|Country Philippines||First awarded 1952|
|Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role|
Presented by Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Award
Currently held by Toni Gonzaga Starting Over Again (2015)
The FAMAS Award for Best Actress is one of the FAMAS Awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Award, which are voted on by Palanca Award-winning writers and movie columnists and writers within the industry. This is the Philippines' equivalent of the Hollywood's Academy Awards or the Oscars.
Winners and nominees
The list may be incomplete such as some of the names of the nominees and the roles portrayed especially during the early years of FAMAS Awards.
In the lists below, the winner of the award for each year is shown first, followed by the other nominees.