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Best Leading Actress
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2022
Being the Ricardos (Nicole Kidman)
Parallel Mothers (Penélope Cruz)
Spencer (Kristen Stewart)
The Eyes of Tammy Faye (Jessica Chastain)
The Lost Daughter (Olivia Colman)
2021
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Viola Davis)
Nomadland (Frances McDormand)
Pieces of a Woman (Vanessa Kirby)
Promising Young Woman (Carey Mulligan)
The United States vs. Billie Holiday (Andra Day)
2020
Bombshell (Charlize Theron)
Harriet (Cynthia Erivo)
Judy (Renée Zellweger)
Little Women (Saoirse Ronan)
Marriage Story (Scarlett Johansson)
2019
A Star Is Born (Lady Gaga)
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Melissa McCarthy)
Roma (Yalitza Aparicio)
The Favourite (Olivia Colman)
The Wife (Glenn Close)
2018
I, Tonya (Margot Robbie)
Lady Bird (Saoirse Ronan)
The Post (Meryl Streep)
The Shape of Water (Sally Hawkins)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Frances McDormand)
2017
Elle (Isabelle Huppert)
Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep)
Jackie (Natalie Portman)
La La Land (Emma Stone)
Loving (Ruth Negga)
2016
45 Years (Charlotte Rampling)
Brooklyn (Saoirse Ronan)
Carol (Cate Blanchett)
Joy (Jennifer Lawrence)
Room (Brie Larson)
2015
Gone Girl (Rosamund Pike)
Still Alice (Julianne Moore)
The Theory of Everything (Felicity Jones)
Two Days, One Night (Marion Cotillard)
Wild (Reese Witherspoon)
2014
American Hustle (Amy Adams)
August: Osage County (Meryl Streep)
Blue Jasmine (Cate Blanchett)
Gravity (Sandra Bullock)
Philomena (Judi Dench)
2013
Amour (Emmanuelle Riva)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Quvenzhané Wallis)
Silver Linings Playbook (Jennifer Lawrence)
The Impossible (Naomi Watts)
Zero Dark Thirty (Jessica Chastain)
2012
Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close)
My Week with Marilyn (Michelle Williams)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Rooney Mara)
The Help (Viola Davis)
The Iron Lady (Meryl Streep)
2011
Black Swan (Natalie Portman)
Blue Valentine (Michelle Williams)
Rabbit Hole (Nicole Kidman)
The Kids Are All Right (Annette Bening)
Winter's Bone (Jennifer Lawrence)
2010
An Education (Carey Mulligan)
Julie & Julia (Meryl Streep)
Precious (Gabourey Sidibe)
The Blind Side (Sandra Bullock)
The Last Station (Helen Mirren)
2009
Changeling (Angelina Jolie)
Doubt (Meryl Streep)
Frozen River (Melissa Leo)
Rachel Getting Married (Anne Hathaway)
The Reader (Kate Winslet)
2008
Away from Her (Julie Christie)
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (Cate Blanchett)
Juno (Ellen Page)
La Vie en Rose (Marion Cotillard)
The Savages (Laura Linney)
2007
Little Children (Kate Winslet)
Notes on a Scandal (Judi Dench)
The Devil Wears Prada (Meryl Streep)
The Queen (Helen Mirren)
Volver (Penélope Cruz)
2006
Mrs Henderson Presents (Judi Dench)
North Country (Charlize Theron)
Pride & Prejudice (Keira Knightley)
Transamerica (Felicity Huffman)
Walk the Line (Reese Witherspoon)
2005
Being Julia (Annette Bening)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Kate Winslet)
Maria Full of Grace (Catalina Sandino Moreno)
Million Dollar Baby (Hilary Swank)
Vera Drake (Imelda Staunton)
2004
21 Grams (Naomi Watts)
In America (Samantha Morton)
Monster (Charlize Theron)
Something's Gotta Give (Diane Keaton)
Whale Rider (Keisha Castle-Hughes)
2003
Chicago (Renée Zellweger)
Far from Heaven (Julianne Moore)
Frida (Salma Hayek)
The Hours (Nicole Kidman)
Unfaithful (Diane Lane)
2002
Bridget Jones's Diary (Renée Zellweger)
In the Bedroom (Sissy Spacek)
Iris (Judi Dench)
Monster's Ball (Halle Berry)
Moulin Rouge! (Nicole Kidman)
2001
Chocolat (Juliette Binoche)
Erin Brockovich (Julia Roberts)
Requiem for a Dream (Ellen Burstyn)
The Contender (Joan Allen)
You Can Count on Me (Laura Linney)
2000
American Beauty (Annette Bening)
Boys Don't Cry (Hilary Swank)
Music of the Heart (Meryl Streep)
The End of the Affair (Julianne Moore)
Tumbleweeds (Janet McTeer)
1999
Central Station (Fernanda Montenegro)
Elizabeth (Cate Blanchett)
Hilary and Jackie (Emily Watson)
One True Thing (Meryl Streep)
Shakespeare in Love (Gwyneth Paltrow)
1998
Afterglow (Julie Christie)
As Good as It Gets (Helen Hunt)
Mrs Brown (Judi Dench)
The Wings of the Dove (Helena Bonham Carter)
Titanic (Kate Winslet)
1997
Breaking the Waves (Emily Watson)
Fargo (Frances McDormand)
Marvin's Room (Diane Keaton)
Secrets & Lies (Brenda Blethyn)
The English Patient (Kristin Scott Thomas)
1996
Casino (Sharon Stone)
Dead Man Walking (Susan Sarandon)
Leaving Las Vegas (Elisabeth Shue)
Sense and Sensibility (Emma Thompson)
The Bridges of Madison County (Meryl Streep)
1995
Blue Sky (Jessica Lange)
Little Women (Winona Ryder)
Nell (Jodie Foster)
The Client (Susan Sarandon)
Tom & Viv (Miranda Richardson)
1994
Shadowlands (Debra Winger)
Six Degrees of Separation (Stockard Channing)
The Piano (Holly Hunter)
The Remains of the Day (Emma Thompson)
What's Love Got to Do with It (Angela Bassett)
1993
Howards End (Emma Thompson)
Indochine (Catherine Deneuve)
Lorenzo's Oil (Susan Sarandon)
Love Field (Michelle Pfeiffer)
Passion Fish (Mary McDonnell)
1992
For the Boys (Bette Midler)
Rambling Rose (Laura Dern)
The Silence of the Lambs (Jodie Foster)
Thelma & Louise (Geena Davis)
Thelma & Louise (Susan Sarandon)
1991
Misery (Kathy Bates)
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (Joanne Woodward)
Postcards from the Edge (Meryl Streep)
Pretty Woman (Julia Roberts)
The Grifters (Anjelica Huston)
1990
Camille Claudel (Isabelle Adjani)
Driving Miss Daisy (Jessica Tandy)
Music Box (Jessica Lange)
Shirley Valentine (Pauline Collins)
The Fabulous Baker Boys (Michelle Pfeiffer)
1989
A Cry in the Dark (Meryl Streep)
Dangerous Liaisons (Glenn Close)
Gorillas in the Mist (Sigourney Weaver)
The Accused (Jodie Foster)
Working Girl (Melanie Griffith)
1988
Anna (Sally Kirkland)
Broadcast News (Holly Hunter)
Fatal Attraction (Glenn Close)
Ironweed (Meryl Streep)
Moonstruck (Cher)
1987
Aliens (Sigourney Weaver)
Children of a Lesser God (Marlee Matlin)
Crimes of the Heart (Sissy Spacek)
Peggy Sue Got Married (Kathleen Turner)
The Morning After (Jane Fonda)
1986
Agnes of God (Anne Bancroft)
Out of Africa (Meryl Streep)
Sweet Dreams (Jessica Lange)
The Color Purple (Whoopi Goldberg)
The Trip to Bountiful (Geraldine Page)
1985
A Passage to India (Judy Davis)
Country (Jessica Lange)
Places in the Heart (Sally Field)
The Bostonians (Vanessa Redgrave)
The River (Sissy Spacek)
1984
Educating Rita (Julie Walters)
Silkwood (Meryl Streep)
Terms of Endearment (Shirley MacLaine)
Terms of Endearment (Debra Winger)
Testament (Jane Alexander)
1983
An Officer and a Gentleman (Debra Winger)
Frances (Jessica Lange)
Missing (Sissy Spacek)
Sophie's Choice (Meryl Streep)
Victor Victoria (Julie Andrews)
1982
Atlantic City (Susan Sarandon)
On Golden Pond (Katharine Hepburn)
Only When I Laugh (Marsha Mason)
Reds (Diane Keaton)
The French Lieutenant's Woman (Meryl Streep)
1981
Coal Miner's Daughter (Sissy Spacek)
Gloria (Gena Rowlands)
Ordinary People (Mary Tyler Moore)
Private Benjamin (Goldie Hawn)
Resurrection (Ellen Burstyn)
1980
Chapter Two (Marsha Mason)
Norma Rae (Sally Field)
Starting Over (Jill Clayburgh)
The China Syndrome (Jane Fonda)
The Rose (Bette Midler)
1979
An Unmarried Woman (Jill Clayburgh)
Autumn Sonata (Ingrid Bergman)
Coming Home (Jane Fonda)
Interiors (Geraldine Page)
Same Time, Next Year (Ellen Burstyn)
1978
Annie Hall (Diane Keaton)
Julia (Jane Fonda)
The Goodbye Girl (Marsha Mason)
The Turning Point (Anne Bancroft)
The Turning Point (Shirley MacLaine)
1977
Carrie (Sissy Spacek)
Cousin cousine (Marie-Christine Barrault)
Face to Face (Liv Ullmann)
Network (Faye Dunaway)
Rocky (Talia Shire)
1976
Hedda (Glenda Jackson)
Hester Street (Carol Kane)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Louise Fletcher)
The Story of Adele H (Isabelle Adjani)
Tommy (Ann-Margret)
1975
A Woman Under the Influence (Gena Rowlands)
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (Ellen Burstyn)
Chinatown (Faye Dunaway)
Claudine (Diahann Carroll)
Lenny (Valerie Perrine)
1974
A Touch of Class (Glenda Jackson)
Cinderella Liberty (Marsha Mason)
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (Joanne Woodward)
The Exorcist (Ellen Burstyn)
The Way We Were (Barbra Streisand)
1973
Cabaret (Liza Minnelli)
Lady Sings the Blues (Diana Ross)
Sounder (Cicely Tyson)
Travels with My Aunt (Maggie Smith)
1972
Klute (Jane Fonda)
Mary, Queen of Scots (Vanessa Redgrave)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Julie Christie)
Nicholas and Alexandra (Janet Suzman)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (Glenda Jackson)
The Emigrants (Liv Ullmann)
1971
Diary of a Mad Housewife (Carrie Snodgress)
Love Story (Ali MacGraw)
Ryan's Daughter (Sarah Miles)
The Great White Hope (Jane Alexander)
Women in Love (Glenda Jackson)
1970
Anne of the Thousand Days (Geneviève Bujold)
The Happy Ending (Jean Simmons)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Maggie Smith)
The Sterile Cuckoo (Liza Minnelli)
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (Jane Fonda)
1969
Funny Girl (Barbra Streisand)
Isadora (Vanessa Redgrave)
Rachel, Rachel (Joanne Woodward)
The Lion in Winter (Katharine Hepburn)
The Subject Was Roses (Patricia Neal)
1968
Bonnie and Clyde (Faye Dunaway)
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (Katharine Hepburn)
The Graduate (Anne Bancroft)
The Whisperers (Edith Evans)
Wait Until Dark (Audrey Hepburn)
1967
A Man and a Woman (Anouk Aimée)
Georgy Girl (Lynn Redgrave)
Morgan! (Vanessa Redgrave)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Elizabeth Taylor)
1966
A Patch of Blue (Elizabeth Hartman)
Darling (Julie Christie)
Ship of Fools (Simone Signoret)
The Collector (Samantha Eggar)
The Shop on Main Street (Ida Kaminska)
The Sound of Music (Julie Andrews)
1965
Marriage Italian Style (Sophia Loren)
Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews)
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (Kim Stanley)
The Pumpkin Eater (Anne Bancroft)
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Debbie Reynolds)
1964
Hud (Patricia Neal)
Irma la Douce (Shirley MacLaine)
Love with the Proper Stranger (Natalie Wood)
The L-Shaped Room (Leslie Caron)
This Sporting Life (Rachel Roberts)
1963
Days of Wine and Roses (Lee Remick)
Long Day's Journey Into Night (Katharine Hepburn)
Sweet Bird of Youth (Geraldine Page)
The Miracle Worker (Anne Bancroft)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (Bette Davis)
1962
Breakfast at Tiffany's (Audrey Hepburn)
Splendor in the Grass (Natalie Wood)
Summer and Smoke (Geraldine Page)
The Hustler (Piper Laurie)
Two Women (Sophia Loren)
1961
Butterfield 8 (Elizabeth Taylor)
Never on Sunday (Melina Mercouri)
Sunrise at Campobello (Greer Garson)
The Apartment (Shirley MacLaine)
The Sundowners (Deborah Kerr)
1960
Pillow Talk (Doris Day)
Room at the Top (Simone Signoret)
Suddenly, Last Summer (Elizabeth Taylor)
Suddenly, Last Summer (Katharine Hepburn)
The Nun's Story (Audrey Hepburn)
1959
Auntie Mame (Rosalind Russell)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Elizabeth Taylor)
I Want to Live! (Susan Hayward)
Separate Tables (Deborah Kerr)
Some Came Running (Shirley MacLaine)
1958
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (Deborah Kerr)
Peyton Place (Lana Turner)
Raintree County (Elizabeth Taylor)
The Three Faces of Eve (Joanne Woodward)
Wild Is the Wind (Anna Magnani)
1957
Anastasia (Ingrid Bergman)
Baby Doll (Carroll Baker)
The Bad Seed (Nancy Kelly)
The King and I (Deborah Kerr)
The Rainmaker (Katharine Hepburn)
1956
I'll Cry Tomorrow (Susan Hayward)
Interrupted Melody (Eleanor Parker)
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (Jennifer Jones)
Summertime (Katharine Hepburn)
The Rose Tattoo (Anna Magnani)
1955
A Star Is Born (Judy Garland)
Carmen Jones (Dorothy Dandridge)
Magnificent Obsession (Jane Wyman)
Sabrina (Audrey Hepburn)
The Country Girl (Grace Kelly)
1954
From Here to Eternity (Deborah Kerr)
Lili (Leslie Caron)
Mogambo (Ava Gardner)
Roman Holiday (Audrey Hepburn)
The Moon Is Blue (Maggie McNamara)
1953
Come Back, Little Sheba (Shirley Booth)
Sudden Fear (Joan Crawford)
The Member of the Wedding (Julie Harris)
The Star (Bette Davis)
With a Song in My Heart (Susan Hayward)
1952
A Place in the Sun (Shelley Winters)
A Streetcar Named Desire (Vivien Leigh)
Detective Story (Eleanor Parker)
The African Queen (Katharine Hepburn)
The Blue Veil (Jane Wyman)
1951
All About Eve (Anne Baxter)
All About Eve (Bette Davis)
Born Yesterday (Judy Holliday)
Caged (Eleanor Parker)
Sunset Blvd. (Gloria Swanson)
1950
Come to the Stable (Loretta Young)
Edward, My Son (Deborah Kerr)
My Foolish Heart (Susan Hayward)
Pinky (Jeanne Crain)
The Heiress (Olivia de Havilland)
1949
I Remember Mama (Irene Dunne)
Joan of Arc (Ingrid Bergman)
Johnny Belinda (Jane Wyman)
Sorry, Wrong Number (Barbara Stanwyck)
The Snake Pit (Olivia de Havilland)
1948
Gentleman's Agreement (Dorothy McGuire)
Mourning Becomes Electra (Rosalind Russell)
Possessed (Joan Crawford)
Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (Susan Hayward)
The Farmer's Daughter (Loretta Young)
1947
Brief Encounter (Celia Johnson)
Duel in the Sun (Jennifer Jones)
Sister Kenny (Rosalind Russell)
The Yearling (Jane Wyman)
To Each His Own (Olivia de Havilland)
1946
Leave Her to Heaven (Gene Tierney)
Love Letters (Jennifer Jones)
Mildred Pierce (Joan Crawford)
The Bells of St. Mary's (Ingrid Bergman)
The Valley of Decision (Greer Garson)
1945
Double Indemnity (Barbara Stanwyck)
Gaslight (Ingrid Bergman)
Mr. Skeffington (Bette Davis)
Mrs. Parkington (Greer Garson)
Since You Went Away (Claudette Colbert)
1944
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ingrid Bergman)
Madame Curie (Greer Garson)
The Constant Nymph (Joan Fontaine)
The More the Merrier (Jean Arthur)
The Song of Bernadette (Jennifer Jones)
1943
Mrs. Miniver (Greer Garson)
My Sister Eileen (Rosalind Russell)
Now, Voyager (Bette Davis)
The Pride of the Yankees (Teresa Wright)
Woman of the Year (Katharine Hepburn)
1942
Ball of Fire (Barbara Stanwyck)
Blossoms in the Dust (Greer Garson)
Hold Back the Dawn (Olivia de Havilland)
Suspicion (Joan Fontaine)
The Little Foxes (Bette Davis)
1941
Kitty Foyle (Ginger Rogers)
Our Town (Martha Scott)
Rebecca (Joan Fontaine)
The Letter (Bette Davis)
The Philadelphia Story (Katharine Hepburn)
1940
Dark Victory (Bette Davis)
Gone with the Wind (Vivien Leigh)
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (Greer Garson)
Love Affair (Irene Dunne)
Ninotchka (Greta Garbo)
1939
Jezebel (Bette Davis)
Marie Antoinette (Norma Shearer)
Pygmalion (Wendy Hiller)
Three Comrades (Margaret Sullavan)
White Banners (Fay Bainter)
1938
A Star Is Born (Janet Gaynor)
Camille (Greta Garbo)
Stella Dallas (Barbara Stanwyck)
The Awful Truth (Irene Dunne)
The Good Earth (Luise Rainer)
1937
My Man Godfrey (Carole Lombard)
Romeo and Juliet (Norma Shearer)
The Great Ziegfeld (Luise Rainer)
Theodora Goes Wild (Irene Dunne)
Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (Gladys George)
1936
Alice Adams (Katharine Hepburn)
Becky Sharp (Miriam Hopkins)
Dangerous (Bette Davis)
Escape Me Never (Elisabeth Bergner)
Private Worlds (Claudette Colbert)
The Dark Angel (Merle Oberon)
1935
It Happened One Night (Claudette Colbert)
Of Human Bondage (Bette Davis)
One Night of Love (Grace Moore)
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (Norma Shearer)
1934
Cavalcade (Diana Wynyard)
Lady for a Day (May Robson)
Morning Glory (Katharine Hepburn)
1933
Emma (Marie Dressler)
The Guardsman (Lynn Fontanne)
The Sin of Madelon Claudet (Helen Hayes)
1932
A Free Soul (Norma Shearer)
Cimarron (Irene Dunne)
Holiday (Ann Harding)
Min and Bill (Marie Dressler)
Morocco (Marlene Dietrich)
1931
Anna Christie (Greta Garbo)
Romance (Greta Garbo)
Sarah and Son (Ruth Chatterton)
The Devil's Holiday (Nancy Carroll)
The Divorcee (Norma Shearer)
The Trespasser (Gloria Swanson)
Their Own Desire (Norma Shearer)
1930
Coquette (Mary Pickford)
Madame X (Ruth Chatterton)
The Barker (Betty Compson)
The Broadway Melody (Bessie Love)
The Divine Lady (Corinne Griffith)
The Letter (Jeanne Eagels)
1929
7th Heaven (Janet Gaynor)
A Ship Comes In (Louise Dresser)
Sadie Thompson (Gloria Swanson)
Street Angel (Janet Gaynor)
Sunrise (Janet Gaynor)