How Well Do You Know The Best Actress Oscar Category?

The 12 women in this quiz are some of the greatest actresses ever. See how much you know about the Best Actress Oscar category.
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In 1950, both Anne Baxter and Bette Davis were nominated as Best Actress in "All About Eve." Who won the Oscar that year?
Bette Davis
Anne Baxter
Judy Holliday - Born Yesterday
Gloria Swanson - Sunset Boulevard
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Meryl Streep has been nominated for Best Actress a record 15 times. How many times has she won?
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2
3
4
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Jessica Tandy was the oldest Best Actress winner ever for her performance in 1989's "Driving Miss Daisy." How old was she at the time?
75
80
85
90
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What is true about Barbra Streisand's Best Actress win in 1968 for "Funny Girl"?
She was the youngest winner ever
She tied with Katharine Hepburn
She didn't make an acceptance speech
She didn't sing in the film
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Katharine Hepburn holds the all time record of most Best Actress Oscar wins. How many statuettes does she have?
3
4
5
6
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In 1977 both Shirley Maclaine and Anne Bancroft were nominated as Best Actress in "The Turning Point." Who won the Oscar that year?
Shirley Maclaine
Anne Bancroft
Diane Keaton - Annie Hall
Marsha Mason - The Goodbye Girl
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In 1986 Marlee Matlin became the youngest woman ever to win the Best Actress Oscar, for her performance in "Children Of A Lesser God." How old was she at the time?
16
21
26
31
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What did Sally Field famously say in her 1985 Oscar acceptance speech as Best Actress for "Places In The Heart"?
“You like me! You really like me!”
“This moment is so much bigger than me. "
“Thank you. Thank you very much. Appreciate it.”
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Question 9/12

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Dame Judy Dench has been nominated 5 times as Best Actress. How many times has she won?
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1
2
3
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Shirley Maclaine and Debra Winger were both nominated as Best Actress in the 1983 film "Terms Of Endearment." Who won the Oscar that year?
Shirley Maclaine
Debra Winger
Meryl Streep - Silkwood
Julie Walters - Educating Rita
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Both Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis were nominated as Best Actress for "Thelma and Louise" in 1991. Who won the Oscar that year?
Susan Sarandon
Geena Davis
Laura Dern - Rambling Rose
Jodie Foster - Silence of the Lambs
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Which of the following women has never even been nominated for Best Actress?
Meg Ryan
Michelle Pfeiffer
Natalie Wood
Laura Linney
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1
In 1950, both Anne Baxter and Bette Davis were nominated as Best Actress in "All About Eve." Who won the Oscar that year?
Bette Davis
Anne Baxter
Judy Holliday - Born Yesterday
Gloria Swanson - Sunset Boulevard
2
Meryl Streep has been nominated for Best Actress a record 15 times. How many times has she won?
1
2
3
4
3
Jessica Tandy was the oldest Best Actress winner ever for her performance in 1989's "Driving Miss Daisy." How old was she at the time?
75
80
85
90
4
What is true about Barbra Streisand's Best Actress win in 1968 for "Funny Girl"?
She was the youngest winner ever
She tied with Katharine Hepburn
She didn't make an acceptance speech
She didn't sing in the film
5
Katharine Hepburn holds the all time record of most Best Actress Oscar wins. How many statuettes does she have?
3
4
5
6
6
In 1977 both Shirley Maclaine and Anne Bancroft were nominated as Best Actress in "The Turning Point." Who won the Oscar that year?
Shirley Maclaine
Anne Bancroft
Diane Keaton - Annie Hall
Marsha Mason - The Goodbye Girl
7
In 1986 Marlee Matlin became the youngest woman ever to win the Best Actress Oscar, for her performance in "Children Of A Lesser God." How old was she at the time?
16
21
26
31
8
What did Sally Field famously say in her 1985 Oscar acceptance speech as Best Actress for "Places In The Heart"?
“You like me! You really like me!”
“This moment is so much bigger than me. "
“Thank you. Thank you very much. Appreciate it.”
9
Dame Judy Dench has been nominated 5 times as Best Actress. How many times has she won?
0
1
2
3
10
Shirley Maclaine and Debra Winger were both nominated as Best Actress in the 1983 film "Terms Of Endearment." Who won the Oscar that year?
Shirley Maclaine
Debra Winger
Meryl Streep - Silkwood
Julie Walters - Educating Rita
11
Both Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis were nominated as Best Actress for "Thelma and Louise" in 1991. Who won the Oscar that year?
Susan Sarandon
Geena Davis
Laura Dern - Rambling Rose
Jodie Foster - Silence of the Lambs
12
Which of the following women has never even been nominated for Best Actress?
Meg Ryan
Michelle Pfeiffer
Natalie Wood
Laura Linney