Oscar awards are among the biggest award shows that are held on this planet. These awards are in honor of people who have excelled in cinema and movies. These awards have their own charm and are watched by millions of people all around the globe. Over the years, we have seen many beautiful actresses who have impressed us not only with their beauty and charm but also with their superb acting skills. Following is the list of Top 10 Oscar winning actresses of all time.
1. Elizabeth Taylor
She was the beauty of yesteryears and also an idol of many new actresses. This beautiful lady learned acting skills from her mother before a family friend convince her to undergo a screen test for Universal Pictures and she won a contract. She won couple of Oscars in her acting career and that includes for the Best Actress in the movie ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?’ and ‘Butterfield 8′.
2. Julie Andrews
This lady was the leading actress in the movie ‘The Sound of Music’, which proved to be the biggest hit of the year. She performed the role with great perfection and became a superstar overnight.
3. Jodie Foster
Even though hundreds of horror movies has released till date, there are only a handful that are a class apart. ‘The Silence of the Lamb’ is one such movie. In this movie, Jodie played the role of a FBI trainee who is on hunt to nab a serial killer. She won the best actress Oscar for her brilliant performance in this movie.
4. Angelina Jolie
She is hot and beautiful and her acting skills are unmatched. Angelia Jolie has innumerable awards to her credit. However, her role in the movie ‘A Mighty Heart’ won her accolades of critics and also an oscar for best actress.
5. Charlize Theron
She is a versatile actress and has acted in movies of various genres including action, comedy, drama etc. She rose to fame in end 90’s with the movie ‘The Devil’s Advocate’. However, things changed for her after she played the role of a serial killer in the movie ‘Monster’ won Charlize an oscar.
6. Natalie Portman
She was brilliant in studies and had no intention of joining films until an agent discovered her in a pizza parlor and pushed her into modeling. She won Oscar award for the movie ‘The Black Swan’.
7. Loretta Young
This American actress started her acting career quite young. Her long career lasted over many decades and included many films. She received a few nominations for Oscar and even winning one for her role in the movie ‘The Farmer’s Daughter’.
8. Julia Roberts
Her role in the movie ‘Erin Brockovich’ was simply amazing. She played the role of the unemployed single mother of three children who fought against energy cooperation. The movie was among the highest grosser of the year.
9. Nicole Kidman
She is not only an actress but also a singer, model and a film producer. She was introduced in the movies in the year 1989 with the movie ‘The Dead Calm’. Subsequently, she did many great movies, finally winning Oscar for the musical movie ‘Moulin Rouge!’.
10. Kate Winslet
This American actress is a regular face in Oscar nomination. Having acted in many films and winning several awards, she finally won her first oscar for the movie ‘The Reader’ in the year 2008.