Winners at the Academy Awards for Best Leading Actress (1928 - 2023)


The Category for Best Leading Actress of the Academy Awards has been awarded since 1928. In the history of the Academy Awards a total of 95 awards have been awarded in this category. The first actress to win this category was Janet Gaynor in 1928 for the movie Seventh Heaven (7th Heaven) and the last actress to win was Michelle Yeoh in 2023 for the movie Everything Everywhere All at Once.