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!
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.
Meryl Streep Best Actress Oscar winner for her performance in the film "The Iron Lady". Three time Oscar winner, two for Best Actress 1982 and and one Best Supporting Actress in 1979 for her work in "Kramer vs Kramer".
Greer Garson, Best actress Oscar winner for the 1942 movie "Mrs. Miniver" with James Cagney also Oscar winner, Best Actor for the 1942 movie 'Yankee Doodle Dandy', at the Academy Awards Ceremony in 1943