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Best Actor in a Supporting Role is a British Academy Film award presented each year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). It is to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding supporting performance in a movie. Actors of all nationalities are able to receive the award.

Winner and nominees


1968 – Ian HolmThe Bofors Gun as Flynn

1969 – Laurence OlivierOh! What a Lovely War as John French


1970 – Colin Welland – Kes as Mr Farthing

  • Bernard CribbinsThe Railway Children as Albert Perks
  • John MillsRyan's Daughter as Michael
  • Gig Young – They Shoot Horses, Don't They? as Rocky

1971 – Edward FoxThe Go-Between as Hugh Trimingham

  • Michael GoughThe Go-Between as Mr Maudsley
  • Ian Hendry – Get Carter as Eric Paice
  • John Hurt10 Rillington Place as Timothy Evans

1972 – Ben JohnsonThe Last Picture Show as Sam the Lion

1973 – Arthur LoweO Lucky Man! as Mr Duff/Charlie Johnson/Dr Munda

1974 – John GielgudMurder on the Orient Express as Mr Beddoes

1975 – Fred AstaireThe Towering Inferno as Harlee Claiborne

1976 – Brad DourifOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest as Billy Bibbit

1977 – Edward FoxA Bridge Too Far as Brian Horrocks

1978 – John HurtMidnight Express as Max

1979 – Robert DuvallApocalypse Now as Bill Kilgore


1981 – Ian HolmChariots of Fire as Sam Mussabini

1982 – Jack NicholsonReds as Eugene O'Neill

1983 – Denholm ElliottTrading Places as Coleman

1984 – Denholm ElliottA Private Function as Charles Swaby

1985 – Denholm ElliottDefence of the Realm as Vernon Bayliss

1986 – Ray McAnally – The Mission as Altamirano

1987 – Daniel AuteuilJean de Florette as Ugolin

1988 – Michael PalinA Fish Called Wanda as Ken Pile

1989 – Ray McAnally – My Left Foot – The Story of Christy Brown as Mr Brown


1990 – Salvatore Cascio – Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) as Salvatore (young)

  • Alan AldaCrimes and Misdemeanors as Lester
  • John HurtThe Field as The 'Bird' O'Donnell
  • Al PacinoDick Tracy as Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice

1991 – Alan RickmanRobin Hood: Prince of Thieves as Sheriff of Nottingham

1992 – Gene HackmanUnforgiven as Little Bill Daggett

  • Jaye Davidson – The Crying Game as Dil
  • Tommy Lee JonesJFK as Clay Shaw
  • Samuel West – Howards End as Leonard Bast

1993 – Ralph FiennesSchindler's List as Amon Göth

1994 – Samuel L. JacksonPulp Fiction as Jules Winnfield

1995 – Tim RothRob Roy as Archibald Cunningham

1996 – Paul ScofieldThe Crucible as Thomas Danforth

1997 – Tom WilkinsonThe Full Monty as Gerald

1998 – Geoffrey RushElizabeth as Francis Walsingham

1999 – Jude LawThe Talented Mr. Ripley as Dickie Greenleaf

  • Wes Bentley – American Beauty as Ricky Fitts
  • Michael CaineThe Cider House Rules as Wilbur Larch
  • Rhys IfansNotting Hill as Spike
  • Timothy SpallTopsy-Turvy as Richard Temple


2000 – Benicio del ToroTraffic as Javier Rodriguez

2001 – Jim BroadbentMoulin Rouge! as Harold Zidler

2002 – Christopher WalkenCatch Me If You Can as Frank Abagnale, Sr.

2003 – Bill NighyLove Actually as Billy Mack

2004 – Clive OwenCloser as Larry

  • Alan AldaThe Aviator as Ralph Owen Brewster
  • Phil Davis – Vera Drake as Stan
  • Jamie FoxxCollateral as Max Durocher
  • Rodrigo de la Serna – The Motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta) as Alberto Granado

2005 – Jake GyllenhaalBrokeback Mountain as Jack Twist

2006 – Alan ArkinLittle Miss Sunshine as Edwin Hoover

2007 – Javier BardemNo Country for Old Men as Anton Chigurh

2008 – Heath LedgerThe Dark Knight as The Joker

2009Christoph WaltzInglorious Basterds as Col. Hans Landa


2010 – Geoffrey RushThe King's Speech as Lionel Logue

2011 – Christopher PlummerBeginners as Hal

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