Golden Globes: 20 Years of Award-Winning Movie Actresses

From Emma Thompson to Michelle Williams, take a look back at the last two decades of Golden Globe-winning movie actresses.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 17: Actress Actress Meryl Streep poses with her Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy award in the press room at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 17, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Meryl Streep
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2012<br>n<b>Michelle Williams</b> (above) of "My Week With Marilyn" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Meryl Streep</b> of "The Iron Lady" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2011<br>n<b>Natalie Portman</b> (above) of "Black Swan" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and <b>Annette Bening</b> of "The Kids Are All Right" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2010<br>n<b>Sandra Bullock</b> (above) of "The Blind Side" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and <b>Meryl Streep</b> of "Julie & Julia" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2008<br>n<b>Marion Cotillard</b> (above) of "La Vie en Rose" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Julie Chritstie</b> of "Away From Her" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2009<br>n<b>Kate Winslet</b> (above) of "Revolutionary Road" was named Best Actress in a Drama--as well as Best Supporitng Actress for "The Reader," and <b>Sally Hawkins</b> of "Happy-Go-Lucky" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2007<br>n<b>Meryl Streep</b> (above) of "The Devil Wears Prada" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, inspiring Joaquin Phoenix to bow, and <b>Helen Mirren</b> of "The Queen" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2006<br>n<b>Reese Witherspoon</b> (above) of "Walk the Line" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Felicity Huffman</b> of "Transamerica" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2005<br>n<b>Annette Bening</b> (above) of "Being Julia" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Hillary Swank</b> of "Million Dollar Baby" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2004<br>n<b>Charlize Theron</b> (above) of "Monster" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and <b>Diane Keaton</b> of "Something's Got to Give" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2003<br>n<b>Renee Zellweger</b> (above) of "Chicago" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Nicole Kidman</b> of "The Hours" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2002<br>n<b>Nicole Kidman</b> (above) of "Moulin Rouge!" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Sissy Spacek</b> of "In the Bedroom" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2001<br>n<b>Julia Roberts</b> (above) of "Erin Brockovich" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and <b>Renee Zellweger</b> of "Nurse Betty" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2000<br>n<b>Hillary Swank</b> (above) of "Boys Don’t Cry" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and <b>Janet McTeer</b> of "Tumbleweeds" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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1999<br>n<b>Cate Blanchett</b> (above) of "Elizabeth" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and <b>Gwyneth Paltrow</b> of "Shakespeare in Love" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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1998<br>n<b>Helen Hunt</b> (above, with co-star and fellow award winner Jack Nicholson) of "As Good as It Gets" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Judi Dench</b> of "Mrs. Brown" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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1997<br>n<b>Madonna</b> (above) of "Evita" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Brenda Blethyn</b> of "Secrets & Lies" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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1996<br>n<b>Sharon Stone</b> (above) of "Casino" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and <b>Nicole Kidman</b> of "To Die For" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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1995<br>n<b>Jamie Lee Curtis</b> (above) of "True Lies" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Jessica Lange</b> of "Blue Skies" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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1994<br>n<b>Angela Bassett</b> (above) of "What's Love Got to Do With It" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and <b>Holly Hunter</b> of "The Piano" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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1993<br><b>Emma Thompson</b> (above) of "Howard's End" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and <b>MIranda Richardson</b> of "Enchanted April" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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