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Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress

The Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress is an award presented by the Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association. It is given in honor of an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role.

Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Olivia Colman at Moet BIFA 2014 (cropped).jpg
The 2018 recipient: Olivia Colman
Awarded forBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
CountryUnited States
Presented byDallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association
First awardedKathy Bates
Misery (1990)
Currently held byOlivia Colman
The Favourite (2018)
Websitedfwcritics.com

Winners and nomineesEdit

1990sEdit

Year Winner Film Role
1990 Kathy Bates Misery Annie Wilkes
1991 Jodie Foster The Silence of the Lambs Clarice Starling
1992 Emma Thompson Howards End Margaret Schlegel
1993 Holly Hunter The Piano Ada McGrath
1994 Linda Fiorentino The Last Seduction Bridget Gregory
Jodie Foster Nell Nell Kellty
1995 Elisabeth Shue Leaving Las Vegas Sera
1996 Frances McDormand Fargo Marge Gunderson
1997 Helena Bonham Carter The Wings of the Dove Kate Croy
1998 Cate Blanchett Elizabeth Elizabeth I of England
1999 Hilary Swank Boys Don't Cry Brandon Teena / Teena Renae Brandon

2000sEdit

Year Winner and nominees Film Role
2000 Laura Linney You Can Count On Me Samantha "Sammy" Prescott
Joan Allen The Contender Senator Laine Billings Hanson
Ellen Burstyn Requiem for a Dream Sara Goldfarb
Julia Roberts Erin Brockovich Erin Brockovich
Renée Zellweger Nurse Betty Betty Sizemore
2001 Sissy Spacek In the Bedroom Ruth Fowler
Halle Berry Monster's Ball Leticia Musgrove
Nicole Kidman Moulin Rouge! Satine
Tilda Swinton The Deep End Margaret Hall
Renée Zellweger Bridget Jones's Diary Bridget Jones
2002 Julianne Moore Far from Heaven Cathy Whitaker
Salma Hayek Frida Frida Kahlo
Isabelle Huppert The Piano Teacher Erika Kohut
Nicole Kidman The Hours Virginia Woolf
Renée Zellweger Chicago Roxie Hart
2003 Charlize Theron Monster Aileen Wuornos
Scarlett Johansson Lost in Translation Charlotte
Diane Keaton Something's Gotta Give Erica Barry
Nicole Kidman Cold Mountain Ada Monroe
Naomi Watts 21 Grams Cristina Peck
2004 Hilary Swank Million Dollar Baby Margaret "Maggie" Fitzgerald
Annette Bening Being Julia Julia Lambert
Catalina Sandino Moreno Maria Full of Grace María Álvarez
Imelda Staunton Vera Drake Vera Drake
Kate Winslet Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Clementine Kruczynski
2005 Felicity Huffman Transamerica Sabrina "Bree" Osbourne
Joan Allen The Upside of Anger Terry Wolfmayer
Keira Knightley Pride & Prejudice Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bennet
Charlize Theron North Country Josie Aimes
Reese Witherspoon Walk the Line June Carter Cash
2006 Helen Mirren The Queen Queen Elizabeth II
Penélope Cruz Volver Raimunda
Judi Dench Notes on a Scandal Barbara Covett
Maggie Gyllenhaal Sherrybaby Sherry Swanson
Meryl Streep The Devil Wears Prada Miranda Priestly
Kate Winslet Little Children Sarah Pierce
2007 Julie Christie Away from Her Fiona Anderson
Marion Cotillard La Vie en Rose (La môme) Édith Piaf
Angelina Jolie A Mighty Heart Mariane Pearl
Laura Linney The Savages Wendy Savage
Ellen Page Juno Juno MacGuff
2008 Anne Hathaway Rachel Getting Married Kym Buchman
Sally Hawkins Happy-Go-Lucky Pauline "Poppy" Cross
Meryl Streep Doubt Sister Aloysius Beauvier
Kristen Scott Thomas I've Loved You So Long Juliette Fontaine
Kate Winslet Revolutionary Road April Wheeler
2009 Carey Mulligan An Education Jenny Miller
Emily Blunt The Young Victoria Queen Victoria
Sandra Bullock The Blind Side Leigh Anne Tuohy
Gabourey Sidibe Precious Claireece Precious Jones
Meryl Streep Julie & Julia Julia Child

2010sEdit

Year Winner and nominees Film Role
2010 Natalie Portman Black Swan Nina Sayers
Annette Bening The Kids Are All Right Dr. Nicole "Nic" Allgood
Nicole Kidman Rabbit Hole Becca Corbett
Jennifer Lawrence Winter's Bone Ree Dolly
Michelle Williams Blue Valentine Cindy Heller
2011 Michelle Williams My Week with Marilyn Marilyn Monroe
Kirsten Dunst Melancholia Justine
Meryl Streep The Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher
Tilda Swinton We Need to Talk About Kevin Eva Khatchadourian
Charlize Theron Young Adult Mavis Gary
2012 Jessica Chastain Zero Dark Thirty Maya
Jennifer Lawrence Silver Linings Playbook Tiffany Maxwell
Helen Mirren Hitchcock Alma Reville
Emmanuelle Riva Amour Anne Laurent
Naomi Watts The Impossible Maria Bennett
Quvenzhané Wallis Beasts of the Southern Wild Hushpuppy
2013 Cate Blanchett Blue Jasmine Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis
Sandra Bullock Gravity Dr. Ryan Stone
Judi Dench Philomena Philomena Lee
Meryl Streep August: Osage County Violet Weston
Emma Thompson Saving Mr. Banks P. L. Travers
2014 Reese Witherspoon Wild Cheryl Strayed
Marion Cotillard Two Days, One Night Sandra Bya
Felicity Jones The Theory of Everything Jane Wilde Hawking
Julianne Moore Still Alice Dr. Alice Howland
Rosamund Pike Gone Girl Amy Elliott Dunne
2015 Brie Larson Room Joy "Ma" Newsome
Cate Blanchett Carol Carol Aird
Carey Mulligan Suffragette Maud Watts
Charlotte Rampling 45 Years Kate Mercer
Saoirse Ronan Brooklyn Eilis Lacey
Charlize Theron Mad Max: Fury Road Imperator Furiosa
2016 Natalie Portman Jackie Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Amy Adams Arrival Dr. Louise Banks
Annette Bening 20th Century Women Dorothea Fields
Ruth Negga Loving Mildred Loving
Emma Stone La La Land Mia Dolan
2017 Sally Hawkins The Shape of Water Elisa Esposito
Frances McDormand Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Mildred Hayes
Margot Robbie I, Tonya Tonya Harding
Saoirse Ronan Lady Bird Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson
Meryl Streep The Post Katharine Graham
2018 Olivia Colman The Favourite Queen Anne
Glenn Close The Wife Joan Castleman
Lady Gaga A Star Is Born Ally Maine
Nicole Kidman Destroyer Erin Bell
Melissa McCarthy Can You Ever Forgive Me? Lee Israel