Oscar 2021: Best Actress–Predictions

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Viola Davis (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom)

Sophia Loren (The Life Ahead)

Frances McDormand (Nomadland)

Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman)

Zendaya (Malcolm & Marie)


Strong Contenders

Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday)

Sidney Flanigan (Never Rarely Sometimes Always)

Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman)

Meryl Streep (The Prom)

Kate Winslet (Ammonite)

Also in the Run

Rachel Brosnahan (I’m Your Woman)

Julia Garner (The Assistant)

Yeri Han (Minari)

Rashida Jones (On the Rocks)

Elisabeth Moss (The Invisible Man)

Michelle Pfeiffer (French Exit)