My current Top 5

My current Top 5


My Best Actress ranking so far...Update!

Here is my first update. New performances will always be highlighted in bold. 

1. Vivien Leigh in Gone with the Wind (1939)
2. Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard (1950)
3. Olivia de Havilland in The Heiress (1949)
4. Anne Bancroft in The Graduate (1967)
5. Janet Gaynor in Seventh Heaven (1927-1928)   
6. Glenn Close in Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
7. Edith Evans in The Whisperers (1967)
8. Greta Garbo in Ninotchka (1939)
9. Faye Dunaway in Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
10. Bette Davis in The Little Foxes (1941)

11. Barbara Stanwyck in Ball of Fire (1941)
12. Shelley Winters in A Place in the Sun (1951)
13. Ingrid Bergman in The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945)
14. Katharine Hepburn in Guess who’s coming to dinner (1967)
15. Teresa Wright in The Pride of the Yankees (1942) 
16. Jennifer Jones in Love Letters (1945)
17. Ellen Burstyn in Same Time, Next Year (1978)
18. Loretta Young in Come to the Stable (1949)  
19. Irene Dunne in Cimarron (1930-1931)
20. Diana Wynyard in Cavalcade (1932-1933)


GM said...

I need to say you are my favorite Best Actress blogger, I'm very glad you're ranking the nominees!

Tom said...

I must say, it's hard to argue with the #1 choice for now.

I predict Vivien Leigh in Streetcar will also make the top 10 when it debuts.

Fritz said...

@GM: Thank you so much! Thanks especially for still sticking around even so I practially stopped blogging...I love your blog, too, all the videos are great!

@Tom: Very likely! :)