Oscars: 11 Past Best Actress winners

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, January 27, 2011

8 of 11: Charlize Theron won the 2004 Oscar for Best Leading Actress for her performance in the film 'Monster'. Theron played the lead role of real-life serial killer Aileen Wournos who killed seven men in the late 1980's and early 1990's. Theron gained 30 pounds and wore prosthetic teeth for the film in order to transform herself into the mentally ill woman. (A.M.P.A.S.)

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