Best Actress Oscar Winners

About

Annual award presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and given to the actress who delivers an outstanding performance in a leading role while working within the film industry. All Oscar awards celebrate the prior year in film as Frances McDormand won in 2018 for her work in 2017's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Trivia

The award is traditionally presented by the previous year's Best Actor Oscar WinnerKatharine Hepburn won 4 times while Meryl Streep has 21 total Oscar nominations (including supporting actress) and 2 wins in this category.

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