With the 2014 Academy Awards wrapped up and Cate Blanchett winning best actress for her role in Blue Jasmine, take a look back at the last 10 winners of the award: Jennifer Lawrence: Silver Linings Playbook (2012) For her portrayal of a woman helping a bipolar man win back his wife, Lawrence won last year’s best actress award at the Oscars. At 22, Jennifer Lawrence became the second youngest woman to ever receive the award. Meryl Streep: The Iron Lady (2011) Meryl Streep is a long-time champion of awards ceremonies so it came as no surprise when her outstanding skill pulled in her second best actress award at the 2011 Academy Awards. Natalie Portman: Black Swan (2010) Natalie Portman’s psychologically intense role as a ballet dancer who loses grip on reality during a production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake won her the Oscar in 2010. Sandra Bullock: The Blind Side (2009) This heart-warming drama about a southern woman who adopts a young man and helps him realize his talent on the football field won Bullock the statue for 2009. Kate Winslet: The Reader (2008) Kate Winslet won the Oscar for best actress in 2008 for her role as a woman on trial for war crimes following World War II. Marion Cotillard: La Vie en Rose (2007) For her portrayal of French singer Edith Piaf in the biopic La Vie en Rose, Marion Cotillard became the first French actress to win the Oscar for best actress. Helen Mirren: The Queen (2006) Surprisingly, this was Helen Mirren’s first ever nomination for best actress at the Academy Awards. What is not surprising, however, is that she won for her brilliant portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II. Reese Witherspoon: Walk the Line (2005) Her work as June Carter, Johnny Cash’s longtime muse and love interest, in Walk the Line won her the award for best actress at the 2005 Oscars. Hilary Swank: Million Dollar Baby (2004) For the second time in 10 years Hilary Swank took home the Oscar for best actress. This time it was for her portrayal of an amateur boxer attempting to gain limelight and become professional. Charlize Theron: Monster (2003) Charlize Theron won the 2003 Oscar for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, a real-life woman who was given the death penalty for murdering six men in the late 80s and early 90s.