Academy Award Winners for Best Actress

2013   Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine. PG-13.
DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
2012   Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook. R.
DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
2011   Meryl Streep in Iron Lady. PG-13
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2010   Natalie Portman in Black Swan. R.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2009   Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side. PG-13.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2008   Kate Winslet in The Reader. R.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2007   Marion Cotillard in La Vie en Rose. PG-13.
DVD World (French)
2006   Helen Mirren in The Queen. PG-13.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2005   Reese Witherspoon in Walk the Line. PG-13.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2004   Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby. PG-13.
DVD Drama
and Blu-ray Drama
2003   Charlize Theron in Monster. R.
DVD Drama
and Blu-ray Drama
2002   Nicole Kidman in The Hours. PG-13. DVD Drama
2001   Halle Berry in Monster's Ball. R. DVD Drama
2000   Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich. R. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1999   Hilary Swank in Boys Don't Cry. R. DVD Drama
1998   Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love. R.
DVD Comedy
and Blu-ray Comedy
1997   Helen Hunt in As Good as It Gets. PG-13. DVD Comedy
1996   Frances McDormand in Fargo. R. DVD Drama
1995   Susan Sarandon in Dead Man Walking. R. DVD Drama
1994   Jessica Lange in Blue Sky. PG-13. DVD Drama
1993   Holly Hunter in The Piano. R. DVD Drama
1992   Emma Thompson in Howards End. PG. DVD Drama
1991   Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs. R.
DVD Drama
and Blu-ray Drama
1990   Kathy Bates in Misery. R. DVD Horror
1989   Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy. PG. DVD Drama
1988   Jodie Foster in The Accused. R. DVD Drama
1987   Cher in Moonstruck. PG. DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
1986   Marlee Matlin in Children of a Lesser God. R. DVD Drama
1985   Geraldine Page in The Trip to Bountiful. PG. DVD Drama
1984   Sally Field in Places in the Heart. PG. DVD Drama
1983   Shirley MacLaine in Terms of Endearment. PG. DVD Drama
1982   Meryl Streep in Sophie's Choice. R. DVD Drama
1981   Katharine Hepburn in On Golden Pond. PG. DVD Drama
1980   Sissy Spacek in Coal Miner's Daughter. PG. DVD Drama
1979   Sally Field in Norma Rae. PG. DVD Drama
1978   Jane Fonda in Coming Home. R. DVD Drama
1977   Diane Keaton in Annie Hall. PG. DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
1976   Faye Dunaway in Network. R. DVD Drama
1975   Louise Fletcher in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. R. DVD Drama
1974   Ellen Burstyn in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. PG. DVD Drama
1973   Glenda Jackson in A Touch of Class. PG. DVD Comedy
1972   Liza Minelli in Cabaret. PG. DVD Musical
1971   Jane Fonda in Klute. R. DVD Drama
1970   Glenda Jackson in Women in Love. R. DVD Drama
1969   Maggie Smith in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. PG. DVD Drama
1968   Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl. G. DVD Musical
Katharine Hepburn in The Lion in Winter. PG. DVD Drama
1967   Katharine Hepburn in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
Not rated. DVD Drama
1966   Elizabeth Taylor in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Not rated. DVD Drama
1965   Julie Christie in Darling. Not rated. DVD Drama
1964   Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins. G. DVD Musical and Youth DVD
1963   Patricia Neal in Hud. Not rated. DVD Western
1962   Anne Bancroft in The Miracle Worker. Not rated. DVD Drama
1961   Sophia Loren in Two Women. Not rated. DVD World (Italian)
1960   Elizabeth Taylor in Butterfield 8. Not rated. DVD Drama
1959   Simone Signoret in Room at the Top. Not rated. DVD Drama
1958   Susan Hayward in I Want to Live! Not rated. DVD Drama
1957   Joanne Woodward in The Three Faces of Eve. Not rated. DVD Drama
1956   Ingrid Bergman in Anastasia. Not rated. DVD Drama
1955   Anna Magnani in The Rose Tattoo. Not rated. DVD Drama
1954   Grace Kelly in The Country Girl. Not rated. DVD Drama
1953   Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. Not rated. DVD Comedy
1952   Shirley Booth in Come Back, Little Sheba. Not rated. DVD Drama
1951   Vivien Leigh in A Streetcar Named Desire. PG. DVD Drama
1950   Judy Holliday in Born Yesterday. Not rated. DVD Comedy
1949   Olivia de Havilland in The Heiress. Not rated. DVD Drama
1948   Jane Wyman in Johnny Belinda. Not rated. DVD Drama
1947   Loretta Young in The Farmer's Daughter. Not rated. VHS Comedy
1946   Olivia de Havilland in To Each His Own. Not rated.
1945   Joan Crawford in Mildred Pierce. Not rated. DVD Drama
1944   Ingrid Bergman in Gaslight. Not rated. DVD Drama
1943   Jennifer Jones in The Song of Bernadette. Not rated. DVD Religious
1942   Greer Garson in Mrs. Miniver. Not rated. DVD Drama
1941   Joan Fontaine in Suspicion. Not rated. DVD Drama
1940   Ginger Rogers in Kitty Foyle. Not rated. DVD Drama
1939   Vivien Leigh in Gone With the Wind. G. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1938   Bette Davis in Jezebel. Not rated. DVD Drama
1937   Luise Rainer in The Good Earth. Not rated. DVD Drama
1936   Luise Rainer in The Great Ziegfeld. Not rated. DVD Musical
1935   Bette Davis in Dangerous. Not rated. DVD Drama
1934   Claudette Colbert in It Happened One Night. Not rated. DVD Comedy
1932/33   Katharine Hepburn in Morning Glory. Not rated. DVD Drama
1931/32   Helen Hayes in The Sin of Madelon Claudet. Not rated. DVD Drama
1930/31   Marie Dressler in Min and Bill. Not rated. DVD Comedy
1929/30   Norma Shearer in The Divorcee. Not rated. DVD Drama
1928/29   Mary Pickford in Coquette. Not rated.
1927/28   Janet Gaynor in Sunrise. Not rated. DVD Drama