AACTA International Award for Best Actress
|Best International Actress
|Presented by||Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA)|
|Currently held by||Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine (2013)|
The AACTA International Award for Best Actress is an award that is presented by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA), for a performance by a female actor in a film made outside of Australia. It was first handed out by the Academy after its establishment in 2011 by the Australian Film Institute (AFI). The winners and nominees for 2011 were determined by a jury. The award was presented at the inaugural AACTA International Awards in Los Angeles, on 27 January 2012.
Winners and nominees
In the following table, the winner is listed first, marked in a separate colour, and highlighted in boldface; the nominees are those that are listed below the winner and not highlighted or in boldface.
|Meryl Streep||The Iron Lady||Margaret Thatcher|
|Glenn Close||Albert Nobbs||Albert Nobbs|
|Tilda Swinton||We Need to Talk About Kevin||Eva Khatchadourian|
|Mia Wasikowska||Jane Eyre||Jane Eyre|
|Michelle Williams||My Week with Marilyn||Marilyn Monroe|
|Jennifer Lawrence||Silver Linings Playbook||Tiffany Maxwell|
|Jessica Chastain||Zero Dark Thirty||Maya|
|Marion Cotillard||Rust and Bone||Stephanie|
|Nicole Kidman||The Paperboy||Charlotte Bless|
|Emmanuelle Riva||Amour||Anne Laurent|
|Naomi Watts||The Impossible||Maria Bennett|
|Cate Blanchett||Blue Jasmine||Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis|
|Amy Adams||American Hustle||Sydney Prosser|
|Sandra Bullock||Gravity||Dr. Ryan Stone|
|Judi Dench||Philomena||Philomena Lee|
|Meryl Streep||August: Osage County||Violet Weston|
- "AACTA - The Academy". Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- Maddox, Gary (1 December 2011). "And the winner is ... the AFI". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
- Staff (15 January 2012). "AACTA International Award Nominees". Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). Retrieved 17 January 2012.