My best supporting actress winners

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1.
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh was born Jennifer Lee Morrow in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of writer Barbara Turner and actor Vic Morrow. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent and her mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry. She is the sister of Carrie Ann Morrow and half-sister of actress Mina Badie...
“ 2015 - The Hateful Eight

Nominees:

Kate Winslet - Steve Jobs
Antonia Zegers - El Club
Luisa Gavasa - La novia
Rachel Weisz - Youth ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
2.
Patricia Arquette
Actress, Medium
With her expressive blue eyes, soft, Southern-tinged voice and an acting range that can carry her from hysterically funny to terrifying in seconds, Patricia Arquette is one of the most underrated and talented actresses of her generation. Though she has been working for years, she's always stayed just under the radar of true stardom, despite a 1995 marriage to Nicolas Cage...
“ 2014 - Boyhood

Nominees:

Keira Knightley - The Imitation Game
Emma Stone - Birdman
Julianne Moore - Maps to the Stars
Meryl Streep - Into the Woods ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
3.
Jennifer Lawrence
America's Sweetheart and star of the wildly popular Hunger Games series, Jennifer Lawrence, is the first, and thus far only, person born in the 1990s to have received an acting Oscar (for Silver Linings Playbook. Lawrence was born Jennifer Shrader Lawrence on August 15, 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Karen (Koch)...
“ 2013 - American Hustle

Nominees:

June Squibb - Nebraska
Julianne Nicholson - August: Osage County
Oprah Winfrey - The Butler
Lupita N'yongo - 12 years a Slave ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
4.
Anne Hathaway
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series Get Real...
“ 2012 - Les Misérables

Nominees:

Helen Hunt - The Sessions
Amy Adams - The Master
Samantha Barks - Les Misérables
Sally Field - Lincoln ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
5.
Octavia Spencer
Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She's the sixth of seven siblings and holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, but never dreamed it would be in front of the camera...
“ 2011 - The Help

Nominees:

Shailene Woodley - The Descendants
Charlotte Gainsbourg - Melancholia
Jessica Chastain - The Tree of Life
Berénice Bejo - The Artist ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
6.
“ 2010 - The Fighter
tied with Lesley Manville - Another Year

Nominees:

Helena Bonham Carter - The King's Speech
Amy Adams - The Fighter
Jacki Weaver - Animal Kingdom ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
7.
Lesley Manville
Actress, Maleficent
Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is a multi award winning stage and screen actress and has worked extensively with the director Mike Leigh. She is known for Another Year (2010), All or Nothing (2002), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Secrets & Lies (1996). Lesley was made an OBE in the 2015 Queens Birthday Honours List.
“ 2010 - Another Year
tied with Melissa Leo - The Fighter

Nominees:

Helena Bonham Carter - The King's Speech
Amy Adams - The Fighter
Jacki Weaver - Animal Kingdom ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
8.
Mo'Nique
Actress, Precious
Monique received a standing ovation when she stepped on stage for the first time in the hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, giving her confidence to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian. After numerous stand-up performances, she took a leap forward with one of the starring roles in The Parkers. ...
“ 2009 - Precious

Nominees:

Anna Kendrick - Up in the Air
Melánie Laurent - Inglourious Basterds
Penélope Cruz - Nine
Marion Cotillard - Nine ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
9.
Penélope Cruz
Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to focus her energies on dance...
“ 2008 - Vicky Cristina Barcelona
tied with Carme Elías - Camino

Nominees:

Viola Davis - Doubt
Taraji P.Henson - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Marisa Tomei - The Wrestler ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
10.
“ 2008 - Camino
tied with Penélope Cruz - Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Nominees:

Viola Davis - Doubt
Taraji P.Henson - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Marisa Tomei - The Wrestler ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
11.
Saoirse Ronan
Actress, Atonement
Saoirse Una Ronan was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, to Irish parents, Monica Ronan (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, an actor. When Saoirse was three, the family moved to Ireland, and Saoirse grew up in its County Carlow. Saoirse made her first TV appearance with a small role in a few episodes of the TV series...
“ 2007 - Atonement

Nominees:

Cate Blanchett - I'm not there
Romola Garai - Atonement
Tilda Swinton - Michael Clayton
Amy Ryan - Gone Baby Gone ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
12.
“ 2006 - Babel

Nominees:

Abigail Breslin - Little Miss Sunshine
Adriana Barraza - Babel
Jennifer Hudson - Dreamgirls
Cate Blanchett - Notes on a Scandal ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
13.
Rachel Weisz
Actress, The Mummy
Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, is of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. Rachel has a sister, Minnie, a curator and photographer...
“ 2005 - The Constant Gardener

Nominees:

Amy Adams - Junebug
Thandie Newton - Crash
Michelle Williams - Brokeback Mountain
Scarlett Johansson - Match Point ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
14.
Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten years old...
“ 2004 - The Aviator

Nominees:

Virgina Madsen - Sideways
Natalie Portman - Closer
Sophie Okonedo - Hotel Rwanda
Laura Linney - Kinsey ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
15.
Renée Zellweger
Renée Kathleen Zellweger was born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, USA. Her mother, Kjellfrid Irene (Andreassen), is a Norwegian-born former nurse and midwife, of Norwegian, Kven (Finnish), and Swedish descent. Her father, Emil Erich Zellweger, is a Swiss-born engineer. The two married in 1963. Renée has a brother named Drew Zellweger...
“ 2003 - Cold Mountain

Nominees:

Patricia Clarkson - Pieces of April
Marcia Gay Harden - Mystic River
Shoreh Agdashloo - House of Sand and Fog
Holly Hunter - Thirteen ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
16.
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Actress, Chicago
Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK. She is the daughter of Patricia (Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a candy factory. Her father is of Welsh descent and her mother is of English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Her brothers are David Jones (born 1967)...
“ 2002 - Chicago

Nominees:

Julianne Moore - The Hours
Meryl Streep - Adaptation
Queen Latifah - Chicago
Valeria Golino - Frida ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
17.
Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly was born in the Catskill Mountains, New York, to Ilene (Schuman), a dealer of antiques, and Gerard Connelly, a clothing manufacturer. Her father had Irish and Norwegian ancestry, and her mother was from a Jewish immigrant family. Jennifer grew up in Brooklyn Heights, just across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan...
“ 2001 - A Beautiful Mind

Nominees:

Helen Mirren - Gosford Park
Maggie Smith - Gosford Park
Kate Winslet - Iris
Marisa Tomei - In the bedroom ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
18.
Kate Hudson
Almost everyone who has spent time with Kate Hudson -including directors, family members, co-stars and interviewers - is quick to comment on her ability to light up a room. Through some combination of a winning smile, solid work ethic, and good old-fashioned talent, the young actress has gone from indie beginner to Vanity Fair cover girl in just three years...
“ 2000 - Almost Famous

Nominees:

Julie Walters - Billy Elliot
Frances McDormand - Almost Famous
Judi Dench - Chocolat
Catherine Deneuve - Dancer in the Dark ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
19.
Angelina Jolie
Actress, Maleficent
Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who became popular after playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Salt and Maleficent. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees...
“ 1999 - Girl, Interrupted

Nominees:

Melora Walters - Magnolia
Catherine Keener - Being John Malkovich
Toni Collette - The Sixth Sense
Samantha Morton - Sweet and Lowdown ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
20.
Judi Dench
Actress, Skyfall
Judi Dench was born in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre...
“ 1998 - Shakespeare in Love

Nominees:

Rachel Griffiths - Hilary and Jackie
Lynn Redgrave - Gods and Monsters
Beverly d'Angelo - American History X
Loles León - La niña de tus ojos ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
21.
Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger was born December 8, 1953, in Athens, Georgia, the third of five children. Both her parents had been in entertainment, her dad had played big-band jazz, and her mother had performed water ballet in several Esther Williams movies. Kim was introspective, from her father's side. As a schoolgirl...
“ 1997 - L.A. Confidential
tied with Gloria Stuart - Titanic

Nominees:

Julianne Moore - Boogie Nights
Frances Fisher - Titanic
Minnie Driver - Good Will Hunting ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
22.
Gloria Stuart
Actress, Titanic
Gloria Stuart was born on a dining room table on 4th Street in Santa Monica, California on July 4, 1910. Her early roles as a performing artist were in plays she produced in her home as a young girl. She was the star of her senior class play at Santa Monica High School in 1927. Attending the University of California...
“ 1997 - Titanic
tied with Kim Bassinger - L.A. Confidential

Nominees:

Julianne Moore - Boogie Nights
Frances Fisher - Titanic
Minnie Driver - Good Will Hunting ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
23.
Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only 23 when she first attracted the attention of international film critics with The Unbearable Lightness of Being...
“ 1996 - The English Patient

Nominees:

Marianne Jeanne Baptiste - Secrets and Lies
Katrin Cartlidge - Breaking the Waves
Gwen Verdon - Marvin's Room
Lynn Redgrave - Shine ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
24.
Mira Sorvino
Actress, Mimic
Mira Katherine Sorvino was born on September 28, 1967 in Manhattan. She is the daughter of Lorraine Davis, an actress turned drama therapist, and veteran character actor Paul Sorvino. Her father's family were Italian immigrants. The young Sorvino was intelligent, an avid reader and an exceptional scholar...
“ 1995 - Mighty Aphrodite

Nominees:

Kate Winslet - Sense and Sensibility
Kathryn Quinlan - Apollo XIII
Famke Janssen - Goldeneye
Chus Lampreave - La flor de mi secreto ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
25.
Uma Thurman
Actress, Pulp Fiction
Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a highly unorthodox and Eurocentric family. She is the daughter of Nena Thurman (née Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge), a fashion model and socialite who now runs a mountain retreat, and of Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman)...
“ 1994 - Pulp Fiction

Nominees:

Robin Wright - Forrest Gump
Sally Field - Forrest Gump
Diane Wiest - Bullets over Broadway
Sarah Peirse - Heavenly Creatures ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
26.
Anna Paquin
Actress, The Piano
Anna Paquin is the first millennial to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting, and the first to win. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1982, to Mary (Brophy), an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher. Anna moved to her mother's native country when she was four years old...
“ 1993 - The Piano

Nominees:

Winona Ryder - The Age of Innocence
Embeth Davidz - Schindler's List
Emma Thompson - In the Name of the Father
Miriam Margolyes - The Age of Innocence ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
27.
Vanessa Redgrave
On January 30, 1937, renowned theatre actor Michael Redgrave was performing in a production of Hamlet in London. During the curtain call, the show's lead, Laurence Olivier, announced to the audience: "tonight a great actress was born". This was in reference to his co-star's newborn daughter, Vanessa Redgrave...
“ 1992 - Howards End

Nominees:

Chus Lampreave - Belle Epoque
Penélope Cruz - Belle Epoque
Miranda Richardson - The Crying Game
Mary Carmen Ramírez - Belle Epoque ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
28.
Mercedes Ruehl
Actress, Big
Mercedes Ruehl was born February 28, 1948 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City to Mercedes Ruehl, a school teacher, and Vincent Ruehl, an FBI agent. She made several film and television appearance before coming to her most successfully received role in Terry Gilliam's The Fisher King. She played the part of Jeff Bridges's on-screen supportive yet neurotic girlfriend...
“ 1991 - The Fisher King

Nominees:

Jessica Tandy - Fried Green Tomatoes
Amanda Plummer - The Fisher King
Juliette Lewis - Cape Fear
Kitty Manver - Todo por la pasta ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
29.
Whoopi Goldberg
Self, The View
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in a funeral parlor and as a bricklayer while taking small parts on Broadway...
“ 1990 - Ghost

Nominees:

Lorraine Bracco - Goodfellas
Mary McDonell - Dances with Wolves
Dianne Wiest - Edward Scissorhands
Glenn Close - Reversal of Fortune ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
30.
Laura San Giacomo
Laura San Giacomo was born November 14, 1962 in West Orange, New Jersey, to MaryJo and John San Giacomo. She was raised in the nearby city of Denville. She went to Morris Knolls High School in Denville, where she got the acting bug and had the lead in several school plays. Laura got a Fine Arts degree...
“ 1989 - Sex, Lies and Videotapes

Nominees:

Julia Roberts - Steel Magnolias
Shirley MacLaine - Steel Magnolias
Anjelica Huston - Crimes and Misdemeanors
Caroline Kava - Born on the Fourth July ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
31.
Geena Davis
Actress, Beetlejuice
As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston University...
“ 1988 - The Accidental Tourist

Nominees:

Sigourney Weaver - Working Girl
Michelle Pfeiffer - Dangerous Liasons
Frances McDormand - Mississipi Burning
María Barranco - Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
32.
Olympia Dukakis
Long a vital, respected lady of the classic and contemporary stage this grand lady did not become a household name and sought-after film actress until age 56 when she turned in a glorious, Oscar-winning perf as Cher's sardonic mother in the romantic comedy Moonstruck. Since then movie...
“ 1987 - Moonstruck

Nominees:

Carmen Maura - La ley del deseo
Anne Archer - Fatal Attraction
Elaine Strich - September
Julie Kavner - Radio Days ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
33.
Dianne Wiest
One of three children (she has two brothers, Greg and Don), Dianne Wiest was born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Her mother, Anne Stewart (Keddie), was a nurse from Auchtermuchty, Scotland, and her father, Bernard John Wiest, was a college dean and social worker who was born in Pennsylvania, of German and Croatian descent...
“ 1986 - Hannah and her sisters

Nominees:

Maggie Smith - A room with a view
Judi Dench - A room with a view
Laura Dern - Blue Velvet
Julieta Serrano - Matador ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
34.
Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951 in Santa Monica, California, to prima ballerina Enrica "Ricki" (Soma) and director and actor John Huston. Her mother, who was from New York, was of Italian descent, and her father had English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish ancestry. Huston spent most of her childhood overseas...
“ 1985 - Prizzi's Honor

Nominees:

Oprah Winfrey - The Color Purple
Margaret Avery - The Color Purple
Sonia Braga - Kiss of the Spider Woman
Dianne Wiest - The Purple Rose of Cairo ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
35.
Nastassja Kinski
Actress, Cat People
Nastassja Kinski is a German actress and former model who has appeared in more than 60 films in Europe and the United States. She is best known for Stay As You Are (1978), Roman Polanski Tess (1979), Cat People (1982), Paris, Texas (1984), Faraway, So Close! (1993), and An American Rhapsody (2001). Kinski was born in Berlin...
“ 1984 - Paris, Texas

Nominees:

Glenn Close - The Natural
Chus Lampreave - ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!!
Elizabeth Berridge - Amadeus
Verónica Forqué - ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
36.
Carmen Maura
Actress, Volver
Descendant of the conservative Spanish politician Antonio Maura, Carmen lead an art gallery and appeared in various roles in night- clubs. With Tigres de papel she had her first successful appearance on the movie screen and thereafter she worked at the theatre, the movies and in TV productions. Although she played dramatic roles...
“ 1983 - Entre tinieblas

Nominees:

Lisa Hart Carroll - Terms of Endearment
Michelle Pfeiffer - Scarface
Chus Lampreave - Entre tinieblas
Rafaela Aparicio - El sur ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
37.
Jessica Lange
Actress, Big Fish
Jessica Phyllis Lange was born 1949 in Cloquet, Minnesota, to Dorothy Florence (Sahlman) and Albert John Lange, a traveling salesman and teacher. She is of Finnish (mother) and Dutch and German (father) descent. She obtained a scholarship to study art at the University of Minnesota, but instead went to Paris to study drama...
“ 1982 - Tootsie

Nominees:

Rohini Hattangadi - Gandhi
Teri Garr - Tootsie
Christina Hargreaves - The Wall
Drew Barrymore - E.T. ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
38.
Maureen Stapleton
Actress, Cocoon
Academy Award-winner Maureen Stapleton was born June 21, 1925 in Troy, New York, to Irene (née Walsh) and John P. Stapleton. Her family was of Irish descent. Maureen moved to New York City at the age of eighteen and did modeling to pay the bills. Already a Tony Award-winner, she made her Academy Award-nominated...
“ 1981 - Reds

Nominees:

Alice Krige - Chariots of Fire
Cassandra Harris - For your eyes only ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
39.
Cathy Moriarty
Actress, Raging Bull
Cathy Moriarty was born November 29, 1960 in the Bronx, New York, to Irish immigrants, Catherine and John Moriarty, a warehouse worker. She was raised in Westchester County, New York and began acting in local dinner theaters while still in high school. At 17, she auditioned for what would be her most memorable role to film aficionados...
“ 1980 - Raging Bull

Nominees:

Irene Cara - Fame
Eva Siva - Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón
Irina Nuraveva - Moscow does not believe in tears
Charlotte Rampling - Stardust memories ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
40.
Meryl Streep
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 20 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William Streep...
“ 1979 - Kramer vs. Kramer

Nominees:

Mariel Hemingway - Manhattan
Jane Alexander - Kramer vs. Kramer
Meryl Streep - Manhattan
Annie Golden - Hair ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
41.
Meryl Streep
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 20 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William Streep...
“ 1978 - The deer hunter

Nominees:

Stockard Channing - Grease
Dyan Cannon - Heaven can wait
Maureen Stapleton - Interiors
Didi Conn - Grease ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
42.
Melinda Dillon
Melinda Dillon was born October 13, 1939, in Hope, Arkansas, to Norine and W.S Dillon. She attended Hyde Park High School. Melinda started in improvisational comedy, and stage acting before she made her feature-film debut as an eccentric neighbor of Catherine Deneuve's in The April Fools. After a seven year absence...
“ 1977 - Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Nominees:

Carrie Fisher - Star Wars
Carol Kane - Annie Hall
Janet Margolin - Annie Hall
Donna Pescow - Saturday Night Fever ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
43.
Piper Laurie
Actress, Carrie
Piper Laurie was born Rosetta Jacobs in Detroit, Michigan, on January 22, 1932, to Charlotte Sadie (Alperin) and Alfred Jacobs, a furniture dealer. Her father was a Polish Jewish immigrant and her mother was of Russian Jewish descent. Her father moved the family to Los Angeles, California, when she was 6-years-old...
“ 1976 - Carrie

Nominees:

Beatrice Straight - Network
Jodie Foster - Taxi Driver
Jane Alexander - All the President's Men
Eileen Brennan - Murder by death ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
44.
“ 1975 - Barry Lyndon

Nominees:

Ingrid Caven - Mütter Kusters Fahrt zum Himmel
Lorraine Gary - Jaws
Jessica Harper - Love and Death
Mary Keane - Barry Lyndon ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
45.
Diane Ladd
Actress, Chinatown
Southern belle Diane Ladd was born Rose Diane Ladner in Meridian, Mississippi. Her mother, Mary Bernadette (Anderson), was a former actress, from a Norwegian and German immigrant family, and her father, Preston Paul Ladner, was a veterinarian, from a family with deep roots in the American South. Ladd has earned recognition for her Academy Award-nominated performance as the comical...
“ 1974 - Alice doesn't live here anymmore

Nominees:

Talia Shire - The Godfather. Part II
Diane Keaton - The Godfather. Part II
Jodie Foster - Alice doesn't live here anymore
Barbara Valentin - Angst essen Seele auf ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
46.
Linda Blair
Actress, The Exorcist
From the age of five, Linda Blair had to get used to the spotlight, first as a child model and then as an actress, when out of 600 applicants she was picked for the role of Regan, the possessed child, in The Exorcist. Linda quickly rose to international fame, won the Golden Globe, and seemed to be set to take the Academy Award for that role...
“ 1973 - The Exorcist

Nominees:

Kitty Winn - The Exorcist
Maria Michi - Last Tango in Paris
Gloria Hendry - Live and let die
Gina Petrushka - The Exorcist ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
47.
Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton was born Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Deanne (Keaton), an amateur photographer, and John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall, a civil engineer and real estate broker. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, German, and Scottish. Keaton studied Drama at Santa Ana College before dropping out to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York...
“ 1972 - The Godfather

Nominees:

Marisa Berenson - Cabaret
Anna Magnani - Roma
Talia Shire - The Godfather
Lynn Redgrave - Everything you wanted to know about sex but you were afraid to ask ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
48.
Cloris Leachman
Actress, The Croods
The record-breaking actress set a record when at age 82, she appeared on Dancing with the Stars. Cloris Leachman was born on April 30, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa to Berkeley Claiborne "Buck" Leachman and the former Cloris Wallace. Her father's family owned a lumber company, Leachman Lumber Co. She is of Czech (from her maternal grandmother) and English descent...
“ 1971 - The Last Picture Show

Nominees:

Ellen Burstyn - The Last Picture Show
Cybill Shepherd - The Last Picture Show
Adrienne Corri - A Clockwork Orange
Nati Abascal - Bananas ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
49.
“ 1970 - Love Story

Nominees:

none ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
50.
Susannah York
Actress, Superman
The lovely Susannah York, a gamin, blue-eyed, cropped blonde British actress, displayed a certain crossover star quality when she dared upon the Hollywood scene in the early 1960s. A purposefully intriguing, enigmatic and noticeably uninhibited talent, she was born Susannah Yolande Fletcher on January 9...
“ 1969 - They shoot horses, don't they?

Nominees:

Sylvia Miles - Midnight Cowboy
Katharine Ross - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Brenda Vaccaro - Midnight Cowboy
Charlotte Rampling - La caduta degli dei ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
51.
Ruth Gordon
When Ruth Gordon convinced her father, a sea captain, to let her pursue acting she came to New York and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She acted in a few silents made at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1915. She made her Broadway debut in "Peter Pan" as Nibs the same year. The next 20 years she spent on stage...
“ 1968 - Rosemary's Baby

Nominees:

Kay Medford - Funny Girl
Anne Francis - Funny Girl
Natasha Parry - Romeo and Juliet
Angela Dorian - Rosemary's Baby ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
52.
Katharine Ross
Actress, The Graduate
Katharine Juliet Ross was born on January 29, 1940 in Hollywood, California, to Katharine W. (Hall) and Dudley T. Ross. Her father, who also worked for the Associated Press, was away in the US Navy when she was born. His navy career shuttled the family around to Virginia, then Palo Alto, and finally to Walnut Creek...
“ 1967 - The Graduate

Nominees:

Estelle Parsons - Bonnie and Clyde
Lee Grant - In the heat of the night
Angie Dickinson - Point Break
Françoise Fabian - Belle de Jour ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
53.
“ 1966 - Alfie

Nominees:

Vanessa Redgrave - Blow Up
Lila Kedrova - Torn Curtain
Millicent Martin - Alfie
Julia Forster - Alfie ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
54.
Eleanor Parker
Eleanor Jean Parker was born on June 26, 1922, in Cedarville, Ohio, the last of three children born to a mathematics teacher and his wife. Eleanor caught the acting bug early and began performing in school plays. She was was so serious about becoming a thespian, she attended the Rice Summer Theatre on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts beginning when she was 15 years old...
“ 1965 - The Sound of Music

Nominees:

Peggy Wood - The Sound of Music
Yvonne Furneaux - Repulsion
Heather Menzies - The Sound of Music
Anna Lee - The Sound of Music ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
55.
Gladys Cooper
Actress, My Fair Lady
Gladys Cooper was the daughter of journalist William Frederick Cooper and his wife Mabel Barnett. As a child she was very striking and was used as a photographic model beginning at six years old. She wanted to become an actress and started on that road in 1905 after being discovered by Seymour Hicks to tour with his company in "Bluebell in Fairyland"...
“ 1964 - My fair Lady

Nominees:

Anne Vernon - Les parapluies de Cherbourg
Hermione Baddeley - Mary Poppins
Karen Jones - Mary Poppins
Elsa Lanchester - Mary Poppins ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
56.
Anouk Aimée
Actress,
She is the daughter of the actress Geneviève Sorya. In 1948 she played the part of Juliette in Les amants de Vérone. In the following years (fifties and beginning sixties) she made various films (e.g. Modigliani of Montparnasse and La Dolce Vita) but had only with Lola of Jacques Demy and A Man and a Woman of Claude Lelouch major success...
“ 1963 - 8 1/2

Nominees:

Sandra Milo - 8 1/2
Edith Evans - Tom Hones
Diane Cilento - Tom Jones
Claudia Cardinale - Il Gattopardo ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
57.
“ 1962 - To Kill a Mockingbird

Nominees:

Shelley Winters - Lolita
Silvia Pinal - El ángel exterminador
Rosemary Murphy - To Kill a Mockingbird
Lila Brignone - L'Eclisse ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
58.
Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno has had a thriving acting career for the better part of six decades. One of the very few (and very first) performers to win an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy, she was born Rosita Dolores Alverío in Humacao, Puerto Rico, on December 11, 1931, to seamstress Rosa María (Marcano) and farmer Francisco José "Paco" Alverío...
“ 1961 - West Side Story

Nominees:

Margarita Lozano - Viridiana
Teresa Rabal - Viridiana
Patricia Neal - Breakfast at Tiffany's
Amparo Soler Leal - Plácido ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
59.
Janet Leigh
Actress, Psycho
Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and psychology...
“ 1960 - Psycho

Nominees:

Anita Ekberg - La Dolce Vita
Vera Miles - Psycho
Anouk Aimeé - La Dolce Vita
Yvonne Fourneaux - La Dolce Vita ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
60.
Thelma Ritter
Actress, Rear Window
Thelma Ritter appeared in high school plays and was trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the 1940s she worked in radio. Her movie career was started with a bit part in the 1946 Miracle on 34th Street. In the movie she played a weary Xmas shopper. Her performance in the short scene was noticed by Darryl F. Zanuck who insisted her role be expanded...
“ 1959 - Pillow Talk

Nominees:

Angie Dickinson - Rio Bravo
Mary McCarty - Pillow Talk
Josephine Hutchinson - North by northerst
Barbara Drew - Some like it hot ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
61.
Marlene Dietrich
Marie Magdelene Dietrich von Losch (aka Marlene) was born in Berlin, Germany on December 27, 1901. Her father was an army officer who had served in the Franco-Prussian War. Because of his constant absences from the family due to his army duties, Marlene and the rest had to rely on themselves. When he died...
“ 1958 - Touch of Evil

Nominees:

Judith Anderson - Cat on a hot tin roof
Madeleine Sherwood - Cat on a hot tin roof
Mercedes McCambridge - Touch of Evil
Barbara Bel Geddes - Vertigo ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
62.
Sybil Thorndike
This distinguished theatrical tragedienne will be remembered forever if only for the fact George Bernard Shaw wrote his classic "Saint Joan" work specifically for her. Her over six-decade career allowed for a gallery of sterling, masterful portrayals, both classic and contemporary, performing all over the world including Australia...
“ 1957 - The Princess and the Showgirl

Nominees:

Kay Thompson - Funny Face
Bibi Andersson - Seventh Seal
Cathleen Nesbitt - An Affair to Remember
Neva Patterson - An Affair to Remember ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
63.
Dorothy Malone
Actress, Peyton Place
The blonde, sultry, dreamy-eyed beauty of Dorothy Malone, who was born in Chicago, Illinois, took some time before it made an impact with American filmgoing audiences. But once she did, she played it for all it was worth in her one chance Academy Award-winning "bad girl" performance, a role quite unlike the classy and straight-laced lady herself...
“ 1956 - Written on the Wind

Nominees:

Vera Miles - The Searchers
Olive Carey - The Searchers
Mary Windsor - The Killing
Dorothy Jordan - The Searchers ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
64.
Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood was born on July 20, 1938, in San Francisco, California, as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko. Her parents, Maria Stepanovna (Zudilova) and Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko, were Russian-born émigrés, of Ukrainian and Russian descent, who spoke barely comprehensible English; they changed the family name to Gurdin after becoming US citizens...
“ 1955 - Rebel without a cause

Nominees:

Agnes Moorehead - All that heaven allows
Sally Ann Bruce - Night of the hunter
Lillian Gish - Night of the hunter
Carolyn Jones - The seven year itch ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
65.
Eva Marie Saint
Eva Marie Saint is an American actress and producer. She is known for starring in Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest. Her film career also includes roles in Raintree County, Exodus, The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming, Grand Prix, Nothing in Common, Because of Winn-Dixie, Superman Returns and Winter's Tale...
“ 1954 - On the Waterfront

Nominees:

Julie Newmar - Seven Brothers for seven brides
Thelma Ritter - Rear Window
Martha Hyer - Sabrina
Virginia Gibson - Seven Brothers for seven brides ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
66.
Grace Kelly
Actress, Rear Window
Grace Patricia Kelly was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to wealthy parents. She was the daughter of Margaret Katherine (Majer), a phys ed instructor, and John Brendan Kelly, Sr., a three-time Olympic Gold winner for rowing. Her uncle was playwright George Kelly. She was of half Irish and half German descent...
“ 1953 - Mogambo

Nominees:

Marylin Monroe - How to marry a millionaire
Elvira Quintillá - ¡Bienvenido Mr. Marshall!
Betty Grable - How to marry a millionaire
Margaret Rawlings - Roman Holidayç ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
67.
Katy Jurado
Actress, High Noon
Katy Jurado was born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García into a wealthy family on January 16, 1924, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Her early years were spent amid luxury until her family's lands were confiscated by the federal government for redistribution to the landless peasantry. Despite the loss of property...
“ 1952 - High Noon

Nominees:

Anne Bancroft - Don't bother to knock
Donna Corcoran - Don't bother to knock
Jeanne Cagney - Don't bother to knock
Gloria Grahame - The bad and the beautiful ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
68.
Kim Hunter
Her father, Donald Cole, was a consulting engineer, and died in 1926 when Kim was only 3 years old. Her mother, Grace Lind, once performed as a concert pianist. She had one brother who was eight years older than she, and she was educated at Miami Beach High. According to an in-depth article on Kim Hunter by Joseph Collura in the October 2009 issue of "Classic Images"...
“ 1951 - A Streetcar named Desire

Nominees:

Nina Foch - An American in Paris
Ruth Roman - Strangers on a Train
Anne Revere - A Place in the sun
Patricia Hitchcock - Strangers on a Train ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
69.
Josephine Hull
Actress, Harvey
Josephine Sherwood changed her name after marrying stage actor Shelly Hull in 1910. She studied drama at Radcliffe College -- much to the dismay of her parents -- and first worked on the stage in a stock company in Boston. Her husband died in 1919, aged 35, of Spanish influenza. Josephine left the...
“ 1950 - Harvey

Nominees:

Celeste Holm - All about Eve
Thelma Ritter - All about Eve
Nancy Olson - Sunset Boulevard
Marylin Monroe - All about Eve ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
70.
Judy Holliday
Judy Holliday was born Judith Tuvim in New York City on June 21, 1921. Her mother, a piano teacher, was attending a play when she went into labor and made it to the hospital just in time. Judy was an only child. By the age of four, her mother had her enrolled in ballet school which fostered a life-long interest in show business...
“ 1949 - Adam's Rib

Nominees:

Vera Ellen - On the Town
Florence Balence - On the Town
Alice Pearce - On the Town ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
71.
Jean Simmons
Actress, Spartacus
Demure British beauty Jean Simmons was born January 31, 1929 in Crouch End, London. As a 14-year-old dance student, she was plucked from her school to play Margaret Lockwood's precocious sister in Give Us the Moon, and she went on to make a name for herself in such major British productions as Caesar and Cleopatra...
“ 1948 - Hamlet

Nominees:

Eileen Herlie - Hamlet
Lianella Carell - Ladri di Biciclette ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
72.
Kathleen Byron
Kathleen Byron trained for the stage at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, beginning her work in the movies soon after she finished her training. Her early work with Michael Powell made her name in the UK. She went to Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s but found it difficult to break into the US productions...
“ 1947 - Black Narcissus

Nominees:

Jean Simmons - Black Narcissus
Flora Robson - Black Narcissus
Jenny Laird - Black Narcissus
Evelyn Ellis - The Lady from Shanghai ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
73.
Gloria Grahame
Gloria Hallward, an acting pupil of her mother (stage actress and teacher Jean Grahame), acted professionally while still in high school. In 1944 Louis B. Mayer saw her on Broadway and gave her an MGM contract under the name Gloria Grahame. Her debut in the title role of Blonde Fever was auspicious...
“ 1946 - It's a Wonderful Life

Nominees:

Martha Vickers - The Big Sleep
Dorothy Malone - The Big Sleep
Jane Wyman - Night and Day
Rosa Rey - Gilda ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
74.
Joyce Carey
Genteel London-born actress Joyce Carey came from a distinguished theatrical family. Her own lengthy career on the stage began in 1916 when she played Princess Katherine in an all-female ensemble of "Henry V". She made her debut on the legitimate stage in a small part in the West End production of the exotic melodrama "Mr.Wu"...
“ 1945 - Brief Encounter

Nominees:

Maria Michi - Roma, città appertà
Rhonda Fleming - Spellbound
Giovanna Galetti - Roma, città appertà ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
75.
“ 1944 - Double Indemnity

Nominees:

Dolores Moran - To have and to have not ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
76.
Patricia Collinge
Irish-born stage actress, in London from 1904, on Broadway from 1908. After appearing as a flower girl in 'The Queen of the Moulin Rouge', she became a celebrated theatrical star of many classic plays by George Bernard Shaw, Henrik Ibsen, J.M. Barrie and others. From 1947 to 1948, she starred as Lavinia Penniman in 'The Heiress' at the Biltmore Theatre...
“ 1943 - Shadow of a Doubt

Nominees:

Madeleine LeBeau - Casablanca
Janet Shaw - Shadow of a Doubt
Estelle Jewell - Shadow of a Doubt ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
77.
“ 1942 - Ossessione

Nominees:

None ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
78.
Sarah Allgood
Costume and Wardrobe Department, David Frost Presents
“ 1941 - How Green was my valley

Nominees:

Agnes Moorehead - Citizen Kane
Dorothy Comingore - Citizen Kane
Olive Blakeney - That Uncertain Feeling
Eve Arden - That Uncertain Feeling ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
79.
Judith Anderson
Actress, Rebecca
Dame Judith Anderson was born Frances Margaret Anderson on February 10, 1897 in Adelaide, South Australia. She began her acting career in Australia before moving to New York in 1918. There she established herself as one of the greatest theatrical actresses and was a major star on Broadway throughout the 1930s...
“ 1940 - Rebecca

Nominees:

Ruth Hussey - The Philadelphia Story
Florence Bates - Rebecca
Mary Nash - The Philadelphia Story
Gladys Cooper - Rebecca ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
80.
Hattie McDaniel
After working as early as the 1910s as a band vocalist, Hattie McDaniel debuted as a maid in The Golden West. Her maid-mammy characters became steadily more assertive, showing up first in Judge Priest and becoming pronounced in Alice Adams. In this one, directed by George Stevens and aided and abetted by star Katharine Hepburn...
“ 1939 - Gone with the wind

Nominees:

Olivia de Havilland - Gone with the wind
Paulette Dubost - La règle du Jeu
Barbara O'Neill - Gone with the wind
Ann Rutherford - Gone with the wind ” - aleix_wiggum_93
 
81.
Una O'Connor
Delightful character actress who held her own against such acting heavyweights as Charles Laughton, Boris Karloff, Tyrone Power, Barbara Stanwyck, and Sydney Greenstreet. Often cast by studio heads as comic relief thanks to her thick Irish accent and rubber-faced expressions, most notably in Universal's horror classics...
“ 1938 - The Adventures of Robin Hood

Nominees:

none ” - aleix_wiggum_93