Mark's Best Actress Challenge

…In relentless pursuit of all performances nominated and won!

Countdown & Recap

When I started my Best Actress Challenge back in April, I believe that I estimated that I had to see 196 performances.  Whether that number is indeed accurate, I’m not quite sure, but just to keep myself on track, I thought I would do an occasional ‘countdown’ of those I have already seen.  I offer the list, so far, to you below.  If you missed my comments on any of these and would like to read them, please scroll back through my blogs!

*Denotes Oscar winner

196.  Ellen Burstyn, The Exorcist (1973)

195.  Diahann Carroll, Claudine (1974)

194.  Sally Kirkland, Anna (1987)

193.  Meryl Streep, A Cry in the Dark (1988)

192.  Lynn Redgrave, Georgy Girl (1966)

191.  Rosalind Russell, Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)

190.  Glenda Jackson, Women in Love (1970)*

189.  Audrey Hepburn, The Nun’s Story (1959)

188.  Irene Dunne, I Remember Mama (1948)

187.  Susan Sarandon, Atlantic City (1981)

186.  Jane Fonda, Julia (1977)

185.  Pauline Collins, Shirley Valentine (1989)

184.  Diane Wynyard, Cavalcade (1932-33)

183.  Meryl Streep, The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981)

182.  Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People (1980)

181.  Janet Gaynor, Street Angel (1927-28)*

180.  Ginger Rogers, Kitty Foyle (1940)*

179.  Jill Clayburgh, An Unmarried Woman (1978)

178.  Marsha Mason, The Goodbye Girl (1977)

177.  Ann-Margret, Tommy (1975)

176.  Isabelle Adjani, The Story of Adele H. (1975)

175.  Julie Walters, Educating Rita (1983)

174.  Jennifer Jones, Love is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)

173.  Leslie Caron, Lili (1953)

172.  Janet Gaynor, Seventh Heaven (1927-28)*

171.  Bette Davis, The Star (1952)

Coming soon:

170.  Michelle Pfieffer, Love Field (1992)

169.  Elizabeth Hartman, A Patch of Blue (1965)

168.  Jane Wyman, The Yearling (1946)

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