1940 - Vivien Leigh shows her Oscar for Best Actress in Gone with the Wind. The Academy Awards was held on February 1940 at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Gone with the Wind received the most nominations with thirteen, winning ten of them.
Every Best Actress Gown from the Oscars Since 1929
Every dress worn by Best Actress Academy Awards winners.Photo: Mediarun Digital Best Actress Oscar winners are kind of like the prom queens of (Quick lesson in fashion history: this amazing infographic of Best Actress winners' gowns!
But it’s possible you don’t know that Dorothy Dandridge was the first African American woman nominated for the Best Actress Academy Award for her lead role in Carmen Jones. Fun Fact: Halle Berry played Dandridge in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
This is such a CLASSIC photo! :Dorothy Dandridge from Cleveland, Ohio, sang at Harlem's Cotton Club and Apollo Theatre and became the first African-American woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for best actress. Many years passed before t