HGA

The Oscar Winners 1927-59
Best Supporting Actor and Actress


The category was first introduced in 1936

YearBest Supporting ActorBest Supporting ActressYear
1936 Walter Brennan in 'Come and Get It'Gale Sondergaard in 'Anthony Adverse'1936
1937 Joseph Schildkraut in 'The Life of Emile Zola'Alice Brady in 'In Old Chicago'1937
1938Walter Brennan in 'Kentucky'Fay Bainter in 'Jezebel'1938
1939Thomas Mitchell in 'Stagecoach'Hattie McDaniel in 'Gone With The Wind'1939
1940Walter Brennan in 'The Westerner'Jane Darwell in 'The Grapes Of Wrath'1940
1941Donald Crisp in 'How Green was my Valley'Mary Astor in 'The Great Lie'1941
1942Van Heflin in 'Johnny Eager'Teresa Wright in 'Mrs. Miniver'1942
1943Charles Coburn in 'The More the Merrier'Katina Paxinou in 'For Whom The Bell Tolls'1943
1944Barry Fitzgerald in 'Going My Way'Ethel Barrymore in 'None But the Lonely Heart'1944
1945James Dunn in 'A Tree Grows in Brooklyn'Ann Revere in 'National Velvet'1945
1946Harold Russell in 'The Best Years of Our Lives'Anne Baxter in 'The Razor's Edge'1946
1947Edmund Gwenn in 'Miracle on 34th Street'Celeste Holm in 'Gentleman's Agreement'1947
1948Walter Huston in 'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre'Claire Trevor in 'Key Largo'1948
1949Dean Jagger in 'Twelve O'Clock High'Mercedes McCambridge in 'All The King's Men'1949
1950George Sanders in 'All About Eve'Josephine Hull in 'Harvey'1950
1951Karl Malden in 'A Streetcar Named Desire'Kim Hunter in 'A Streetcar Named Desire'1951
1952Anthony Quinn in 'Viva Zapata!'Gloria Grahame in 'The Bad and the Beautiful'1952
1953Frank Sinatra in 'From Here to Eternity'Donna Reed in 'From Here to Eternity'1953
1954Edmond O'Brien in 'The Barefoot Contessa'Eve Marie Saint in 'On the Waterfront'1954
1955Jack Lemmon in 'Mister Roberts'Jo Van Fleet in 'East of Eden'1955
1956Anthony Quinn in 'Lust for Life'Dorothy Malone in 'Written on the Wind'1956
1957Red Buttons in 'Sayonara'Miyishi Umeki in 'Sayonara'1957
1958Burl Ives in 'The Big Country'Wendy Hiller in 'Separate Tables'1958
1959Hugh Griffith in 'Ben-Hur'Shelley Winters in 'The Diary of Anne Frank'1959