British Oscar Winning Actresses.

Can you name both the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winners since 1929?
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***Note: The year is the year of the CEREMONY. NOT the year the film was released.
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Year
Movie
Category
Answer
1940
Gone with the Wind
Best Actress
Vivien Leigh
1942
Suspicion
Best Actress
Joan Fontaine
1943
Mrs. Miniver
Best Actress
Greer Garson
1947
To Each His Own
Best Actress
Olivia de Havilland
1950
The Heiress
Best Actress
Olivia de Havilland
1952
A Streetcar Named Desire
Best Actress
Vivien Leigh
1954
Roman Holiday
Best Actress
Audrey Hepburn
1959
Seperate Tables
Best Supporting Actress
Wendy Hiller
1961
Butterfield 8
Best Actress
Elizabeth Taylor
1964
The V.I.P.s
Best Supporting Actress
Margaret Rutherford
1965
Mary Poppins
Best Actress
Dame Julie Andrews
1966
Darling
Best Actress
Julie Christie
1967
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Actress
Elizabeth Taylor
Year
Movie
Category
Answer
1970
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Best Actress
Dame Maggie Smith
1971
Women in Love
Best Actress
Glenda Jackson
1974
A Touch of Class
Best Actress
Glenda Jackson
1978
Julia
Best Supporting Actress
Vanessa Redgrave
1979
California Suite
Best Supporting Actress
Dame Maggie Smith
1985
A Passage To India
Best Supporting Actress
Dame Peggy Ashcroft
1990
Driving Miss Daisy
Best Actress
Jessica Tandy
1993
Howards End
Best Actress
Emma Thompson
1999
Shakespeare in Love
Best Supporting Actress
Dame Judi Dench
2006
The Constant Gardener
Best Supporting Actress
Rachel Weisz
2007
The Queen
Best Actress
Dame Helen Mirren
2008
Michael Clayton
Best Supporting Actress
Tilda Swinton
2009
The Reader
Best Actress
Kate Winslet
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Level 74
Jul 6, 2015
Good quiz idea. While you're including the "Dames", make sure to give Dame Peggy Ashcroft her due too.
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Level 19
Sep 29, 2015
Thank you for your feedback, it is always appreciated! I have since corrected Lady Ashcroft's title. :) Apologies for the mistake!
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Level 59
Feb 8, 2017
Peggy Ashcroft was "only" dame
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Level 68
Jul 6, 2015
Elizabeth Taylor?
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Level 78
Jul 7, 2015
I was thinking the same thing. She was British-born to parents who were US citizens. She was Best Actress in 1960 for Butterfield 8 and in 1966 for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
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Level 19
Sep 29, 2015
Ms. Taylor has been added to the quiz. Apologies for any offence which may have been caused! :)