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Best Actress Oscars

How would you have voted if you could have? These are the original Academy Award nominees for Best Actress from 1927-28 to the present. Pick your winners!
Who's the best actress of 1927-28?
Louise Dresser in A Ship Comes In
Janet Gaynor in Seventh Heaven, Street Angel, and Sunrise
Gloria Swanson in Sadie Thompson
Who's the best actress of 1928-29?
Ruth Chatterton in Madame X
Betty Compson in The Barker
Jeanne Eagels in The Letter
Corinne Griffith in The Divine Lady
Bessie Love in Broadway Melody
Mary Pickford in Coquette
Who's the best actress of 1929-30?
Nancy Carroll in The Devil's Holiday
Ruth Chatterton in Sarah And Son
Greta Garbo in Anna Christie and Romance
Norma Shearer in The Divorcee and Their Own Desire
Gloria Swanson in The Trespasser
Who's the best actress of 1930-31?
Marlene Dietrich in Morocco
Marie Dressler in Min And Bill
Irene Dunne in Cimarron
Ann Harding in Holiday
Norma Shearer in A Free Soul
Who's the best actress of 1931-32?
Marie Dressler in Emma
Lynn Fontanne in The Guardsman
Helen Hayes in The Sin Of Madelon Claudet
Who's the best actress of 1932-33?
Katharine Hepburn in Morning Glory
May Robson in Lady For A Day
Diana Wynyard in Cavalcade
Who's the best actress of 1934?
Claudette Colbert in It Happened One Night
Grace Moore in One Night Of Love
Norma Shearer in The Barretts Of Wimpole Street
Who's the best actress of 1935?
Elisabeth Bergner in Escape Me Never
Claudette Colbert in Private Worlds
Bette Davis in Dangerous
Katharine Hepburn in Alice Adams
Miriam Hopkins in Becky Sharp
Merle Oberon in The Dark Angel
Who's the best actress of 1936?
Irene Dunne in Theodora Goes Wild
Gladys George in Valiant Is The Word For Carrie
Carole Lombard in My Man Godfrey
Luise Rainer in The Great Ziegfeld
Norma Shearer in Romeo And Juliet
Who's the best actress of 1937?
Irene Dunne in The Awful Truth
Greta Garbo in Camille
Janet Gaynor in A Star Is Born
Luise Rainer in The Good Earth
Barbara Stanwyck in Stella Dallas
Who's the best actress of 1938?
Fay Bainter in White Banners
Bette Davis in Jezebel
Wendy Hiller in Pygmalion
Norma Shearer in Marie Antoinette
Margaret Sullavan in Three Comrades
Who's the best actress of 1939?
Bette Davis in Dark Victory
Irene Dunne in Love Affair
Greta Garbo in Ninotchka
Greer Garson in Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind
Who's the best actress of 1940?
Bette Davis in The Letter
Joan Fontaine in Rebecca
Katharine Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story
Ginger Rogers in Kitty Foyle
Martha Scott in Our Town
Who's the best actress of 1941?
Bette Davis in The Little Foxes
Olivia de Havilland in Hold Back The Dawn
Joan Fontaine in Suspicion
Greer Garson in Blossoms In The Dust
Barbara Stanwyck in Ball Of Fire
Who's the best actress of 1942?
Bette Davis in Now, Voyager
Greer Garson in Mrs. Miniver
Katharine Hepburn in Woman Of The Year
Rosalind Russell in My Sister Eileen
Teresa Wright in The Pride Of The Yankees
Who's the best actress of 1943?
Jean Arthur in The More The Merrier
Ingrid Bergman in For Whom The Bell Tolls
Joan Fontaine in The Constant Nymph
Greer Garson in Madame Curie
Jennifer Jones in The Song Of Bernadette
Who's the best actress of 1944?
Ingrid Bergman in Gaslight
Claudette Colbert in Since You Went Away
Bette Davis in Mr. Skeffington
Greer Garson in Mrs. Parkington
Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity
Who's the best actress of 1945?
Ingrid Bergman in The Bells Of St. Mary's
Joan Crawford in Mildred Pierce
Greer Garson in The Valley Of Decision
Jennifer Jones in Love Letters
Gene Tierney in Leave Her To Heaven
Who's the best actress of 1946?
Olivia de Havilland in To Each His Own
Celia Johnson in Brief Encounter
Jennifer Jones in Duel In The Sun
Rosalind Russell in Sister Kenny
Jane Wyman in The Yearling
Who's the best actress of 1947?
Joan Crawford in Possessed
Susan Hayward in Smash Up--The Story Of A Woman
Dorothy McGuire in Gentleman's Agreement
Rosalind Russell in Mourning Becomes Electra
Loretta Young in The Farmer's Daughter
Who's the best actress of 1948?
Ingrid Bergman in Joan Of Arc
Olivia de Havilland in The Snake Pit
Irene Dunne in I Remember Mama
Barbara Stanwyck in Sorry, Wrong Number
Jane Wyman in Johnny Belinda
Who's the best actress of 1949?
Jeanne Crain in Pinky
Olivia de Havilland in The Heiress
Susan Hayward in My Foolish Heart
Deborah Kerr in Edward, My Son
Loretta Young in Come To The Stable
Who's the best actress of 1950?
Anne Baxter in All About Eve
Bette Davis in All About Eve
Judy Holliday in Born Yesterday
Eleanor Parker in Caged
Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard
Who's the best actress of 1951?
Katharine Hepburn in The African Queen
Vivien Leigh in A Streetcar Named Desire
Eleanor Parker in Detective Story
Shelley Winters in A Place In The Sun
Jane Wyman in The Blue Veil
Who's the best actress of 1952?
Shirley Booth in Come Back, Little Sheba
Joan Crawford in Sudden Fear
Bette Davis in The Star
Julie Harris in The Member Of The Wedding
Susan Hayward in With A Song In My Heart
Who's the best actress of 1953?
Leslie Caron in Lili
Ava Gardner in Mogambo
Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday
Deborah Kerr in From Here To Eternity
Maggie McNamara in The Moon Is Blue
Who's the best actress of 1954?
Dorothy Dandridge in Carmen Jones
Judy Garland in A Star Is Born
Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina
Grace Kelly in The Country Girl
Jane Wyman in Magnificent Obsession
Who's the best actress of 1955?
Susan Hayward in I'll Cry Tomorrow
Katharine Hepburn in Summertime
Jennifer Jones in Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing
Anna Magnani in The Rose Tattoo
Eleanor Parker in Interrupted Melody
Who's the best actress of 1956?
Carroll Baker in Baby Doll
Ingrid Bergman in Anastasia
Katharine Hepburn in The Rainmaker
Nancy Kelly in The Bad Seed
Deborah Kerr in The King And I
Who's the best actress of 1957?
Deborah Kerr in Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
Anna Magnani in Wild Is The Wind
Elizabeth Taylor in Raintree County
Lana Turner in Peyton Place
Joanne Woodward in The Three Faces Of Eve
Who's the best actress of 1958?
Susan Hayward in I Want To Live!
Deborah Kerr in Separate Tables
Shirley MacLaine in Some Came Running
Rosalind Russell in Auntie Mame
Elizabeth Taylor in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Who's the best actress of 1959?
Doris Day in Pillow Talk
Audrey Hepburn in The Nun's Story
Katharine Hepburn in Suddenly, Last Summer
Simone Signoret in Room At The Top
Elizabeth Taylor in Suddenly, Last Summer
Who's the best actress of 1960?
Greer Garson in Sunrise At Campobello
Deborah Kerr in The Sundowners
Shirley MacLaine in The Apartment
Melina Mercouri in Never On Sunday
Elizabeth Taylor in Butterfield 8
Who's the best actress of 1961?
Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast At Tiffany's
Piper Laurie in The Hustler
Sophia Loren in Two Women
Geraldine Page in Summer And Smoke
Natalie Wood in Splendor In The Grass
Who's the best actress of 1962?
Anne Bancroft in The Miracle Worker
Bette Davis in What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?
Katharine Hepburn in Long Day's Journey Into Night
Geraldine Page in Sweet Bird Of Youth
Lee Remick in Days Of Wine And Roses
Who's the best actress of 1963?
Leslie Caron in The L-Shaped Room
Shirley MacLaine in Irma La Douce
Patricia Neal in Hud
Rachel Roberts in This Sporting Life
Natalie Wood in Love With The Proper Stranger
Who's the best actress of 1964?
Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins
Anne Bancroft in The Pumpkin Eater
Sophia Loren in Marriage Italian Style
Debbie Reynolds in The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Kim Stanley in Seance On A Wet Afternoon
Who's the best actress of 1965?
Julie Andrews in The Sound Of Music
Julie Christie in Darling
Samantha Eggar in The Collector
Elizabeth Hartman in A Patch Of Blue
Simone Signoret in Ship Of Fools
Who's the best actress of 1966?
Anouk Aimee in A Man And A Woman
Ida Kaminska in The Shop On Main Street
Lynn Redgrave in Georgy Girl
Vanessa Redgrave in Morgan!
Elizabeth Taylor in Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
Who's the best actress of 1967?
Anne Bancroft in The Graduate
Faye Dunaway in Bonnie And Clyde
Edith Evans in The Whisperers
Audrey Hepburn in Wait Until Dark
Katharine Hepburn in Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
Who's the best actress of 1968?
Katharine Hepburn in The Lion In Winter
Patricia Neal in The Subject Was Roses
Vanessa Redgrave in Isadora
Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl
Joanne Woodward in Rachel, Rachel
Who's the best actress of 1969?
Genevieve Bujold in Anne Of The Thousand Days
Jane Fonda in They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Liza Minnelli in The Sterile Cuckoo
Jean Simmons in The Happy Ending
Maggie Smith in The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie
Who's the best actress of 1970?
Jane Alexander in The Great White Hope
Glenda Jackson in Women In Love
Ali MacGraw in Love Story
Sarah Miles in Ryan's Daughter
Carrie Snodgress in Diary Of A Mad Housewife
Who's the best actress of 1971?
Julie Christie in McCabe And Mrs. Miller
Jane Fonda in Klute
Glenda Jackson in Sunday, Bloody Sunday
Vanessa Redgrave in Mary, Queen Of Scots
Janet Suzman in Nicholas And Alexandra
Who's the best actress of 1972?
Liza Minnelli in Cabaret
Diana Ross in Lady Sings The Blues
Maggie Smith in Travels With My Aunt
Cicely Tyson in Sounder
Liv Ullmann in The Emigrants
Who's the best actress of 1973?
Ellen Burstyn in The Exorcist
Glenda Jackson in A Touch Of Class
Marsha Mason in Cinderella Liberty
Barbra Streisand in The Way We Were
Joanne Woodward in Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
Who's the best actress of 1974?
Ellen Burstyn in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Diahann Carroll in Claudine
Faye Dunaway in Chinatown
Valerie Perrine in Lenny
Gena Rowlands in A Woman Under The Influence
Who's the best actress of 1975?
Isabelle Adjani in The Story Of Adele H.
Ann-Margret in Tommy
Louise Fletcher in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Glenda Jackson in Hedda
Carol Kane in Hester Street
Who's the best actress of 1976?
Marie-Christine Barrault in Cousin, Cousine
Faye Dunaway in Network
Talia Shire in Rocky
Sissy Spacek in Carrie
Liv Ullmann in Face To Face
Who's the best actress of 1977?
Anne Bancroft in The Turning Point
Jane Fonda in Julia
Diane Keaton in Annie Hall
Shirley MacLaine in The Turning Point
Marsha Mason in The Goodbye Girl
Who's the best actress of 1978?
Ingrid Bergman in Autumn Sonata
Ellen Burstyn in Same Time, Next Year
Jill Clayburgh in An Unmarried Woman
Jane Fonda in Coming Home
Geraldine Page in Interiors
Who's the best actress of 1979?
Jill Clayburgh in Starting Over
Sally Field in Norma Rae
Jane Fonda in The China Syndrome
Marsha Mason in Chapter Two
Bette Midler in The Rose
Who's the best actress of 1980?
Ellen Burstyn in Resurrection
Goldie Hawn in Private Benjamin
Mary Tyler Moore in Ordinary People
Gena Rowlands in Gloria
Sissy Spacek in Coal Miner's Daughter
Who's the best actress of 1981?
Katharine Hepburn in On Golden Pond
Diane Keaton in Reds
Marsha Mason in Only When I Laugh
Susan Sarandon in Atlantic City
Meryl Streep in The French Lieutenant's Woman
Who's the best actress of 1982?
Julie Andrews in Victor/Victoria
Jessica Lange in Frances
Sissy Spacek in Missing
Meryl Streep in Sophie's Choice
Debra Winger in An Officer And A Gentleman
Who's the best actress of 1983?
Jane Alexander in Testament
Shirley MacLaine in Terms Of Endearment
Meryl Streep in Silkwood
Julie Walters in Educating Rita
Debra Winger in Terms Of Endearment
Who's the best actress of 1984?
Judy Davis in A Passage To India
Sally Field in Places In The Heart
Jessica Lange in Country
Vanessa Redgrave in The Bostonians
Sissy Spacek in The River
Who's the best actress of 1985?
Anne Bancroft in Agnes Of God
Whoopi Goldberg in The Color Purple
Jessica Lange in Sweet Dreams
Geraldine Page in The Trip To Bountiful
Meryl Streep in Out Of Africa
Who's the best actress of 1986?
Jane Fonda in The Morning After
Marlee Matlin in Children Of A Lesser God
Sissy Spacek in Crimes Of The Heart
Kathleen Turner in Peggy Sue Got Married
Sigourney Weaver in Aliens
Who's the best actress of 1987?
Cher in Moonstruck
Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction
Holly Hunter in Broadcast News
Sally Kirkland in Anna
Meryl Streep in Ironweed
Who's the best actress of 1988?
Glenn Close in Dangerous Liaisons
Jodie Foster in The Accused
Melanie Griffith in Working Girl
Meryl Streep in A Cry In The Dark
Sigourney Weaver in Gorillas In The Mist
Who's the best actress of 1989?
Isabelle Adjani in Camille Claudel
Pauline Collins in Shirley Valentine
Jessica Lange in Music Box
Michelle Pfeiffer in The Fabulous Baker Boys
Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy
Who's the best actress of 1990?
Kathy Bates in Misery
Anjelica Huston in The Grifters
Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman
Meryl Streep in Postcards From The Edge
Joanne Woodward in Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Who's the best actress of 1991?
Geena Davis in Thelma & Louise
Laura Dern in Rambling Rose
Jodie Foster in The Silence Of The Lambs
Bette Midler in For The Boys
Susan Sarandon in Thelma & Louise
Who's the best actress of 1992?
Catherine Deneuve in Indochine
Mary McDonnell in Passion Fish
Michelle Pfeiffer in Love Field
Susan Sarandon in Lorenzo's Oil
Emma Thompson in Howards End
Who's the best actress of 1993?
Angela Bassett in What's Love Got To Do With It
Stockard Channing in Six Degrees Of Separation
Holly Hunter in The Piano
Emma Thompson in The Remains Of The Day
Debra Winger in Shadowlands
Who's the best actress of 1994?
Jodie Foster in Nell
Jessica Lange in Blue Sky
Miranda Richardson in Tom & Viv
Winona Ryder in Little Women
Susan Sarandon in The Client
Who's the best actress of 1995?
Susan Sarandon in Dead Man Walking
Elisabeth Shue in Leaving Las Vegas
Sharon Stone in Casino
Meryl Streep in The Bridges Of Madison County
Emma Thompson in Sense And Sensibility
Who's the best actress of 1996?
Brenda Blethyn in Secrets & Lies
Diane Keaton in Marvin's Room
Frances McDormand in Fargo
Kristin Scott Thomas in The English Patient
Emily Watson in Breaking The Waves
Who's the best actress of 1997?
Helena Bonham Carter in The Wings Of The Dove
Julie Christie in Afterglow
Judi Dench in Mrs. Brown
Helen Hunt in As Good As It Gets
Kate Winslet in Titanic
Who's the best actress of 1998?
Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth
Fernanda Montenegro in Central Station
Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare In Love
Meryl Streep in One True Thing
Emily Watson in Hilary And Jackie
Who's the best actress of 1999?
Annette Bening in American Beauty
Janet McTeer in Tumbleweeds
Julianne Moore in The End Of The Affair
Meryl Streep in Music Of The Heart
Hilary Swank in Boys Don't Cry
Who's the best actress of 2000?
Joan Allen in The Contender
Juliette Binoche in Chocolat
Ellen Burstyn in Requiem For A Dream
Laura Linney in You Can Count On Me
Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich
Who's the best actress of 2001?
Halle Berry in Monster's Ball
Judi Dench in Iris
Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!
Sissy Spacek in In The Bedroom
Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones's Diary
Who's the best actress of 2002?
Salma Hayek in Frida
Nicole Kidman in The Hours
Diane Lane in Unfaithful
Julianne Moore in Far From Heaven
Renee Zellweger in Chicago
This poll was created on 2003-02-15 23:18:11 by Brian C. Watson