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The Characters Behind The Oscars Best Actress Winners

Posted on February 22, 2016

With the 88th Academy Awards ceremony just around the corner, MyBreast have taken a look back in time to show the characters behind the Best Actress winners of the past 40 years.

On the big night all eyes are on the red carpet dresses and discussion focused on who the nominees are wearing, but it is the portrayal of the character in the films themselves that really makes the difference. The hair, clothes and appearance of the characters often play an integral part of making a character iconic and instantly recognisable. From detectives, ballet dancers and boxers to former prime ministers and the current Queen of England –an exceptionally wide range of roles have led to the coveted award.

We have presented the character interpretations that have landed actresses the biggest prize in film in our infographic “The Characters Behind The Oscars Best Actress Winners