Role: The deaf janitor who finds love with an amphibian creature being held in a government lab and plots to break him out.
Oscar History: 1 previous nomination for Best Supporting Actress
Role: The grieving mother determined to get justice for her murdered daughter.
Oscar History: 1 win for Best Actress, 3 previous nominations for Best Supporting Actress
Role: Disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding.
Oscar History: First nomination
Role: A teenage girl trying to form her identity and escape her hometown.
Oscar History: 1 previous nomination for Best Supporting Actress, 1 previous nomination for Best Actress
Role: Katharine Graham, the publisher of The Washington Post, who must decide whether or not to risk the ire of the Nixon administration by publishing the Pentagon Papers
Oscar History: 1 win as Best Supporting Actress, 2 wins as Best Actress, 3 previous nominations as Best Supporting Actress, 15 previous nominations as Best Actress
What I've Seen: I Tonya, Lady Bird, The Post, The Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
Not Nominated But Should Have Been: Florence Pugh, Lady Macbeth
My Pick: Frances McDormand
Predicted Winner: Frances McDormand