Every actor that has won an Oscar for 'Best Actress' at the Academy Awards

Who will take home the Oscar for "Best Actress in a Leading Role" at Sunday's 90th Academy Awards?

This year's nominees are Sally Hawkins, "The Shape of Water"; Frances McDormand, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"; Margot Robbie, "I, Tonya"; Saoirse Ronan, "Lady Bird"; and, Meryl Streep, "The Post"​​​​​​."

See who wins Sunday, March 4, at 6 p.m. on ABC15.

In honor of the Oscars, we used the Academy Award's database to compile every best-actress winner since the first ceremony.

 

  • 2016 - Emma Stone, “La La Land”
  • 2015 - Brie Larson, “Room”
  • 2014 - Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
  • 2013 - Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”
  • 2012 - Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
  • 2011 - Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”
  • 2010 - Natalie Portman, “Black Swan”
  • 2009 - Sandra Bullock, “The Blind Side”
  • 2008 - Kate Winslet, “The Reader”
  • 2007 - Marion Cotillard, “La Vie en Rose”
  • 2006 - Helen Mirren, “The Queen”
  • 2005 - Reese Witherspoon, “Walk the Line”
  • 2004 - Hilary Swank, “Million Dollar Baby”
  • 2003 - Charlize Theron, “Monster”
  • 2002 - Nicole Kidman, “The Hours”
  • 2001 - Halle Berry, “Monster’s Ball”
  • 2000 - Julia Roberts, “Erin Brockovich”
  • 1999 - Hilary Swank, “Boys Don’t Cry”
  • 1998 - Gwyneth Paltrow, “Shakespeare in Love”
  • 1997 - Helen Hunt, “As Good as It Gets”
  • 1996 - Frances McDormand, “Fargo”
  • 1995 - Susan Sarandon, “Dead Man Walking”
  • 1994 - Jessica Lange, “Blue Sky”
  • 1993 - Holly Hunter, “The Piano”
  • 1992 - Emma Thompson, “Howards End”
  • 1991 - Jodie Foster, “The Silence of the Lambs”
  • 1990 - Kathy Bates, “Misery”
  • 1989 - Jessica Tandy, “Driving Miss Daisy”
  • 1988 - Jodie Foster, “The Accused”
  • 1987 - Cher, “Moonstruck”
  • 1986 - Marlee Matlin, “Children of a Lesser God”
  • 1985 - Geraldine Page, “A Trip to Bountiful”
  • 1984 - Sally Field, “Places in the Heart”
  • 1983 - Shirley MacLaine, “Terms of Endearment”
  • 1982 - Meryl Streep, “Sophie’s Choice”
  • 1981 - Katharine Hepburn, “On Golden Pond”
  • 1980 - Sissy Spacek, “Coal Miner’s Daughter”
  • 1979 - Sally Field, “Norma Rae”
  • 1978 - Jane Fonda, “Coming Home”
  • 1977 - Diane Keaton, “Annie Hall”
  • 1976 - Faye Dunaway, “Network”
  • 1975 - Louise Fletcher, “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
  • 1974 - Ellen Burstyn, “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”
  • 1973 - Glenda Jackson, “A Touch of Class”
  • 1972 - Liza Minnelli, “Cabaret”
  • 1971 - Jane Fonda, “Klute”
  • 1970 - Glendale Jackson, “Women in Love”
  • 1969 - Maggie Smith, “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie”
  • 1968 - Katharine Hepburn, “The Lion in Winter” and Barbra Streisand, “Funny Girl” (tie)
  • 1967 - Katharine Hepburn, “Guess Who’s coming to Dinner”
  • 1966 - Elizabeth Taylor, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
  • 1965 - Julie Christie, “Darling”
  • 1964 - Julie Andrews, “Mary Poppins”
  • 1963 - Patricia Neal, “Hud”
  • 1962 - Anne Bancroft, “The Miracle Worker”
  • 1961 - Sophia Loren, “Two Women”
  • 1960 - Elizabeth Taylor, “Butterfield 8”
  • 1959 - Simone Signoret, “Room at the Top”
  • 1958 - Susan Hayward, “I Want to Live!”
  • 1957 - Joanne Woodward, “The Three Faces of Eve”
  • 1956 - Ingrid Bergman, “Anastasia”
  • 1955 - Anna Magnani, “The Rose Tattoo”
  • 1954 - Grace Kelly, “The Country Girl”
  • 1953 - Audrey Hepburn, “Roman Holiday”
  • 1952 - Shirley Booth, Come Back, Little Sheba”
  • 1951 - Vivien Leigh, “A Streetcar Named Desire”
  • 1950 - Judy Holliday, “Born Yesterday”
  • 1949 - Olivia de Havilland, “The Heiress”
  • 1948 - Jane Wyman, “Johnny Belinda”
  • 1947 - Loretta Young, “The Farmer’s Daughter”
  • 1946 - Olivia de Havilland, “To Each His Own”
  • 1945 - Joan Crawford, “Mildred Pierce”
  • 1944 - Ingrid Bergman, “Gaslight”
  • 1943 - Jennifer Jones, “The Song of Bernadette”
  • 1942 - Greer Garson, “Mrs. Miniver”
  • 1941 - Joan Fontaine, “Suspicion”
  • 1940 - Ginger Rogers, “Kitty Foyle”
  • 1939 - Vivien Leigh, “Gone with the Wind”
  • 1938 - Bette Davis, “Jezebel”
  • 1937 - Luise Rainer, “The Good Earth”
  • 1936 - Luis Rainer, “The Great Ziegfeld”
  • 1935 - Bette Davis, “Dangerous”
  • 1934 - Claudette Colbert, “It Happened One Night”
  • 1932/1933 - Katharine Hepburn, “Morning Glory”
  • 1931/1932 - Helen Hayes, “The Sin of Madelon Claudet”
  • 1930/1931 - Marie Dressler, “Min and Bill”
  • 1929/1930 - Norma Shearer, “The Divorcee”
  • 1928/1929 - Mary Pickford, “Coquette”
  • 1927/1928 - Janet Gaynor, “7th Heaven”, “Street Angel”, “Sunrise”
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