My Oscars Ballot: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

This would be my ballot if I was a member of the Academy. I will list all the nominees. I am not saying that these 5 films/people deserved to be nominated, I am simply listing who the Academy has selected to be on the ballot and then choosing which of the 5 I would vote for.
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1.
Jessica Chastain
Actress, The Martian
Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and was in a dance troupe by age thirteen...
“ for Zero Dark Thirty ” - dolphinsrock81
 
2.
Jennifer Lawrence
America's Sweetheart and star of the wildly popular Hunger Games series, Jennifer Lawrence, is the first, and thus far only, person born in the 1990s to have received an acting Oscar (for Silver Linings Playbook. Lawrence was born Jennifer Shrader Lawrence on August 15, 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Karen (Koch)...
“ for Silver Linings Playbook ” - dolphinsrock81
 
3.
Emmanuelle Riva
Actress, Amour
An only child, Emmanuelle was born Paulette Germaine Riva in Cheniménil, but eventually grew up in Remiremont. Her mother, Jeanne Fernande Nourdin, was a seamstress. Her father, René Alfred [Alfredo] Riva, was a sign writer. Her paternal grandfather was Italian. She dreamed of becoming an actress since she was six...
“ for Amour ” - dolphinsrock81
 
4.
“ for Beasts of the Southern Wild ” - dolphinsrock81
 
5.
Naomi Watts
Actress, King Kong
Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and she began to follow her mother and her brother around England...
“ for The Impossible ” - dolphinsrock81
 
6.
Jessica Chastain
Actress, The Martian
Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and was in a dance troupe by age thirteen...
“ *My pick (The only thing that got me through the middle and extremely boring part of the horribly edited/directed Zero Dark Thirty was Chastain's performance.) ” - dolphinsrock81