Best Actress Performances I've seen

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