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BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Location United Kingdom
Presented by British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Currently held by Patricia Arquette for Boyhood (2014)
Official 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 or 1981.

† - indicates the performance also won the Academy Award
‡ - indicates the performance was also nominated for the Academy Award

Winners and nominees

1960s

Year Actress Film Character
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

Year Actress Film Character
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 Sims 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

Year Actress Film Character
1980
34th
No Award Given - -
1981
35th
No Award Given - -
1982
36th
Maureen Stapleton 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
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