Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

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SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Laura Dern Deauville 2017.jpg
The 2020 recipient: Laura Dern
Awarded forOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Location Los Angeles, California
Presented by SAG-AFTRA
First awarded Dianne Wiest for Bullets over Broadway (1994)
Currently held by Laura Dern for Marriage Story (2019)
Website sagawards.org

The Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in film.

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Winners and nominees

Dianne Wiest won for her performance in Bullets over Broadway (1994) Dianne Wiest 2009.jpg
Dianne Wiest won for her performance in Bullets over Broadway (1994)
Kate Winslet won twice for her roles in Sense and Sensibility (1995) and The Reader (2008) KateWinsletByAndreaRaffin2011.jpg
Kate Winslet won twice for her roles in Sense and Sensibility (1995) and The Reader (2008)
Kathy Bates won for her performance in Primary Colors (1998) Kathy Bates by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Kathy Bates won for her performance in Primary Colors (1998)
Angelina Jolie won for her performance in Girl, Interrupted (1999) Angelina Jolie 2 June 2014 (cropped).jpg
Angelina Jolie won for her performance in Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Judi Dench won for her performance in Chocolat (2000) Judi Dench at the BAFTAs 2007.jpg
Judi Dench won for her performance in Chocolat (2000)
Helen Mirren won for her performance in Gosford Park (2001) Helen Mirren 2014.jpg
Helen Mirren won for her performance in Gosford Park (2001)
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 performance in Cold Mountain (2003) Renee Zellweger Berlinale 2010 (cropped).jpg
Renée Zellweger won for her performance in Cold Mountain (2003)
Cate Blanchett won for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004) Cate Blanchett Cannes 2015.jpg
Cate Blanchett won for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004)
Rachel Weisz won for her performance in The Constant Gardener (2005) Rachel Weisz Cannes 2015.jpg
Rachel Weisz won for her performance in The Constant Gardener (2005)
Jennifer Hudson won for her performance in Dreamgirls (2006) Jennifer-Hudson 2012-01-17 Barnes-Noble Chicago photoby Adam-Bielawski (cropped).jpg
Jennifer Hudson won for her performance in Dreamgirls (2006)
Ruby Dee won for her performance in American Gangster (2007) Ruby Dee - 1972.jpg
Ruby Dee won for her performance in American Gangster (2007)
Mo'Nique won for her performance in Precious (2009) Mo'Nique attending the 82nd Academy Awards 2010.jpg
Mo'Nique won for her performance in Precious (2009)
Melissa Leo won for her portrayal of Alice Eklund-Ward in The Fighter (2010) Melissa Leo at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.jpg
Melissa Leo won for her portrayal of Alice Eklund-Ward in The Fighter (2010)
Octavia Spencer won for her performance in The Help (2011) Octavia Spencer 2016.jpg
Octavia Spencer won for her performance in The Help (2011)
Anne Hathaway won for her performance as Fantine in Les Miserables (2012) Anne Hathaway at MIFF.jpg
Anne Hathaway won for her performance as Fantine in Les Misérables (2012)
Lupita Nyong'o won for her portrayal of Patsey in 12 Years a Slave (2013) SXSW 2019 4 (47282558132) (cropped).jpg
Lupita Nyong'o won for her portrayal of Patsey in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Patricia Arquette won for her performance in Boyhood (2014) Patricia Arquette 2015.jpg
Patricia Arquette won for her performance in Boyhood (2014)
Alicia Vikander won for her portrayal of Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl (2015) Alicia Vikander 2013.jpg
Alicia Vikander won for her portrayal of Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl (2015)
Viola Davis won for her performance in Fences (2016) Viola Davis by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Viola Davis won for her performance in Fences (2016)
Allison Janney won for her portrayal of LaVona Golden in I, Tonya (2017) Allison-Janney in 2014.jpg
Allison Janney won for her portrayal of LaVona Golden in I, Tonya (2017)
Emily Blunt won for her performance in A Quiet Place (2018) Emily Blunt SAG Awards 2019.png
Emily Blunt won for her performance in A Quiet Place (2018)

Legend:

  indicates the winner.

1990s

YearNomineeFilmRole
1994

(1st)

Dianne Wiest Bullets over Broadway Helen Sinclair
Jamie Lee Curtis True Lies Helen Tasker
Sally Field Forrest Gump Mrs. Gump
Uma Thurman Pulp Fiction Mia Wallace
Robin Wright Forrest Gump Jenifer "Jenny" Curran
1995

(2nd)

Kate Winslet Sense and Sensibility Marianne Dashwood
Stockard Channing Smoke Ruby McNutt
Anjelica Huston The Crossing Guard Mary Tyler
Mira Sorvino Mighty Aphrodite Linda Ash
Mare Winningham Georgia Georgia Flood
1996

(3rd)

Lauren Bacall The Mirror Has Two Faces Hannah Morgan
Juliette Binoche The English Patient Hana
Marisa Tomei Unhook the Stars Monica Warren
Gwen Verdon Marvin's Room Ruth Abanathy
Renée Zellweger Jerry Maguire Dorothy Boyd
1997

(4th)

Kim Basinger (TIE) L.A. Confidential Lynn Bracken
Gloria Stuart (TIE) Titanic Rose Calvert
Minnie Driver Good Will Hunting Skylar Jackson
Alison Elliott The Wings of the Dove Millie Theale
Julianne Moore Boogie Nights Amber Waves
1998

(5th)

Kathy Bates Primary Colors Libby Holden
Brenda Blethyn Little Voice Mari Hoff
Judi Dench Shakespeare in Love Queen Elizabeth I
Rachel Griffiths Hilary and Jackie Hilary du Pré
Lynn Redgrave Gods and Monsters Hanna
1999

(6th)

Angelina Jolie Girl, Interrupted Lisa Rowe
Cameron Diaz Being John Malkovich Lotte Schwartz
Catherine Keener Maxine Lund
Julianne Moore Magnolia Linda Partridge
Chloë Sevigny Boys Don't Cry Lana Tisdel

2000s

YearNomineeFilmRole
2000

(7th)

Judi Dench Chocolat Armande Voizin
Kate Hudson Almost Famous Penny Lane
Frances McDormand Elaine Miller
Julie Walters Billy Elliot Mrs. Wilkinson
Kate Winslet Quills Madeleine "Maddy" LeClerc
2001

(8th)

Helen Mirren Gosford Park Mrs. Wilson
Cate Blanchett Bandits Kate Wheeler
Judi Dench The Shipping News Agnis Hamm
Cameron Diaz Vanilla Sky Julianna "Julie" Gianni
Dakota Fanning I Am Sam Lucy Dawson
2002

(9th)

Catherine Zeta-Jones Chicago Velma Kelly
Kathy Bates About Schmidt Roberta Hertzel
Julianne Moore The Hours Laura Brown
Michelle Pfeiffer White Oleander Ingrid Magnussen
Queen Latifah Chicago Matron "Mama" Morton
2003

(10th)

Renée Zellweger Cold Mountain Ruby Thewes
Maria Bello The Cooler Natalie Belisario
Keisha Castle-Hughes Whale Rider Paike Apirana
Patricia Clarkson Pieces of April Joy Burns
Holly Hunter Thirteen Melanie Freeland
2004

(11th)

Cate Blanchett The Aviator Katharine Hepburn
Cloris Leachman Spanglish Evelyn Wright
Laura Linney Kinsey Clara McMillen
Virginia Madsen Sideways Maya Randall
Sophie Okonedo Hotel Rwanda Tatiana Rusesabagina
2005

(12th)

Rachel Weisz The Constant Gardener Tessa Quayle
Amy Adams Junebug Ashley Johnsten
Catherine Keener Capote Nelle Harper Lee
Frances McDormand North Country Glory Dodge
Michelle Williams Brokeback Mountain Alma Beers Del Mar
2006

(13th)

Jennifer Hudson Dreamgirls Effie White
Adriana Barraza Babel Amelia Hernández
Cate Blanchett Notes on a Scandal Sheba Hart
Abigail Breslin Little Miss Sunshine Olive Hoover
Rinko Kikuchi Babel Chieko Wataya
2007

(14th)

Ruby Dee American Gangster Mahalee Lucas
Cate Blanchett I'm Not There Jude Quinn
Catherine Keener Into the Wild Jan Burres
Amy Ryan Gone Baby Gone Helene McCready
Tilda Swinton Michael Clayton Karen Crowder
2008

(15th)

Kate Winslet The Reader Hanna Schmitz
Amy Adams Doubt Sister James
Penélope Cruz Vicky Cristina Barcelona María Elena
Viola Davis Doubt Mrs. Miller
Taraji P. Henson The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Queenie Jackson
2009

(16th)

Mo'Nique Precious Mary Lee Johnston
Penélope Cruz Nine Carla Albanese
Vera Farmiga Up in the Air Alex Goran
Anna Kendrick Natalie Keener
Diane Kruger Inglourious Basterds Bridget von Hammersmark

2010s

YearNomineeFilmRole
2010

(17th)

Melissa Leo The Fighter Alice Eklund-Ward
Amy Adams The Fighter Charlene Fleming
Helena Bonham Carter The King's Speech Queen Elizabeth
Mila Kunis Black Swan Lily
Hailee Steinfeld True Grit Mattie Ross
2011

(18th)

Octavia Spencer The Help Minny Jackson
Bérénice Bejo The Artist Peppy Miller
Jessica Chastain The Help Celia Rae Foote
Melissa McCarthy Bridesmaids Megan Price
Janet McTeer Albert Nobbs Hubert Page
2012

(19th)

Anne Hathaway Les Misérables Fantine
Sally Field Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln
Helen Hunt The Sessions Cheryl Cohen-Greene
Nicole Kidman The Paperboy Charlotte Bless
Maggie Smith The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Muriel Donnelly
2013

(20th)

Lupita Nyong'o 12 Years a Slave Patsey
Jennifer Lawrence American Hustle Rosalyn Rosenfeld
Julia Roberts August: Osage County Barbara Weston-Fordham
June Squibb Nebraska Kate Grant
Oprah Winfrey The Butler Gloria Gaines
2014

(21st)

Patricia Arquette Boyhood Olivia Evans
Keira Knightley The Imitation Game Joan Clarke
Emma Stone Birdman Sam Thomson
Meryl Streep Into the Woods The Witch
Naomi Watts St. Vincent Daka Parimova
2015

(22nd)

Alicia Vikander The Danish Girl Gerda Wegener
Rooney Mara Carol Therese Belivet
Rachel McAdams Spotlight Sacha Pfeiffer
Helen Mirren Trumbo Hedda Hopper
Kate Winslet Steve Jobs Joanna Hoffman
2016

(23rd)

Viola Davis Fences Rose Maxson
Naomie Harris Moonlight Paula Harris
Nicole Kidman Lion Sue Brierley
Octavia Spencer Hidden Figures Dorothy Vaughan
Michelle Williams Manchester by the Sea Randi Chandler
2017

(24th)

Allison Janney I, Tonya LaVona Golden
Mary J. Blige Mudbound Florence Jackson
Hong Chau Downsizing Ngoc Lan Tran
Holly Hunter The Big Sick Beth Gardner
Laurie Metcalf Lady Bird Marion McPherson
2018

(25th)

Emily Blunt A Quiet Place Evelyn Abbott
Amy Adams Vice Lynne Cheney
Margot Robbie Mary Queen of Scots Queen Elizabeth I
Emma Stone The Favourite Abigail Masham
Rachel Weisz Sarah Churchill
2019

(26th)

Laura Dern Marriage Story Nora Fanshaw
Scarlett Johansson Jojo Rabbit Rosie Betzler
Nicole Kidman Bombshell Gretchen Carlson
Jennifer Lopez Hustlers Ramona Vega
Margot Robbie Bombshell Kayla Pospisil

Superlatives

SuperlativeLeading ActressSupporting ActressOverall
Actress with most awards Frances McDormand, Renée Zellweger 2 Kate Winslet 2 Renée Zellweger 3
Actress with most nominations Meryl Streep 10 Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet 4 Meryl Streep 11
Actress with most nominations without ever winning Judi Dench 6 Amy Adams 4 Amy Adams, Nicole Kidman 5
Film with most nominations Almost Famous , Babel , Being John Malkovich , Bombshell , Chicago , Doubt , The Favourite , The Fighter , Forrest Gump , The Help , Up in the Air 2 Bombshell , Chicago , Doubt , The Favourite , The Help 3
Oldest winner Glenn Close
( The Wife , 2019)
71 Gloria Stuart
( Titanic , 1998)
87 Gloria Stuart
(Titanic, 1998)
87
Oldest nominee Judi Dench
( Victoria & Abdul , 2018)
83
Youngest winner Jennifer Lawrence
( Silver Linings Playbook , 2013)
22 Kate Winslet
( Sense and Sensibility , 1996)
20Kate Winslet
(Sense and Sensibility, 1996)
20
Youngest nominee Evan Rachel Wood
( Thirteen , 2004)
16 Dakota Fanning
( I Am Sam , 2002)
7Dakota Fanning
(I Am Sam, 2002)
7

Trivia

Occasions over the past 23 years did the winner of the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress not win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. This happened in:

Multiple winners

2 awards

Multiple nominees

Note: Winners are indicated in bold type.

2 nominations
3 nominations
4 nominations

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