BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (2000–2019)

Posted Aug 29, 2012
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  1. Scarlett Johansson
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    Scarlett Johansson

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    Scarlett Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an American actress, model, and singer. She made her film debut in North (1994). Johansson subsequently starred in Manny & Lo in 1996, and garnered further acclaim and prominence with roles in The Horse Whisperer (1998) and Ghost World (2001). She shifted to adult roles with her performances in Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) and Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation (2003), for which she won a BAFTA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.


  2. Natalie Portman
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    Natalie Portman

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    Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag; Hebrew: נטע-לי הרשלג‎; June 9, 1981) is an actress, film producer and film director with dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was in the 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional, opposite Jean Reno. She was later cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (released in 1999, 2002 and 2005).


  3. Kate Winslet
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    Kate Winslet

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    Kate Elizabeth Winslet, CBE (born 5 October 1975), is an English actress and singer. She is the recipient of an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globe Awards and a Grammy Award. She is the youngest person to acquire six Academy Award nominations, and is one of the few actresses to win three of the four major American entertainment awards (EGOT). In addition, she has won awards from the Screen Actors Guild, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association among others, and an Honorary César Award in 2012.


  4. Nicole Kidman
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    Nicole Kidman

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    Nicole Mary Kidman, AC (born 20 June 1967) is an Australian actress and film producer. Kidman's breakthrough roles was in the 1989 featured film thriller Dead Calm and television thriller mini series Bangkok Hilton. After appearing in several films in the early 1990s, she came to worldwide recognition for her performances in the auto racing film Days of Thunder (1990), the romance Far and Away (1992), and the superhero film Batman Forever (1995). Other successful films followed in the late 1990s. Her performance in the musical Moulin Rouge! (2001) earned her a second Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and her first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Kidman's performance as Virginia Woolf in the drama film The Hours (2002) received critical acclaim and earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama and the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival.


  5. Reese Witherspoon
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    Reese Witherspoon

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    Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976), known professionally as Reese Witherspoon (/rs ˈwɪðərspn/), is an American actress and producer. She began her career as a child actress, starring in The Man in the Moon in 1991. In 1996, she appeared in the independent black comedy Freeway and starred in Pleasantville in 1998. In 2000, she earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Comedy or Musical nomination for Election in the now-iconic role of Tracy Flick.


  6. Julia Roberts
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    Julia Roberts

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    Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress and producer. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990), which grossed $464 million worldwide. She has won three Golden Globe Awards (out of eight nominations), and has been nominated for four Academy Awards for her film acting, winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Erin Brockovich (2000).


  7. Helen Mirren
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    Helen Mirren

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    Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, DBE (née Mironoff; born 26 July 1945), is an English actor. Mirren began her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967, and is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting, having won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2007, after two previous nominations, for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen. In 2015 she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, after two previous nominations, for her performance in The Audience, in which she also portrayed Elizabeth II. The Audience was written by Peter Morgan, who also wrote The Queen. Mirren won her first of several Emmy Awards in 1996 for her performance as police detective Jane Tennison on the acclaimed ITV series Prime Suspect, which ran for a total of seven seasons between 1991 to 2006.


  8. Carey Mulligan
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    Carey Mulligan

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    Carey Hannah Mulligan (born 28 May 1985) is an English actress. In 2004, she made her acting debut on stage in London in the play Forty Winks. Her feature film debut was as Kitty Bennet in the 2005 film adaptation of Pride & Prejudice. In 2008, she made her Broadway debut in a revival of Chekhov's The Seagull, and in 2011 she starred in an Off-Broadway stage adaptation of Through a Glass Darkly, both to critical acclaim. In 2014, she made her West End debut in a revival of David Hare's Skylight. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her performance in the 2015 Broadway production of Skylight.


  9. Marion Cotillard
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    Marion Cotillard

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    Marion Cotillard (born 30 September 1975) is a French actress and singer-songwriter. She is also an environmentalist and spokesperson for Greenpeace. She has garnered worldwide acclaim and awards for her performances in films such as A Very Long Engagement (2004), La Vie en Rose (2007), Nine (2009), Inception (2010), Rust and Bone (2012), The Immigrant (2013), and Two Days, One Night (2014).


  10. Meryl Streep
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    Meryl Streep

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    Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress. Cited in the media as the "best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her chameleonic approach to her roles, transformation into the characters she plays, and her perfection of accents. She made her professional stage debut in The Playboy of Seville in 1971, and went on to receive a 1976 Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play for A Memory of Two Mondays/27 Wagons Full of Cotton. She made her screen debut in the 1977 television film The Deadliest Season, and made her film debut later that same year in Julia. In 1978, she won an Emmy Award for her role in the miniseries Holocaust, and received her first Academy Award nomination for The Deer Hunter. Nominated for 19 Academy Awards in total, Streep has more nominations than any other actor or actress in history, winning Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), and Best Actress for Sophie's Choice (1982) and for The Iron Lady (2011).


  11. Judi Dench
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    Judi Dench

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    Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA (born 9 December 1934) is an English actress and author. Dench made her professional debut in 1957 with the Old Vic Company. Over the following few years she performed in several of Shakespeare's plays in such roles as Ophelia in Hamlet, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. Although most of her work during this period was in theatre, she also branched into film work, and won a BAFTA Award as Most Promising Newcomer. She drew strong reviews for her leading role in the musical Cabaret in 1968.


  12. Emmanuelle Riva
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    Emmanuelle Riva

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    Emmanuelle Riva (born 24 February 1927) is a French actress, best known for her roles in the films Hiroshima mon amour and Amour.


  13. Imelda Staunton
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    Imelda Staunton

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    Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton, (born 9 January 1956) is an English actress of stage and screen. Staunton trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and began her career in repertory theatre.


  14. Beth Winslet
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    Beth Winslet

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    Kate Elizabeth Winslet, CBE (born 5 October 1975), is an English actress and singer. She is the recipient of an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globe Awards and a Grammy Award. She is the youngest person to acquire six Academy Award nominations, and is one of the few actresses to win three of the four major American entertainment awards (EGOT). In addition, she has won awards from the Screen Actors Guild, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association among others, and an Honorary César Award in 2012.




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