Awards & Winners

BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

British Academy Film Awards

Best Actor in a Supporting Role is a British Academy Film award presented annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding supporting performance in a film. Actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. Notes: "†" indicates the winner of the Academy Award. "‡" indicates a nominee who was nominated for an Academy Award.
Date Established : 1968

Check all the winners of BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role presented under British Academy Film Awards since 1969 .

Barkhad Abdi

Honored for : Captain Phillips

Nominations 2014 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Matt Damon Behind the Candelabra
Bradley Cooper American Hustle
Barkhad Abdi Captain Phillips
Daniel Brühl Rush
Michael Fassbender 12 Years a Slave

Christoph Waltz

Honored for : Django Unchained

Nominations 2013 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Alan Arkin Argo
Javier Bardem Skyfall
Philip Seymour Hoffman The Master
Tommy Lee Jones Lincoln
Christoph Waltz Django Unchained

Christopher Plummer

Honored for : Beginners

Nominations 2012 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jonah Hill Moneyball
Jim Broadbent The Iron Lady
Christopher Plummer Beginners
Philip Seymour Hoffman The Ides of March
Kenneth Branagh My Week with Marilyn

Geoffrey Rush

Honored for : The King's Speech

Nominations 2011 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Christian Bale The Fighter
Andrew Garfield The Social Network
Pete Postlethwaite The Town
Mark Ruffalo The Kids Are All Right
Geoffrey Rush The King's Speech

Christoph Waltz

Honored for : Inglourious Basterds

Nominations 2010 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Alec Baldwin It's Complicated
Christian McKay Me and Orson Welles
Alfred Molina An Education
Stanley Tucci The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz Inglourious Basterds

Heath Ledger

Honored for : The Dark Knight

Nominations 2009 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Heath Ledger The Dark Knight
Robert Downey Jr. Tropic Thunder
Brendan Gleeson In Bruges
Philip Seymour Hoffman Doubt
Brad Pitt Burn After Reading

Javier Bardem

Honored for : No Country for Old Men

Nominations 2008 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Javier Bardem No Country for Old Men
Paul Dano There Will Be Blood
Philip Seymour Hoffman Charlie Wilson's War
Tommy Lee Jones No Country for Old Men
Tom Wilkinson Michael Clayton

Alan Arkin

Honored for : Little Miss Sunshine

Nominations 2007 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Alan Arkin Little Miss Sunshine
James McAvoy The Last King of Scotland
Jack Nicholson The Departed
Leslie Phillips Venus
Michael Sheen The Queen

Jake Gyllenhaal

Honored for : Brokeback Mountain

Nominations 2006 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jake Gyllenhaal Brokeback Mountain
Don Cheadle Crash
George Clooney Good Night, and Good Luck","Syriana
Matt Dillon Crash

Clive Owen

Honored for : Closer

Nominations 2005 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Clive Owen Closer
Alan Alda The Aviator
Phil Davis Vera Drake
Jamie Foxx Collateral
Rodrigo de la Serna The Motorcycle Diaries

Bill Nighy

Honored for : Love Actually

Nominations 2004 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Bill Nighy Love Actually
Paul Bettany Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Albert Finney Big Fish
Ian McKellen The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Tim Robbins Mystic River

Christopher Walken

Honored for : Catch Me If You Can

Nominations 2003 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Christopher Walken Catch Me If You Can
Chris Cooper Adaptation
Ed Harris The Hours
Alfred Molina Frida
Paul Newman Road to Perdition

Jim Broadbent

Honored for : Moulin Rouge!

Nominations 2002 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jim Broadbent Moulin Rouge!
Hugh Bonneville Iris
Robbie Coltrane Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Colin Firth Bridget Jones's Diary
Eddie Murphy Shrek

Benicio del Toro

Honored for : Traffic

Nominations 2001 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Benicio del Toro Traffic
Albert Finney Erin Brockovich
Gary Lewis Billy Elliot
Joaquin Phoenix Gladiator
Oliver Reed Gladiator

Jude Law

Honored for : The Talented Mr. Ripley

Nominations 2000 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jude Law The Talented Mr. Ripley
Wes Bentley American Beauty
Michael Caine The Cider House Rules
Rhys Ifans Notting Hill
Timothy Spall Topsy Turvy

Geoffrey Rush

Honored for : Shakespeare in Love

Nominations 1999 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ed Harris The Truman Show
Geoffrey Rush Shakespeare in Love","Elizabeth
Tom Wilkinson Shakespeare in Love

Tom Wilkinson

Honored for : The Full Monty

Nominations 1998 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tom Wilkinson The Full Monty
Mark Addy The Full Monty
Rupert Everett My Best Friend's Wedding
Burt Reynolds Boogie Nights

Paul Scofield

Honored for : The Crucible

Nominations 1997 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Paul Scofield The Crucible
John Gielgud Shine
Edward Norton Primal Fear
Alan Rickman Michael Collins

Tim Roth

Honored for : Rob Roy

Nominations 1996 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tim Roth Rob Roy
Ian Holm The Madness of King George
Martin Landau Ed Wood
Alan Rickman Sense and Sensibility

Samuel L. Jackson

Honored for : Pulp Fiction

Nominations 1995 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Samuel L. Jackson Pulp Fiction
Simon Callow Four Weddings and a Funeral
John Hannah Four Weddings and a Funeral
Paul Scofield Quiz Show

Ralph Fiennes

Honored for : Schindler's List

Nominations 1994 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ralph Fiennes Schindler's List
Ben Kingsley Schindler's List
John Malkovich In the Line of Fire
Tommy Lee Jones The Fugitive

Gene Hackman

Honored for : Unforgiven

Nominations 1993 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Gene Hackman Unforgiven
Jaye Davidson The Crying Game
Tommy Lee Jones JFK
Samuel West Howards End

Alan Rickman

Honored for : Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Nominations 1992 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Andrew Strong The Commitments
Derek Jacobi Dead Again
Alan Rickman Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Alan Bates Hamlet

Salvatore Cascio

Honored for : Cinema Paradiso

Nominations 1991 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Al Pacino Dick Tracy
John Hurt The Field
Alan Alda Crimes and Misdemeanors
Salvatore Cascio Cinema Paradiso

Ray McAnally

Honored for : My Left Foot

Nominations 1990 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jack Nicholson Batman
Sean Connery Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Marlon Brando A Dry White Season
Ray McAnally My Left Foot

Michael Palin

Honored for : A Fish Called Wanda

Nominations 1989 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Michael Palin A Fish Called Wanda
Joss Ackland White Mischief
Peter O'Toole The Last Emperor
David Suchet A World Apart

Daniel Auteuil

Honored for : Jean de Florette

Nominations 1988 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Daniel Auteuil Jean de Florette
Ian Bannen Hope and Glory
Sean Connery The Untouchables
John Thaw Cry Freedom

Ray McAnally

Honored for : The Mission

Nominations 1987 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ray McAnally The Mission
Klaus Maria Brandauer Out of Africa
Simon Callow A Room with a View
Denholm Elliott A Room with a View

Denholm Elliott

Honored for : Defence of the Realm

Nominations 1986 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Denholm Elliott Defence of the Realm
James Fox A Passage to India
John Gielgud Plenty
Saeed Jaffrey My Beautiful Laundrette

Denholm Elliott

Honored for : A Private Function

Nominations 1985 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Denholm Elliott A Private Function
Michael Elphick Gorky Park
Ian Holm Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
Ralph Richardson Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Denholm Elliott

Honored for : Trading Places

Nominations 1984 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Denholm Elliott Trading Places
Bob Hoskins The Honorary Consul
Burt Lancaster Local Hero
Jerry Lewis The King of Comedy

Jack Nicholson

Honored for : Reds

Nominations 1983 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jack Nicholson Reds
Frank Finlay The Return of the Soldier
Edward Fox Gandhi
Roshan Seth Gandhi

Ian Holm

Honored for : Chariots of Fire

Nominations 1982 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ian Holm Chariots of Fire
Denholm Elliott Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
John Gielgud Arthur
Nigel Havers Chariots of Fire

Robert Duvall

Honored for : Apocalypse Now

Nominations 1980 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Duvall Apocalypse Now
Denholm Elliott Saint Jack
John Hurt Alien
Christopher Walken The Deer Hunter

John Hurt

Honored for : Midnight Express

Nominations 1979 »

Nominee Nominated Work
John Hurt Midnight Express
Gene Hackman Superman
Jason Robards Jr. Julia
François Truffaut Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Edward Fox

Honored for : A Bridge Too Far

Nominations 1978 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Edward Fox A Bridge Too Far
Colin Blakely Equus
Robert Duvall Network
Zero Mostel The Front

Brad Dourif

Honored for : One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Nominations 1977 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jason Robards Jr. All the President's Men
Michael Hordern The Slipper and the Rose
Martin Balsam All the President's Men
Brad Dourif One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Fred Astaire

Honored for : The Towering Inferno

Nominations 1976 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jack Warden Shampoo
Burgess Meredith The Day of the Locust
Martin Balsam The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Fred Astaire The Towering Inferno

John Gielgud

Honored for : Murder on the Orient Express

Nominations 1975 »

Nominee Nominated Work
John Gielgud Murder on the Orient Express
Adam Faith Stardust
John Huston Chinatown
Randy Quaid The Last Detail

Arthur Lowe

Honored for : O Lucky Man!

Nominations 1974 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Arthur Lowe O Lucky Man!
Ian Bannen The Offence
Denholm Elliott A Doll's House
Michael Lonsdale The Day of the Jackal

Ben Johnson

Honored for : The Last Picture Show

Nominations 1973 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ralph Richardson Lady Caroline Lamb
Robert Duvall The Godfather
Max Adrian The Boy Friend
Ben Johnson The Last Picture Show

Edward Fox

Honored for : The Go-Between

Nominations 1972 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Edward Fox The Go-Between
Michael Gough The Go-Between
Ian Hendry Get Carter
John Hurt 10 Rillington Place

Colin Welland

Honored for : Kes

Nominations 1971 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Gig Young They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
John Mills Ryan's Daughter
Bernard Cribbins The Railway Children
Colin Welland Kes

Laurence Olivier

Honored for : Oh! What a Lovely War

Nominations 1970 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Vaughn Bullitt
Jack Nicholson Easy Rider
Jack Klugman Goodbye, Columbus
Laurence Olivier Oh! What a Lovely War

Ian Holm

Honored for : The Bofors Gun

Nominations 1969 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ian Holm The Bofors Gun
Anthony Hopkins The Lion in Winter
John McEnery Romeo and Juliet
George Segal No Way to Treat a Lady