(photo A.M.P.A.S) Meryl Streep extends her lead as the most nominated performer in Academy Awards history with her 20th nomination in the 2017 Oscars race. Streep has 3 Oscar wins.
Streep is nominated for Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in Florence Foster Jenkins. Streep plays Florence Foster Jenkins, an heiress whose enthusiasm for singing is so pronounced that — despite her lack of talent — she decides to give a concert at Carnegie Hall.
Other Best Actress in a Leading Role nominees include:
- Isabelle Huppert, Elle
- Ruth Negga, Loving
- Natalie Portman, Jackie
- Emma Stone, La La Land
This is the first nomination for both Isabelle Huppert and Ruth Negga.
Ruth Negga portrays Mildred, an African-American woman whose love for Richard, her white husband, winds up changing laws prohibiting interracial marriages in the United States.
As Michèle, Isabelle Huppert plays a successful CEO who refuses to go to the police when she is raped, instead resolving to find the culprit on her own.
As Jackie Kennedy, Natalie Portman portrays the grieving and intensely private First Lady, who seeks to ensure her late husband’s legacy — and her own — following his assassination.
(above Natalie Portman. photo A.M.P.A.S) After her husband is assassinated in Dallas in 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy (Portman) strives to maintain a public show of strength while grieving in private and caring for their two young children.
Emma Stone plays Mia, an aspiring actress who juggles her love for a jazz pianist with her attempts to find her own path to success.
The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.
Minnesota State Fair: Ice melt- August 15, 2019 Miss Back to the Fifties: Pin Up Contest- June 23, 2019 Street Rodder Road Tour: the highways of America- June 23, 2019 Back to the 50’s: Land of 10,000 Bitchin’ Rides- June 22, 2019 Minnesota State Fair: Pronto Pups, a Banquet on a Stick- September 1, 2018 Minnesota State Fair: The Lunch Box: A Tradition; A Love Affair- August 28, 2018 Minnesota State Fair: Great Big Wheel Rides Again- August 25, 2018 Minnesota State Fair: The Hangar – A New Historic Facelift- August 24, 2018 Minnesota State Fair: Debut of Haunted Dark Ride delayed- August 20, 2018 Minnesota State Fair: 35 new merchandise vendors- August 14, 2018