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!
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Sarah Caroline Colman, known by the stage name Olivia Colman, is an English actress. She first came to prominence for her supporting role as Sophie Chapman in the Channel 4 comedy series Peep Show. Her other TV comedy roles include Green Wing, Beautiful People, Rev. and Twenty Twelve. She also played various roles in That Mitchell and Webb Look, alongside her Peep Show co-stars David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Her move to drama saw her receive critical acclaim for her performance as Hannah in the 2011 film Tyrannosaur. Her other film roles include Carol Thatcher in The Iron Lady, Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother in Hyde Park on Hudson and Bethan in Locke. In 2012, she appeared in the BBC One ...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. She began performing as a teenager, singing at open mic nights and acting in school plays. 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. Having sold 27 million albums and 146 million singles as of January 2016, Gaga is one of the best-selling music artists in history. Her achievements include several ...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 is an American film, television and stage actress. Throughout her long and varied career, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility and is widely regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation. She has won three Emmy Awards, three Tony Awards and received six Academy Award nominations. Close began her professional stage career in 1974 in Love for Love, and was mostly a New York stage actress through the rest of the 1970s and early 1980s, appearing in both plays and musicals, including the Broadway productions of Barnum in 1980 and The Real Thing in 1983, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America