Oscars 2017: Nominees for Best Actress

Emma Stone, La La Land

Emma Stone is predicted by many to win tonight's Oscar for Best Actress. Stone has done extremely well this awards season-- she took home the SAG Award and the Golden Globe for Actress in a Musical or Comedy. In the movie, Stone plays Mia, an on-studio (at the Warner Brothers lot) barista and aspiring actress who meets Ryan Gosling's character, Sebastian. The movie was written and directed by Damien Chazelle (who is also known for Whiplash), and grossed a whopping $342 million. Stone, 28, has received a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, and three SAG Awards over the course of her illustrious career. Click through our gallery to check out the other actresses who have been nominated for Best Actress at the 89th Academy Awards. (Getty)

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