Best '80s Actresses Who Didn't Win the Oscar

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The Top Ten

1 Michelle Pfeiffer - The Fabulous Baker Boys

Michelle acted and sang. By the way, her voice is really great - Alexandr

The most talented of them all!

My beautiful and ubber talented lady

What a travesty that she didn't win it for this role. She was exquisite and so talented. She was believable, great voice and how sexy and gorgeous was she during her unforgettable rendition of, "Making Whoopie! "

2 Sigourney Weaver - Aliens, Gorillas in the Mist Sigourney Weaver - Aliens, Gorillas in the Mist Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver is an American actress and film producer. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall, she quickly came to prominence in 1979 with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien.

Another brilliant performance from S. Weaver... But not appreciated. Again! - Alexandr

She didn't win the Oscar. Can you believe in that? Shame for American Award - Alexandr

3 Glenn Close - Fatal Attraction, Dangerous Liaisons Glenn Close - Fatal Attraction, Dangerous Liaisons Glenn Close is an American actress, singer and film producer. With an acting career spanning over 40 years, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility and is widely regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation.

She was 1000000000x better than Cher who beat her that year - Alexandr

4 Kathleen Turner - Peggy Sue Got Married Kathleen Turner - Peggy Sue Got Married Mary Kathleen Turner, better known as Kathleen Turner, is an American film and stage actress and director.

Just awesome acting. Kathleen is very talented actress - Alexandr

5 Julie Andrews - Victor Victoria Julie Andrews - Victor Victoria Dame Julia "Julie" Elizabeth Andrews is an English film and stage actress, singer, author, theatre director and dancer.

Wonderful performance. Deserved the Oscar - Alexandr

6 Debra Winger - Terms of Endearment, An Officer and a Gentleman Debra Winger - Terms of Endearment, An Officer and a Gentleman

This woman had many great dramatic movies in the 80's - Alexandr

7 Sissy Spacek - Crimes of the Heart, The River, Missing Sissy Spacek - Crimes of the Heart, The River, Missing Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Spacek is an American actress and singer. She began her career in the early 1970s and first gained attention for her role in the film Badlands.
8 Whoopi Goldberg - The Color Purple Whoopi Goldberg - The Color Purple Caryn Elaine Johnson, known professionally by her stage name Whoopi Goldberg, is an American actress, comedian, and television host.

We all know her as great comedy actress but in this movie she showed marvelous dramatic acting - Alexandr

9 Holly Hunter - Broadcast News Holly Hunter - Broadcast News Holly Hunter is an American actress and producer. For her performance as Ada McGrath in the 1993 drama film The Piano, she won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress.
10 Goldie Hawn - Private Benjamin Goldie Hawn - Private Benjamin

The Contenders

11 Ellen Burstyn - Resurrection
12 Susan Sarandon - Atlantic City Susan Sarandon - Atlantic City Susan Abigail Sarandon is an American actress. She is an Academy Award and BAFTA Award winner who is also known for her social and political activism for a variety of liberal causes.
13 Diane Keaton - Reds
14 Jessica Lange - Frances
15 Judy Davis - A Passage to India
16 Vanessa Redgrave - The Bostonians Vanessa Redgrave - The Bostonians
17 Anne Bancroft - Agnes of God Anne Bancroft - Agnes of God Anna Maria Louisa Italiano, known professionally as Anne Bancroft, was an American actress, director, and screenwriter associated with the method acting school, having studied under Lee Strasberg.
18 Jessica Lange - Sweet Dreams, Music Box
19 Jane Fonda - The Morning After Jane Fonda - The Morning After Jane Fonda is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru.
20 Sally Kirkland - Anna
21 Melanie Griffith - Working Girl Melanie Griffith - Working Girl Melanie Richards Griffith is an American actress. Griffith began her career as an adolescent in nonspeaking film roles before making her credited debut opposite Gene Hackman in Arthur Penn's Night Moves.
22 Mary Tyler Moore - Ordinary People
23 Sarah Jessica Parker - Flight of the Navigator
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Top Remixes

1. Sigourney Weaver - Aliens, Gorillas in the Mist
2. Michelle Pfeiffer - The Fabulous Baker Boys
3. Kathleen Turner - Peggy Sue Got Married
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