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 The 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 Louis 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 Minneli Cabaret
1971 Jane Fonda Klute
1970 Glenda Jackson Women In Love
1969 Maggie Smith The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie
1968 Katherine Hepburn The Lion In Winter
1968 Barbra Streisand Funny Girl
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 Patricai 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 Woodard The Three Faces Of Eve
1956 Ingrid Bergman Anastasia
1955 Anna Magnani The Rose Tatoo
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 Holiday Born Yesterday
1949 Olivia de Havilland The Hdeiress
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 Luise Rainer The Great Ziegfeld
1935 Bette Davis Dangerous
1934 Claudette Colbert It Happened One Night
1933 Katharine Hepburn Morning Glory
1932 Helen Hayes The Sin Of Madelon Claudet
1931 Marie Dressler Min And Bill
1930 Norma Shearer The Divorcee
1929 Mary Pickford Coquette
1928 Janet Gaynor 7th Heaven,
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