Sunday, February 26, 2012
Oscar Winners - Best Actor & Best Actress (1927/28-2010)
On the Actress side, there have been 12 women to win multiple times. Katherine Hepburns holds the record with 4 wins in 1933, 1967, 1968 and 1981. The other actresses who won twice are Luise Rainer, Bette Davis, Vivien Leigh, Ingrid Bergman, Olivia de Haviland, Elizabeth Taylor, Glenda Jackson, Jane Fonda, Sally Field, Jodie Foster and Hilary Swank. The very first Best Actress, Janet Gaynor only won in a single year, but she is the only Oscar-winning actress honored for multiple films (Sunrise, Seventh Heaven, Street Angel). Four others (Maggie Smith, Helen Hayes, Jessica Lange and Meryl Streep) won here once but also have other Oscars for Supporting Actress.