This category did not exist prior to 1936

Bold indicates winner

 

1936 (9th)

  • Beulah Bondi — The Gorgeous Hussy {“Rachel Jackson”}
  • Alice Brady — My Man Godfrey {“Angelica Bullock”}
  • Bonita Granville — These Three {“Mary Tilford”}
  • Maria Ouspenskaya – Dodsworth {“Baroness von Obersdorf”}
  • Gale SondergaardAnthony Adverse {“Faith Paleologue”}

 

1937 (10th)

 

1938 (11th)

 

1939 (12th)

 

1940 (13th)

 

1941 (14th)

 

1942 (15th)

 

1943 (16th)

 

 

1944 (17th)

 

1945 (18th)

 

1946 (19th)

 

1947 (20th)

 

1948 (21st)

 

1949 (22nd)

  • Ethel Barrymore – Pinky {“Miss Em”}
  • Celeste Holm — Come to the Stable {“Sister Scholastica”}
  • Elsa Lanchester — Come to the Stable {“Miss Potts”}
  • Mercedes McCambridgeAll the King’s Men {“Sadie Burke”}
  • Ethel Waters – Pinky {“Granny”}