Louise Dresser, A Ship Comes In Janet Gaynor, 7th Heaven Janet Gaynor, Street Angel Janet Gaynor, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans Gloria Swanson, Sadie Thompson Ruth Chatterton, Madame X Betty Compson, The Barker Jeanne Eagels, The Letter Corinne Griffith, The Divine Lady Bessie Love, The Broadway Melody Mary Pickford, Coquette Nancy Carroll, The Devil's Holiday Ruth Chatterton, Sarah and Son Greta Garbo, Anna Christie Greta Garbo, Romance Norma Shearer, The Divorcée Norma Shearer, Their Own Desire Gloria Swanson, The Trespasser Marlene Dietrich, Morocco Marie Dressler, Min and Bill Irene Dunne, Cimarron Ann Harding, Holiday Norma Shearer, A Free Soul Marie Dressler, Emma Lynn Fontanne, The Guardsman Helen Hayes, The Sin of Madelon Claudet Katharine Hepburn, Morning Glory
May Robson, Lady for a Day Diana Wynyard, Cavalcade Claudette Colbert, It Happened One Night Grace Moore, One Night of Love Norma Shearer, The Barretts of Wimpole Street Elisabeth Bergner, Escape Me Never Claudette Colbert, Private Worlds Bette Davis, Dangerous Katharine Hepburn, Alice Adams Miriam Hopkins, Becky Sharp Merle Oberon, The Dark Angel Irene Dunne, Theodora Goes Wild Gladys George, Valiant Is the Word for Carrie Carole Lombard, My Man Godfrey Luise Rainer, The Great Ziegfeld Norma Shearer, Romeo and Juliet Irene Dunne, The Awful Truth Greta Garbo, Camille Janet Gaynor, A Star Is Born Luise Rainer, The Good Earth Barbara Stanwyck, Stella Dallas Fay Bainter, White Banners Bette Davis, Jezebel Wendy Hiller, Pygmalion Norma Shearer, Marie Antoinette Margaret Sullavan, Three Comrades Bette Davis, Dark Victory
Irene Dunne, Love Affair Greta Garbo, Ninotchka Greer Garson, Goodbye, Mr. Chips Vivien Leigh, Gone with the Wind Bette Davis, The Letter Joan Fontaine, Rebecca Katharine Hepburn, The Philadelphia Story Ginger Rogers, Kitty Foyle Martha Scott, Our Town Bette Davis, The Little Foxes Olivia de Havilland, Hold Back the Dawn Joan Fontaine, Suspicion Greer Garson, Blossoms in the Dust Barbara Stanwyck, Ball of Fire Bette Davis, Now, Voyager Greer Garson, Mrs. Miniver Katharine Hepburn, Woman of the Year Rosalind Russell, My Sister Eileen Teresa Wright, The Pride of the Yankees Jean Arthur, The More the Merrier Ingrid Bergman, For Whom the Bell Tolls Joan Fontaine, The Constant Nymph Greer Garson, Madame Curie Jennifer Jones, The Song of Bernadette Ingrid Bergman, Gaslight Claudette Colbert, Since You Went Away Bette Davis, Mr. Skeffington
Greer Garson, Mrs. Parkington Barbara Stanwyck, Double Indemnity Ingrid Bergman, The Bells of St. Mary's Joan Crawford, Mildred Pierce Greer Garson, The Valley of Decision Jennifer Jones, Love Letters Gene Tierney, Leave Her to Heaven Olivia de Havilland, To Each His Own Celia Johnson, Brief Encounter Jennifer Jones, Duel in the Sun Rosalind Russell, Sister Kenny Jane Wyman, The Yearling Joan Crawford, Possessed Susan Hawyard, Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman Dorothy McGuire, Gentleman's Agreement Rosalind Russell, Mourning Becomes Electra Loretta Young, The Farmer's Daughter Ingrid Bergman, Joan of Arc Olivia de Havilland, The Snake Pit Irene Dunne, I Remember Mama Barbara Stanwyck, Sorry, Wrong Number Jane Wyman, Johnny Belinda Jeanne Crain, Pinky Olivia de Havilland, The Heiress Susan Hayward, My Foolish Heart Deborah Kerr, Edward, My Son Loretta Young, Come to the Stable
Anne Baxter, All About Eve Bette Davis, All About Eve Judy Holliday, Born Yesterday Eleanor Parker, Caged Gloria Swanson, Sunset Boulevard Katharine Hepburn, The African Queen Vivien Leigh, A Streetcar Named Desire Eleanor Parker, Detective Story Shelley Winters, A Place in the Sun Jane Wyman, The Blue Veil Shirley Booth, Come Back, Little Sheba Joan Crawford, Sudden Fear Bette Davis, The Star Julie Harris, The Member of the Wedding Susan Hayward, With a Song in My Heart Leslie Caron, Lili Ava Gardner, Mogambo Audrey Hepburn, Roman Holiday Deborah Kerr, From Here to Eternity Maggie McNamara, The Moon Is Blue Dorothy Dandridge, Carmen Jones Judy Garland, A Star Is Born Audrey Hepburn, Sabrina Grace Kelly, The Country Girl Jane Wyman, Magnificent Obsession Susan Hayward, I'll Cry Tomorrow Katharine Hepburn, Summertime
Jennifer Jones, Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing Anna Magnani, The Rose Tattoo Eleanor Parker, Interrupted Melody Carroll Baker, Baby Doll Ingrid Bergman, Anastasia Katharine Hepburn, The Rainmaker Nancy Kelly, The Bad Seed Deborah Kerr, The King and I Deborah Kerr, Heaven Knows Mr. Allison Anna Magnani, Wild Is the Wind Elizabeth Taylor, Raintree County Lana Turner, Peyton Place Joanne Woodward, The Three Faces of Eve Susan Hayward, I Want to Live! Deborah Kerr, Separate Tables Shirley MacLaine, Some Came Running Rosalind Russell, Auntie Mame Elizabeth Taylor, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Doris Day, Pillow Talk Audrey Hepburn, The Nun's Story Katharine Hepburn, Suddenly, Last Summer Simone Signoret, Room at the Top Elizabeth Taylor, Suddenly, Last Summer Greer Garson, Sunrise at Campobello Deborah Kerr, The Sundowners Shirley MacLaine, The Apartment Melina Mercouri, Never on Sunday
Elizabeth Taylor, BUtterfield 8 Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's Piper Laurie, The Hustler Sophia Loren, Two Women Geraldine Page, Summer and Smoke Natalie Wood, Splendor in the Grass Anne Bancroft, The Miracle Worker Bette Davis, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Katharine Hepburn, Long Day's Journey into Night Geraldine Page, Sweet Bird of Youth Lee Remick, Days of Wine and Roses Leslie Caron, The L-Shaped Room Shirley MacLaine, Irma La Douce Patricia Neal, Hud Rachel Roberts, This Sporting Life Natalie Wood, Love with the Proper Stranger Julie Andrews, Mary Poppins Anne Bancroft, The Pumpkin Eater Sophia Loren, Marriage Italian Style Debbie Reynolds, The Unsinkable Molly Brown Kim Stanley, Séance on a Wet Afternoon Julie Andrews, The Sound of Music Julie Christie, Darling Samantha Eggar, The Collector Elizabeth Hartman, A Patch of Blue Simone Signoret, Ship of Fools Anouk Aimée, A Man and a Woman
Ida Kaminská, The Shop on Main Street Lynn Redgrave, Georgy Girl Vanessa Redgrave, Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment Elizabeth Taylor, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Anne Bancroft, The Graduate Faye Dunaway, Bonnie and Clyde Edith Evans, The Whisperers Audrey Hepburn, Wait Until Dark Katharine Hepburn, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Katharine Hepburn, The Lion in Winter BEST ACTRESS Patricia Neal, The Subject Was Roses Vanessa Redgrave, Isadora Barbra Streisand, Funny Girl Joanne Woodward, Rachel, Rachel Geneviève Bujold, Anne of the Thousand Days Jane Fonda, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Liza Minnelli, The Sterile Cuckoo Jean Simmons, The Happy Ending Maggie Smith, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Jane Alexander, The Great White Hope Glenda Jackson, Women in Love Ali MacGraw, Love Story
Sarah Miles, Ryan's Daughter Carrie Snodgress, Diary of a Mad Housewife Julie Christie, McCabe & Mrs. Miller Jane Fonda, Klute Glenda Jackson, Sunday Bloody Sunday Vanessa Redgrave, Mary, Queen of Scots Janet Suzman, Nicholas and Alexandra Liza Minnelli, Cabaret Diana Ross, Lady Sings the Blues Maggie Smith, Travels with My Aunt Cicely Tyson, Sounder NOMINATIONS
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Liv Ullmann, The Emigrants Ellen Burstyn, The Exorcist Glenda Jackson, A Touch of Class Marsha Mason, Cinderella Liberty Barbra Streisand, The Way We Were Joanne Woodward, Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams Ellen Burstyn, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Diahann Carroll, Claudine Faye Dunaway, Chinatown Valerie Perrine, Lenny Gena Rowlands, A Woman under the Influence Isabelle Adjani, The Story of Adèle H.
Ann-Margret, Tommy Louise Fletcher, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Glenda Jackson, Hedda Carol Kane, Hester Street Marie-Christine Barrault, Cousin cousine Faye Dunaway, Network Talia Shire, Rocky Sissy Spacek, Carrie Liv Ullmann, Face to Face Anne Bancroft, The Turning Point Jane Fonda, Julia Diane Keaton, Annie Hall Shirley MacLaine, The Turning Point Marsha Mason, The Goodbye Girl Ingrid Bergman, Autumn Sonata Ellen Burstyn, Same Time, Next Year Jill Clayburgh, An Unmarried Woman Jane Fonda, Coming Home Geraldine Page, Interiors Jill Clayburgh, Starting Over Sally Field, Norma Rae Jane Fonda, The China Syndrome Marsha Mason, Chapter Two Bette Midler, The Rose Ellen Burstyn, Resurrection Goldie Hawn, Private Benjamin Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People
Gena Rowlands, Gloria Sissy Spacek, Coal Miner's Daughter Katharine Hepburn, On Golden Pond Diane Keaton, Reds Marsha Mason, Only When I Laugh Susan Sarandon, Atlantic City Meryl Streep, The French Lieutenant's Woman Julie Andrews, Victor/Victoria Jessica Lange, Frances Sissy Spacek, Missing Meryl Streep, Sophie's Choice Debra Winger, An Officer and a Gentleman Jane Alexander, Testament Shirley MacLaine, Terms of Endearment Meryl Streep, Silkwood Julie Walters, Educating Rita Debra Winger, Terms of Endearment Judy Davis, A Passage to India Sally Field, Places in the Heart Jessica Lange, Country Vanessa Redgrave, The Bostonians Sissy Spacek, The River Anne Bancroft, Agnes of God Whoopi Goldberg, The Color Purple Jessica Lange, Sweet Dreams Geraldine Page, The Trip to Bountiful Meryl Streep, Out of Africa
Jane Fonda, The Morning After Marlee Matlin, Children of a Lesser God Sissy Spacek, Crimes of the Heart Kathleen Turner, Peggy Sue Got Married Sigourney Weaver, Aliens Cher, Moonstruck Glenn Close, Fatal Attraction Holly Hunter, Broadcast News Sally Kirkland, Anna Meryl Streep, Ironweed Glenn Close, Dangerous Liaisons Jodie Foster, The Accused Melanie Griffith, Working Girl Meryl Streep, A Cry in the Dark Sigourney Weaver, Gorillas in the Mist Isabelle Adjani, Camille Claudel Pauline Collins, Shirley Valentine Jessica Lange, Music Box Michelle Pfeiffer, The Fabulous Baker Boys Jessica Tandy, Driving Miss Daisy Kathy Bates, Misery Anjelica Huston, The Grifters Julia Roberts, Pretty Woman Meryl Streep, Postcards from the Edge Joanne Woodward, Mr. & Mrs. Bridge Geena Davis, Thelma & Louise Laura Dern, Rambling Rose
Jodie Foster, The Silence of the Lambs Bette Midler, For the Boys Susan Sarandon, Thelma & Louise Catherine Deneuve, Indochine Mary McDonnell, Passion Fish Michelle Pfeiffer, Love Field Susan Sarandon, Lorenzo's Oil Emma Thompson, Howards End Angela Bassett, What's Love Got to Do with It Stockard Channing, Six Degrees of Separation Holly Hunter, The Piano Emma Thompson, The Remains of the Day Debra Winger, Shadowlands Jodie Foster, Nell Jessica Lange, Blue Sky Miranda Richardson, Tom & Viv Winona Ryder, Little Women Susan Sarandon, The Client Susan Sarandon, Dead Man Walking Elisabeth Shue, Leaving Las Vegas Sharon Stone, Casino Meryl Streep, The Bridges of Madison County Emma Thompson, Sense and Sensibility Brenda Blethyn, Secrets & Lies Diane Keaton, Marvin's Room Frances McDormand, Fargo Kristin Scott Thomas, The English Patient
Emily Watson, Breaking the Waves Helena Bonham Carter, The Wings of the Dove Julie Christie, Afterglow Judi Dench, Mrs. Brown Helen Hunt, As Good As It Gets Kate Winslet, Titanic Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth Fernanda Montenegro, Central Station Gwyneth Paltrow, Shakespeare in Love Meryl Streep, One True Thing Emily Watson, Hilary and Jackie Annette Bening, American Beauty Janet McTeer, Tumbleweeds Julianne Moore, The End of the Affair Meryl Streep, Music of the Heart Hilary Swank, Boys Don't Cry Joan Allen, The Contender Juliette Binoche, Chocolat Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream Laura Linney, You Can Count on Me Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich Halle Berry, Monster's Ball Judi Dench, Iris Nicole Kidman, Moulin Rouge! Sissy Spacek, In the Bedroom Renée Zellweger, Bridget Jones's Diary Salma Hayek, Frida
Nicole Kidman, The Hours Diane Lane, Unfaithful Julianne Moore, Far from Heaven Renée Zellweger, Chicago Keisha Castle-Hughes, Whale Rider Diane Keaton, Something's Gotta Give Samantha Morton, In America Charlize Theron, Monster Naomi Watts, 21 Grams Annette Bening, Being Julia Catalina Sandino Moreno, Maria Full of Grace Imelda Staunton, Vera Drake Hilary Swank, Million Dollar Baby Kate Winslet, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Judi Dench, Mrs. Henderson Presents Felicity Huffman, Transamerica Keira Knightley, Pride & Prejudice Charlize Theron, North Country Reese Witherspoon, Walk the Line Penélope Cruz, Volver Judi Dench, Notes on a Scandal Helen Mirren, The Queen Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada Kate Winslet, Little Children Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth: The Golden Age Julie Christie, Away from Her Marion Cotillard, La Vie en rose
Laura Linney, The Savages Ellen Page, Juno Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married Angelina Jolie, Changeling Melissa Leo, Frozen River Meryl Streep, Doubt Kate Winslet, The Reader Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side Helen Mirren, The Last Station Carey Mulligan, An Education Gabourey Sidibe, Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone Natalie Portman, Black Swan Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs Viola Davis, The Help Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook Emmanuelle Riva, Amour Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild Naomi Watts, The Impossible