Prix d'interprétation féminine

Winners of Cannes Film Festival's Best Actress Award.

(In reverse chronological order.)
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1.
Cristina Flutur
Actress, Dupa dealuri
Cristina Flutur was born in Iasi, Romania. She is best-known for playing Alina in the movie Beyond the Hills, directed by the Romanian director Cristian Mungiu. For this role she has received the Award for Best Actress at the International Film Festival at Cannes, in 2012. Beyond the Hills is the first movie in her career...
“ Year: 2012

Film: Beyond the Hills ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
2.
Cosmina Stratan
Actress, Dupa dealuri
Cosmina Stratan was born on 20th Oct. 1984 in Iasi, Romania. She graduated in Journalism and then studied Acting at the National University of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" (UNATC) in Bucharest, Romania. After graduating, she played her first lead role in Beyond the Hills by Palme d'Or winner Cristian Mungiu...
“ Year: 2012

Film: Beyond the Hills ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
3.
Kirsten Dunst
Actress, Spider-Man 2
Kirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress, who also holds German citizenship. She was born on April 30, 1982 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, to parents Inez (née Rupprecht), who owned an art gallery, and Klaus Dunst, a medical services executive. She has a younger brother named Christian Dunst, born in 1987...
“ Year: 2011

Film: Melancholia ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
4.
Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only 23 when she first attracted the attention of international film critics with The Unbearable Lightness of Being...
“ Year: 2010

Film: Certified Copy ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
5.
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Actress, Melancholia
Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in London, England in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, she was raised in Paris. Gainsbourg made her motion picture debut in 1984. In 1986, Gainsbourg won a César Award for "Most Promising Actress"...
“ Year: 2009

Film: Antichrist ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 2008

Film: Linha de Passe ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
7.
Do-yeon Jeon
Actress, Hanyo
Jeon Do-yeon spent five years starring in television dramas before achieving instant star status with her film debut opposite Han Seok-gyu in The Contact. She has since gone on to take a wide variety of roles, from her performance as a schoolgirl in Harmonium in My Memory to that of a wife having an adulterous affair in Happy End...
“ Year: 2007

Film: Secret Sunshine ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
8.
Yohana Cobo
Actress, Volver
“ Year: 2006

Film: Volver ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
9.
Penélope Cruz
Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to focus her energies on dance...
“ Year: 2006

Film: Volver ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
10.
Lola Dueñas
Actress, Volver
“ Year: 2006

Film: Volver ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 2006

Film: Volver ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
12.
Carmen Maura
Actress, Volver
Descendant of the conservative Spanish politician Antonio Maura, Carmen lead an art gallery and appeared in various roles in night- clubs. With Tigres de papel she had her first successful appearance on the movie screen and thereafter she worked at the theatre, the movies and in TV productions. Although she played dramatic roles...
“ Year: 2006

Film: Volver ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 2006

Film: Volver ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 2005

Film: Free Zone ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
15.
Maggie Cheung
Maggie Cheung was born on September 20, 1964, in Hong Kong, and moved at the age of eight with her family to England. After finishing secondary school, she returned to Hong Kong, where she began modeling and appearing in commercials. In 1983 she participated in the Ms. Hong Kong pageant, winning first runner-up...
“ Year: 2004

Film: Clean ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
16.
Marie-Josée Croze
In 1999, filmmaker Denis Villeneuve gave the lead role in Maelström to Marie-Josée Croze, a young Franco-Canadian actress already known to Québécois audiences thanks to her performances in a number of popular films and TV shows. The film had a major impact on her career, leading her to play a rebellious young woman in Atom Egoyan's Ararat and win numerous awards in festivals across the world...
“ Year: 2003

Film: The Barbarian Invasions ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 2002

Film: The Man Without a Past ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
18.
Isabelle Huppert
Actress, Elle
Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then studied at the Conservatoire d'Art Dramatique and followed an illustrious theatrical career...
“ Year: 2001

Film: The Piano Teacher ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
19.
Björk
Born in 1965 in the Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik, the daughter of Gudmundur Gunnarsson (an electrician) and Hildur Hauksdóttir who divorced before her second birthday, Björk grew up in a hippie-type community with her mother and her seven siblings. She started to study classical music at the...
“ Year: 2000

Film: Dancer in the Dark ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 1999

Film: Humanité ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
21.
“ Year: 1999

Film: Rosetta ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 1998

Film: The Dreamlife of Angels ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 1998

Film: The Dreamlife of Angels ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
24.
Kathy Burke
Ms. Burke was born in Camden, London in 1964 at the Royal Free Hospital. Kathy's mother died when she was a baby and she was in foster homes for a short time until her father, who was a heavy drinker, could regain custody of Kathy and live with her two brothers. Kathy attended the Maria Fidelis Secondary School in Euston...
“ Year: 1997

Film: Nil by Mouth ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
25.
Brenda Blethyn
Actress, Atonement
After twenty years of hard work on stage and both television and film, there are not many other actresses who deserved the success, recognition and stardom which Brenda Blethyn has now achieved. Born in 1946 in Ramsgate, Kent, England, she started her career at British Rail in the 1960s. Saving money during her time there...
“ Year: 1996

Film: Secrets & Lies ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
26.
Helen Mirren
Actress, The Queen
Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. Mirren attended St...
“ Year: 1995

Film: The Madness of King George ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
27.
Virna Lisi
Actress, Queen Margot
Italian goddess Virna Lisi was merely one of a plethora of European movie beauties who proved over the course of their long careers, that they were capable of more than just visual performances. Born in 1936 as Virna Pieralisi, she began her film career as a teenager in 1953. Cast more for her looks than talent at the onset...
“ Year: 1994

Film: La reine Margot ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
28.
Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter was born in Conyers, Georgia, to Opal Marguerite (Catledge), a homemaker, and Charles Edwin Hunter, a part-time sporting goods company representative and farmer with a 250 acre farm. She is the youngest of seven children. Her parents encouraged her talent at an early age, and her first acting part was as Helen Keller in a fifth-grade play...
“ Year: 1993

Film: The Piano ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
29.
Pernilla August
Pernilla August started acting as a child, performing in plays at Vår teater and at school. In 1979 she was accepted at the Statens scenskola to study acting professionally. Director Ingmar Bergman took note of her early and cast her as a nanny in his Fanny and Alexander. In 1982 she got married to author Klas Östergren and started work at the Folkteatern in Gävle...
“ Year: 1992

Film: The Best Intentions ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
30.
Irène Jacob
This beautiful, dark-haired Swiss actress made a hit with a supporting role in her first film, as the piano teacher in Louis Malle's "Au revoir, les enfants" (1987). Educated in London and Geneva, and a Paris resident since the age of 18, Jacob became a promising starlet with her Malle success and followed...
“ Year: 1991

Film: The Double Life of Véronique ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
31.
“ Year: 1990

Film: Interrogation ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
32.
Meryl Streep
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 20 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William Streep...
“ Year: 1989

Film: A Cry in the Dark ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
33.
Barbara Hershey
Actress, Black Swan
Barbara Hershey was born Barbara Lynn Herzstein in Hollywood, California, to Melrose (Moore) and Arnold Nathan Herzstein, a horse racing columnist. Her father, born in Manhattan, was from a Jewish family (from Hungary and Russia), and her mother, originally from Arkansas, had English and Scots-Irish ancestry...
“ Year: 1988

Film: A World Apart ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
34.
Jodhi May
Jodhi was born in 1975. She was born and brought up in London, England, UK. She went to Wadham College, Oxford University 1994-1997. She studied and received a Masters in English. During her time at Wadham she read a lot of literature. She has been acting since she was twelve.
“ Year: 1988

Film: A World Apart ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
35.
“ Year: 1988

Film: A World Apart ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
36.
Barbara Hershey
Actress, Black Swan
Barbara Hershey was born Barbara Lynn Herzstein in Hollywood, California, to Melrose (Moore) and Arnold Nathan Herzstein, a horse racing columnist. Her father, born in Manhattan, was from a Jewish family (from Hungary and Russia), and her mother, originally from Arkansas, had English and Scots-Irish ancestry...
“ Year: 1987

Film: Shy People ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
37.
Barbara Sukowa
Actress, Europa
A strikingly beautiful German lead actress, Barbara Sukowa broke into TV and films as the protégée of famed director Rainer Werner Fassbinder with his masterpiece mini-series Berlin Alexanderplatz and the moody film drama Lola in the title role. In the latter, Barbara won critical kudos portraying a cynical...
“ Year: 1986

Film: Rosa Luxemburg ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
38.
“ Year: 1986

Film: Love Me Forever or Never ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
39.
Norma Aleandro
Norma Aleandro is the Grande Dame of Argentine theater and cinema not only because she was not content to have trodden the stage as early as the the age of nine, she is still active in theater and cinema in 2011. Her last film to date, Daniel Burman's La suerte en tus manos is in pre-production), that is sixty-six years later...
“ Year: 1985

Film: The Official Story ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
40.
Cher
Actress, Mask
The beat goes on ... and on ... and as strong as ever for this superstar entertainer who has well surpassed the four-decade mark while improbably transforming herself from an artificial, glossy "flashionplate" singer into a serious, Oscar-worthy, dramatic actress ... and back again! With more ups and downs than the 2008 Dow Jones Industrial Average...
“ Year: 1985

Film: Mask ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
41.
Helen Mirren
Actress, The Queen
Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. Mirren attended St...
“ Year: 1984

Film: Cal ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
42.
Hanna Schygulla
Lead icon of the influential New German Cinema of the 70's & 80's, Schygulla's natural blonde beauty and amazing versatility keep her among the world's top actresses. She won best actress at Cannes in 1983 for The Story of Piera (aka "The Story of Piera"), an Italian/German co-production. The Turkish/German co-production...
“ Year: 1983

Film: The Story of Piera ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
43.
“ Year: 1982

Film: Another Way ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
44.
Isabelle Adjani
Actress, Queen Margot
Isabelle Yasmine Adjani was born in Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine, a suburb of Paris, to Emma Augusta "Gusti" (Schweinberger) and Mohammed Adjani. Her father was a Kabyle Algerian, from Iferhounène, and her mother was a Bavarian German. She grew up speaking German fluently. After winning a school recitation contest...
“ Year: 1981

Films: Possession and Quartet ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
45.
Anouk Aimée
Actress,
She is the daughter of the actress Geneviève Sorya. In 1948 she played the part of Juliette in Les amants de Vérone. In the following years (fifties and beginning sixties) she made various films (e.g. Modigliani of Montparnasse and La Dolce Vita) but had only with Lola of Jacques Demy and A Man and a Woman of Claude Lelouch major success...
“ Year: 1980

Film: A Leap in the Dark ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
46.
Sally Field
Actress, Forrest Gump
Sally Margaret Field was born in 1946 in Pasadena, California, to actress Margaret Field (née Morlan) and salesman Richard Dryden Field. Her parents divorced in 1950 and her mother then married stuntman Jock Mahoney, and they had a daughter, Princess O'Mahoney. She also has a brother, Richard Field. Sally attended Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California...
“ Year: 1979

Film: Norma Rae ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
47.
Jill Clayburgh
Actress, Bridesmaids
It came as no surprise to film aficionados when, in 1999, Entertainment Weekly named Jill Clayburgh on its list of Hollywood's 25 Greatest Actresses. For decades, she delivered stellar performances in a wide variety of roles. Jill Clayburgh was born in 1944 in New York City, into a wealthy family, the daughter of Julia Louise (Dorr)...
“ Year: 1978

Film: An Unmarried Woman ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
48.
Isabelle Huppert
Actress, Elle
Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then studied at the Conservatoire d'Art Dramatique and followed an illustrious theatrical career...
“ Year: 1978

Film: Violette Nozière ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
49.
Shelley Duvall
Actress, The Shining
Shelley Alexis Duvall was born in Houston, Texas, to Bobbie Ruth (Massengale) and Robert Richardson Duvall, a lawyer. During her childhood, Shelley's mother humorously gave Shelley the nickname "Manic Mouse", because she would often run around her house and tip over furniture. Shelley however was more than a mouse...
“ Year: 1977

Film: 3 Women ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
50.
“ Year: 1977

Film: J.A. Martin photographe ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
51.
Dominique Sanda
Dominique Sanda was born in 1948, in Paris, France. When she was 16, she left her upper-class family and married, but divorced two years later. She found a temporary job as a Vogue model, when Robert Bresson gave her the starring part in his absorbing drama A Gentle Woman; she was quite impressive...
“ Year: 1976

Film: The Inheritance ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
52.
Mari Töröcsik
Actress, Love
She graduated in 1957 after which she went to work to the National Theatre. Her first role was Solveig in Peer Gynt. She was a student in the College when Zoltan Fabri gave her the main character cast in the film: Korhinta (1955). She is a well-balanced (sense and sensibility) actress, who can act so many characters. She awarded with Kossuth award and 'Kivalo muvesz'.
“ Year: 1976

Film: A löcsei fehér asszony ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 1975

Film: Lenny ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 1974

Film: Violins at the Ball  ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
55.
Joanne Woodward
Actress, Philadelphia
Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward was born on February 27, 1930, in Thomasville, Georgia, to Wade Woodward and Elinor Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward in a modest household. Her one older brother, Wade Jr., who was the favorite of her father, eventually became an architect. Elinor Woodward was a quite a movie buff and enjoyed going to picture shows often...
“ Year: 1973

Film: The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
56.
Susannah York
Actress, Superman
The lovely Susannah York, a gamin, blue-eyed, cropped blonde British actress, displayed a certain crossover star quality when she dared upon the Hollywood scene in the early 1960s. A purposefully intriguing, enigmatic and noticeably uninhibited talent, she was born Susannah Yolande Fletcher on January 9...
“ Year: 1972

Film: Images ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
57.
Kitty Winn
Actress, The Exorcist
Kitty Winn was born in Washington D.C. and spent much of her childhood time traveling to China, India and Japan. She made her Broadway debut in 1969 in "The Three Sisters" and won the Golden Palm Award at the 1971 Cannes Film Festival for her role opposite Al Pacino in The Panic in Needle Park. She also starred in "Hamlet" for New York's Shakespeare in the Park...
“ Year: 1971

Film: The Panic in Needle Park ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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“ Year: 1970

Film: Metello ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
59.
Vanessa Redgrave
Actress, Blow-Up
On January 30, 1937, renowned theatre actor Michael Redgrave was performing in a production of Hamlet in London. During the curtain call, the show's lead, Laurence Olivier, announced to the audience: "tonight a great actress was born". This was in reference to his co-star's newborn daughter, Vanessa Redgrave...
“ Year: 1969

Film: Isadora ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
60.
Pia Degermark
Director Bo Widerberg first spotted the teenage Pia Degermark in a newspaper photo, dancing at a party with the Swedish Crown Prince Carl Gustaf (later King Carl XVI Gustaf. Her career seemed assured after Widerberg cast her in the lead of Elvira Madigan, which debuted at Cannes and garnered critical and commercial acclaim...
“ Year: 1967

Film: Elvira Madigan ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
61.
Vanessa Redgrave
Actress, Blow-Up
On January 30, 1937, renowned theatre actor Michael Redgrave was performing in a production of Hamlet in London. During the curtain call, the show's lead, Laurence Olivier, announced to the audience: "tonight a great actress was born". This was in reference to his co-star's newborn daughter, Vanessa Redgrave...
“ Year: 1966

Film: Morgan! ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
62.
“ Year: 1965

Film: The Collector ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
63.
Anne Bancroft
Actress, The Graduate
Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931 in the Bronx, the daughter of Michael Italiano (1905-2001), a dress pattern maker, and Mildred DiNapoli (1908-2010), a telephone operator. She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock in 1952 and over the next five years appeared in a lot of undistinguished movies as a supporting actress...
“ Year: 1964

Film: The Pumpkin Eater ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
64.
Barbara Barrie
Actress, Hercules
Chicago-born, Texas-raised Barbara Barrie already had a prolific theater career behind her when she came to prominence as the lead in One Potato, Two Potato, for which she received the award for Prix d'interprétation féminine (best actress - tied with Anne Bancroft) at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival.
“ Year: 1964

Film: One Potato, Two Potato ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
65.
Marina Vlady
She had the makings of a blonde bombshell and could have ended up in film history annals as merely a second-rate Brigitte Bardot, but sex symbol Marina Vlady proved she was capable of much more. In her prime she was nominated for a Golden Globe and won a "Best Actress" award at the 1963 Cannes Film...
“ Year: 1963

Film: The Conjugal Bed ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
66.
Katharine Hepburn
Born May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential. An athletic tomboy as a child, she was also very close to her brother, Tom, and was devastated at age 14 to find him dead...
“ Year: 1962

Film: Long Day's Journey into Night ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
67.
Rita Tushingham
Rita Tushingham was born in Liverpool on March 14, 1942, and did her professional apprenticeship with the Liverpool Playhouse. In 1961, she made her film debut as a teenager in Tony Richardson's adaption of Shelagh Delaney's kitchen sink drama, A Taste of Honey. For her work in that film, she won a BAFTA and the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival...
“ Year: 1962

Film: A Taste of Honey ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
68.
Sophia Loren
Actress, Two Women
Sophia Loren was born as Sofia Scicolone at the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome, Italy, on September 20, 1934. Her father, Riccardo Scicolone, was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother, Romilda Villani, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and her younger sister Maria Scicolone)...
“ Year: 1961

Film: Two Women ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
69.
Melina Mercouri
Melina Mercouri was born in Athens, Greece on October 18, 1920. An early woman activist, she was elected to the Greek Parliament in 1977. Later Miss Mercouri was to become the first woman to hold a Senior cabinet post "Minister of Culture" in the Greek government. In 1971 she wrote her autobiography...
“ Year: 1960

Film: Never on Sunday ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
70.
Jeanne Moreau
Actress, Jules and Jim
When people gave Louis Malle credit for making a star of Jeanne Moreau in Elevator to the Gallows immediately followed by The Lovers, he would point out that Moreau by that time had already been "recognized as the prime stage actress of her generation." She had made it to the Comédie Française in her 20s...
“ Year: 1960

Film: Moderato cantabile ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
71.
Simone Signoret
Actress, Diabolique
The face of Simone Signoret on the Paris Metro movie posters in March 1982 looked even older than her 61 years. She was still a box office draw, but the film, L'étoile du Nord, would be her last theatrical release. She played the landlady. Signoret had a long film apprenticeship during World War II, mostly as an extra and occasionally getting to speak a single line...
“ Year: 1959

Film: Room at the Top ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
72.
Bibi Andersson
Actress, Persona
Her artistic dreams came early in life and were further supported by her older sister Gerd Andersson who became a ballet dancer at the Royal Opera and made her acting debut in 1951. Bibi, on the other side, had to make do with bit parts and commercials. She debuted in Dum-Bom, playing against Nils Poppe...
“ Year: 1958

Film: Brink of Life ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
73.
“ Year: 1958

Film: Brink of Life ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
74.
“ Year: 1958

Film: Brink of Life ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
75.
Ingrid Thulin
Ingrid trained as a ballet dancer and attended Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre. She came to fame thanks to Bergman's "Wild Strawberries". She acted in 9 Ingmar Bergman's films. Her fame allowed her to act in Luchino Visconti's "The Damned" in 1969. Ingrid Thulin lived in Rome since the 1960's. She came back to Sweden for her health treatment recently.
“ Year: 1958

Film: Brink of Life ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
76.
Giulietta Masina
Born in San Giorgio di Piano, Giulietta Masina spent part of her teenage years living with a widowed aunt in Rome, where she cultivated a passion for the theater and studied for a degree in Philosophy. She began her career on the radio with the program "Terzoglio" (1942), about the adventures of newlyweds Cico and Pallina from scripts written by Federico Fellini...
“ Year: 1957

Film: Nights of Cabiria ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
77.
Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward was born Edythe Marrener in Brooklyn, New York, on June 30, 1917. Her father was a transportation worker, and Susan lived a fairly comfortable life as a child, but the precocious little redhead had no idea of the life that awaited her. She attended public school in Brooklyn, where she graduated from a commercial high school that was intended to give students a marketable skill...
“ Year: 1956*

Film: I'll Cry Tomorrow

*This year the award was changed to Prix d'Interprétation (Acting Award), without gender differentiation. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
78.
“ Year: 1955*

Film: Bolshaya semya

*This year the award was changed to Prix d'Interprétation (Acting Award), without gender differentiation. The entire male and female cast of Bolshaya semya was recipient of this award. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
79.
“ Year: 1955*

Film: Bolshaya semya

*This year the award was changed to Prix d'Interprétation (Acting Award), without gender differentiation. The entire male and female cast of Bolshaya semya was recipient of this award. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
80.
“ Year: 1955*

Film: Bolshaya semya

*This year the award was changed to Prix d'Interprétation (Acting Award), without gender differentiation. The entire male and female cast of Bolshaya semya was recipient of this award. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
81.
Vera Kuznetsova
Actress, Otchiy dom
Vera Andreevna Kuznetsova was born on October 6, 1907, in Saratov, Russian Empire (now Saratov, Russia). In 1928 she made her stage debut, while being a student of Theatre Workers' Acting Studio in Leningrad. In 1933 Kuznetsova was one of the founders of the Lensoveta theatre in St. Petersburg (then Leningrad)...
“ Year: 1955*

Film: Bolshaya semya

*This year the award was changed to Prix d'Interprétation (Acting Award), without gender differentiation. The entire male and female cast of Bolshaya semya was recipient of this award. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
82.
Klara Luchko
Klara Luchko was a Soviet Russian and Ukrainian actress best known as Dasha, a Cossack woman in the popular movie Cossacks of the Kuban by director Ivan Pyrev. She was born Klara Stepanovna Luchko on 1 July 1925, in a village near Poltava, Ukraine, Soviet Union, into a peasant family. Her father, Stepan Grigorievich...
“ Year: 1955*

Film: Bolshaya semya

*This year the award was changed to Prix d'Interprétation (Acting Award), without gender differentiation. The entire male and female cast of Bolshaya semya was recipient of this award. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
83.
“ Year: 1955*

Film: Bolshaya semya

*This year the award was changed to Prix d'Interprétation (Acting Award), without gender differentiation. The entire male and female cast of Bolshaya semya was recipient of this award. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
84.
Shirley Booth
Actress, Hazel
Character actress Shirley Booth could play everything in all facets of show business, whether it was a smart-mouthed cashier on radio's "Duffy's Tavern", the sassy maid on TV's Hazel or the pathetic woman in Come Back, Little Sheba. For those who only know her through her sitcom, it might be hard to believe she was a seasoned theatrical veteran...
“ Year: 1953

Film: Come Back, Little Sheba ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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Lee Grant
Academy Award winner Lee Grant was born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal on October 31, 1926 in Manhattan, New York City, to Witia (Haskell), a teacher and actress, and Abraham Rosenthal, an educator and realtor. Her father was of Romanian Jewish descent, and her mother was a Russian Jewish immigrant. Lee made her stage debut at age 4 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City...
“ Year: 1952

Film: Detective Story ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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Bette Davis
Actress, All About Eve
Ruth Elizabeth Davis was born April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Ruth Augusta (Favor) and Harlow Morrell Davis, a patent attorney. Her parents divorced when she was 10. She and her sister were raised by their mother. Her early interest was dance. To Bette, dancers led a glamorous life, but then she discovered the stage...
“ Year: 1951

Film: All About Eve ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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Isa Miranda
Actress, Summertime
Isa Miranda was one of the most significant actresses in Europe from the 1930s-'50s. Her remarkable talent expressed itself both in cinema and theater. She reached international popularity in the 1930s, especially in France, Germany and Austria, and became the only international movie star produced by the fascist cinema...
“ Year: 1949

Film: The Walls of Malapaga ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
 
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Michèle Morgan
A classic beauty, blonde French actress Michèle Morgan has been one of her country's most popular leading ladies for over five decades. Born in 1920, she studied acting under René Simon and began her career at 15 working as a film extra to pay for drama classes. The young actress soon caught the eye of director Marc Allégret...
“ Year: 1946

Film: Pastoral Symphony ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass