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BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS


A supporting performance can be many things ... the ones that usually end up winning the Academy Award are ones that stand out amongst a crowd of other performances, contributing to the whole that made a successful motion picture. These were the supporting actress performances that the Academy has chosen since the supporting acting Oscars were given beginning in 1936 ...

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1936 : Gale Sondergaard in "ANTHONY ADVERSE"

1937 : Alice Brady in "IN OLD CHICAGO"

1938 : Fay Bainter in "JEZEBEL"

1939 : Hattie McDaniel in "GONE WITH THE WIND"

1940 : Jane Darwell in "THE GRAPES OF WRATH"

1941 : Mary Astor in "THE GREAT LIE"

1942 : Teresa Wright in "MRS. MINIVER"

1943 : Katina Paxinou in "FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS"

1944 : Ethel Barrymore in "NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART"

1945 : Anne Revere in "NATIONAL VELVET"

1946 : Anne Baxter in "THE RAZOR'S EDGE"

1947 : Celeste Holm in "GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT"

1948 : Claire Trevor in "KEY LARGO"

1949 : Mercedes McCambridge in "ALL THE KING'S MEN"

1950 : Josephine Hull in "HARVEY"

1951 : Kim Hunter in "A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE"

1952 : Gloria Grahame in "THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL"

1953 : Donna Reed in "FROM HERE TO ETERNITY"

1954 : Eva Marie Saint in "ON THE WATERFRONT"

1955 : Jo Van Fleet in "EAST OF EDEN"

1956 : Dorothy Malone in "WRITTEN ON THE WIND"

1957 : Miyoshi Umeki in "SAYONARA"

1958 : Wendy Hiller in "SEPARATE TABLES"

1959 : Shelley Winters in "THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK"

1960 : Shirley Jones in "ELMER GANTRY"

1961 : Rita Moreno in "WEST SIDE STORY"

1962 : Patty Duke in "THE MIRACLE WORKER"

1963 : Margaret Rutherford in "THE V.I.P.S"

1964 : Lila Kedrova in "ZORBA THE GREEK"

1965 : Shelley Winters in "A PATCH OF BLUE"

1966 : Sandy Dennis in "WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?"

1967 : Estelle Parsons in "BONNIE AND CLYDE"

1968 : Ruth Gordon in "ROSEMARY'S BABY"

1969 : Goldie Hawn in "CACTUS FLOWER"

1970 : Helen Hayes in "AIRPORT"

1971 : Cloris Leachman in "THE LAST PICTURE SHOW"

1972 : Eileen Heckart in "BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE"

1973 : Tatum O'Neal in "PAPER MOON"

1974 : Ingrid Bergman in "MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS"

1975 : Lee Grant in "SHAMPOO"

1976 : Beatrice Straight in "NETWORK"

1977 : Vanessa Redgrave in "JULIA"

1978 : Maggie Smith in "CALIFORNIA SUITE"

1979 : Meryl Streep in "KRAMER VS. KRAMER"

1980 : Mary Steenburgen in "MELVIN AND HOWARD"

1981 : Maureen Stapleton in "REDS"

1982 : Jessica Lange in "TOOTSIE"

1983 : Linda Hunt in "THE YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY"

1984 : Peggy Ashcroft in "A PASSAGE TO INDIA"

1985 : Anjelica Huston in "PRIZZI'S HONOR"

1986 : Dianne Wiest in "HANNAH AND HER SISTERS"

1987 : Olympia Dukakis in "MOONSTRUCK"

1988 : Geena Davis in "THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST"

1989 : Brenda Fricker in "MY LEFT FOOT"

1990 : Whoopi Goldberg in "GHOST"

1991 : Mercedes Ruehl in "THE FISHER KING"

1992 : Marisa Tomei in "MY COUSIN VINNY"

1993 : Anna Paquin in "THE PIANO"

1994 : Dianne Wiest in "BULLETS OVER BROADWAY"

1995 : Mira Sorvino in "MIGHTY APHRODITE"

1996 : Juliette Binoche in "THE ENGLISH PATIENT"

1997 : Kim Basinger in "L.A. CONFIDENTIAL"

1998 : Judi Dench in "SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE"

1999 : Angelina Jolie in "GIRL, INTERRUPTED"

2000 : Marcia Gay Harden in "POLLOCK"

2001 : Jennifer Connelly in "A BEAUTIFUL MIND"

2002 : Catherine Zeta-Jones in "CHICAGO"

2003 : Renee Zellweger in "COLD MOUNTAIN"

2004 : Cate Blanchett in "THE AVIATOR"

2005 : Rachel Weisz in "THE CONSTANT GARDENER"

2006 : Jennifer Hudson in "DREAMGIRLS"

2007 : Tilda Swinton in "MICHAEL CLAYTON"

2008 : Penelope Cruz in "VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA"

2009 : Mo'Nique in "PRECIOUS"

2010 : Melissa Leo in "THE FIGHTER"

2011 : Octavia Spencer in "THE HELP"

2012 : Anne Hathaway in "LES MISERABLES"

2013 : Lupita Nyong'o in "12 YEARS A SLAVE"

2014 : Patricia Arquette in "BOYHOOD"

2015 : Alicia Vikander in "THE DANISH GIRL"

2016 : Viola Davis in "FENCES"

2017 : Allison Janney in "I, TONYA"

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