Poll: Actress Oscar Winner for Playing Someone Mentally or Physically Disabled
Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/flat/232284824
Note 1: This poll does not include roles where actors had a disease, such as Tom Hanks in Philadelphia. It also does not include roles where the actor suffers from drug or alcohol addiction.
Note 2: Watch for the list of actors also.
Note 3: The words used to describe the handicap or disability of the character are directly from this website. Whether or not they are "politically correct" is unimportant.
Make Your Choice
Sarah Norman in "Children of a Lesser God" (Deaf)
Joanne WoodwardEve White, Eve Black, and Jane in "The Three Faces of Eve" (Multiple Personality Disorder)
Jane WymanBelinda McDonald in "Johnny Belinda" (Deaf/Mute)
Holly HunterAda McGrath in "The Piano" (Mute)
Patty DukeHelen Keller in "The Miracle Worker" (Blind/Deaf)
Anne BancroftAnnie Sullivan in "The Miracle Worker" (Blind)