How well do you know your Best Actress Oscar winners? [QUIZ]

Everyone knows four-time champ Katharine Hepburn has won the most Best Actress Oscars, not to mention the most Oscars for acting ever. Daniel Day-Lewis (“Phantom Thread”) and Meryl Streep (“The Post”) could tie her this year at four, but they probably won’t. Hepburn is one of 13 women who’ve won the category more than once, but everyone else is stuck at two. Frances McDormand (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) could join the group this year, which would also make her, at 60, one of the category’s oldest winners.

But do you which two-time Best Actress champ used to live in a car? Or who was the only performer to win an Oscar for an Alfred Hitchcock film? Or who was the first to win for a performance in a foreign language? Or who acted under her birth name until her future husband and movie mogul gave her a stage name?

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Test your knowledge of Oscar’s Best Actress winners with our quiz below. (No cheating!) And be sure to make your predictions for this year’s Best Actress Oscar race here.

Alfred Hitchcock only directed one performer to an Oscar win. Who was the actress and what was the film?

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Bette Davis won her first best actress Oscar for 1935's "Dangerous." The year before she was a write-in nominee for what film?

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Before she won the best actress Oscar for 1943's "The Song of Bernadette," Jennifer Jones made a few films under her real name Phyllis Isley including what 1939 serial?

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Who was the first actress to win the Oscar for a foreign language film?

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Long before Ellen Burstyn won the lead actress Oscar for 1974's "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore," she appeared as a dancer on what popular musical variety series?

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Shirley MacLaine, who won the lead actress Oscar for 1983's "Terms of Endearment," was discovered in 1954 by producer Hal Wallis when she went on for star Carol Haney in what Broadway musical?

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Jessica Lange won the Best Actress Oscar for 1994's "Blue Sky." The drama was the last film directed by Tony Richardson, who won the Best Director honors for what film?

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Before she won her Oscar for 2012's "Silver Linings Playbook," Jennifer Lawrence starred from 2007-2009 in what comedy series ?

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What two-time Oscar-winning actress lived in a car with her mother until her mother saved enough money for them to get an apartment?

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Long Oscar acceptance speeches are nothing new. Which Best Actress winner is credited for giving the longest speech at five and a half minutes?

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Quiz Results:
#1
Alfred Hitchcock only directed one performer to an Oscar win. Who was the actress and what was the film?
#2
Bette Davis won her first best actress Oscar for 1935's "Dangerous." The year before she was a write-in nominee for what film?
#3
Before she won the best actress Oscar for 1943's "The Song of Bernadette," Jennifer Jones made a few films under her real name Phyllis Isley including what 1939 serial?
#4
Who was the first actress to win the Oscar for a foreign language film?
#5
Long before Ellen Burstyn won the lead actress Oscar for 1974's "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore," she appeared as a dancer on what popular musical variety series?
#6
Shirley MacLaine, who won the lead actress Oscar for 1983's "Terms of Endearment," was discovered in 1954 by producer Hal Wallis when she went on for star Carol Haney in what Broadway musical?
#7
Jessica Lange won the Best Actress Oscar for 1994's "Blue Sky." The drama was the last film directed by Tony Richardson, who won the Best Director honors for what film?
#8
Before she won her Oscar for 2012's "Silver Linings Playbook," Jennifer Lawrence starred from 2007-2009 in what comedy series ?
#9
What two-time Oscar-winning actress lived in a car with her mother until her mother saved enough money for them to get an apartment?
#10
Long Oscar acceptance speeches are nothing new. Which Best Actress winner is credited for giving the longest speech at five and a half minutes?

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