The Academy Awards, also known as The Oscars, are a set of awards for technical and artistic merit in cinematographic industry. It has been established in 1929 and during the time of its existence a huge amount of people who succeed in cinema have won this award. Among actors and actresses the Oscar is considered as one of the most prestigious awards which millions of artists dream about. Today we´re going to watch out 10 Hollywood actresses who once were privileged to be the owners of the greatest cinema prize and have managed to hold one day the famous statuette.
Sophie’s Choice, The Post, The Iron Lady, and Florence Foster Jenkins – after roles in these movies Streep has won the Academic Awards. Nowadays she is representing herself as a successful actress who owns very strong individuality and whose mastery is highly appreciated.
In spite of the broadly accepted opinion that Kate Winslet won the Oscars after “Titanic”, her award movie has become “The reader” appeared in 2009. By that time, Winslet already earned plenty of experience and improved her style stopping on the graceful and charming image.
The “Queen of Screaming” knew the real fame just when she was 47-years-old after shooting in the thriller called “Dolores Claiborne”. Another movie, “Misery” has brought to her a great success: for this role she has got the Academic Award. Being very charismatic, Kathy is widely-known around the world and well-rewarded for her excellent acting skills.
Working with famous directors from different countries all over the world, playing roles in classical and modern movies, roles of different kind and two Oscars as a natural result of professional activity – that’s what we know about Maggie Smith. Her huge achievements were noticed not only by the audience but also by British Government: the actress has even got the Knight title.
A daughter of legendary Henry Fonda showed herself as a talented actress and has proved the value of her talent twice becoming a winner of The Oscars. Moreover, Jane Fonda is famous for her public spiritedness and wide social activity.
The “Pretty woman” of Hollywood - Julia Roberts has stolen fans’ hearts since her first appearance on the screen. It is surprising that The Oscars which she won for this role was the second one in her career. The first Academic Award she has got was for the minor role in a movie “Steel Magnolias” (1989). Now the actress shows herself as a producer as well and keeps doing different and talented activities.
Before the “Moulin Rouge!” movie created in 2001 Nicole Kidman has already got several roles and showed herself as a young perspective actress. This musical became a pivotal time of her life. Except the Academy Awards she won lots of prizes and also got the fame of elegant and sophisticated lady.
An actress who can perfectly transform herself for a role without any economizing her personal resources – this is the thing that Charlize Theron can be definitely proud of. For the movie “Monster” she worked on herself in the best way and has got well-deserved rewards among which is the Oscars as well.
A great success came to Jodie’s life after playing in Scorsese’s movie “Taxi Driver”. Another one, “The Silence of the Lambs”, meant for her a big reward of the Oscars. Except her work in cinema she also has got the Bachelor Degree in literature and speaks several foreign languages.
First have chosen studying in scientific university, Gwyneth came back to acting and found her success in cinematography. Her greatest role was the one from “Shakespeare in love” for which she has got the Academic reward.