best supporting actress.
  • Barbra Streisand won her second Oscar for Best Original Song (A Star Is Born).
  • Emma Thompson won her second Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay ( Sense and Sensibility )
  • Judi Dench and Kate Winslet were nominated for playing the same role: Dench for Best Actress for the old Iris Murdoch and Winslet for best supporting role as a young Iris Murdoch in Iris.
  • Also for the role of Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic, which was played in different age stages, there were two nominations for Kate Winslet as a young Rose ( Best Actress ) and Gloria Stuart as Old Rose (Best Supporting Actress ).
  • Cate Blanchett is the only woman to be nominated twice for playing the same movie character: once for the role of Queen Elizabeth I in 1998 and a second time for the same role in 2007 ( Elizabeth - The Golden Age ).










Since 2011

Best Film | Best Director | Best Actor | Best Actress | Best Supporting Actor | Best Supporting Actress | Best Original Screenplay | Best Adapted Screenplay | Best Camera | Best Art Direction | Best Costume Design | Best Sound | Best Editing | Best Sound Editing | Best Visual Effects | Best Make - up and Best hairstyles | Best Song | Best Film Music | Best Animated short film | Best Short film | Best Documentary | Best short Documentary | Best Animated film | Best Foreign Language Film

Former categories: Best Assistant Director | Best Original Story | Best Dance Director

Alphabetical list of all winning films

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