1. Barbra Streisand
Best Actress, “Funny Girl,” 1969
Barbra Streisand’s “Funny Girl” win for her portrayal of Fanny Brice was a double success for the iconic actress–she also played Fanny in the Broadway production of “Funny Girl,” for which she was nominated for a Tony.
J-Connection: Barbra Streisand is Jewish–she attended the Jewish Orthodox Yeshiva in Brooklyn as a child.