Jessica Chastain Wins 2022 Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role in THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE
Jessica Chastain is the Oscars 2022 Actress in a Leading Role Oscar winner for her performance in THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE! Get complete coverage of all the Oscars 2022 winners on the Oscar Winners page and the full list of 94th Academy Awards winners here on Oscar.com. Five actresses competed to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar. The nominees for Actress in a Leading Role were: Jessica Chastain, Olivia Colman, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman and Kristen Stewart. Olivia Colman was nominated last year in the Actress in a Supporting Role category for her role as Anne in THE FATHER. Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz are the sixth married couple to be nominated for acting in the same year. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2022 Actress in a Leading Role nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2022 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2022 nominations list right here on Oscar.com.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2022 - ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye Bakker in THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE
After learning how to use television to entertain and manipulate their viewers, televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker become famous and very, very rich. Their downfall is equally precipitous, but Tammy Faye, known for her indelible eyelashes, idiosyncratic singing and eagerness to embrace people from all walks of life, is determined to find redemption.
Olivia Colman as Leda in THE LOST DAUGHTER
A noted professor's summer vacation in Greece takes a dark turn when her obsession with a conflicted young mother forces her to confront the secrets of her past.
Penélope Cruz as Janis in PARALLEL MOTHERS
Two single mothers are roommates in the hospital where they are about to give birth and their brief conversation creates a very close link between them, which by chance develops and becomes complicated, changing their lives in a decisive way.
Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in BEING THE RICARDOS
During one production week of the wildly popular television series "I Love Lucy" – from table read through taping – its stars, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, face personal and professional crises that threaten their show, careers and marriage.
Kristen Stewart as Diana in SPENCER
After 10 years, the marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen's Sandringham estate, and Diana struggles to navigate through the hostility surrounding her to regain her sense of self during those fateful few days.