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Much to the chagrin of fellow nominee Bette Davis, this Best Actress winner, who couldn't attend the ceremony, had her award accepted by Davis' arch-nemesis Joan Crawford.
She owes part of her Oscar to Katharine Hepburn, who heavily campaigned for her to reprise her celebrated stage role in the film adaptation.
The first Best Actress winner to die.
Only person to win a Best Actress Oscar and a Worst Actress Razzie on the same weekend.
Among the fellow nominees she had to beat for the Oscar was her own sister.
First French Best Actress winner.
First woman to win Best Actress for a horror/thriller film.
This Best Actress winner famously forgot her Oscar in the ladies' room minutes after receiving it.
The first Best Actress winner to win for its year's Best Picture winner.
Second (and most recent) Best Actress winner for a performance in a non-English language film.
Only Best Actress winner with a Best Actor winner as a father and a Best Actor nominee as a brother.
The only actress to win two Best Actress Oscar before the age of 30 in two non-consecutive years.
Besides being a two-time Oscar winner, this actress is also a Queen of the BAFTAs, with 17 BAFTA nominatons (TV and film), 5 wins and 2 honarary awards from the 1950s to the 2010s.
Won two Best Actress Oscars out of five nominations in the category in five consecutive years.
Currently (as opposed to: at the time of the ceremony) the youngest of all living Best Actress winners.
Since both her parents were deaf, this actress delivered the part of her acceptance speech directed at them in sign language.
Had to tie her Best Actress award with a fellow nominee who didn't attend the ceremony.
Co-starred in one of her Best Actress winning performances with her then-husband, who was Oscar-nominated for the same film.
When she beat Judy Garland's performance in 'A Star is Born', Groucho Marx called it 'the greatest robbery since Brinks'.
Most recent Best Actress winner to win for playing a singer and singing herself (rather than just moving her lips to pre-recorded songs).
Shortest-named Best Actress winner.
Won her Oscar for the shortest-titled film with a Best Actress winning performance.
First actress winner to win an Oscar for Best Actress for playing a real person who was still alive at the time of the ceremony.
Oldest Best Actress winner at the time of the ceremony.
Only Best Actress winner to hold Israeli citizenship.
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This Actress won her Oscar on the evening of her 25th birthday.
Only African-American Best Actress winner.
Won her Best Actress Oscar for her first Oscar nomination, and returned 39 years later with her second and last career Oscar nomination and win, this time for Supporting Actress.
First Actress nominated for and winning an Oscar under Martin Scorsese's direction.
Inbetween her two Best Actress Oscar wins, her husband won an Oscar for Best Actor.
The only Best Actress winner who had to beat a fellow nominee from the same film for the Oscar.
Upon her first Best Actress nomination, this later two-time Oscar winner lost against her own sister.
Holds the Record for most nominations in any acting category.
Most recent Best Actress winner to win for her year's Best Picture winner.
With one win out of four nominations for Best Actress in the 1990s, she is arguably the Academy's favorite lead actress of the decade.
First Italian Best Actress winner.
Is infamous for delivering the longest acceptance speech in Academy history, which lasted, depending on sources between 5 1/2 and 7 minutes.
The first time she didn't feel it. But the second time she felt it. And she couldn't deny the fact that they liked her.
First Best Actress winner to win for a performance in a musical.
Her Best Actress film also won one of the two screenplay categories, while the other screenplay Oscar was snatched by another film she starred in.
Only Swedish Best Actress winner.
The only Best Actress winner to follow up a Best Actress Award in Cannes with a Best Actress Oscar for a different film nine months later.
Is on-screen for only 28 minutes in her Best Actress film, whereas a Best Supporting Actress nominee from the same film is onscreen for 33 minutes.
When this Best Actress winner presented the Best Actor award one year later, she referred to her tearful acceptance speech by saying 'You probably all remember how wimpy I was.'
The most recent actress to follow up a Best Supporting Actress Oscar with a Best Actress Oscar a few years later.
First Best Actress winner for performance in a talkie.
This actress became an Oscar winner and the first actress to break the $20m salary barrier with the same film.
A few years before her Oscar win, this actress guest-starred on the British sit-com 'Extras', claiming that movies about the Holocaust are one of the best ways to win an Oscar.
This Best Actress winner won the award for a performance in a film that was shelved for four years before it was finally released.
Katharine Hepburn, who lost against this Best Actress winner, called the film she won for 'a soap opera about a shopgirl.'
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The first winner of two back-to-back Oscars for Best Actress.
First Best Actress winner for a performance in a non-English language film.
The first of (to date) two actresses to win an Oscar for playing a murderer convicted to capital punishment in a biographical film .
A few years after her Oscar win, she played another Oscar winner in a biopic - and won a Razzie for the performance.
Only wife of a later U.S. president to win an Oscar.
It took this Oscar winner's husband almost three decades to finally match his wife and win his own Best Actor Oscar.
The only Best Actress winner to be nominated for Best Supporting Actress for another film in the same year.
Won her Oscar pretty much for playing herself: Her part was written for her, based on her and even named after her by her former boyfriend.
Holds the record for most Oscar wins for acting.
The only Best Actress Oscar winner who won the Best Actress award at the Cannes film festival twice.
Finally won an Oscar for her 8th overall nomination, 32 years after being nominated for the first time.
The first ever Oscar winner for Best Actress.
Only Best Actress winner who's also an Oscar winner for screenwriting.
Was directed to her Oscar win by her husband.
Youngest Best Actress winner at the time of ceremony.
First woman to win Best Actress for a film produced by her husband.
Most recent Best Actress winner whose co-star won Best Actor for the same film.
First Best Actress winner whose performance included a nude scene.
Primarily a stage actress, she won an Oscar for her film debut at age 54.
Only South African Best Actress winner.
This Best Actress winner was, decades later, played by another Best Actress winner in a biopic - earning her a Razzie.
In what may be the biggest upset in the history of the Best Actress category, this actress beat the heavily favoured Roz Russell for 'Mourning Becomes Electra'.
Only Best Actress winner with a Best Actress nominee for a mother and an Oscar winner for a father.

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