Explore our collection of Best Actress Oscar winners, including Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Marion Cotillard, Vivien Leigh and Cher. View full biographies, photos and videos, only at Biography.com.
Frances McDormand won best actress for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,’ her second Oscar. "I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: inclusion rider," she said in yet another nod to the #MeToo movement and diversity.
Barbara Streisand has two new puppies after having her beloved deceased coton de tulear dog cloned using mouth and stomach cells. "They [the clones] have different personalities," Streisand told ‘Variety.’ PETA tweeted that she should have adopted instead.
In the sequel to the novel on which the upcoming film ‘Annihilation’ is based, characters, played by Portman and Jennifer Jason Leigh, are of Asian and Native American descent. Both actresses have said they didn’t know until recently about the controversy that their characters were whitewashed.
Katharine Hepburn holds the title for most decorated actor or actress, winning a total of four Oscars and 12 nominations. Walt Disney holds the record for most Oscars total, with a total of 26 wins and 59 nominations. The 90th Academy Awards arrives in just two weeks, on Sunday, March 4.
Kathy Bates has joined Kim Dickens, Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson in Netflix’s 2018 drama, ‘The Highwaymen.’ Based on true events, has two Texas Rangers are drawn out of retirement to hunt down Bonnie and Clyde. Bates also has roles in upcoming flims on Robert Graves and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Reese Witherspoon is in talks to star as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde 3, according to ‘Deadline,’ which will feature most of the original creative team. It’s been 17 years since the original film; the plot is under wraps but is said to be in the same style with focus on female empowerment.
Halle Berry won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in 'Monster's Ball,' becoming the first African-American woman to win the honor. She has starred in films including 'Swordfish,' 'Die Another Day,' 'Gothika,' the 'X-Men' film franchise and 'Kidnap.'