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2010s

2018 (91st)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Amy Adams – Vice
Marina de Tavira – Roma
Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk
Emma Stone – The Favourite
Rachel Weisz – The Favourite

2017 (90th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Mary J. Blige – Mudbound
Allison Janney – I, Tonya
Lesley Manville – Phantom Thread
Laurie Metcalf – Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer – The Shape of Water

2016 (89th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Viola Davis – Fences
Naomie Harris – Moonlight
Nicole Kidman – Lion
Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea

2015 (88th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara – Carol
Rachel McAdams – Spotlight
Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs

2014 (87th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Patricia Arquette – Boyhood
Laura Dern – Wild
Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game
Emma Stone – Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Meryl Streep – Into the Woods

2013 (86th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts – August: Osage County
June Squibb – Nebraska

2012 (85th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Amy Adams – The Master
Sally Field – Lincoln
Anne Hathaway – Les Misérables
Helen Hunt – The Sessions
Jacki Weaver – Silver Linings Playbook

2011 (84th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Bérénice Bejo – The Artist
Jessica Chastain – The Help
Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids
Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer – The Help

2010 (83rd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Amy Adams – The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter – The King’s Speech
Melissa Leo – The Fighter
Hailee Steinfeld – True Grit
Jacki Weaver – Animal Kingdom

2000s

2009 (82nd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Penélope Cruz – Nine
Vera Farmiga – Up in the Air
Maggie Gyllenhaal – Crazy Heart
Anna Kendrick – Up in the Air
Mo’Nique – Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire

2008 (81st)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Amy Adams – Doubt
Penélope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Viola Davis – Doubt
Taraji P. Henson – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Marisa Tomei – The Wrestler

2007 (80th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Cate Blanchett – I’m Not There
Ruby Dee – American Gangster
Saoirse Ronan – Atonement
Amy Ryan – Gone Baby Gone
Tilda Swinton – Michael Clayton

2006 (79th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Adriana Barraza – Babel
Cate Blanchett – Notes on a Scandal
Abigail Breslin – Little Miss Sunshine
Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls
Rinko Kikuchi – Babel

2005 (78th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Amy Adams – Junebug
Catherine Keener – Capote
Frances McDormand – North Country
Rachel Weisz – The Constant Gardener
Michelle Williams – Brokeback Mountain

2004 (77th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Cate Blanchett – The Aviator
Laura Linney – Kinsey
Virginia Madsen – Sideways
Sophie Okonedo – Hotel Rwanda
Natalie Portman – Closer

2003 (76th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Shohreh Aghdashloo – House of Sand and Fog
Patricia Clarkson – Pieces of April
Marcia Gay Harden – Mystic River
Holly Hunter – Thirteen
Renée Zellweger – Cold Mountain

2002 (75th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Kathy Bates – About Schmidt
Julianne Moore – The Hours
Queen Latifah – Chicago
Meryl Streep – Adaptation
Catherine Zeta-Jones – Chicago

2001 (74th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Jennifer Connelly – A Beautiful Mind
Helen Mirren – Gosford Park
Maggie Smith – Gosford Park
Marisa Tomei – In the Bedroom
Kate Winslet – Iris

2000 (73rd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Judi Dench – Chocolat
Marcia Gay Harden – Pollock
Kate Hudson – Almost Famous
Frances McDormand – Almost Famous
Julie Walters – Billy Elliot

1990s

1999 (72nd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Toni Collette – The Sixth Sense
Angelina Jolie – Girl, Interrupted
Catherine Keener – Being John Malkovich
Samantha Morton – Sweet and Lowdown
Chloë Sevigny – Boys Don’t Cry

1998 (71st)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Kathy Bates – Primary Colors
Brenda Blethyn – Little Voice
Judi Dench – Shakespeare in Love
Rachel Griffiths – Hilary and Jackie
Lynn Redgrave – Gods and Monsters

1997 (70th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Kim Basinger – L.A. Confidential
Joan Cusack – In & Out
Minnie Driver – Good Will Hunting
Julianne Moore – Boogie Nights
Gloria Stuart – Titanic

1996 (69th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Joan Allen – The Crucible
Lauren Bacall – The Mirror Has Two Faces
Juliette Binoche – The English Patient
Barbara Hershey – The Portrait of a Lady
Marianne Jean-Baptiste – Secrets & Lies

1995 (68th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Joan Allen – Nixon
Kathleen Quinlan – Apollo 13
Mira Sorvino – Mighty Aphrodite
Mare Winningham – Georgia
Kate Winslet – Sense and Sensibility

1994 (67th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Rosemary Harris – Tom & Viv
Helen Mirren – The Madness of King George
Uma Thurman – Pulp Fiction
Jennifer Tilly – Bullets over Broadway
Dianne Wiest – Bullets over Broadway

1993 (66th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Holly Hunter – The Firm
Anna Paquin – The Piano
Rosie Perez – Fearless
Winona Ryder – The Age of Innocence
Emma Thompson – In the Name of the Father

1992 (65th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Judy Davis – Husbands and Wives
Joan Plowright – Enchanted April
Vanessa Redgrave – Howards End
Miranda Richardson – Damage
Marisa Tomei – My Cousin Vinny

1991 (64th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Diane Ladd – Rambling Rose
Juliette Lewis – Cape Fear
Kate Nelligan – The Prince of Tides
Mercedes Ruehl – The Fisher King
Jessica Tandy – Fried Green Tomatoes

1990 (63rd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Annette Bening – The Grifters
Lorraine Bracco – Good Fellas
Whoopi Goldberg – Ghost
Diane Ladd – Wild at Heart
Mary McDonnell – Dances With Wolves

1980s

1989 (62nd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Brenda Fricker – My Left Foot
Anjelica Huston – Enemies, A Love Story
Lena Olin – Enemies, A Love Story
Julia Roberts – Steel Magnolias
Dianne Wiest – Parenthood

1988 (61st)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Joan Cusack – Working Girl
Geena Davis – The Accidental Tourist
Frances McDormand – Mississippi Burning
Michelle Pfeiffer – Dangerous Liaisons
Sigourney Weaver – Working Girl

1987 (60th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Norma Aleandro – Gaby – A True Story
Anne Archer – Fatal Attraction
Olympia Dukakis – Moonstruck
Anne Ramsey – Throw Momma from the Train
Ann Sothern – The Whales of August

1986 (59th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Tess Harper – Crimes of the Heart
Piper Laurie – Children of a Lesser God
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio – The Color of Money
Maggie Smith – A Room with a View
Dianne Wiest – Hannah and Her Sisters

1985 (58th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Margaret Avery – The Color Purple
Anjelica Huston – Prizzi’s Honor
Amy Madigan – Twice in a Lifetime
Meg Tilly – Agnes of God
Oprah Winfrey – The Color Purple

1984 (57th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Peggy Ashcroft – A Passage to India
Glenn Close – The Natural
Lindsay Crouse – Places in the Heart
Christine Lahti – Swing Shift
Geraldine Page – The Pope of Greenwich Village

1983 (56th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Cher – Silkwood
Glenn Close – The Big Chill
Linda Hunt – The Year of Living Dangerously
Amy Irving – Yentl
Alfre Woodard – Cross Creek

1982 (55th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Glenn Close – The World According to Garp
Teri Garr – Tootsie
Jessica Lange – Tootsie
Kim Stanley – Frances
Lesley Ann Warren – Victor/Victoria

1981 (54th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Melinda Dillon – Absence of Malice
Jane Fonda – On Golden Pond
Joan Hackett – Only When I Laugh
Elizabeth McGovern – Ragtime
Maureen Stapleton – Reds

1980 (53rd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Eileen Brennan – Private Benjamin
Eva Le Gallienne – Resurrection
Cathy Moriarty – Raging Bull
Diana Scarwid – Inside Moves
Mary Steenburgen – Melvin and Howard

1970s

1979 (52nd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Jane Alexander – Kramer vs. Kramer
Barbara Barrie – Breaking Away
Candice Bergen – Starting Over
Mariel Hemingway – Manhattan
Meryl Streep – Kramer vs. Kramer

1978 (51st)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Dyan Cannon – Heaven Can Wait
Penelope Milford – Coming Home
Maggie Smith – California Suite
Maureen Stapleton – Interiors
Meryl Streep – The Deer Hunter

1977 (50th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Leslie Browne – The Turning Point
Quinn Cummings – The Goodbye Girl
Melinda Dillon – Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Vanessa Redgrave – Julia
Tuesday Weld – Looking for Mr. Goodbar

1976 (49th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Jane Alexander – All the President’s Men
Jodie Foster – Taxi Driver
Lee Grant – Voyage of the Damned
Piper Laurie – Carrie
Beatrice Straight – Network

1975 (48th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ronee Blakley – Nashville
Lee Grant – Shampoo
Sylvia Miles – Farewell, My Lovely
Lily Tomlin – Nashville
Brenda Vaccaro – Jacqueline Susann’s Once Is Not Enough

1974 (47th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ingrid Bergman – Murder on the Orient Express
Valentina Cortese – Day for Night
Madeline Kahn – Blazing Saddles
Diane Ladd – Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
Talia Shire – The Godfather Part II

1973 (46th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Linda Blair – The Exorcist
Candy Clark – American Graffiti
Madeline Kahn – Paper Moon
Tatum O’Neal – Paper Moon
Sylvia Sidney – Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams

1972 (45th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Jeannie Berlin – The Heartbreak Kid
Eileen Heckart – Butterflies Are Free
Geraldine Page – Pete ‘n’ Tillie
Susan Tyrrell – Fat City
Shelley Winters – The Poseidon Adventure

1971 (44th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ann-Margret – Carnal Knowledge
Ellen Burstyn – The Last Picture Show
Barbara Harris – Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things about Me?
Cloris Leachman – The Last Picture Show
Margaret Leighton – The Go-Between

1970 (43rd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Karen Black – Five Easy Pieces
Lee Grant – The Landlord
Helen Hayes – Airport
Sally Kellerman – M*A*S*H
Maureen Stapleton – Airport

1960s

1969 (42nd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Catherine Burns – Last Summer
Dyan Cannon – Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Goldie Hawn – Cactus Flower
Sylvia Miles – Midnight Cowboy
Susannah York – They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

1968 (41st)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Lynn Carlin – Faces
Ruth Gordon – Rosemary’s Baby
Sondra Locke – The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Kay Medford – Funny Girl
Estelle Parsons – Rachel, Rachel

1967 (40th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Carol Channing – Thoroughly Modern Millie
Mildred Natwick – Barefoot in the Park
Estelle Parsons – Bonnie and Clyde
Beah Richards – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
Katharine Ross – The Graduate

1966 (39th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Sandy Dennis – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Wendy Hiller – A Man for All Seasons
Jocelyne Lagarde – Hawaii
Vivien Merchant – Alfie
Geraldine Page – You’re a Big Boy Now

1965 (38th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ruth Gordon – Inside Daisy Clover
Joyce Redman – Othello
Maggie Smith – Othello
Shelley Winters – A Patch of Blue
Peggy Wood – The Sound of Music

1964 (37th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Gladys Cooper – My Fair Lady
Dame Edith Evans – The Chalk Garden
Grayson Hall – The Night of the Iguana
Lila Kedrova – Zorba the Greek
Agnes Moorehead – Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte

1963 (36th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Diane Cilento – Tom Jones
Dame Edith Evans – Tom Jones
Joyce Redman – Tom Jones
Margaret Rutherford – The V.I.P.s
Lilia Skala – Lilies of the Field

1962 (35th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Mary Badham – To Kill a Mockingbird
Patty Duke – The Miracle Worker
Shirley Knight – Sweet Bird of Youth
Angela Lansbury – The Manchurian Candidate
Thelma Ritter – Birdman of Alcatraz

1961 (34th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Fay Bainter – The Children’s Hour
Judy Garland – Judgment at Nuremberg
Lotte Lenya – The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
Una Merkel – Summer and Smoke
Rita Moreno – West Side Story

1960 (33rd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Glynis Johns – The Sundowners
Shirley Jones – Elmer Gantry
Shirley Knight – The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
Janet Leigh – Psycho
Mary Ure – Sons and Lovers

1950s

1959 (32nd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Hermione Baddeley – Room at the Top
Susan Kohner – Imitation of Life
Juanita Moore – Imitation of Life
Thelma Ritter – Pillow Talk
Shelley Winters – The Diary of Anne Frank

1958 (31st)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Peggy Cass – Auntie Mame
Wendy Hiller – Separate Tables
Martha Hyer – Some Came Running
Maureen Stapleton – Lonelyhearts
Cara Williams – The Defiant Ones

1957 (30th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Carolyn Jones – The Bachelor Party
Elsa Lanchester – Witness for the Prosecution
Hope Lange – Peyton Place
Miyoshi Umeki – Sayonara
Diane Varsi – Peyton Place

1956 (29th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Mildred Dunnock – Baby Doll
Eileen Heckart – The Bad Seed
Mercedes McCambridge – Giant
Patty McCormack – The Bad Seed
Dorothy Malone – Written on the Wind

1955 (28th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Betsy Blair – Marty
Peggy Lee – Pete Kelly’s Blues
Marisa Pavan – The Rose Tattoo
Jo Van Fleet – East of Eden
Natalie Wood – Rebel without a Cause

1954 (27th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Nina Foch – Executive Suite
Katy Jurado – Broken Lance
Eva Marie Saint – On the Waterfront
Jan Sterling – The High and the Mighty
Claire Trevor – The High and the Mighty

1953 (26th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Grace Kelly – Mogambo
Geraldine Page – Hondo
Marjorie Rambeau – Torch Song
Donna Reed – From Here to Eternity
Thelma Ritter – Pickup on South Street

1952 (25th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Gloria Grahame – The Bad and the Beautiful
Jean Hagen – Singin’ in the Rain
Colette Marchand – Moulin Rouge
Terry Moore – Come Back, Little Sheba
Thelma Ritter – With a Song in My Heart

1951 (24th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Joan Blondell – The Blue Veil
Mildred Dunnock – Death of a Salesman
Lee Grant – Detective Story
Kim Hunter – A Streetcar Named Desire
Thelma Ritter – The Mating Season

1950 (23rd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Hope Emerson – Caged
Celeste Holm – All about Eve
Josephine Hull – Harvey
Nancy Olson – Sunset Blvd.
Thelma Ritter – All about Eve

1940s

1949 (22nd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ethel Barrymore – Pinky
Celeste Holm – Come to the Stable
Elsa Lanchester – Come to the Stable
Mercedes McCambridge – All the King’s Men
Ethel Waters – Pinky

1948 (21st)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Barbara Bel Geddes – I Remember Mama
Ellen Corby – I Remember Mama
Agnes Moorehead – Johnny Belinda
Jean Simmons – Hamlet
Claire Trevor – Key Largo

1947 (20th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ethel Barrymore – The Paradine Case
Gloria Grahame – Crossfire
Celeste Holm – Gentleman’s Agreement
Marjorie Main – The Egg and I
Anne Revere – Gentleman’s Agreement

1946 (19th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ethel Barrymore – The Spiral Staircase
Anne Baxter – The Razor’s Edge
Lillian Gish – Duel in the Sun
Flora Robson – Saratoga Trunk
Gale Sondergaard – Anna and the King of Siam

1945 (18th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Eve Arden – Mildred Pierce
Ann Blyth – Mildred Pierce
Angela Lansbury – The Picture of Dorian Gray
Joan Lorring – The Corn Is Green
Anne Revere – National Velvet

1944 (17th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ethel Barrymore – None but the Lonely Heart
Jennifer Jones – Since You Went Away
Angela Lansbury – Gaslight
Aline MacMahon – Dragon Seed
Agnes Moorehead – Mrs. Parkington

1943 (16th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Gladys Cooper – The Song of Bernadette
Paulette Goddard – So Proudly We Hail!
Katina Paxinou – For Whom the Bell Tolls
Anne Revere – The Song of Bernadette
Lucile Watson – Watch on the Rhine

1942 (15th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Gladys Cooper – Now, Voyager
Agnes Moorehead – The Magnificent Ambersons
Susan Peters – Random Harvest
Dame May Whitty – Mrs. Miniver
Teresa Wright – Mrs. Miniver

1941 (14th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Sara Allgood – How Green Was My Valley
Mary Astor – The Great Lie
Patricia Collinge – The Little Foxes
Teresa Wright – The Little Foxes
Margaret Wycherly – Sergeant York

1940 (13th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Judith Anderson – Rebecca
Jane Darwell – The Grapes of Wrath
Ruth Hussey – The Philadelphia Story
Barbara O’Neil – All This, and Heaven Too
Marjorie Rambeau – Primrose Path

1930s

1939 (12th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Olivia de Havilland – Gone with the Wind
Geraldine Fitzgerald – Wuthering Heights
Hattie McDaniel – Gone with the Wind
Edna May Oliver – Drums along the Mohawk
Maria Ouspenskaya – Love Affair

1938 (11th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Fay Bainter – Jezebel
Beulah Bondi – Of Human Hearts
Billie Burke – Merrily We Live
Spring Byington – You Can’t Take It with You
Miliza Korjus – The Great Waltz

1937 (10th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Alice Brady – In Old Chicago
Andrea Leeds – Stage Door
Anne Shirley – Stella Dallas
Claire Trevor – Dead End
Dame May Whitty – Night Must Fall

1936 (9th)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Beulah Bondi – The Gorgeous Hussy
Alice Brady – My Man Godfrey
Bonita Granville – These Three
Maria Ouspenskaya – Dodsworth
Gale Sondergaard – Anthony Adverse

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