Oscar Actors: Best Actress Winners–Number of Nominations (Cum Advantage)

Research in Progress (May 6, 2021)

Best Actress Winners (in chronological order)

Best Actress: Number of Nominations (lead and supporting)

Of the 77 best actresses winners:

9 were nominated 1

23  were nominated twice

7 were nominated 3 times

14 were nominated 4 times

10 were nominated 5 times

5 were nominated 6 times

5 were nominated 7 times

1 was nominated 8 times

3 were nominated more than 10 times

 

1 Nomintion: 9 actresses

Mary Pickford

Ginger Rogers

Shirley Booth

Judy Holliday (died young)

Louise Fletcher

Marlee Matlin (deaf)

Gwyneth Paltrow

Hallie Berry

Brie Larson

2 Nominations: 23 actresses

Janet Gaynor

Marie Dressler

Helen Haynes

Luise Rainer

Vivien Leigh

Loretta Young

Grace Kelly

Anna Magnani

Simone Signoret

Sophia Loren

Patricia Neal

Brabra Streisand

Liza Minnelli

Cher

Jessica Tandy

Helen Hunt

Hilary Swank

Charlize Theron

Reese Witherspoon

Marion Cottillard

Sandra Bullock

Emma Stone

Olivia Colman

3 Nominations: 7 actresses

Claudette Colbert

Joan Fontaine

Joan Crawford

Julie Andrews

Faye Dunaway

Sally Field

Natalie Portman

 

4 Nominations: 14 actresses

Jane Wyman

Joanne Woodward

Julie Christie

Glenda Jackson

Diane Keaton

Kathy Bates

Emma Thompson

Holly Hunter

Julia Roberts

Nicole Kidman

Helen Mirren

Jennifer Lawrence

Rene Zellweger

Jodie Foster

5 Nominations: 10 actresses

Norma Shearer

Shirley Jones

Olivia de Havilland

Audrey Hepburn

Susan Hayward

Elizabeth Taylor

Anne Bancroft

Shirley MacLaine

Susan Sarandon

Julianne Moore

6 Nominations: 5 actresses

Ellen Burstyn

Sissy Spacek

Jessica Lange

Maggie Amith

Frances McDormand

 

7 Nominations: 5 actresses

Greer Garson

Ingrid Bergman

Jane Fonda

Kate Winslet

Cate Blanchette

 

8 Nomination: 1 actress

Geraldine Page

 

10 or More Nominations: 3 actresses

Bette Davis (10)

Katharine Hepburn (12)

Meryl Streep (3)