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
nMichelle Williams (above) of "My Week With Marilyn" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Meryl Streep of "The Iron Lady" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2011
nNatalie Portman (above) of "Black Swan" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and Annette Bening of "The Kids Are All Right" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2010
nSandra Bullock (above) of "The Blind Side" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and Meryl Streep of "Julie & Julia" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2008
nMarion Cotillard (above) of "La Vie en Rose" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Julie Chritstie of "Away From Her" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2009
nKate Winslet (above) of "Revolutionary Road" was named Best Actress in a Drama--as well as Best Supporitng Actress for "The Reader," and Sally Hawkins of "Happy-Go-Lucky" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2007
nMeryl Streep (above) of "The Devil Wears Prada" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, inspiring Joaquin Phoenix to bow, and Helen Mirren of "The Queen" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2006
nReese Witherspoon (above) of "Walk the Line" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Felicity Huffman of "Transamerica" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2005
nAnnette Bening (above) of "Being Julia" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Hillary Swank of "Million Dollar Baby" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2004
nCharlize Theron (above) of "Monster" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and Diane Keaton of "Something's Got to Give" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2003
nRenee Zellweger (above) of "Chicago" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Nicole Kidman of "The Hours" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2002
nNicole Kidman (above) of "Moulin Rouge!" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Sissy Spacek of "In the Bedroom" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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2001
nJulia Roberts (above) of "Erin Brockovich" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and Renee Zellweger of "Nurse Betty" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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2000
nHillary Swank (above) of "Boys Don’t Cry" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and Janet McTeer of "Tumbleweeds" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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1999
nCate Blanchett (above) of "Elizabeth" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and Gwyneth Paltrow of "Shakespeare in Love" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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1998
nHelen Hunt (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 Judi Dench of "Mrs. Brown" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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1997
nMadonna (above) of "Evita" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Brenda Blethyn of "Secrets & Lies" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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1996
nSharon Stone (above) of "Casino" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and Nicole Kidman of "To Die For" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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1995
nJamie Lee Curtis (above) of "True Lies" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Jessica Lange of "Blue Skies" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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1994
nAngela Bassett (above) of "What's Love Got to Do With It" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Holly Hunter of "The Piano" was named Best Actress in a Drama.
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1993
Emma Thompson (above) of "Howard's End" was named Best Actress in a Drama, and MIranda Richardson of "Enchanted April" was named Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
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