1950 (23rd)

 

1951 (24th)

 

1952 (25th)

 

1953 (26th)

 

1954 (27th)

 

1955 (28th)

 

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)

 

1960 (33rd)

 

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)

 

1963 (36th)

 

1964 (37th)

 

1965 (38th)

 

1966 (39th)

 

1967 (40th)

 

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 HawnCactus 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 LeachmanThe Last Picture Show {“Ruth Popper”}
  • Margaret Leighton — The Go-Between {“Mrs. Maudsley”}

 

1972 (45th)

 

1973 (46th)

  • Linda Blair — The Exorcist {“Regan MacNeil”}
  • Candy Clark — American Graffiti {“Debbie”}
  • Madeline Kahn — Paper Moon {“Trixie Delight”}
  • Tatum O’NealPaper Moon {“Addie Loggins”}
  • Sylvia Sidney — Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams {“Mrs. Pritchett”}

 

1974 (47th)

 

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”}