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Oscars: who are the three actresses with the most statuettes throughout history?

Since the first oscar award ceremony in 1929, more than 3,000 statuettes were distributed, not to mention the thousands of nominations announced. After the last edition, where the ceremony was experienced in an atypical way due to the Covid-19, it is expected that this Sunday will return with the strength that has always distinguished the event. However, this year the bet is higher because there is a chance that a woman will make the story of childbirth.

It is Jeanne Campion, who is making history at the 2022 Oscars, being the first woman in the performance’s history to be nominated for a second time in the Best Direction category. On Sunday, he will compete for the film dog powerbut 28 years ago he did it for The piano.

While this is a category where male directors almost always win, she seems to have come to change that. However, many other women of cinema throughout the history of the Oscars have left their mark. In this note, we review who and why.

Jane Campion, winner of the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature for The Power of the Dog, poses in the press room during the 74th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards at the Beverly Hilton on March 12, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California .Jesse Grant – Getty Images North America

She is one of the best actresses of all time. With a long career in the cinema, it is since 1999, greatest female star in hollywood historyaccording to the American Film Institute.

The poster for Morning Glory, the film with which Katharine Hepburn won her first Oscar. (Credit: Filmaffinity)
The poster for Morning Glory, the film with which Katharine Hepburn won her first Oscar. (Credit: Filmaffinity)

Besides, is the biggest Oscar winner with four statuettes. The first was obtained in 1934 when he played One day glory, a time when it was almost unnatural for a woman to achieve this goal. However, the quality of his interpretations, accompanied by a personality that captivated more than one, was decisive. then they followed him Guess who’s coming to dinner tonightin 1968, The lion in winter, in 1969 and in the golden pond, in 1982.

Anyone who considers themselves a true movie buff is bound to know Meryl Streep’s Journey. The actress, who already has a career spanning more than five decades after her debut in 1971, not only remains active in the industry, but also remains interested in adding more awards to her credit.

Meryl Streep won her last Oscar in 2012 with The Iron Lady, a biopic about Margaret Thatcher. (Credit: IMDb)
Meryl Streep won her last Oscar in 2012 with The Iron Lady, a biopic about Margaret Thatcher. (Credit: IMDb)

The actress first won an Oscar in 1980 with moving drama Kramer versus Kramer, where he got the lead role, after ten years of significant performances. This impulse earned him his second statuette in 1983 with Sophie’s decision, where she most authentically played a Polish female Holocaust survivor. At 2012 still won with Iron Woman, where he stepped into the shoes of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

Ingrid Bergman is also another big name in Hollywood. Since arriving in the United States in the late 1930s, this Swede, also a polyglot, has been nominated seven times for the Oscars and three times he took the golden statuette.

Ingrid Bergman starred as Sweden's Greta Ohlsson in Murder on the Orient Express. (SensaCine)
Ingrid Bergman starred as Sweden’s Greta Ohlsson in Murder on the Orient Express. (SensaCine)

The first two awards were won as Best Actress in dying light (1946) and Anastasia (1958). Years later, she played the unmarried Swedish missionary Greta Ohlsson in Murder on the Orient Express (1975). Thanks to this role, based on the homonymous novel by Agatha Christie, he obtains his third statuette.

The first Oscar of Frances McDormand I got it with Fargo (nineteen ninety-six). This marked the beginning of an elaborate career towards success. Barely two decades later, came the second, with Three billboards outside (2016). She entered the women’s podium with the most statuettes thanks to her interpretation of Fougère in Nomaland in the 2021 edition of the awards.

Celebrity Frances McDormand stars in social drama Nomadland
Celebrity Frances McDormand stars in social drama Nomadland20th century workshops

McDormand has been nominated six more times: three for Best Supporting Actress and three more for Best Leading Actress. If we talk about awards in the cinema, his name sounds louder and louder.

With two prizes in hand, but with many candidates, they also stand Cate Blanchett and jane fonda. The first won by blue jasmine (2014) and by the aviator (2005). For his part, the second, did so in Klute (1972) and inglorious return (1979).

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