award nominees 1947 Academy Award for Best Actress Nominees Reference 1.7k views 5 items Follow List of the nominees/people nominated for the award, honor or distinction of Academy Award for Best Actress in the year 1947; incl. the award winner. Alphabetical, sortable by column. 1 Dorothy McGuire Amos, Rich Man, Poor Man 2 Joan Crawford Mildred Pierce, Possessed, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 3 Loretta Young Lady in the Corner, The Ed Sullivan Show, Tonight 4 Rosalind Russell Gypsy, My Sister Eileen, Wonderful Town 5 Susan Hayward With a Song in My Heart, My Foolish Heart, I Want to Live!