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All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners

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-70 Items- Complete list of Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress winners since its inception. Photos are included for almost every Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress winner. Winners of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in every year are listed here alphabetically, but you can sort this Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress list by any column. The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Alice Brady and Wendy Hiller.-70 Items-You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your friends.
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    Alice Brady

    Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForIn Old Chicago

    Alice Brady (born Mary Rose Brady; November 2, 1892 – October 28, 1939) was an American actress who began her career in the silent film era and survived the transition into talkies. She worked until...  more
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    Angelina Jolie

    Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForGia, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Girl, Interrupted, The Good Shepherd

    Angelina Jolie (; née Voight, formerly Jolie Pitt, born June 4, 1975) is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. The recipient of such accolades as an Academy Award and three Golden Globe...  more

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    Anjelica Huston

    Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Series

    Honored ForIron Jawed Angels, The Grifters, The Witches, Enemies, a Love Story

    Anjelica Huston (; born July 8, 1951) is an American actress, director, producer, author, and former fashion model. Huston became the third generation of her family to receive an Academy Award, when...  more

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    Anna Paquin

    Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance

    Honored ForThe Piano, The Squid and the Whale, True Blood

    Anna Hélène Paquin ( PAK-win; born 24 July 1982) is a New Zealand-Canadian actress. She was born in Manitoba and brought up in Wellington, New Zealand, before moving to Los Angeles during her youth....  more

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    Anne Baxter

    Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForThe Razor's Edge

    Anne Baxter (May 7, 1923 – December 12, 1985) was an American actress, star of Hollywood films, Broadway productions, and television series. She won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe, and was...  more
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    Anne Revere

    Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForNational Velvet, Toys in the Attic

    Anne Revere (June 25, 1903 – December 18, 1990) was an American actress. She was best known for her performances on Broadway and film portrayals of motherly characters. Revere won an Academy Award...  more
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    Beatrice Straight

    Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForNetwork, The Crucible

    Beatrice Whitney Straight (August 2, 1914 – April 7, 2001) was an American theatre, film and television actress and a member of the prominent Whitney family. She was an Academy Award and Tony Award...  more
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    Brenda Fricker

    Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForMy Left Foot

    Brenda Fricker (born 17 February 1945) is an Irish actress of stage and screen. She has appeared in more than 30 films and television roles. In 1990, she became the first Irish actress to win an...  more
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    Cate Blanchett

    London Film Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast

    Honored ForLittle Fish, Thank God He Met Lizzie, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, I'm Not There, Elizabeth

    Catherine Elise Blanchett AC (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress and theatre director. One of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation, she is known for her wide range of roles across...  more

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones

    Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast

    Honored ForThe Mask of Zorro, Entrapment, A Little Night Music, Traffic, Chicago

    Catherine Zeta-Jones (; born 25 September 1969) is a Welsh actress. Born and raised in Swansea, Zeta-Jones aspired to be an actress from a young age. As a child, she played roles in the West End...  more

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    Celeste Holm

    Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForGentleman's Agreement

    Celeste Holm (April 29, 1917 – July 15, 2012) was an American stage, film and television actress.Holm won an Academy Award for her performance in Gentleman's Agreement (1947), and was nominated for...  more

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    Claire Trevor

    Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress - Miniseries or a Movie, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForKey Largo, Dodsworth

    Claire Trevor (born Claire Wemlinger; March 8, 1910 – April 8, 2000) was an American actress. She appeared in over 60 films, winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Key...  more
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    Cloris Leachman

    Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance By a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Special

    Honored ForScreen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, Malcolm in the Middle, The Last Picture Show, Cher, A Brand New Life

    Cloris Leachman (April 30, 1926 – January 26, 2021) was an American actress and comedian. In a career spanning over seven decades she won eight Primetime Emmy Awards, a Daytime Emmy Award, and an...  more

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    Dianne Wiest

    Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film

    Honored ForBullets Over Broadway, Road to Avonlea, The Blackwater Lightship, Hannah and Her Sisters, Synecdoche

    Dianne Evelyn Wiest (; born March 28, 1946) is an American actress. She has twice won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for the Woody Allen films Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) and...  more

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  • 15

    Donna Reed

    Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Female, Golden Apple Award for Most Cooperative Actress

    Honored ForThe Donna Reed Show, From Here to Eternity

    Donna Reed (born Donna Belle Mullenger; January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film, television actress and producer. Her career spanned more than 40 years, with performances in more...  more

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    Dorothy Malone

    Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForWritten on the Wind

    Mary Dorothy Maloney (January 29, 1924 – January 19, 2018) was an American actress. Her film career began in 1943, and in her early years she played small roles, mainly in B-movies. After a decade,...  more
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    Eileen Heckart

    Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForThe Bad Seed, Butterflies Are Free, Love & War

    Eileen Heckart (born Anna Eileen Herbert, March 29, 1919 – December 31, 2001) was an American actress whose career spanned nearly 60 years. She first became known for her role as schoolteacher...  more
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    Estelle Parsons

    Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForBonnie and Clyde

    Estelle Margaret Parsons (born November 20, 1927) is an American actress, singer and stage director.After studying law, Parsons became a singer before deciding to pursue a career in acting. She...  more

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    Ethel Barrymore

    Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForNone but the Lonely Heart

    Ethel Barrymore (born Ethel Mae Blythe; August 15, 1879 – June 18, 1959) was an American actress and a member of the Barrymore family of actors. Barrymore was a stage, screen and radio actress and...  more

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    Eva Marie Saint

    Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForPeople Like Us, On the Waterfront

    Eva Marie Saint (born July 4, 1924) is an American actress. In a career spanning 70 years, she is known for starring in Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954), for which she won an Academy Award for...  more

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    Fay Bainter

    Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForJezebel

    Fay Okell Bainter (December 7, 1893 – April 16, 1968) was an American film and stage actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Jezebel (1938) and has a star on the Hollywood...  more
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    Gale Sondergaard

    Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForAnthony Adverse

    Gale Sondergaard (born Edith Holm Sondergaard; February 15, 1899 – August 14, 1985) was an American actress. Sondergaard began her acting career in theater, and progressed to films in 1936. She was...  more
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    Geena Davis

    Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama, David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actress

    Honored ForCommander in Chief, The Accidental Tourist, Thelma & Louise

    Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956) is an American actress and activist. Davis has received numerous accolades for her acting work in both film and television, and is noted for...  more

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    Gloria Grahame

    Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForThe Bad and the Beautiful

    Gloria Grahame Hallward (November 28, 1923 – October 5, 1981), known professionally as Gloria Grahame, was an American stage, film, and television actress and singer. She began her acting career in...  more
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    Goldie Hawn

    Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film, David di Donatello Special Award

    Honored ForCactus Flower

    Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an American actress, producer, and singer. She rose to fame on the NBC sketch comedy program Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1968–70), before going on to...  more

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