1960 (33rd)

Greer GarsonSunrise at Campobello {“Eleanor Roosevelt”}
Deborah KerrThe Sundowners {“Ida Carmody”}
Shirley MacLaine — The Apartment {“Fran Kubelik”}
Melina Mercouri — Never on Sunday {“Ilya”}
Elizabeth TaylorButterfield 8 {“Gloria Wandrous”}

 

1961 (34th)

Audrey HepburnBreakfast at Tiffany’s {“Holly Golightly”}
Piper Laurie — The Hustler {“Sarah Packard”}
Sophia Loren — Two Women {“Cesira”}
Geraldine Page — Summer and Smoke {“Alma Winemiller”}
Natalie Wood — Splendor in the Grass {“Wilma Dean Loomis”}

 

1962 (35th)

Anne BancroftThe Miracle Worker {“Annie Sullivan”}
Bette DavisWhat Ever Happened to Baby Jane? {“Jane Hudson”}
Katharine HepburnLong Day’s Journey into Night {“Mary Tyrone”}
Geraldine PageSweet Bird of Youth {“Alexandra Del Lago”}
Lee Remick — Days of Wine and Roses {“Kirsten Arnesen”}

 

1963 (36th)

Leslie Caron — The L-Shaped Room {“Jane”}
Shirley MacLaine — Irma La Douce {“Irma La Douce”}
Patricia NealHud {“Alma”}
Rachel Roberts — This Sporting Life {“Mrs. Hammond”}
Natalie Wood — Love with the Proper Stranger {“Angie”}

 

1964 (37th)
 
Julie AndrewsMary Poppins {“Mary Poppins”}
Anne Bancroft — The Pumpkin Eater {“Jo Armitage”}
Sophia Loren — Marriage Italian Style {“Filomena Marturano”}
Debbie ReynoldsThe Unsinkable Molly Brown {“Molly Brown”}
Kim Stanley — Seance on a Wet Afternoon {“Myra Savage”}

 

1965 (38th)

Julie Andrews — The Sound of Music {“Maria”}
Julie ChristieDarling {“Diana Scott”}
Samantha Eggar — The Collector {“Miranda Grey”}
Elizabeth Hartman — A Patch of Blue {“Selina D’Arcey”}
Simone Signoret  — Ship of Fools {“La Condessa”}

 

1966 (39th)

Anouk Aimee — A Man and a Woman {“Anne Gauthier”}
Ida Kaminska — The Shop on Main Street {“Rozalie Lautmanova”}
Lynn Redgrave — Georgy Girl {“Georgy Parkin”}
Vanessa Redgrave — Morgan! {“Leonie Delt”}
Elizabeth TaylorWho’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? {“Martha”}

 

1967 (40th)

Anne Bancroft — The Graduate {“Mrs. Robinson”}
Faye Dunaway — Bonnie and Clyde {“Bonnie Parker”}
Dame Edith Evans — The Whisperers {“Mrs. Ross”}
Audrey HepburnWait until Dark {“Susy Hendrix”}
Katharine HepburnGuess Who’s Coming to Dinner {“Christina Drayton”}

 

1968 (41st) A tie
 
Katharine HepburnThe Lion in Winter {“Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine”}
Patricia Neal — The Subject Was Roses {“Nettie Cleary”}
Vanessa Redgrave — Isadora {“Isadora Duncan”}
Barbra StreisandFunny Girl {“Fanny Brice”}
Joanne Woodward — Rachel, Rachel {“Rachel Cameron”}

 

1969 (42nd)

Genevieve Bujold — Anne of the Thousand Days {“Anne Boleyn”}
Jane Fonda — They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? {“Gloria Beatty”}
Liza Minnelli — The Sterile Cuckoo {“Pookie Adams”}
Jean Simmons — The Happy Ending {“Mary Wilson”}
Maggie Smith — The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie {“Miss Jean Brodie”}

 

1970 (43rd)
 
Jane Alexander — The Great White Hope {“Eleanor Bachman”}
Glenda Jackson — Women in Love {“Gudrun Brangwen”}
Ali MacGraw — Love Story {“Jenny Cavilleri”}
Sarah Miles — Ryan’s Daughter {“Rosy Ryan”}
Carrie Snodgress — Diary of a Mad Housewife {“Tina Balser”}

 

1971 (44th)

Julie Christie — McCabe & Mrs. Miller {“Mrs. Constance Miller”}
Jane FondaKlute {“Bree Daniel”}
Glenda Jackson — Sunday Bloody Sunday {“Alex Greville”}
Vanessa Redgrave — Mary, Queen of Scots {“Mary, Queen of Scots”}
Janet Suzman — Nicholas and Alexandra {“Alexandra”}

 

1972 (45th)

Liza Minnelli — Cabaret {“Sally Bowles”}
Diana Ross — Lady Sings the Blues {“Billie Holiday”}
Maggie Smith — Travels with My Aunt {“Aunt Augusta”}
Cicely Tyson — Sounder {“Rebecca Morgan”}
Liv Ullmann — The Emigrants {“Kristina”}

 

1973 (46th)
 
Ellen Burstyn — The Exorcist {“Chris MacNeil”}
Glenda Jackson — A Touch of Class {“Vicki Allessio”}
Marsha Mason — Cinderella Liberty {“Maggie Paul”}
Barbra Streisand — The Way We Were {“Katie Morosky”}
Joanne Woodward — Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams {“Rita Walden”}

 

1974 (47th)

Ellen BurstynAlice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore {“Alice Hyatt”}
Diahann Carroll — Claudine {“Claudine”}
Faye Dunaway — Chinatown {“Evelyn Cross Mulwray”}
Valerie Perrine — Lenny {“Honey Bruce”}
Gena Rowlands — A Woman under the Influence {“Mabel Longhetti”}

 

1975 (48th)

Isabelle Adjani — The Story of Adele H. {“Adele Hugo”}
Ann-Margret — Tommy {“Nora Walker Hobbs”}
Louise FletcherOne Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest {“Nurse Mildred Ratched”}
Glenda Jackson — Hedda {“Hedda Gabler”}
Carol Kane — Hester Street {“Gitl”}

 

1976 (49th)

Marie-Christine Barrault — Cousin, Cousine {“Marthe”}
Faye DunawayNetwork {“Diana Christensen”}
Talia Shire — Rocky {“Adrian”}
Sissy Spacek — Carrie {“Carrie White”}
Liv Ullmann — Face to Face {“Dr. Jenny Isaksson”}

 

1977 (50th)

Anne Bancroft — The Turning Point {“Emma Jacklin”}
Jane Fonda — Julia {“Lillian Hellman”}
Diane KeatonAnnie Hall {“Annie Hall”}
Shirley MacLaine — The Turning Point {“Deedee Rodgers”}
Marsha Mason — The Goodbye Girl {“Paula McFadden”}

 

1978 (51st)

Ingrid Bergman — Autumn Sonata {“Charlotte Andergast”}
Ellen Burstyn — Same Time, Next Year {“Doris”}
Jill Clayburgh — An Unmarried Woman {“Erica”}
Jane Fonda — Coming Home {“Sally Hyde”}
Geraldine Page — Interiors {“Eve”}

 

1979 (52nd)

Jill Clayburgh — Starting Over {“Marilyn Homberg”}
Sally FieldNorma Rae {“Norma Rae”}
Jane Fonda — The China Syndrome {“Kimberly Wells”}
Marsha Mason — Chapter Two {“Jennie MacLaine”}
Bette Midler — The Rose {“Rose”}