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Published on Jul 29, 2011

19271928 Janet Gaynor - Seventh Heaven as Diane, Street Angel as Angela, and Sunrise as The Wife
19281929 Mary Pickford - Coquette as Norma Besant
19291930 Norma Shearer - The Divorcee as Jerry Bernard Martin
19301931 Marie Dressler - Min and Bill as Min Divot, Innkeeper
19311932 Helen Hayes - The Sin of Madelon Claudet as Madelon Claudet
19321933 Katharine Hepburn - Morning Glory as Eva Lovelace
1934 Claudette Colbert - It Happened One Night as Ellie Andrews
1935 Bette Davis - Dangerous as Joyce Heath
1936 Luise Rainer - The Great Ziegfeld as Anna Held
1937 Luise Rainer - The Good Earth as O-Lan
1938 Bette Davis - Jezebel as Julie Marsden
1939 Vivien Leigh - Gone with the Wind as Scarlett O'Hara
1940 Ginger Rogers - Kitty Foyle as Kitty Foyle
1941 Joan Fontaine - Suspicion as Lina McLaidlaw Aysgarth
1942 Greer Garson - Mrs. Miniver as Mrs. Miniver
1943 Jennifer Jones - The Song of Bernadette as Bernadette Soubirous
1944 Ingrid Bergman - Gaslight as Paula Alquist Anton
1945 Joan Crawford - Mildred Pierce as Mildred Pierce
1946 Olivia de Havilland - To Each His Own as Miss Josephine 'Jody' Norris
1947 Loretta Young - The Farmer's Daughter as Katrin Holstrom
1948 Jane Wyman - Johnny Belinda as Belinda McDonald
1949 Olivia de Havilland - The Heiress as Catherine Sloper
1950 Judy Holliday - Born Yesterday as Emma 'Billie' Dawn
1951 Vivien Leigh - A Streetcar Named Desire as Blanche DuBois
1952 Shirley Booth - Come Back, Little Sheba as Lola Delaney
1953 Audrey Hepburn - Roman Holiday as Princess Ann
1954 Grace Kelly - The Country Girl as Georgie Elgin
1955 Anna Magnani - The Rose Tattoo as Serafina Delle Rose
1956 Ingrid Bergman - Anastasia as Anna Koreff / Anastasia
1957 Joanne Woodward - The Three Faces of Eve as Eve White / Eve Black / Jane
1958 Susan Hayward - I Want to Live! as Barbara Graham
1959 Simone Signoret - Room at the Top as Alice Aisgill
1960 Elizabeth Taylor - BUtterfield 8 as Gloria Wandrous
1961 Sophia Loren - Two Women as Cesira
1962 Anne Bancroft - The Miracle Worker as Annie Sullivan
1963 Patricia Neal - Hud as Alma Brown
1964 Julie Andrews - Mary Poppins as Mary Poppins
1965 Julie Christie - Darling as Diana Scott
1966 Elizabeth Taylor - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as Martha
1967 Katharine Hepburn - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner as Christina Drayton
1968 Katharine Hepburn - The Lion in Winter as Eleanor of Aquitaine (tie) Barbra Streisand - Funny Girl as Fanny Brice
1969 Maggie Smith - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie as Jean Brodie
1970 Glenda Jackson - Women in Love as Gudrun Brangwen
1971 Jane Fonda - Klute as Bree Daniels
1972 Liza Minnelli - Cabaret as Sally Bowles
1973 Glenda Jackson - A Touch of Class as Vicki Allessio
1974 Ellen Burstyn - Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore as Alice Hyatt
1975 Louise Fletcher - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest as Nurse Ratched
1976 Faye Dunaway - Network as Diana Christensen
1977 Diane Keaton - Annie Hall as Annie Hall
1978 Jane Fonda - Coming Home as Sally Hyde
1979 Sally Field - Norma Rae as Norma Rae Webster
1980 Sissy Spacek - Coal Miner's Daughter as Loretta Lynn
1981 Katharine Hepburn - On Golden Pond as Ethel Thayer
1982 Meryl Streep - Sophie's Choice as Sophie Zawistowski
1983 Shirley MacLaine - Terms of Endearment as Aurora Greenway
1984 Sally Field - Places in the Heart as Edna Spalding
1985 Geraldine Page - The Trip to Bountiful as Carrie Watts
1986 Marlee Matlin - Children of a Lesser God as Sarah Norman
1987 Cher - Moonstruck as Loretta Castorini
1988 Jodie Foster - The Accused as Sarah Tobias
1989 Jessica Tandy - Driving Miss Daisy as Daisy Werthan
1990 Kathy Bates - Misery as Annie Wilkes
1991 Jodie Foster - The Silence of the Lambs as Clarice Starling
1992 Emma Thompson - Howards End as Margaret Schlegel
1993 Holly Hunter - The Piano as Ada McGrath
1994 Jessica Lange - Blue Sky as Carly Marshall
1995 Susan Sarandon - Dead Man Walking as Helen Prejean
1996 Frances McDormand - Fargo as Marge Olmstead-Gunderson
1997 Helen Hunt - As Good as It Gets as Carol Connelly
1998 Gwyneth Paltrow - Shakespeare in Love as Viola De Lesseps/Thomas Kent
1999 Hilary Swank - Boys Don't Cry as Brandon Teena
2000 Julia Roberts Erin Brockovich as Erin Brockovich
2001 Halle Berry Monster's Ball as Leticia Musgrove
2002 Nicole Kidman The Hours as Virginia Woolf
2003 Charlize Theron Monster as Aileen Wuornos
2004 Hilary Swank Million Dollar Baby as Maggie Fitzgerald
2005 Reese Witherspoon Walk the Line as June Carter
2006 Helen Mirren The Queen as Queen Elizabeth II
2007 Marion Cotillard La Vie en Rose as Édith Piaf
2008 Kate Winslet The Reader as Hanna Schmitz
2009 Sandra Bullock The Blind Side as Leigh Anne Tuohy
2010 Nataile Portman-Black Swan

Comments • 11

:38 <3 <3 my lovely vivi!!!!
Scott Saye
Uh...and Sally Field in "Norma Rae"(1979) and Sissy Spacek in "Coal Miner's Daughter"(1980)? Then a WHOLE bunch in the end leading up to Natalie Portman? Boo.
Scott Saye
Geez, and Ellen Burstyn for "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"(1974)?
Scott Saye
And where's Julie Christie for "Darling"(1965)?
Scott Saye
Hey! Where's Simone Signoret for "Room At The Top"(1959)?
susan welsh
They deserved it!
Kathy Bates wasn't there 
Katharine Houghton Hepburn
Missed Signoret, Christie, Burstyn + more 
Katharine Houghton Hepburn
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