A winner of two Oscars, Barbra Streisand has directed three feature films which earned a total of 14 Academy Award nominations. The first of her personal Oscar wins was for Best Actress for Funny Girl, and the second was for Best Original Song for "Evergreen," which made her the first woman to earn an Academy Award for composing music. She has starred in 19 motion pictures, receiving a second Best Actress Oscar nomination for The Way We Were, and she is the first woman in Hollywood history to write, produce, direct, and star in a major studio film, Yentl. According to the RIAA, she is the best selling female recording artist of all time and the only artist to achieve #1 albums in each of six consecutive decades, including the present. Her luminous career also includes Grammy, Emmy, Golden Globe, Tony, Directors Guild of America and Peabody awards.
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