1940 - Vivien Leigh shows her Oscar for Best Actress in Gone with the Wind. The Academy Awards was held on February 1940 at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Gone with the Wind received the most nominations with thirteen, winning ten of them.
The Annual "Academy Awards Cloris Leachman Best Supporting Actress Oscar for ''The Last Picture Show'' 1971 Charlie Chaplin for his Honorary Oscar 1972 Gene Hackman Best Actor Oscar for ''The French Connection''
Every dress worn by Best Actress Academy Awards winners.Photo: Mediarun Digital Best Actress Oscar winners are kind of like the prom queens of (Quick lesson in fashion history: this amazing infographic of Best Actress winners' gowns!