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Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
Hopkins (born July 5, 1936) is an American actress who has appeared in more than 50 feature films, made-for-television movies, television series, and Broadway and Off-Broadway productions in her career playing leading and character roles. She is a member of the Actors Studio. Knight has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960) and Sweet Bird of Youth (1962).[2] In the 1960s, she had leading roles in a number of Hollywood movies such as The Couch (1962), House of Women (1962), The Group (1966), The Counterfeit Killer
The Counterfeit Killer
(1968), and The Rain People (1969). She also received Volpi Cup for Best Actress
Volpi Cup for Best Actress
for her role in the British film Dutchman (1966). In 1976 Knight won a Tony Award
Tony Award
for her performance in Kennedy's Children. In later years, she played supporting roles in many films, include Endless Love (1981), As Good as It Gets
As Good as It Gets
(1997), Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002), and Grandma's Boy (2006). For her performances on television, Knight eight times was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award (winning three), and has also received a Golden Globe Award.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television

5 References 6 External links

Early life[edit] Knight was born in Goessel in Marion County, east central Kansas, the daughter of Virginia (née Webster) and Noel Johnson Knight, an oil company executive.[3] At the age of 14, she wrote a short story which was published in a national magazine. Knight later attended Phillips University
Phillips University
and Wichita State University
Wichita State University
and trained in acting with Erwin Piscator, Lee Strasberg, and Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
at HB Studio[4].[5]

Career[edit] Knight with Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin
in The Defection of Simas Kudirka (1978) Knight's feature films include The Group (1966), The Dutchman (1966), Petulia
Petulia
(1968), The Rain People (1969), Juggernaut (1974), As Good as It Gets (1997), and Elevator (2011), in which she plays one of several people trapped in a Wall Street elevator with a bomber. Knight was cast in 1958 and 1959 as Mrs. Newcomb in twenty of the thirty-nine episodes of the NBC
NBC
western television series, Buckskin, with Tom Nolan, Sally Brophy, and Mike Road. She became a Warner Brothers Television contract star who while on breaks filming movies appeared in such WB television series as Maverick, Bourbon Street Beat, Sugarfoot, Cheyenne, and The Roaring 20s.[6] A life member of The Actors Studio,[7] Knight's stage credits include Three Sisters (1964), We Have Always Lived in the Castle (1966), Kennedy's Children (1975), which earned her the Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play,[8] and A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur (1979). She was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play twice, for Landscape of the Body and The Young Man from Atlanta, for which she received another Tony nomination.[8] She also appeared, with Alison Fraser, in Come Back, Come Back, Wherever You Are, (2009) an original play by playwright Arthur Laurents. Her television credits include Target: The Corruptors!, The Eleventh Hour, The Outer Limits ("The Man Who Was Never Born"), The Reporter, The Fugitive, The Invaders, The Virginian, Murder, She Wrote, Thirtysomething, Law & Order, L.A. Law, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Maggie Winters, ER, House M.D., Crossing Jordan, Cold Case, and Hot in Cleveland, among others.[citation needed] She has appeared in various television movies, including Playing For Time and Indictment: The McMartin Trial. For the latter, she won both the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie and the Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. Her guest performance in thirtysomething earned her a 1988 Emmy for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series. She won Emmy in 1995 for her guest performance in the NYPD Blue
NYPD Blue
episode "Large Mouth Bass".[9] She appeared in the first segment of If These Walls Could Talk. She also had a recurring role on Desperate Housewives.[10]

Personal life[edit] Knight was married twice. First to actor and producer Gene Perssonfrom 1959 until they divorced in 1969 and then to writer John Hopkins from 1969 until his death in 1998. She has two daughters, actress Kaitlin Hopkins and elementary school teacher Sophie Hopkins.[11]

Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year

Title

Role

Notes

1959

Five Gates to Hell

Sister Maria

1960

Ice Palace

Grace Kennedy

1960

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

Reenie Flood

Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting ActressNominated— Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Motion PictureNominated— Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for New Star of the Year – Actress

1962

The Couch

Terry Ames

1962

Sweet Bird of Youth

Heavenly Finley

Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting ActressNominated— Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

1962

House of Women

Erica Hayden

1964

Flight from Ashiya

Caroline Gordon/Stevenson

1966

The Group

Polly

1967

Dutchman

Lula

Volpi Cup
Volpi Cup
for Best Actress

1967

The Outsider

Peggy Leydon

1968

Shadow Over Elveron

Joanne Tregaskis

1968

The Counterfeit Killer

Angie Peterson

1968

Petulia

Polo

Laurel Award for Best Female Supporting Performance

1969

The Rain People

Natalie Ravenna

1971

Secrets

Beatrice

1974

The Country Girl

Georgie Elgin

1974

Juggernaut

Barbara Bannister

1975

Friendly Persuasion

Eliza Birdwell

1975

Medical Story

Phyllis Lenahan

Television series
Television series
(guest star)

1976

Return to Earth

Joan Aldrin

1976

21 Hours at Munich

Anneliese Graes

1978

The Defection of Simas Kudirka

Genna Kudirka

1979

A Last Cry for Help

Joan Muir

Television film

1979

Champions: A Love Story

Barbara Harlich

1979

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure

Hannah Meredith

1980

Playing for Time

Frau Lagerfuhrerin Maria Mandel

Television filmNominated— Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

1981

Prisoners

Virginia

1981

Endless Love

Ann Butterfield

Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress

1982

Kennedy's Children

Carla

1982

The Sender

Jerolyn

1984

With Intent to Kill

Edna Reinecker

1991

Bump in the Night

Katie

1991

Shadow of a Doubt

Mrs. Potter

1991

To Save a Child

Rinda Larson

1993

When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn

Edna Larson

1993

Angel Falls

Edie Wren Cox

Television series

1993

A Mother's Revenge

Bess Warden

1994

The Secret Life of Houses

Aunt Fergie

1994

Benders

Donna

1994

Baby Brokers

Sylvia

Television film

1994

Color of Night

Edith Niedelmeyer

1995

Children of the Dust

Aunt Bertha

Television film

1995

Stuart Saves His Family

Mom - The Smalley Family

1995

Indictment: The McMartin Trial

Peggy Buckey

Television film Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

1996

Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden

Sally Ann

1996

Diabolique

Edie Danziger

1996

If These Walls Could Talk

Mary Donnelly

1996

Somebody Is Waiting

Irma Cill

1997

As Good as It Gets

Beverly Connelly

Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

1997

Little Boy Blue

Doris Knight

1998

The Wedding

Gram

Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

1998

A Father for Brittany

Donna Minkowitz

2000

75 Degrees in July

Jo Beth Anderson

2001

My Louisiana Sky

Jewel Ramsey

2001

Angel Eyes

Elanora Davis

2002

The Salton Sea

Nancy Plummer

2002

P.S. Your Cat Is Dead

Aunt Claire

2002

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Necie Rose Kelleher

2003

A House on a Hill

Mercedes Mayfield

2005

Sexual Life

Joanna

2006

Grandma's Boy

Bea

2006

Open Window

Ann

2006

Thanks to Gravity

Lea

2008

The Other Side of the Tracks

Helen

2008

Not Fade Away

Diane

2009

Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Margaret Blart

2009

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

Dot Nadeau

2010

Listen to Your Heart

Grandma Sam

2011

Elevator

Jane Redding

2011

Our Idiot Brother

Ilene Rochlin

2011

The Melancholy Fantastic

Mor

2013

Redwood Highway

Marie Vaughn

2014

Mercy

Mercy

Mercy as her older self, not in flashback

2015

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Margaret Blart

2015

The Missing Girl

Mrs. Colvins

Television[edit]

Year

Title

Role

Notes

1958–1959

Buckskin

Mrs. Newcomb

20 episodes

1960

77 Sunset Strip

Mari Ellen Taylor

Episode: "Fraternity of Fear"

1961

The Roaring 20s

Ellie Hollis

Episode: "Big Town Blues"

1962

Naked City

Kathy Meigs

Episode: "Five Cranks for Winter... Ten Cranks for Spring"

1963

The Outer Limits

Noel Anderson

Episode: "The Man Who Was Never Born"

1964

The Fugitive

Janice Pruitt

Episode: "The Homecoming"

1966

The Fugitive

Jane Washburn

Episode: "Echo of a Nightmare"

1967

The Invaders

Margaret Cook

Episode "The Watchers"

1973

The Streets of San Francisco

Mary Rae Dortmunter

Episode: "A Room With a View"

1973

Circle of Fear

Beth

Episode: "Legion of Demons"

1974

Nakia

Faye Arnold

Episode: "Pete"

1982

Nurse

Sylvia Dennis

Episode: "Euthanasia"

1982

Tales of the Unexpected (TV series)

Elizabeth Bourdon

Episode: "A Woman's Help"

1984

Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense

Ann Fairfax Denver

Episode: "The Sweet Scent of Death"

1985–1987

Spenser: For Hire

Katie Quirk

2 episodes

1987–1990

Thirtysomething

Ruth Murdoch

2 episodes Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated— Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

1989

Murder, She Wrote

Grace Fenton

Episode: "Smooth Operators"

1989

The Equalizer

Kay

Episode: "Time Present, Time Past"Nominated— Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

1990

Matlock

Phyllis Todd

Episode: "The Mother"

1990

Murder, She Wrote

Grace Lambert

Episode: "Always a Thief"

1991

Law & Order

Melanie Cullen

Episode: "The Wages of Love"Nominated— Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

1993

L.A. Law

Belinda Collins

Episode: "Hello and Goodbye"

1995

Fudge

Mrs. A

Episode: "Fudge-a-mania"

1995

NYPD Blue

Agnes Cantwell

Episode: "Large Mouth Bass" Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

1996

Cybill

Loretta

Episode: "Romancing the Crone"

1998–1999

Maggie Winters

Estelle Winters

16 episodes

1998

Significant Others

Mrs. Callaway

2 episodes

2001

Law and Order: Special
Special
Victims Unit

Dr. Wharton

Episode: "Repression"

2002

Ally McBeal

Helen Apple

Episode: "Homecoming"

2002

ER

Mrs. Burke

Episode: "Insurrection"

2003

Law & Order: Special
Special
Victims Unit

Rose Granville

Episode: '"Tragedy"

2004

Crossing Jordan

Frances Littleton

Episode: "Most Likely"

2005

House

Georgia Adams

Episode: "Poison"

2005–2007

Desperate Housewives

Phyllis Van De Kamp

5 episodesNominated— Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

2009

Drop Dead Diva

Millie Carlson

Episode: "Dead Model Walking"

2010

Hot in Cleveland

Loretta

Episode: "Meet the Parents"

2012

The Mob Doctor

Ann Wilson

Episode: "Turf War"

Biography portal Kansas
Kansas
portal California portal Film portal Television portal References[edit]

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^ "("Shirley Knight" search results)". Academy Awards Database. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2 February 2019.

^ " Shirley Knight
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^ HB Studio
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^ " Shirley Knight
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movies". Retrieved June 4, 2016.

^ "An Interview With Shirley Knight". July 1, 2010. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

^ Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 278. ISBN 0-02-542650-8.

^ a b "("Shirley Knight" search results)". Tony Awards. Retrieved 2 February 2019.

^ " Shirley Knight
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^ " Shirley Knight
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External links[edit] Shirley Knight
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at the Internet Broadway Database
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on IMDb Shirley Knight
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(1975) Rosemary Murphy
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(1994) Judy Davis
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/ Shirley Knight
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(1996) Diana Rigg
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(2007) Eileen Atkins (2008) Shohreh Aghdashloo
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(2009) Julia Ormond
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(2012) Ellen Burstyn
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(2013) Kathy Bates
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(2015) Regina King
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(2016) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2017) Merritt Wever
Merritt Wever
(2018)

vte Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Zohra Lampert
Zohra Lampert
(1975) Fionnula Flanagan
Fionnula Flanagan
(1976) Beulah Bondi
Beulah Bondi
/ Olivia Cole (1977) Blanche Baker / Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1978) Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard
(1987) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1988) Kay Lenz
Kay Lenz
(1989) Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfors
(1990) Peggy McCay
Peggy McCay
(1991) Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritch
(1993) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
(1994) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1995) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1996) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1997) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1998) Debra Monk
Debra Monk
(1999) Beah Richards
Beah Richards
(2000) Sally Field
Sally Field
(2001) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2002) Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard
(2003) Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone
(2004) Amanda Plummer
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(2005) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2006) Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron
(2007) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2008) Ellen Burstyn
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(2009) Ann-Margret
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(2010) Loretta Devine
Loretta Devine
(2011) Martha Plimpton
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(2012) Carrie Preston
Carrie Preston
(2013) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2014) Margo Martindale
Margo Martindale
(2015) Margo Martindale
Margo Martindale
(2016) Alexis Bledel
Alexis Bledel
(2017) Samira Wiley
Samira Wiley
(2018)

vte Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Gail Fisher
Gail Fisher
(1970) Sue Ane Langdon
Sue Ane Langdon
(1971) Ruth Buzzi
Ruth Buzzi
(1972) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1973) Betty Garrett
Betty Garrett
(1974) Hermione Baddeley
Hermione Baddeley
(1975) Josette Banzet (1976) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1978) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1979) Valerie Bertinelli
Valerie Bertinelli
/ Diane Ladd
Diane Ladd
(1980) Valerie Bertinelli
Valerie Bertinelli
(1981) Shelley Long
Shelley Long
(1982) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1983) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
(1984) Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
(1985) Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
(1986) Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert
(1987) Katherine Helmond
Katherine Helmond
(1988) Amy Madigan
Amy Madigan
(1989) Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
(1990) Amanda Donohoe (1991) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1992) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(1993) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1994) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1995) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1996) Angelina Jolie
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(1997) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
/ Camryn Manheim
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(1998) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1999) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2000) Rachel Griffiths
Rachel Griffiths
(2001) Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall
(2002) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2003) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(2004) Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
(2005) Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
(2006) Samantha Morton
Samantha Morton
(2007) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2008) Chloë Sevigny
Chloë Sevigny
(2009) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2010) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Jacqueline Bisset
Jacqueline Bisset
(2013) Joanne Froggatt
Joanne Froggatt
(2014) Maura Tierney
Maura Tierney
(2015) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2016) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2017) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2018)

vte Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
(1947) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1949) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1951) Marian Winters (1952) Beatrice Straight (1953) Jo Van Fleet
Jo Van Fleet
(1954) Patricia Jessel (1955) Una Merkel
Una Merkel
(1956) Peggy Cass
Peggy Cass
(1957) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1958) Julie Newmar
Julie Newmar
(1959) Anne Revere
Anne Revere
(1960) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1961) Elizabeth Ashley
Elizabeth Ashley
(1962) Sandy Dennis (1963) Barbara Loden
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(1964) Alice Ghostley
Alice Ghostley
(1965) Zoe Caldwell (1966) Marian Seldes
Marian Seldes
(1967) Zena Walker
Zena Walker
(1968) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(1969) Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
(1970) Rae Allen (1971) Elizabeth Wilson
Elizabeth Wilson
(1972) Leora Dana
Leora Dana
(1973) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1974) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1975) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1976) Trazana Beverley (1977) Ann Wedgeworth (1978) Joan Hickson
Joan Hickson
(1979) Dinah Manoff (1980) Swoosie Kurtz
Swoosie Kurtz
(1981) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1982) Judith Ivey (1983) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1984) Judith Ivey (1985) Swoosie Kurtz
Swoosie Kurtz
(1986) Mary Alice
Mary Alice
(1987) L. Scott Caldwell
L. Scott Caldwell
(1988) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1989) Margaret Tyzack
Margaret Tyzack
(1990) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1991) Bríd Brennan (1992) Debra Monk
Debra Monk
(1993) Jane Adams (1994) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1995) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(1996) Lynne Thigpen
Lynne Thigpen
(1997) Anna Manahan (1998) Elizabeth Franz (1999) Blair Brown
Blair Brown
(2000) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2001) Katie Finneran
Katie Finneran
(2002) Michele Pawk (2003) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2004) Adriane Lenox
Adriane Lenox
(2005) Frances de la Tour (2006) Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
(2007) Rondi Reed
Rondi Reed
(2008) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(2009) Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
(2010) Ellen Barkin
Ellen Barkin
(2011) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2012) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2013) Sophie Okonedo
Sophie Okonedo
(2014) Annaleigh Ashford
Annaleigh Ashford
(2015) Jayne Houdyshell
Jayne Houdyshell
(2016) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2017) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(2018) Celia Keenan-Bolger (2019)

vte Volpi Cup
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for Best Actress1932–1968 Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1932) Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
(1934) Paula Wessely
Paula Wessely
(1935) Annabella (1936) Bette Davis
Bette Davis
(1937) Norma Shearer
Norma Shearer
(1938) Luise Ullrich
Luise Ullrich
(1941) Kristina Söderbaum
Kristina Söderbaum
(1942) Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
(1947) Jean Simmons
Jean Simmons
(1948) Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
(1949) Eleanor Parker
Eleanor Parker
(1950) Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
(1951) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1952) Lilli Palmer
Lilli Palmer
(1953) Maria Schell
Maria Schell
(1956) Dzidra Ritenberga (1957) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1958) Madeleine Robinson (1959) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1960) Suzanne Flon
Suzanne Flon
(1961) Emmanuelle Riva
Emmanuelle Riva
(1962) Delphine Seyrig
Delphine Seyrig
(1963) Harriet Andersson
Harriet Andersson
(1964) Annie Girardot
Annie Girardot
(1965) Natalya Arinbasarova
Natalya Arinbasarova
(1966) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1967) Laura Betti
Laura Betti
(1968) 1983–present Darling Légitimus
Darling Légitimus
(1983) Pascale Ogier
Pascale Ogier
(1984) Valeria Golino
Valeria Golino
(1986) Kang Soo-yeon (1987) Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
/ Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1988) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
/ Geraldine James (1989) Gloria Münchmeyer
Gloria Münchmeyer
(1990) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(1991) Gong Li
Gong Li
(1992) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
/ Anna Bonaiuto
Anna Bonaiuto
(1993) Maria de Medeiros
Maria de Medeiros
/ Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1994) Sandrine Bonnaire
Sandrine Bonnaire
/ Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
/ Isabella Ferrari
Isabella Ferrari
(1995) Victoire Thivisol (1996) Robin Tunney
Robin Tunney
(1997) Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
(1998) Nathalie Baye
Nathalie Baye
(1999) Rose Byrne
Rose Byrne
(2000) Sandra Ceccarelli (2001) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2002) Katja Riemann
Katja Riemann
(2003) Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton
(2004) Giovanna Mezzogiorno
Giovanna Mezzogiorno
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2007) Dominique Blanc
Dominique Blanc
(2008) Kseniya Rappoport
Kseniya Rappoport
(2009) Ariane Labed
Ariane Labed
(2010) Deanie Ip (2011) Hadas Yaron
Hadas Yaron
(2012) Elena Cotta
Elena Cotta
(2013) Alba Rohrwacher
Alba Rohrwacher
(2014) Valeria Golino
Valeria Golino
(2015) Emma Stone
Emma Stone
(2016) Charlotte Rampling
Charlotte Rampling
(2017) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2018)

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