Published on Feb 26, 2013
List of winners for Best Performance by an Actrees in a Leading Role.
Since Janet Gaynor in 1927.
To the winner in the 85th Academy Awards, Jennifer Lawrence in 2012 for her leading role in Silver Linings Playbook
Tips if the category:
The most Oscar Winner in this category is Katharine Hepburn with 4 wins.
The most Oscar Nominated actreess in this category is Meryl Streep.
in 1968 it was the only time that a tie has got two Oscar winners. Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand.
The oldest actreess ever winning this awards is Jessica Tandy for Driving Miss Daisy, she was 81.
The youngest actrees ever winning this award is Marlee Matlin at 21.
The oldest nominee is Emmanuelle Riva at 85 for Amour.
The youngest nominee ever is Quvenzhané Wallis at 9 years old fir Beats of the Suthern Wild.
they are 12 women who have 2 Oscars for a Leading Role: Luise Rainer, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vivien Leigh, Ingrid Bergman, Elizabeth Taylor, Glenda Jackson, Jane Fonda, Sally Field, Jodie Foster, Hilary Swank and Meryl Streep.
Only two actresses have won this award in consecutive years: Luise Rainer (1937 and 1938) and Katharine Hepburn (1967 and 1968).
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