Best Actresses in a Leading Role in 2007

by maguire2 | created - 17 Dec 2010 | updated - 17 Dec 2010 | Public

1. Amy Adams

Actress | Arrival

Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...

Enchanted - WINNER

2. Julie Christie

Actress | Doctor Zhivago

Julie Christie, the British movie legend whom Al Pacino called "the most poetic of all actresses," was born in Chabua, Assam, India, on April 14, 1940, the daughter of Rosemary (Ramsden), a painter, and Francis St. John "Frank" Christie, a tea planter. The young Christie grew up on her father's ...

Away from Her - Nomination

3. Anamaria Marinca

Actress | 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile

Anamaria Marinca was born on April 1, 1978 in Iasi, Romania. She is an actress, known for 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), Europa Report (2013) and Fury (2014).

4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile - Nomination

4. Rani Mukerji

Actress | Black

Mukerji comes from a film-oriented family of Bengali origin. Her father, Ram Mukherjee, is a retired director and one of the founders of "Filmalaya Studios". Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee, was a playback singer. Her brother, Raj Mukherjee is a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt, ...

Laaga Chunari Mein Daag - Nomination

5. Franka Potente

Actress | Lola rennt

Franka Potente was born on 22 July 1974 in the German city of Münster, to Hildegard, a medical assistant, and Dieter Potente, a teacher, and raised in the nearby town of Dülmen. After her graduation in 1994, she went to the Otto-Falckenberg-Schule, a drama school in Munich, but soon broke off to ...

Romulus, My Father - Nomination

6. Marion Cotillard

Actress | La môme

Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is Breton.

Raised in Orléans, France, she made her ...

Mome

7. Inés Efron

Actress | XXY

Inés Efron was born in 1985 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She is an actress, known for XXY (2007), Glue (2006) and The Fish Child (2009).

XXY

8. Marianne Faithfull

Actress | Marie Antoinette

Daughter of Eva, the Baroness Erisso, and Major Glynn Faithfull, a WWII British spy. Recorded the first song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "As Tears Go By" (1964). Involved in a major drug scandal with Jagger, Richards and others, which ultimately turned public opinion favorably ...

Irina Palm

9. Keira Knightley

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Keira Christina Knightley was born March 26, 1985 in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born ...

Atonement

10. Outi Mäenpää

Actress | Musta jää

Outi Mäenpää was born on February 24, 1962 in Helsinki, Finland as Outi Kirsti Johanna Mäenpää. She is an actress and writer, known for Black Ice (2007), Flowers and Binding (2004) and Pearls and Pigs (2003).

Musta Jaa

11. Danuta Szaflarska

Actress | Pora umierac

Danuta Szaflarska was born on February 6, 1915 in Kosarzyska, Galicia, Austria-Hungary as Zofia Danuta Szaflarska. She was an actress, known for Time to Die (2007), Diably, diably (1991) and Pozegnanie z Maria (1993). She was married to Jan Ekier and Janusz Kilanski. She died on February 19, 2017 ...

Pora umierać



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