Friday, January 20, 2012

Best Actress: 1950s

1950: Gloria Swanson, Sunset Blvd.
Oscar winner: Judy Holliday, Born Yesterday
Was she nominated?: Yes

1951: Vivien Leigh, A Streetcar Named Desire
Oscar winner: Vivien Leigh, A Streetcar Named Desire

1952: Maureen O'Hara, The Quiet Man
Oscar winner: Shirley Booth, Come Back, Little Sheba
Was she nominated?: No

1953: Audrey Hepburn, Roman Holiday
Oscar winner: Audrey Hepburn, Roman Holiday

1954: Grace Kelly, Rear Window
Oscar winner: Grace Kelly, The Country Girl

1955: Marilyn Monroe, The Seven Year Itch
Oscar winner: Anna Magnani, The Rose Tattoo
Was she nominated?: No

1956: Brigitte Bardot, And God Created Woman
Oscar winner: Ingrid Bergman, Anastasia
Was she nominated?: No

1957: Audrey Hepburn, Love in the Afternoon
Oscar winner: Joanne Woodward, The Three Faces of Eve
Was she nominated?: No

1958: Elizabeth Taylor, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Oscar winner: Susan Hayward, I Want to Live!
Was she nominated?: Yes

1959: Emmanuelle Riva, Hiroshima, Mon Amour
Oscar winner: Simone Signoret, Room at the Top
Was she nominated?: No

Updated: 9/19/14

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