Katharine Hepburn & Barbra Streisand, Best Actress 1968: MovieMonday.com

FUNNY GIRL (Biography/Musical - G)

Barbra Streisand won for her performance as Fanny Brice, the great Ziegfeld comedienne in FUNNY GIRL.

PLEASE NOTE: This year we experienced a tie, the first tie ever for Best Actress category. GO TO: KATHARINE HEPBURN


ABOUT BARBRA STREISAND (1942 - )

American singer and entertainer born in Brooklyn.

In recent years, Barbra Streisand has taken up directing with great success. For example: she co-wrote, co-produced, and directed YENTL.

In 1976 she won a Best Song Oscar (along with Paul Williams) for composing the song "Evergreen" from A STAR IS BORN

Barbra Streisand was married to actor Elliot Gould. She found the love of her life with James Brolin many years after divorcing Elliot Gould.

More Barbra.

More Katharine Hepburn.

Her other Actress nomination was for:

THE WAY WE WERE (73)

Barbra Streisand's other credits include:

HELLO DOLLY
ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT
WHAT'S UP DOC?
UP THE SANDBOX
FUNNY LADY
A STAR IS BORN
THE MAIN EVENT
ALL NIGHT LONG
YENTL
NUTS
THE PRINCE OF TIDES
THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES (& Director)
MEET THE FOCKERS (2004)

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