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Academy Award - Best Supporting Actress (winners)

Here is a list of the actresses that have won the Academy Award Oscar for best performance by an actress in a supporting role. This list shows the actresses that won the best performance for lead actress Oscar award, the movie they were in, as well as the year the actress won or was nominated for the award. Best supporting actress received a plaque instead of an Oscar from the academy for several years. Now the supporting actress role receives a statuete from the academy like the other awards.

55 actresses have received more than one Oscar for supporting role. 6 actresses have received 4 nominations including Maureen Stapleton, Maggie Smith, Lee Grant, Geraldine Page, Ethel Barrymore, and Agnes Moorehead. Thelma Ritter has been nominated 6 times but has never won the award. Only Diane Wiest and Shelly Winters have won the Oscar for supporting actress twice.

Year Actress Movie
1936 Gale Sondergaard Anthony Adverse
1937 Alice Brady In Old Chicago
1938 Fay Bainter Jezebel
1939 Hattie McDaniel Gone with the Wind
1940 Jane Darwell The Grapes of Wrath
1941 Mary Astor The Great Lie
1942 Teresa Wright Mrs. Miniver
1943 Katina Paxinou For Whom the Bell Tolls
1944 Ethel Barrymore None but the Lonely Heart
1945 Anne Revere National Velvet
1946 Anne Baxter The Razor's Edge
1947 Celeste Holm Gentleman's Agreement
1948 Claire Trevor Key Largo
1949 Mercedes McCambridge All the King's Men
1950 Josephine Hull Harvey
1951 Kim Hunter A Streetcar Named Desire
1952 Gloria Grahame The Bad and the Beautiful
1953 Donna Reed From Here to Eternity
1954 Eva Marie Saint On the Waterfront
1955 Jo Van Fleet East of Eden
1956 Dorothy Malone Written on the Wind
1957 Miyoshi Umeki Sayonara
1958 Wendy Hiller Separate Tables
1959 Shelley Winters The Diary of Anne Frank
1960 Shirley Jones Elmer Gantry
1961 Rita Moreno West Side Story
1962 Patty Duke The Miracle Worker
1963 Margaret Rutherford The V.I.P.s
1964 Lila Kedrova Zorba the Greek
1965 Shelley Winters A Patch of Blue
1966 Sandy Dennis Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1967 Estelle Parsons Bonnie and Clyde
1968 Ruth Gordon Rosemary's Baby
1969 Goldie Hawn Cactus Flower
1970 Helen Hayes Airport
1971 Cloris Leachman The Last Picture Show
1972 Eileen Heckart Butterflies Are Free
1973 Tatum O'Neal Paper Moon
1974 Ingrid Bergman Murder on the Orient Express
1975 Lee Grant Shampoo
1976 Beatrice Straight Network
1977 Vanessa Redgrave Julia
1978 Maggie Smith California Suite
1979 Meryl Streep Kramer vs. Kramer
1980 Mary Steenburgen Melvin and Howard
1981 Maureen Stapleton Reds
1982 Jessica Lange Tootsie
1983 Linda Hunt The Year of Living Dangerously
1984 Peggy Ashcroft A Passage to India
1985 Anjelica Huston Prizzi's Honor
1986 Dianne Wiest Hannah and Her Sisters
1987 Olympia Dukakis Moonstruck
1988 Geena Davis The Accidental Tourist
1989 Brenda Fricker My Left Foot
1990 Whoopi Goldberg Ghost
1991 Mercedes Ruehl The Fisher King
1992 Marisa Tomei My Cousin Vinny
1993 Anna Paquin The Piano
1994 Dianne Wiest Bullets over Broadway
1995 Mira Sorvino Mighty Aphrodite
1996 Juliette Binoche The English Patient
1997 Kim Basinger L.A. Confidential
1998 Judi Dench Shakespeare in Love
1999 Angelina Jolie Girl, Interrupted
2000 Marcia Gay Harden Pollock
2001 Jennifer Connelly A Beautiful Mind
2002 Catherine Zeta Jones Chicago
2003 Renée Zellweger Cold Mountain
2004 Cate Blanchett The Aviator

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