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14/04/1969 The best actresses Oscar is shared by Katherine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand

It was a tie. The Best Actress award went to both Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand, for her debut performance in Funny Girl. Reprising her role in the hit Broadway musical, Streisand earned raves for her portrayal of Fanny Brice, the quintessential “ugly duckling” who blossoms into a sophisticated and beautiful star.