BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
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The 2020 recipient: Yuh-jung Youn
Awarded forBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Country United Kingdom
Presented by British Academy of Film and Television Arts
First awarded Billie Whitelaw for Charlie Bubbles (1968)
Currently held by Youn Yuh-jung for Minari (2020)
Website http://www.bafta.org/

Best Actress in a Supporting Role is a British Academy Film Award presented annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding supporting performance in a film. This award began in 1968 and had four nominees until 1999 when expanded to five nominees. There has been one tie in this category. No award was given for the years 1980 and 1981.

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Winners and nominees

Ingrid Bergman won for her performance in Murder on the Orient Express (1974). Ingrid Bergman, Gaslight 1944.jpg
Ingrid Bergman won for her performance in Murder on the Orient Express (1974).
At age 13, Jodie Foster won for her performances in 1976's Bugsy Malone, and Taxi Driver, becoming the youngest BAFTA recipient. Jodie Foster Cesars 2011 2 (cropped).jpg
At age 13, Jodie Foster won for her performances in 1976's Bugsy Malone , and Taxi Driver , becoming the youngest BAFTA recipient.
Jamie Lee Curtis won for her role in Trading Places (1983) Jamie Lee Curtis by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Jamie Lee Curtis won for her role in Trading Places (1983)
Rohini Hattangadi won for her role as Kasturba Gandhi in Gandhi (1984), becoming the first Indian actress to win a BAFTA Rohini Hattangadi.jpg
Rohini Hattangadi won for her role as Kasturba Gandhi in Gandhi (1984), becoming the first Indian actress to win a BAFTA
Judi Dench won for her roles in A Room with a View (1986), A Handful of Dust (1988), and Shakespeare in Love (1998), thus making her the actress with the most wins in this category. Judi Dench at the BAFTAs 2007.jpg
Judi Dench won for her roles in A Room with a View (1986), A Handful of Dust (1988), and Shakespeare in Love (1998), thus making her the actress with the most wins in this category.
Whoopi Goldberg won for her role as Oda Mae Brown in Ghost (1990) Whoopi Goldberg at a NYC No on Proposition 8 Rally.jpg
Whoopi Goldberg won for her role as Oda Mae Brown in Ghost (1990)
Kristin Scott Thomas won for her role in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) Kristin Scott Thomas Cabourg 2013.jpg
Kristin Scott Thomas won for her role in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Kate Winslet won twice for her roles in Sense and Sensibility (1995) and Steve Jobs (2015) Kate Winslet March 18, 2014 (cropped).jpg
Kate Winslet won twice for her roles in Sense and Sensibility (1995) and Steve Jobs (2015)
Juliette Binoche won for her role in The English Patient (1996) Juliette Binoche Cannes 2017.jpg
Juliette Binoche won for her role in The English Patient (1996)
Catherine Zeta-Jones won for her performance as Velma Kelly in Chicago (2002) Catherine Zeta-Jones VF 2012 Shankbone 2.jpg
Catherine Zeta-Jones won for her performance as Velma Kelly in Chicago (2002)
Renee Zellweger won for her role in Cold Mountain (2003) Renee Zellweger Berlinale 2010 (cropped).jpg
Renée Zellweger won for her role in Cold Mountain (2003)
Cate Blanchett won for her performance as Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004), becoming the first performer to win a BAFTA for portraying a real-life BAFTA winner Cate Blanchett Cannes 2018 2 (cropped 2).jpg
Cate Blanchett won for her performance as Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004), becoming the first performer to win a BAFTA for portraying a real-life BAFTA winner
Tilda Swinton won for her performance in Michael Clayton (2007) Tilda Swinton by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Tilda Swinton won for her performance in Michael Clayton (2007)
Penelope Cruz won for her role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), becoming the first Spanish actress to win a BAFTA Premios Goya 2018 - Penelope Cruz.jpg
Penélope Cruz won for her role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), becoming the first Spanish actress to win a BAFTA
Mo'Nique won for her role in Precious (2009) Mo'Nique attending the 82nd Academy Awards 2010.jpg
Mo'Nique won for her role in Precious (2009)
Octavia Spencer won for her role in The Help (2011) Octavia Spencer 2016.jpg
Octavia Spencer won for her role in The Help (2011)
Anne Hathaway won for portraying Fantine in Les Miserables (2012) Anne Hathaway at MIFF.jpg
Anne Hathaway won for portraying Fantine in Les Misérables (2012)
Jennifer Lawrence won for her role in American Hustle (2013) Jennifer Lawrence SDCC 2015 X-Men.jpg
Jennifer Lawrence won for her role in American Hustle (2013)
Patricia Arquette won for her role in Boyhood (2014) Patricia Arquette 2015.jpg
Patricia Arquette won for her role in Boyhood (2014)
Viola Davis won for her performance in Fences (2016) Viola Davis by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Viola Davis won for her performance in Fences (2016)
Rachel Weisz won for her performance in The Favourite (2018) Rachel Weisz 2018.jpg
Rachel Weisz won for her performance in The Favourite (2018)

1960s

YearActressFilmCharacter
1968
22nd
Billie Whitelaw Charlie Bubbles / Twisted Nerve Lottie Bubbles / Joan Harper
Pat Heywood Romeo and Juliet The Nurse
Virginia Maskell Interlude Antonia
Simone Signoret Games Lisa Schindler
1969
23rd
Celia Johnson The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Miss Mackay
Peggy Ashcroft Three into Two Won't Go Belle
Pamela Franklin The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Sandy
Mary Wimbush Oh! What a Lovely War Mary Smith

1970s

YearActressFilmCharacter
1970
24th
Susannah York They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Alice LeBlanc
Evin Crowley Ryan's Daughter Maureen
Estelle Parsons Watermelon Man Althea Gerber
Maureen Stapleton Airport Inez Guerrero
1971
25th
Margaret Leighton The Go-Between Mrs. Maudsley
Jane Asher Deep End Susan
Georgia Brown The Raging Moon Sarah Charles
Georgia Engel Taking Off Margot
1972
26th
Cloris Leachman The Last Picture Show Ruth Popper
Marisa Berenson Cabaret Natalia Landauer
Eileen Brennan The Last Picture Show Genevieve Morgan
Shelley Winters The Poseidon Adventure Belle Rosen
1973
27th
Valentina Cortese Day for Night Severine
Rosemary Leach That'll Be the Day Mary Maclaine
Delphine Seyrig The Day of the Jackal Colette de Montpellier
Ingrid Thulin Cries and Whispers Karin
1974
28th
Ingrid Bergman Murder on the Orient Express Greta Ohlsson
Sylvia Sidney Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams Mrs. Pritchett ‡
Sylvia Syms The Tamarind Seed Margaret Stephenson
Cindy Williams American Graffiti Laurie Henderson
1975
29th
Diane Ladd Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Flo Castleberry
Ronee Blakley Nashville Barbara Jean
Lelia Goldoni Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Bea
Gwen Welles Nashville Sueleen Gay
1976
30th
Jodie Foster Taxi Driver / Bugsy Malone Iris Steensma / Tallulah
Annette Crosbie The Slipper and the Rose The Fairy Godmother
Vivien Merchant The Homecoming Ruth
Billie Whitelaw The Omen Mrs. Baylock
1977
31st
Jenny Agutter Equus Julie Mason
Geraldine Chaplin Welcome to L.A. Karen Hood
Joan Plowright Equus Dora Strang
Shelley Winters Next Stop, Greenwich Village Fay Lapinsky
1978
32nd
Geraldine Page Interiors Eve
Angela Lansbury Death on the Nile Salome Otterbourne
Maggie Smith Miss Bowers
Mona Washbourne Stevie Aunt
1979
33rd
Rachel Roberts Yanks Clarrie Moreton
Lisa Eichhorn The Europeans Gertrude Wentworth
Mariel Hemingway Manhattan Tracy
Meryl Streep Jill Davis

1980s

YearActressFilmCharacter
1980
34th
No award given--
1981
35th
No award given--
1982
36th
Maureen Stapleton (TIE) Reds Emma Goldman
Rohini Hattangadi (TIE) Gandhi Kasturba Gandhi
Candice Bergen Gandhi Margaret Bourke-White
Jane Fonda On Golden Pond Chelsea Thayer
1983
37th
Jamie Lee Curtis Trading Places Ophelia
Teri Garr Tootsie Sandy Lester
Rosemary Harris The Ploughman's Lunch Ann Barrington
Maureen Lipman Educating Rita Trish
1984
38th
Liz Smith A Private Function Mrs. Chilvers
Eileen Atkins The Dresser Madge
Cher Silkwood Dolly Pelliker
Tuesday Weld Once Upon a Time in America Carol
1985
39th
Rosanna Arquette Desperately Seeking Susan Roberta Glass
Judi Dench Wetherby Marcia Pilborough
Anjelica Huston Prizzi's Honor Maerose Prizzi
Tracey Ullman Plenty Alice Park
1986
40th
Judi Dench A Room with a View Eleanor Lavish
Rosanna Arquette After Hours Marcy Franklin
Barbara Hershey Hannah and Her Sisters Lee
Rosemary Leach A Room with a View Mrs. Honeychurch
1987
41st
Susan Wooldridge Hope and Glory Molly
Judi Dench 84 Charing Cross Road Nora Doel
Vanessa Redgrave Prick up Your Ears Peggy Ramsay
Dianne Wiest Radio Days Bea
1988
42nd
Judi Dench A Handful of Dust Mrs. Beaver
Maria Aitken A Fish Called Wanda Wendy Leach
Anne Archer Fatal Attraction Beth Gallagher
Olympia Dukakis Moonstruck Rose Castorini
1989
43rd
Michelle Pfeiffer Dangerous Liaisons Madame de Tourvel
Peggy Ashcroft Madame Sousatzka Lady Emily
Laura San Giacomo Sex, Lies, and Videotape Cynthia Bishop
Sigourney Weaver Working Girl Katharine Parker

1990s

YearActressFilmCharacter
1990
44th
Whoopi Goldberg Ghost Oda Mae Brown
Anjelica Huston Crimes and Misdemeanors Dolores Paley
Shirley MacLaine Steel Magnolias Ouiser Boudreaux
Billie Whitelaw The Krays Violet Kray
1991
45th
Kate Nelligan Frankie and Johnny Cora
Annette Bening The Grifters Myra Langtry
Amanda Plummer The Fisher King Lydia
Julie Walters Stepping Out Vera
1992
46th
Miranda Richardson Damage Ingrid Fleming
Kathy Bates Fried Green Tomatoes Evelyn Couch
Helena Bonham Carter Howards End Helen Schlegel
Miranda Richardson The Crying Game Jude
1993
47th
Miriam Margolyes The Age of Innocence Mrs. Mingott
Holly Hunter The Firm Tammy Hemphill
Winona Ryder The Age of Innocence May Welland
Maggie Smith The Secret Garden Mrs. Medlock
1994
48th
Kristin Scott Thomas Four Weddings and a Funeral Fiona
Charlotte Coleman Four Weddings and a Funeral Scarlet
Sally Field Forrest Gump Mrs. Gump
Anjelica Huston Manhattan Murder Mystery Marcia Fox
1995
49th
Kate Winslet Sense and Sensibility Marianne Dashwood
Joan Allen Nixon Pat Nixon
Mira Sorvino Mighty Aphrodite Linda Ash
Elizabeth Spriggs Sense and Sensibility Mrs. Jennings
1996
50th
Juliette Binoche The English Patient Hana
Lauren Bacall The Mirror Has Two Faces Hannah Morgan
Marianne Jean-Baptiste Secrets & Lies Hortense Cumberbatch
Lynn Redgrave Shine Gillian
1997
51st
Sigourney Weaver The Ice Storm Janey Carver
Jennifer Ehle Wilde Constance Lloyd Wilde
Lesley Sharp The Full Monty Jeanette
Zoe Wanamaker Wilde Ada Leverson
1998
52nd
Judi Dench Shakespeare in Love Queen Elizabeth I
Kathy Bates Primary Colors Libby Holden
Brenda Blethyn Little Voice Mari Hoff
Lynn Redgrave Gods and Monsters Hanna ‡
1999
53rd
Maggie Smith Tea with Mussolini Hester Random
Thora Birch American Beauty Jane Burnham
Cate Blanchett The Talented Mr. Ripley Meredith Logue
Cameron Diaz Being John Malkovich Lotte Schwartz
Mena Suvari American Beauty Angela Hayes

2000s

YearActressFilmCharacter
2000
54th
Julie Walters Billy Elliot Georgia Wilkinson ‡
Judi Dench Chocolat Armande Voizin ‡
Frances McDormand Almost Famous Elaine Miller ‡
Lena Olin Chocolat Josephine Muscat
Ziyi Zhang Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Jen Yu
2001
55th
Jennifer Connelly A Beautiful Mind Alicia Nash
Judi Dench The Shipping News Agnis Hamm
Helen Mirren Gosford Park Jane Wilson ‡
Maggie Smith Constance Trentham ‡
Kate Winslet Iris Young Iris Murdoch
2002
56th
Catherine Zeta-Jones Chicago Velma Kelly
Toni Collette About a Boy Fiona Brewer
Julianne Moore The Hours Laura Brown ‡
Queen Latifah Chicago Matron Mama Morton ‡
Meryl Streep Adaptation. Susan Orlean
2003
57th
Renée Zellweger Cold Mountain Ruby Thewes †
Holly Hunter Thirteen Melanie Freeland ‡
Laura Linney Mystic River Annabeth Markum
Judy Parfitt Girl with a Pearl Earring Maria Thins
Emma Thompson Love Actually Karen
2004
58th
Cate Blanchett The Aviator Katharine Hepburn
Julie Christie Finding Neverland Emma Wightwick du Maurier
Heather Craney Vera Drake Joyce Drake
Natalie Portman Closer Alice Ayres / Jane Jones ‡
Meryl Streep The Manchurian Candidate Eleanor Shaw
2005
59th
Thandiwe Newton Crash Christine Thayer
Brenda Blethyn Pride & Prejudice Mrs. Bennet
Catherine Keener Capote Harper Lee
Frances McDormand North Country Glory Dodge ‡
Michelle Williams Brokeback Mountain Alma Beers Del Mar ‡
2006
60th
Jennifer Hudson Dreamgirls Effie White
Emily Blunt The Devil Wears Prada Emily Charlton
Abigail Breslin Little Miss Sunshine Olive Hoover ‡
Toni Collette Sheryl Hoover
Frances de la Tour The History Boys Dorothy Lintott
2007
61st
Tilda Swinton Michael Clayton Karen Crowder †
Cate Blanchett I'm Not There Jude Quinn ‡
Kelly Macdonald No Country for Old Men Carla Jean Moss
Samantha Morton Control Deborah Woodruff Curtis
Saoirse Ronan Atonement Briony Tallis ‡
2008
62nd
Penélope Cruz Vicky Cristina Barcelona María Elena †
Amy Adams Doubt Sister James ‡
Freida Pinto Slumdog Millionaire Latika
Tilda Swinton Burn After Reading Katie Cox
Marisa Tomei The Wrestler Cassidy / Pam ‡
2009
63rd
Mo'Nique Precious Mary Lee Johnston †
Anne-Marie Duff Nowhere Boy Julia Lennon
Vera Farmiga Up in the Air Alex Goran ‡
Anna Kendrick Natalie Keener ‡
Kristin Scott Thomas Nowhere Boy Mimi Smith

2010s

YearActressFilmCharacter
2010
64th
Helena Bonham Carter The King's Speech Queen Elizabeth
Amy Adams The Fighter Charlene Fleming
Barbara Hershey Black Swan Erica Sayers
Lesley Manville Another Year Mary Smith
Miranda Richardson Made in Dagenham Barbara Castle
2011
65th
Octavia Spencer The Help Minny Jackson †
Jessica Chastain The Help Celia Foote ‡
Judi Dench My Week with Marilyn Sybil Thorndike
Melissa McCarthy Bridesmaids Megan Price ‡
Carey Mulligan Drive Irene
2012
66th
Anne Hathaway Les Misérables Fantine
Amy Adams The Master Peggy Dodd ‡
Judi Dench Skyfall M
Sally Field Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln
Helen Hunt The Sessions Cheryl Cohen-Greene
2013
67th
Jennifer Lawrence American Hustle Rosalyn Rosenfeld ‡
Sally Hawkins Blue Jasmine Ginger ‡
Lupita Nyong'o 12 Years a Slave Patsey
Julia Roberts August: Osage County Barbara Weston-Fordham ‡
Oprah Winfrey The Butler Gloria Gaines
2014
68th
Patricia Arquette Boyhood Olivia Evans †
Keira Knightley The Imitation Game Joan Clarke
Rene Russo Nightcrawler Nina Romina
Imelda Staunton Pride Hefina Headon
Emma Stone Birdman Sam Thomson ‡
2015
69th
Kate Winslet Steve Jobs Joanna Hoffman
Jennifer Jason Leigh The Hateful Eight Daisy Domergue ‡
Rooney Mara Carol Therese Belivet ‡
Alicia Vikander Ex Machina Ava
Julie Walters Brooklyn Madge Kehoe
2016
70th
Viola Davis Fences Rose Maxson †
Naomie Harris Moonlight Paula Harris ‡
Nicole Kidman Lion Sue Brierley
Hayley Squires I, Daniel Blake Katie Morgan
Michelle Williams Manchester by the Sea Randi Chandler ‡
2017
71st
Allison Janney I, Tonya LaVona Golden
Lesley Manville Phantom Thread Cyril Woodcock ‡
Laurie Metcalf Lady Bird Marion McPherson ‡
Kristin Scott Thomas Darkest Hour Clementine Churchill
Octavia Spencer The Shape of Water Zelda Fuller ‡
2018
72nd
Rachel Weisz The Favourite Sarah Churchill
Amy Adams Vice Lynne Cheney
Claire Foy First Man Janet Shearon Armstrong
Margot Robbie Mary Queen of Scots Queen Elizabeth I
Emma Stone The Favourite Abigail Masham
2019
73rd
Laura Dern Marriage Story Nora Fanshaw
Scarlett Johansson Jojo Rabbit Rosie Betzler ‡
Florence Pugh Little Women Amy March
Margot Robbie Bombshell Kayla Pospisil ‡
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Sharon Tate

2020s

YearActressFilmCharacter
2020
74th
Youn Yuh-jung Minari Soon-ja
Kosar Ali Rocks Sumaya
Maria Bakalova Borat Subsequent Moviefilm Tutar Sagdiyev
Dominique Fishback Judas and the Black Messiah Deborah Johnson
Ashley Madekwe County LinesToni
Niamh Algar Calm with Horses Ursula

Multiple nominations

9 nominations
4 nominations
3 nominations
2 nominations

Multiple awards

3 awards
2 awards

Age superlatives

RecordActressFilmAge (in years)Ref.
Oldest winner Youn Yuh-jung Minari 73 [1]
Oldest nominee Peggy Ashcroft Madame Sousatzka 81 [1]
Youngest winner Jodie Foster Taxi Driver and Bugsy Malone 13 [1]
Youngest nominee Abigail Breslin Little Miss Sunshine 10 [1]

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