1950 (23rd)

Hope Emerson – Caged {“Evelyn Harper”}

Celeste Holm — All about Eve {“Karen Richards”}

Josephine HullHarvey {“Veta Louise Simmons”}

Nancy Olson — Sunset Blvd. {“Betty Schaefer”}

Thelma Ritter — All about Eve {“Birdie”}


1951 (24th)

Joan Blondell — The Blue Veil {“Annie Rawlins”}

Mildred Dunnock — Death of a Salesman {“Linda Loman”}

Lee Grant — Detective Story {“A Shoplifter”}

Kim HunterA Streetcar Named Desire {“Stella Kowalski”}

Thelma Ritter — The Mating Season {“Ellen McNulty”}



1952 (25th)

Gloria GrahameThe Bad and the Beautiful {“Rosemary Bartlow”}

Jean HagenSingin’ in the Rain {“Lina Lamont”}

Colette Marchand — Moulin Rouge {“Marie Charlet”}

Terry Moore — Come Back, Little Sheba {“Marie Loring”}

Thelma Ritter — With a Song in My Heart {“Clancy”}


1953 (26th)

Grace KellyMogambo {“Linda Nordley”}

Geraldine PageHondo {“Angie Lowe”}

Marjorie Rambeau — Torch Song {“Mrs. Stewart”}

Donna ReedFrom Here to Eternity {“Lorene/Alma”}

Thelma Ritter — Pickup on South Street {“Moe”}


1954 (27th)

Nina Foch — Executive Suite {“Erica Martin”}

Katy Jurado — Broken Lance {“Senora Devereaux”}

Eva Marie SaintOn the Waterfront {“Edie Doyle”}

Jan Sterling — The High and the Mighty {“Sally McKee”}

Claire TrevorThe High and the Mighty {“Mary Holst”}


1955 (28th)

Betsy Blair – Marty {“Clara Snyder”}

Peggy Lee — Pete Kelly’s Blues {“Rose Hopkins”}

Marisa Pavan — The Rose Tattoo {“Rosa Della Rose”}

Jo Van FleetEast of Eden {“Kate”}

Natalie Wood — Rebel without a Cause {“Judy”}



1956 (29th)

Mildred Dunnock — Baby Doll {“Aunt Rose Comfort”}

Eileen Heckart — The Bad Seed {“Mrs. Daigle”}

Mercedes McCambridge – Giant {“Luz Benedict”}

Patty McCormack — The Bad Seed {“Rhoda Penmark”}

Dorothy Malone — Written on the Wind {“Marylee Hadley”}


1957 (30th)

Carolyn Jones — The Bachelor Party {“The Existentialist”}

Elsa Lanchester — Witness for the Prosecution {“Miss Plimsoll”}

Hope Lange — Peyton Place {“Selena Cross”}

Miyoshi Umeki – Sayonara {“Katsumi”}

Diane Varsi — Peyton Place {“Allison MacKenzie”}


1958 (31st)

Peggy Cass — Auntie Mame {“Agnes Gooch”}

Wendy HillerSeparate Tables {“Pat Cooper”}

Martha Hyer — Some Came Running {“Gwen French”}

Maureen Stapleton – Lonelyhearts {“Fay Doyle”}

Cara Williams — The Defiant Ones {“The Woman”}


1959 (32nd)

Hermione Baddeley — Room at the Top {“Elspeth”}

Susan Kohner — Imitation of Life {“Sarah Jane (age 18)”}

Juanita Moore — Imitation of Life {“Annie Johnson”}

Thelma Ritter — Pillow Talk {“Alma”}

Shelley WintersThe Diary of Anne Frank {“Mrs. Van Daan”}



1960 (33rd)

Glynis Johns — The Sundowners {“Mrs. Firth”}

Shirley Jones — Elmer Gantry {“Lulu Bains”}

Shirley Knight — The Dark at the Top of the Stairs {“Reenie”}

Janet Leigh – Psycho {“Marion Crane”}

Mary Ure — Sons and Lovers {“Clara Dawes”}


1961 (34th)

Fay Bainter — The Children’s Hour {“Mrs. Amelia Tilford”}

Judy Garland — Judgment at Nuremberg {“Irene Hoffman”}

Lotte Lenya — The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone {“Countess Magda Terribili-Gonzales”}

Una Merkel — Summer and Smoke {“Mrs. Winemiller”}

Rita MorenoWest Side Story {“Anita”}


1962 (35th)

Mary Badham — To Kill a Mockingbird {“Scout Finch”}

Patty DukeThe Miracle Worker {“Helen Keller”}

Shirley Knight — Sweet Bird of Youth {“Heavenly Finley”}

Angela LansburyThe Manchurian Candidate {“Raymond’s Mother”}

Thelma Ritter — Birdman of Alcatraz {“Elizabeth Stroud”}


1963 (36th)

Diane Cilento — Tom Jones {“Molly”}

Dame Edith Evans — Tom Jones {“Miss Western”}

Joyce Redman — Tom Jones {“Mrs. Waters”}

Margaret Rutherford — The V.I.P.s {“Duchess of Brighton”}

Lilia Skala — Lilies of the Field {“Mother Maria”}



1964 (37th)

Gladys CooperMy Fair Lady {“Mrs. Higgins”}

Dame Edith Evans — The Chalk Garden {“Mrs. St. Maugham”}

Grayson Hall — The Night of the Iguana {“Judith Fellowes”}

Lila Kedrova — Zorba the Greek {“Madame Hortense”}

Agnes MooreheadHush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte {“Velma Cruther”}


1965 (38th)

Ruth Gordon — Inside Daisy Clover {“The Dealer”}

Joyce Redman – Othello {“Emilia”}

Maggie Smith – Othello {“Desdemona”}

Shelley WintersA Patch of Blue {“Rose-Ann D’Arcey”}

Peggy Wood — The Sound of Music {“Mother Abbess”}


1966 (39th)

Sandy Dennis — Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? {“Honey”}

Wendy Hiller — A Man for All Seasons {“Alice More”}

Jocelyne Lagarde – Hawaii {“Malama”}

Vivien Merchant – Alfie {“Lily”}

Geraldine Page — You’re a Big Boy Now {“Margary Chanticleer”}


1967 (40th)

Carol Channing — Thoroughly Modern Millie {“Muzzy Van Hossmere”}

Mildred Natwick — Barefoot in the Park {“Mrs. Ethel Banks”}

Estelle Parsons — Bonnie and Clyde {“Blanche Barrow”}

Beah Richards — Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner {“Mrs. Prentice”}

Katharine Ross — The Graduate {“Elaine Robinson”}


1968 (41st)

Lynn Carlin — Faces {“Maria Forst”}

Ruth GordonRosemary’s Baby {“Minnie Castevet”}

Sondra Locke — The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter {“Mick Kelly”}

Kay Medford — Funny Girl {“Rose Brice”}

Estelle Parsons — Rachel, Rachel {“Calla Mackie”}


1969 (42nd)

Catherine Burns — Last Summer {“Rhoda”}

Dyan Cannon — Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice {“Alice Henderson”}

Goldie Hawn — Cactus Flower {“Toni Simmons”}

Sylvia Miles — Midnight Cowboy {“Cass”}

Susannah York — They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? {“Alice”}


1970 (43rd)

Karen Black — Five Easy Pieces {“Rayette Dipesto”}

Lee Grant — The Landlord {“Mrs. Enders”}

Helen HayesAirport {“Ada Quonsett”}

Sally Kellerman — M*A*S*H {“Major Margaret ‘Hot Lips’ Houlihan”}

Maureen Stapleton — Airport {“Inez Guerrero”}


1971 (44th)

Ann-Margret — Carnal Knowledge {“Bobbie”}

Ellen Burstyn — The Last Picture Show {“Lois Farrow”}

Barbara Harris — Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things about Me? {“Allison”}

Cloris Leachman — The Last Picture Show {“Ruth Popper”}

Margaret Leighton — The Go-Between {“Mrs. Maudsley”}


1972 (45th)

Jeannie Berlin — The Heartbreak Kid {“Lila”}

Eileen Heckart — Butterflies Are Free {“Mrs. Baker”}

Geraldine Page — Pete ‘n’ Tillie {“Gertrude”}

Susan Tyrrell — Fat City {“Oma”}

Shelley WintersThe Poseidon Adventure {“Belle Rosen”}


1973 (46th)

Linda Blair — The Exorcist {“Regan MacNeil”}

Candy Clark — American Graffiti {“Debbie”}

Madeline Kahn — Paper Moon {“Trixie Delight”}

Tatum O’Neal — Paper Moon {“Addie Loggins”}

Sylvia Sidney — Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams {“Mrs. Pritchett”}


1974 (47th)

Ingrid Bergman — Murder on the Orient Express {“Greta Ohlsson”}

Valentina Cortese — Day for Night {“Severine”}

Madeline Kahn — Blazing Saddles {“Lili Von Shtupp”}

Diane Ladd — Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore {“Flo”}

Talia Shire — The Godfather Part II {“Connie Corleone”}


1975 (48th)

Ronee Blakley – Nashville {“Barbara Jean”}

Lee Grant – Shampoo {“Felicia Karpf”}

Sylvia Miles — Farewell, My Lovely {“Mrs. Florian”}

Lily Tomlin – Nashville {“Linnea Reese”}

Brenda Vaccaro — Jacqueline Susann’s Once Is Not Enough {“Linda”}



1976 (49th)

Jane Alexander — All the President’s Men {“The Bookkeeper”}

Jodie Foster — Taxi Driver {“Iris”}

Lee Grant — Voyage of the Damned {“Lilian Rosen”}

Piper Laurie – Carrie {“Margaret White”}

Beatrice StraightNetwork {“Louise Schumacher”}


1977 (50th)

Leslie Browne — The Turning Point {“Emilia Rodgers”}

Quinn Cummings — The Goodbye Girl {“Lucy McFadden”}

Melinda Dillon — Close Encounters of the Third Kind {“Jillian Guiler”}

Vanessa Redgrave – Julia {“Julia”}

Tuesday Weld — Looking for Mr. Goodbar {“Katherine Dunn”}


1978 (51st)

Dyan Cannon — Heaven Can Wait {“Julia Farnsworth”}

Penelope Milford — Coming Home {“Viola Munson”}

Maggie SmithCalifornia Suite {“Diana Barrie”}

Maureen Stapleton – Interiors {“Pearl”}

Meryl Streep — The Deer Hunter {“Linda”}


1979 (52nd)

Jane Alexander — Kramer vs. Kramer {“Margaret Phelps”}

Barbara Barrie — Breaking Away {“Mrs. Stohler”}

Candice Bergen — Starting Over {“Jessica Potter”}

Mariel Hemingway – Manhattan {“Tracy”}

Meryl StreepKramer vs. Kramer {“Joanna Kramer”}