‘The Best Movies: Countdown to Gold’ podcast: Best actress

In this new podcast, Richard Roeper and Roe Conn talk about the Oscar’s Best Actress nominees. Who has the best shot at winning?

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“Little Women.”

Florence Pugh (from left), Saoirse Ronan and Emma Watson play three of the March sisters in “Little Women.”

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The best actress nominees for the 2020 Academy Awards have two past winners.

Will they their Oscar be getting company the night of Feb. 9? Or will a new women get to call herself an Academy Award-winning actress?

Here is how each nominee has been recognized in acting by the Academy in the past:

ACTING STATS

Cynthia Erivo

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Cynthia Erivo is nominated for Best Actress for her role in “Harriet” for the 2020 Academy Awards.

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First time nominee

Scarlett Johansson

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Scarlett Johansson is nominated for Best Actress for her role in “Marriage Story” for the 2020 Academy Awards.

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First time nominee

Saoirse Ronan

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Saoirse Ronan is nominated for Best Actress for her role in “Little Women” for the 2020 Academy Awards.

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  • 2008, “Atonement” — Nominated
  • 2016, “Brooklyn” — Nominated
  • 2018, “Lady Bird” — Nominated

Charlize Theron

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Charlize Theron is nominated for Best Actress for her role in “Bombshell” for the 2020 Academy Awards.

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  • 2004, “Monster” — Won
  • 2006, “North Country” — Nominated

Renée Zellweger

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Renée Zellweger is nominated for Best Actress for her role in “Judy” for the 2020 Academy Awards.

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  • 2002, “Bridget Jones’s Diary” — Nominated
  • 2003, “Chicago” — Nominated
  • 2004, “Cold Mountain” Won
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