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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: In 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 ...more
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Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
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, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Series

Honored For: Gia, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Girl, Interrupted, The Good Shepherd, + more

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 ...more

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Anjelica Huston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Honored For: Iron Jawed Angels, The Grifters, The Witches, Enemies, a Love Story, + more

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, ...more

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Anna Paquin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: The 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 ...more

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Anne Baxter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: The 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 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: National 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 ...more
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Beatrice Straight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Network, 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 ...more
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Brenda Fricker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: My 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 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
London Film Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film

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

Catherine Elise Blanchett (; born 14 May 1969) is an Australian-American actress and theatre director. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe ...more

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Catherine Zeta-Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Honored For: The 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 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Gentleman'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 ...more

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Claire Trevor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress - Miniseries or a Movie, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Key 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 ...more

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#302 of 940 The Best Actresses in Film History #630 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #133 of 165 The Greatest Western Movie Stars

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Cloris Leachman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
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, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, Malcolm in the Middle, The Last Picture Show, Cher, A Brand New Life, + more

Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress and comedian. In a career spanning over seven decades she has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards, a Daytime Emmy Award, and an Academy ...more

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Dianne Wiest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Bullets Over Broadway, Road to Avonlea, The Blackwater Lightship, Hannah and Her Sisters, Synecdoche, + more

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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#144 of 940 The Best Actresses in Film History #502 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #192 of 378 The Best American Actresses Working Today

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Donna Reed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Female, Golden Apple Award for Most Cooperative Actress, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: The 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

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Dorothy Malone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Dorothy Malone Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Written 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 ...more

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Eileen Heckart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role, Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre

Honored For: The 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 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Estelle Parsons Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Bonnie 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 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: None 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 ...more

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Eva Marie Saint is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: People 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 ...more

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Fay Bainter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Jezebel

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 ...more
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Gale Sondergaard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Anthony 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 ...more

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Geena Davis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama, David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actress, Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: Commander 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 ...more

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Gloria Grahame is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role

Honored For: The 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 ...more

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#471 of 940 The Best Actresses in Film History #213 of 218 The Greatest American Actresses Of All Time #24 of 25 The Most Beautiful Pin-Up Girls of the '50s

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Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Winners
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Film, David di Donatello Special Award, People's Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress

Honored For: Cactus 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 ...more

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