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Oscars for Best Actress 1990-2021

Can you name Academy Award winners for Best Actress from 1990 to 2021?
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1. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1990?
Meryl Streep (Postcards from the Edge)
Kathy Bates (Misery)
Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman)
Anjelica Huston (The Grifters)
Joanne Woodward (Mr. & Mrs. Bridge)
2. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1991?
Jodie Foster (The Silence of the Lambs)
Laura Dern (Rambling Rose)
Geena Davis (Thelma & Louise)
Bette Midler (For the Boys)
Susan Sarandon (Thelma & Louise)
3. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1992?
Emma Thompson (Howards End)
Michelle Pfeiffer (Love Field)
Catherine Deneuve (Indochine)
Susan Sarandon (Lorenzo's Oil)
Mary McDonnell (Passion Fish)
4. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1993?
Emma Thompson (The Remains of the Day)
Angela Bassett (What's Love Got to Do with It)
Debra Winger (Shadowlands)
Holly Hunter (The Piano)
Stockard Channing (Six Degrees of Separation)
5. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1994?
Winona Ryder (Little Women)
Jodie Foster (Nell)
Susan Sarandon (The Client)
Jessica Lange (Blue Sky)
Miranda Richardson (Tom & Viv)
6. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1995?
Emma Thompson (Sense and Sensibility)
Sharon Stone (Casino)
Elisabeth Shue (Leaving Las Vegas)
Meryl Streep (The Bridges of Madison County)
Susan Sarandon (Dead Man Walking)
7. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1996?
Emily Watson (Breaking the Waves)
Diane Keaton (Marvin's Room)
Brenda Blethyn (Secrets & Lies)
Frances McDormand (Fargo)
Kristin Scott Thomas (The English Patient)
8. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1997?
Kate Winslet (Titanic)
Helena Bonham Carter (The Wings of the Dove)
Helen Hunt (As Good as It Gets)
Judi Dench (Mrs Brown)
Julie Christie (Afterglow)
9. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1998?
Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth)
Fernanda Montenegro (Central Station)
Emily Watson (Hilary and Jackie)
Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love)
Meryl Streep (One True Thing)
10. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1999?
Meryl Streep (Music of the Heart)
Hilary Swank (Boys Don't Cry)
Janet McTeer (Tumbleweeds)
Julianne Moore (The End of the Affair)
Annette Bening (American Beauty)
11. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2000?
Laura Linney (You Can Count On Me)
Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream)
Juliette Binoche (Chocolat)
Julia Roberts (Erin Brockovich)
Joan Allen (The Contender)
12. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2001?
Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge!)
Judi Dench (Iris)
Halle Berry (Monster's Ball)
Sissy Spacek (In the Bedroom)
Renée Zellweger (Bridget Jones's Diary)
13. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002?
Julianne Moore (Far from Heaven)
Diane Lane (Unfaithful)
Renée Zellweger (Chicago)
Salma Hayek (Frida)
Nicole Kidman (The Hours)
14. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2003?
Charlize Theron (Monster)
Naomi Watts (21 Grams)
Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider)
Diane Keaton (Something's Gotta Give)
Samantha Morton (In America)
15. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2004?
Kate Winslet (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake)
Annette Bening (Being Julia)
Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby)
Catalina Sandino Moreno (Maria Full of Grace)
16. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2005?
Felicity Huffman (Transamerica)
Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line)
Judi Dench (Mrs Henderson Presents)
Charlize Theron (North Country)
Keira Knightley (Pride & Prejudice)
17. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2006?
Meryl Streep (The Devil Wears Prada)
Helen Mirren (The Queen)
Kate Winslet (Little Children)
Penélope Cruz (Volver)
Judi Dench (Notes on a Scandal)
18. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2007?
Laura Linney (The Savages)
Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose)
Ellen Page (Juno)
Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth: The Golden Age)
Julie Christie (Away from Her)
19. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2008?
Meryl Streep (Doubt)
Kate Winslet (The Reader)
Angelina Jolie (Changeling)
Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married)
Melissa Leo (Frozen River)
20. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2009?
Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side)
Carey Mulligan (An Education)
Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia)
Gabourey Sidibe (Precious)
Helen Mirren (The Last Station)
21. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2010?
Natalie Portman (Black Swan)
Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone)
Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right)
Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole)
Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine)
22. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2011?
Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady)
Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)
Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn)
Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs)
Viola Davis (The Help)
23. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2012?
Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
Naomi Watts (The Impossible)
Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)
Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
24. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2013?
Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)
Amy Adams (American Hustle)
Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
Judi Dench (Philomena)
25. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2014?
Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything)
Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)
Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night)
Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
Reese Witherspoon (Wild)
26. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2015?
Brie Larson (Room)
Charlotte Rampling (45 Years)
Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)
Cate Blanchett (Carol)
Jennifer Lawrence (Joy)
27. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2016?
Ruth Negga (Loving)
Natalie Portman (Jackie)
Isabelle Huppert (Elle)
Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)
Emma Stone (La La Land)
28. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2017?
Margot Robbie (I, Tonya)
Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water)
Meryl Streep (The Post)
Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird)
29. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2018?
Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)
Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)
Glenn Close (The Wife)
Olivia Colman (The Favourite)
30. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2019?
Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)
Renée Zellweger (Judy)
Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story)
Cynthia Erivo (Harriet)
Charlize Theron (Bombshell)
31. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2020?
Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday)
Viola Davis (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman)
Frances McDormand (Nomadland)
Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman)
32. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2021?
Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter)
Kristen Stewart (Spencer)
Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)
Penélope Cruz (Parallel Mothers)
Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos)
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