Who Will Win Best Actress At The 2022 Oscars?

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

UPDATE: The 2022 Best Actress winner was Jessica Chastain.

From vivid characterizations to bring a new fictional character to life the 2022 Oscar for best actress is certainly going to one of these incredible actresses. There are both seasoned veterans and new stars that are sure to dominate the cinematic landscape in the coming years. Hopefully you've had a chance to see each of these exceptional actresses show off their craft. Lady Gaga, Nicole Kidman, and Kristen Stewart all take on historical figures that were larger than life. But which one is sure to win the Oscar? You can make your 2022 Oscar predictions for best actress heard by voting up your favorites. The best part is you can vote for more than just one.

Several of these films will be available on streaming platforms such as Netflix, HBO Max, Amazon Prime, and others, so be sure to watch them while you can and don't miss the 94th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 27, 2022.


  • Jessica Chastain
    Photo: The Eyes of Tammy Faye / Searchlight Pictures

    Jessica Chastain won Best Actress in a leading role for The Eyes of Tammy Faye.

     

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye

    Jessica Michelle Chastain (born March 24, 1977) is an American actress and producer. She is known for her portrayals of strong-willed women in films with feminist themes. Chastain's accolades include a Golden Globe Award and two Academy Award nominations. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012. Born and raised in Sacramento, California, Chastain developed an interest in acting from a young age. In 1998, she made her professional stage debut as Shakespeare's Juliet. After studying acting at the Juilliard School, she was signed to a talent holding deal with the television producer John Wells. She was a recurring guest star in several television ...more
  • Kristen Stewart
    Photo: Spencer / Neon/Topic Studios

    Spencer

    Kristen Jaymes Stewart (born April 9, 1990) is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a César Award, which she was the first American actress to win. Her films have grossed over $4.3 billion worldwide, and she was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2010 and 2012. Born and raised in Los Angeles to an American father and Australian mother, both of whom worked in show business, Stewart began her career as a child actress in 1999. She gained notice in 2002 for playing Jodie Foster's daughter in the thriller Panic Room, which garnered her a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Feature Film. She subsequently starred in ...more
  • Nicole Kidman
    Photo: Being the Ricardos / Amazon Studios

    Being the Ricardos

    Nicole Mary Kidman AC (born 20 June 1967) is an Australian actress and producer. She has received an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and five Golden Globe Awards. She was listed among the world's highest-paid actresses in 2006, 2018 and 2019. Time magazine twice named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world, in 2004 and 2018.
  • Olivia Colman
    Photo: The Lost Duaghter / Netflix

    The Lost Daughter

    Sarah Caroline Olivia Sinclair CBE (née Colman; 30 January 1974), better known as Olivia Colman, is an English actress. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, three British Academy Television Awards, a British Academy Film Award, three Golden Globe Awards, four British Independent Film Awards 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 in the Channel 4 comedy series Peep Show (2003–2015). Major film roles include supporting roles in Hot Fuzz (2007), The Iron Lady (2011), Hyde Park on Hudson (2012), The Lobster (2015), and Murder on the ...more
  • Tessa Thompson
    Photo: Passing / Netflix

    Passing

    Tessa Lynn Thompson (born October 3, 1983) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Her breakthrough role was in Tina Mabry's independent film Mississippi Damned (2009). She gained further recognition for her starring roles as Nyla Adrose in the drama film For Colored Girls (2010), civil rights activist Diane Nash in the historical drama film Selma (2014), Bianca Taylor in the sports drama film Creed (2015) and its sequel Creed II (2018), Valkyrie in the superhero films Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Endgame (2019), Josie Radek in the science-fiction horror film Annihilation (2018), and Detroit in the science-fiction comedy film Sorry to Bother You (2018). On television, ...more
  • Lady Gaga
    Photo: House of Gucci / United Artists Releasing

    House of Gucci

    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