When Katharine Hepburn was asked who the best actresses were, she named Vanessa Redgrave. Asked about Meryl Streep, Hepburn said Streep played the same thing over and over. She didn't think Streep was that great an actress. In many ways that is correct. For a time all of Meryl Streep's roles were characters with foreign accents.
Posthumously, Hepburn also received a number of awards and honors including an Emmy Award for her television series Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn while her contributions to a spoken-word recording titled Audrey Hepburn's Enchanted Tales earned her a Grammy Award.
Vivien Leigh (born Vivian Mary Hartley, and also known as Lady Olivier after 1947; 5 November 1913 – 8 July 1967) was an English stage and film actress. She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress, for her iconic performances as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and Blanche DuBois in the film version of A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), a role she had also played on stage in London's West End in 1949.
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Grace stayed busy in 1954 appearing in five films. Grace would forever be immortalized by winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Georgie Elgin opposite Bing Crosby in The Country Girl (1954). In 1955, Grace once again teamed with Hitchcock in To Catch a Thief (1955) co-starring Cary Grant.
Ingrid Bergman (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈɪŋːrɪd ˈbærjman]; 29 August 1915 – 29 August 1982) was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, and the Tony Award for Best Actress.
In 1993, Blanchett was awarded the Sydney Theatre Critics' Best Newcomer Award for her performance in Timothy Daly's Kafka Dances and won Best Actress for her performance in Mamet's Oleanna, making her the first actor to win both categories in the same year.
Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, director, and producer. Foster began her professional career as a child model when she was three years old in 1965, and two years later she moved to acting in television series, when she debuted the sitcom Mayberry R.F.D.
In 2016, Lange won her first Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play, an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her critically acclaimed performance in the Broadway revival of Long Day's Journey into Night.
Bates began her career on the stage, and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play in 1983 for her performance in 'night, Mother. She rose to prominence with her performance in Misery (1990), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
MEDICAL EXAMINER'S CASE NO. 81-15167: NATALIE WOOD [Natalie Wood and husband Robert Wagner] were very much in love and delighted in their children, Katherine, who was 16 in 1981, Natasha, 11, and Courtney Broome, 7. Their marriage was enhanced by another love: the sea.
The role won Moore the Best Actress award from 19 different organizations, including the Venice Film Festival and the National Board of Review. Moore's second Oscar nomination that year came for The Hours, which she co-starred in with Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep.
Australian-American actress Nicole Kidman has been honored with numerous accolades. Among them, she has won three Golden Globe Awards, a British Academy Film Award and an Academy Award. She is the first Australian actress to win the Academy Award for Best Actress.
A six-time Academy Award nominee, MacLaine received a nomination for Best Documentary Feature for The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir (1975), and Best Actress nominations for Some Came Running (1958), The Apartment (1960), Irma la Douce (1963), and The Turning Point (1977), before winning Best Actress for Terms of Endearment (1983).
When Judy Garland died in 1969, aged only 47, she had already become an international entertainment phenomenon, regarded as one of the greatest stage and movie performers in history. She was a singer and actress whose status as a show business legend has increased as time has gone on.
In 1972–73, Andrews starred in her own television variety series, The Julie Andrews Hour, on the ABC network. The show won seven Emmy Awards but was cancelled after one season. Between 1973 and 1975, Andrews continued her association with ABC by headlining five variety specials for the network.
In 2011, she won the Golden Globe Award, the Academy Award for Best Actress, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. After Portman's Oscar win, controversy arose over who performed the bulk of the on-screen dancing in Black Swan.
Susan Alexandra Weaver (born October 8, 1949), known professionally as Sigourney Weaver (/ s ɪ ˈ ɡ ɔːr n i /), is an American actress. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall (1977), she quickly came to prominence with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien (1979).