Friday, February 3, 2012

Best Actress: 1970s

1970: Liv Ullmann, The Passion of Anna
Oscar winner: Glenda Jackson, Women in Love
Was she nominated?: No

1971: Jane Fonda, Klute
Oscar winner: Jane Fonda, Klute

1972: Liza Minnelli, Cabaret
Oscar winner: Liza Minnelli, Cabaret

1973: Ana Torrent, The Spirit of the Beehive
Oscar winner: Glenda Jackson, A Touch of Class
Was she nominated?: No

1974: Gena Rowlands, A Woman Under the Influence
Oscar winner: Ellen Burstyn, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Was she nominated?: Yes

1975: Isabelle Adjani, The Story of Adele H.
Oscar winner: Louise Fletcher, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Was she nominated?: Yes

1976: Liv Ullmann, Face to Face
Oscar winner: Faye Dunaway, Network
Was she nominated?: Yes

1977: Diane Keaton, Annie Hall
Oscar winner: Diane Keaton, Annie Hall

1978: Ingrid Bergman, Autumn Sonata
Oscar winner: Jane Fonda, Coming Home
Was she nominated?: Yes

1979: Sigourney Weaver, Alien
Oscar winner: Sally Field, Norma Rae
Was she nominated?: No

Updated: 4/10/14


  1. So many great performances, loved Weaver as Ripley such an iconic movie character.

    1. Thanks for your comment. There are many great leading female performances in the '70s. I still need to see more of them though. :)