New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Actress Awards

2014
Marion Cotillard
The Immigrant, Two Days, One Night
2013
Cate Blanchett
Blue Jasmine
2012
Rachel Weisz
The Deep Blue Sea
2011
Meryl Streep
The Iron Lady
2010
Annette Bening
The Kids Are All Right
2009
Meryl Streep
Julie & Julia
2008
Sally Hawkins
Happy-Go-Lucky
2007
Julie Christie
Away from Her
2006
Helen Mirren
The Queen
2005
Reese Witherspoon
Walk the Line
2004
Imelda Staunton
Vera Drake
2003
Hope Davis
American Splendor; The Secret Lives of Dentists
2002
Diane Lane
Unfaithful
2001
Sissy Spacek
In the Bedroom
2000
Laura Linney
You Can Count On Me
1999
Hilary Swank
Boys Don't Cry
1998
Cameron Diaz
There's Something About Mary
1997
Julie Christie
Afterglow
1996
Emily Watson
Breaking the Waves
1995
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Georgia
1994
Linda Fiorentino
The Last Seduction
1993
Holly Hunter
The Piano
1992
Emma Thompson
Howards End
1991
Jodie Foster
The Silence of the Lambs
1990
Joanne Woodward
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
1989
Michelle Pfeiffer
The Fabulous Baker Boys
1988
Meryl Streep
A Cry in the Dark
1987
Holly Hunter
Broadcast News
1986
Sissy Spacek
Crimes of the Heart
1985
Norma Aleandro
The Official History
1984
Peggy Ashcroft
A Passage to India
1983
Shirley McLaine
Terms of Endearment
1982
Meryl Streep
Sophie's Choice
1981
Glenda Jackson
Stevie
1980
Sissy Spacek
Coal Miner's Daughter
1979
Sally Field
Norma Rae
1978
Ingrid Bergman
Autumn Sonata
1977
Diane Keaton
Annie Hall
1976
Liv Ullman
Face to Face
1975
Isabelle Adjani
The Story of Adele H.
1974
Liv Ullman
Scenes from a Marriage
1973
Joanne Woodward
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
1972
Liv Ullman
Cries and Whispers; The Emigrants
1971
Jane Fonda
Klute
1970
Glenda Jackson
Women in Love
1969
Jane Fonda
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
1968
Joanne Woodward
Rachel, Rachel
1967
Edith Evans
The Whisperers
1966
Lynn Redgrave
Georgy Girl
1966
Elizabeth Taylor
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1965
Julie Christie
Darling
1964
Kim Stanley
Seance on a Wet Afternoon
1963
Patricia Neal
Hud
1961
Sophia Loren
Two Women
1960
Deborah Kerr
The Sundowners
1959
Audrey Hepburn
The Nun's Story
1958
Susan Hayward
I Want to Live!
1957
Deborah Kerr
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
1956
Ingrid Bergman
Anastasia
1955
Anna Magnani
The Rose Tattoo
1954
Grace Kelly
The Country Girl; Rear Window; Dial M for Murder
1953
Audrey Hepburn
Roman Holiday
1952
Shirley Booth
Come Back, Little Sheba
1951
Vivien Leigh
A Streetcar Named Desire
1950
Bette Davis
All About Eve
1949
Olivia de Havilland
The Heiress
1948
Olivia de Havilland
The Snake Pit
1947
Deborah Kerr
Black Narcissus; I See a Dark Stranger
1946
Celia Johnson
Brief Encounter
1945
Ingrid Bergman
Spellbound; The Bells of St. Mary's
1944
Tallulah Bankhead
Lifeboat
1943
Ida Lupino
The Hard Way
1942
Agnes Moorehead
The Magnificent Ambersons
1941
Joan Fontaine
Suspicion
1940
Katharine Hepburn
The Philadelphia Story
1939
Vivien Leigh
Gone with the Wind
1938
Margaret Sullavan
Three Comrades
1937
Greta Garbo
Camille
1936
Luise Rainer
The Great Ziegfeld
1935
Greta Garbo
Anna Karenina