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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.

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