Wednesday, September 22

Venice – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2019 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Gloria Mundi Ariane Ascaride

Gloria Mundi

Ariane Ascaride

2018 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Favourite Olivia Colman

The Favourite

Olivia Colman

2017 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Hannah Charlotte Rampling

Hannah

Charlotte Rampling

2016 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

La La Land Emma Stone

La La Land

Emma Stone

2015 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Anna Valeria Golino

Anna

Valeria Golino

2014 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Hungry Hearts Alba Rohrwacher

Hungry Hearts

Alba Rohrwacher

2013 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

A Street in Palermo Elena Cotta

A Street in Palermo

Elena Cotta

2012 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Fill the Void Hadas Yaron

Fill the Void

Hadas Yaron

2011 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

A Simple Life Deannie Ip

A Simple Life

Deannie Ip

2010 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Attenberg Ariane Labed

Attenberg

Ariane Labed

2009 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Double Hour Kseniya Rappoport

The Double Hour

Kseniya Rappoport

2008 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Other One Dominique Blanc

The Other One

Dominique Blanc

2007 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

I'm Not There Cate Blanchett

I’m Not There

Cate Blanchett

2006 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Queen Helen Mirren

The Queen

Helen Mirren

2005 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Don't Tell Giovanna Mezzogiorno

Don’t Tell

Giovanna Mezzogiorno

2004 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Vera Drake Imelda Staunton

Vera Drake

Imelda Staunton

2003 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Rosenstrasse Katja Riemann

Rosenstrasse

Katja Riemann

2002 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Far from Heaven Julianne Moore

Far from Heaven

Julianne Moore

2001 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Light of My Eyes Sandra Ceccarelli

Light of My Eyes

Sandra Ceccarelli

2000 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Goddess of 1967 Rose Byrne

The Goddess of 1967

Rose Byrne

1999 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

An Affair of Love Nathalie Baye

An Affair of Love

Nathalie Baye

1998 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Place Vendôme Catherine Deneuve

Place Vendôme

Catherine Deneuve

1997 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Niagara, Niagara Robin Tunney

Niagara, Niagara

Robin Tunney

1996 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Ponette Victoire Thivisol

Ponette

Victoire Thivisol

1995 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

La cérémonie Sandrine Bonnaire

La cérémonie

Sandrine Bonnaire

1994 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Two Brothers, My Sister Maria de Medeiros

Two Brothers, My Sister

Maria de Medeiros

1993 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Three Colors: Blue Juliette Binoche

Three Colors: Blue

Juliette Binoche

1992 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Story of Qiu Ju Li Gong

The Story of Qiu Ju

Li Gong

1991 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Edward II Tilda Swinton

Edward II

Tilda Swinton

1990 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Moon in the Mirror Gloria Münchmeyer

The Moon in the Mirror

Gloria Münchmeyer

1989 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Screen One Peggy Ashcroft

Screen One

Peggy Ashcroft

1988 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Madame Sousatzka Shirley MacLaine

Madame Sousatzka

Shirley MacLaine

1988 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Story of Women Isabelle Huppert

Story of Women

Isabelle Huppert

1987 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Surrogate Woman Soo-youn Kang

The Surrogate Woman

Soo-youn Kang

1986 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

A Tale of Love Valeria Golino

A Tale of Love

Valeria Golino

1984 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Full Moon in Paris Pascale Ogier

Full Moon in Paris

Pascale Ogier

1983 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Black Shack Alley Darling Légitimus

Black Shack Alley

Darling Légitimus

1968 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Teorema Laura Betti

Teorema

Laura Betti

1967 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Dutchman Shirley Knight

Dutchman

Shirley Knight

1966 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The First Teacher Natalya Arinbasarova

The First Teacher

Natalya Arinbasarova

1965 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Three Rooms in Manhattan Annie Girardot

Three Rooms in Manhattan

Annie Girardot

1964 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

To Love Harriet Andersson

To Love

Harriet Andersson

1963 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Muriel, or the Time of Return Delphine Seyrig

Muriel, or the Time of Return

Delphine Seyrig

1962 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Therese Emmanuelle Riva

Therese

Emmanuelle Riva

1961 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Thou Shalt Not Kill Suzanne Flon

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Suzanne Flon

1960 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Apartment Shirley MacLaine

The Apartment

Shirley MacLaine

1959 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Leda Madeleine Robinson

Leda

Madeleine Robinson

1958 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Black Orchid Sophia Loren

The Black Orchid

Sophia Loren

1957 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Malva Dzidra Ritenberga

Malva

Dzidra Ritenberga

1956 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Gervaise Maria Schell

Gervaise

Maria Schell

1953 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Four Poster Lilli Palmer

The Four Poster

Lilli Palmer

1952 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Europe '51 Ingrid Bergman

Europe ’51

Ingrid Bergman

1942 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

The Golden City Kristina Söderbaum

The Golden City

Kristina Söderbaum

1941 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Annelie Luise Ullrich

Annelie

Luise Ullrich

1938 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Marie Antoinette Norma Shearer

Marie Antoinette

Norma Shearer

1937 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Kid Galahad Bette Davis

Kid Galahad

Bette Davis

1936 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Sacrifice d'honneur Annabella

Sacrifice d’honneur

Annabella

1935 Venice Film Festival – Volpi Cup – Best Actress

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Paula Wessely