Past winners list of the best actress Oscar

Oscar Winning Actress

A list of past academy award winning actress in a leading role, and the film for which they won their Oscar. The dates listed below refer to the year the movie was released in the cinema with the year the Oscar was actually awarded usually following it.

The 79th Academy Awards are to be held on the 25th of February 2007 where the oscars for the best films of 2006 are awarded. The nominations for the best actress in a leading role Oscar 2006 were:

Year Actress Film
2005Reese WitherspoonWalk the Line
2004Hilary SwankMillion Dollar Baby
2003Charlize TheronMonster
2002Nicole KidmanThe Hours
2001Halle BerryMonster's Ball
2000Julia RobertsErin Brockovich
1999Hilary Swank Boys Don't Cry
1998Gwyneth Paltrow Shakespeare In Love
1997Helen Hunt As Good As It Gets
1996Frances McDormand Fargo
1995Susan Sarandon Dead Man Walking
1994Jessica Lange Blue Sky
1993Holly Hunter The Piano
1992Emma Thompson Howards End
1991Jodie Foster The Silence Of The Lambs
1990Kathy Bates Misery
1989Jessica Tandy Driving Miss Daisy
1988Jodie Foster The Accused
1987Cher Moonstruck
1986Marlee Matlin Children Of A Lesser God
1985Geraldine Page The Trip To Bountiful
1984Sally Field Places In The Heart
1983Shirley MacLaine Terms Of Endearment
1982Meryl Streep Sophie's Choice
1981Katharine Hepburn On Golden Pond
1980Sissy Spacek Coal Miner's Daughter
1979Sally Field Norma Rae
1978Jane Fonda Coming Home
1977Diane Keaton Annie Hall
1976Faye Dunaway Network
1975Louise Fletcher One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
1974Ellen Burstyn Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
1973Glenda Jackson A Touch Of Class
1972Liza Minnelli Cabaret
1971Jane Fonda Klute
1970Glenda Jackson Women In Love
1969Maggie Smith The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie
1968Katharine Hepburn The Lion In Winter
1968Barbra Streisand Funny Girl
1967Katharine Hepburn Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
1966Elizabeth Taylor Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
1965Julie Christie Darling
1964Julie Andrews Mary Poppins
1963Patricia Neal Hud
1962Anne Bancroft The Miracle Worker
1961Sophia Loren Two Women
1960Elizabeth Taylor Butterfield 8
1959Simone Signoret Room At The Top
1958Susan Hayward I Want To Live!
1957Joanne Woodward The Three Faces Of Eve
1956Ingrid Bergman Anastasia
1955Anna Magnani The Rose Tattoo
1954Grace Kelly The Country Girl
1953Audrey Hepburn Roman Holiday
1952Shirley Booth Come Back, Little Sheba
1951Vivien Leigh A Streetcar Named Desire
1950Judy Holliday Born Yesterday
1949Olivia de Havilland The Heiress
1948Jane Wyman Johnny Belinda
1947Loretta Young The Farmer's Daughter
1946Olivia de Havilland To Each His Own
1945Joan Crawford Mildred Pierce
1944Ingrid Bergman Gaslight
1943Jennifer Jones The Song Of Bernadette
1942Greer Garson Mrs Miniver
1941Joan Fontaine Suspicion
1940Ginger Rogers Kitty Foyle
1939Vivien Leigh Gone With The Wind
1938Bette Davis Jezabel
1937Luise Rainer The Good Earth
1936Luise Rainer The Great Ziegfeld
1935Bette Davis Dangerous
1934Claudette Colbert It Happened One Night
1933Katharine Hepburn Morning Glory
1932Helen Hayes The Sin Of Madelon Claudet
1931Marie Dressler Min And Bill
1930Norma Shearer The Divorcee
1929Mary Pickford Coquette
1928Janet Gaynor 7th Heaven
1927Janet Gaynor Street Angel
1927Janet Gaynor Sunrise

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