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My Best Actress Nominees - The 1940s

by jsaez
My Best Actress Nominees - The 1940s by jsaez
1940: Bette Davis (The Letter) Joan Fontaine (Rebecca) Katharine Hepburn (The Philadelphia Story) *Rosalind Russell (His Girl Friday) Margaret Sullavan (The Shop Around the Corner) 1941: Bette Davis (The Little Foxes) Olivia de Havilland (Hold Bach the Dawn) Wendy Hiller (Major Barbara) Vivien Leigh (That Hamilton Woman) *Barbara Stanwyck (The Lady Eve; Ball of Fire; Meet John Doe) 1942: Ingrid Bergman (Casablanca) *Bette Davis (Now, Voyager) Katharine Hepburn (Woman of the Year) Carole Lombard (To Be or Not to Be) Ginger Rogers (The Major and the Minor) 1943: Jean Arthur (The More the Merrier) Ingrid Bergman (For Whom the Bell Tolls) Clara… Read more

1940:
Bette Davis (The Letter)
Joan Fontaine (Rebecca)
Katharine Hepburn (The Philadelphia Story)
*Rosalind Russell (His Girl Friday)
Margaret Sullavan (The Shop Around the Corner)

1941:
Bette Davis (The Little Foxes)
Olivia de Havilland (Hold Bach the Dawn)
Wendy Hiller (Major Barbara)
Vivien Leigh (That Hamilton Woman)
*Barbara Stanwyck (The Lady Eve; Ball of Fire; Meet John Doe)

1942:
Ingrid Bergman (Casablanca)
*Bette Davis (Now, Voyager)
Katharine Hepburn (Woman of the Year)
Carole Lombard (To Be or Not to Be)
Ginger Rogers (The Major and the Minor)

1943:
Jean Arthur (The More the Merrier)
Ingrid Bergman (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
Clara Calamai (Ossessione)
*Ida Lupino (The Hard Way)
Teresa Wright (Shadow of a Doubt)

1944:
Lauren Bacall (To Have and Have Not)
Ingrid Bergman (Gaslight)
Judy Garland (Meet Me in St. Louis)
Celia Johnson (This Happy Breed)
*Barbara Stanwyck (Double Indemnity)

1945:
Joan Crawford (Mildred Pierce)
Wendy Hiller (I Know Where I’m Going!)
*Celia Johnson (Brief Encounter)
Anna Magnani (Rome, Open City)
Ann Savage (Detour)

1946:
Lauren Bacall (The Big Sleep)
*Ingrid Bergman (Notorious)
Olivia de Havilland (To Each His Own; The Dark Mirror)
Myrna Loy (The Best Years of Our Lives)
Barbara Stanwyck (My Reputation; The Strange Love of Martha Ivers)

1947:
Joan Crawford (Possessed; Daisy Kenyon)
Jane Greer (Out of the Past)
Susan Hayward (Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman)
*Deborah Kerr (Black Narcissus)
Googie Withers (It Always Rains on Sunday)

1948:
Olivia de Havilland (The Snake Pit)
Joan Fontaine (Letter from an Unknown Woman)
*Anna Magnani (L’amore)
Barbara Stanwyck (Sorry, Wrong Number)
Claire Trevor (Raw Deal)

1949:
Joan Bennett (The Reckless Moment)
Valentina Cortese (Thieves’ Highway)
*Olivia de Havilland (The Heiress)
Susan Hayward (My Foolish Heart)
Katharine Hepburn (Adam’s Rib)

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