Types of roles that have earned actresses an Academy Award 1929-2013

This statistic illustrates the distribution of roles that have earned actresses an Academy Award, broken down by type. From 1929 to 2013, 3.5 percent of actresses who have won an Academy Award played the role of villain.

Distribution of roles that have earned actresses an Academy Award from 1929 to 2013, by type

Share of winning actresses
Wife, mother, sister, daughter, girlfriend30.2%
Historical20.9%
Other14%
Ill, disabled or challenged9.4%
Fictional performer8.1%
Housekeeper of maid4.7%
Prostitute or mistress4.7%
Villain3.5%
Fictional character in historical event2.3%
Career achievement2.3%
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Source

Release date

January 2014

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1929 to 2013

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