With the 83rd Academy Awards only days away, the anticipation for who will win the major awards is growing. The category for Actress in a Leading Role offers a list of top-notch actresses, most of whom have been nominated for an Academy Award before. All actresses portrayed real woman dealing with real problems and for that they deserve the honor of the nomination. Hosted by James Franco, who is nominated for an Oscar, and previous Oscar nominee Anne Hathaway, the Academy Awards will air on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.