The 2019 Oscar nominations for Best Actress have been announced, but there is still time to get your predictions in for the 91st Oscars. There were plenty of great female roles that have been nominated for the Best Actress Oscar this year. With so many great actresses giving phenomenal performances (and no Meryl "Has Too Many Oscars Anyway" Streep nomination) it's hard to choose who will ultimately take home the 2019 Best Actress Oscar.
Who are the 2019 Best Actress nominees? Lady Gaga is nominated for Best Actress this year for her work in A Star Is Born. Melissa McCarthy received a nod for Can You Ever Forgive Me. Award-winning actress Glenn Close got a nomination for Best Actress in 2019 for playing Joan Castleman in the film The Wife. Yalitza Aparicio for Roma and Olivia Colman for The Favourite also received Best Actress nominations this year. Cast your votes for the nominated actresses you think will win the Academy Award this year and see what other film fans vote up as well!
Won the Oscar
Sarah Caroline Olivia Sinclair CBE (née Colman; 30 January 1974), better known as Olivia Colman, is an English actress. Deemed a "national treasure", Colman is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, four BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, four British Independent Film Awards, the Volpi Cup for Best Actress, and a BFI Fellowship.A graduate of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Colman first came to prominence for her work in television. She made her acting breakthrough as Sophie Chapman in the Channel 4 comedy series Peep Show (2003–2015). Her other comedic roles in television include Green Wing (2004–2006), That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006–2008), Beautiful ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Norwich, United Kingdom
A Star Is Born
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is known for her unconventionality, provocative work and visual experimentation. Gaga began performing as a teenager, singing at open mic nights and acting in school plays. She studied at Collaborative Arts Project 21, through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, before dropping out to pursue a music career. When Def Jam Recordings canceled her contract, she worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, where Akon helped her sign a joint deal with Interscope Records and his own label KonLive Distribution in 2007. She rose to ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
Yalitza Aparicio Martínez is a Mexican actress who made her film debut as Cleo in Alfonso Cuarón's 2018 drama Roma, which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. Aparicio was born December 11, 1993, in Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca. Her parents are of indigenous origin; her father is Mixtec and her mother is Triqui. She is not, however, fluent in the Mixtec language and had to learn it for the film. She does not have formal training in acting, but rather has pursued a degree in pre-school education while already holding a degree in early childhood education. Aparicio is the first Indigenous woman to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination and the second Mexican woman, ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress, singer, and producer. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including three Primetime Emmy Awards, three Tony Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. A seven-time Academy Award nominee, she holds the record as the actress to have the most nominations without a win. In 2016, Close was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame, and in 2019, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Close majored in theater and anthropology at the College of William & Mary. She began her professional career on stage in 1974 with Love for Love and was mostly a New York stage actress until the early 1980s. Her ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America