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BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role

BAFTA Award for Best Actress
Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Location United Kingdom
Presented by British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Currently held by Julianne Moore for Still Alice (2014)
Official website

Best Actress in a Leading Role is a British Academy Film Award presented annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding leading performance in a film.

  • From 1952-1967, there were two Best Actress awards presented, Best British Actress and Best Foreign Actress.
  • From 1968 onwards, the two awards merged into one award, which from 1968-1984, was known as Best Actress.[1]
  • From 1985–present, the award has been known by its current name of Best Actress in a leading role.[2]

† - indicates the performance also won the Academy Award
‡ - indicates the performance was also nominated for the Academy Award


  • Winners and nominees 1
    • Best British Actress (1952-1967) 1.1
    • Best Foreign Actress (1952-1967) 1.2
    • Best Actress in a Leading Role (1968-Present) 1.3
      • 1968-1979 1.3.1
      • 1980s 1.3.2
      • 1990s 1.3.3
      • 2000s 1.3.4
      • 2010s 1.3.5
  • Superlatives 2
  • Multiple awards 3
  • Multiple nominations 4
  • Notes 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Winners and nominees

Best British Actress (1952-1967)

Year Actress Film Character
Vivien Leigh A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche DuBois
Phyllis Calvert Mandy Christine Garland
Celia Johnson I Believe in You Matty Matheson
Ann Todd The Sound Barrier Susan Garthwaite
Audrey Hepburn Roman Holiday Princess Anne †
Celia Johnson The Captain's Paradise Maud
Yvonne Mitchell The Divided Heart Sonja
Brenda De Banzie Hobson's Choice Maggie Hobson
Audrey Hepburn Sabrina's Affair Sabrina Fairchild ‡
Margaret Leighton Carrington V.C. Valerie Carrington
Noelle Middleton Alison L. Graham
Katie Johnson The Ladykillers Louisa Wilberforce
Margaret Johnston Touch and Go Helen Fletcher
Deborah Kerr The End of the Affair Sarah Miles
Margaret Lockwood Cast a Dark Shadow Freda Jefferies
Virginia McKenna A Town Like Alice Jean Paget
Dorothy Alison Reach for the Sky Nurse Brace
Audrey Hepburn War and Peace Natasha Rostova
Heather Sears The Story of Esther Costello Esther Costello
Deborah Kerr Tea and Sympathy Laura Reynolds
Sylvia Syms Woman in a Dressing Gown Georgie Harlow
Irene Worth Orders to Kill Leonie
Hermione Baddeley Room at the Top Elspeth ‡
Karuna Banerjee Aparajito Sarbajaya Roy
Virginia McKenna Carve Her Name with Pride Violette Szabo
Audrey Hepburn The Nun's Story Gabrielle ‡
Peggy Ashcroft The Nun's Story Mother Mathilde
Yvonne Mitchell Sapphire Mildred
Sylvia Syms No Trees in the Street Hetty
Kay Walsh The Horse's Mouth Miss. Coker
Wendy Hiller Separate Tables Pat Cooper † [note 1]
Rachel Roberts Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Brenda
Hayley Mills Pollyanna Pollyanna
Wendy Hiller Sons and Lovers Gertrude Morel
Dora Bryan A Taste of Honey Helen
Deborah Kerr The Sundowners Ida Carmody ‡
Hayley Mills Whistle Down the Wind Kathy Bostock
Leslie Caron The L-Shaped Room Jane Fosset ‡
Virginia Maskell The Wild and the Willing Virginia Chown
Janet Munro Life for Ruth Pat Harris
Rachel Roberts This Sporting Life Margaret Hammond
Julie Christie Billy Liar Liz
Edith Evans Tom Jones Miss Western
Sarah Miles The Servant Vera
Barbara Windsor Sparrers Can't Sing Maggie Gooding
Audrey Hepburn Charade Regina Lampert
Edith Evans The Chalk Garden Mrs. St. Maugham
Deborah Kerr Mrs. Madrigal
Rita Tushingham Girl with Green Eyes Kate Brady
Julie Christie Darling Diana Scott †
Julie Andrews The Americanization of Emily / The Sound of Music Emily Barham / Maria ‡
Maggie Smith Young Cassidy Nora
Rita Tushingham The Knack...and How to Get It Nancy Jones
Elizabeth Taylor Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Martha †
Julie Christie Doctor Zhivago / Fahrenheit 451 Lara Antipova / Linda Montag/Clarisse
Lynn Redgrave Georgy Girl Georgina "Georgy" Parkin ‡
Vanessa Redgrave Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment Leonie Delt ‡
Edith Evans The Whisperers Mrs. Ross ‡
Barbara Jefford Ulysses Molly Bloom
Elizabeth Taylor The Taming of the Shrew Katharina

Best Foreign Actress (1952-1967)

Year Actress Film Character
Simone Signoret Golden Helmet Marie
Edwige Feuillère The Pit of Loneliness Julie
Katharine Hepburn Pat and Mike Patricia "Pat" Pemberton
Judy Holliday The Marrying Kind Florence Keefer
Nicole Stéphane The Terrible Children Elisabeth
Leslie Caron Lili Lili Daurier
Shirley Booth Come Back, Little Sheba Lola Delaney †
Marie Powers The Medium Flora
Maria Schell The Heart of the Matter Helen Rolt
Cornell Borchers The Divided Heart Inga Hartl
Shirley Booth About Mrs. Leslie Vivien Leslie
Judy Holliday Phffft Nina Tracey
Grace Kelly Dial M for Murder Margot Wendice
Gina Lollobrigida Bread, Love and Dreams Maria de Ritis
Betsy Blair Marty Clara
Dorothy Dandridge Carmen Jones Carmen Jones ‡
Judy Garland A Star is Born Esther Blodgett ‡
Julie Harris I Am a Camera Sally Bowles
Katharine Hepburn Summertime Jane Hudson ‡
Grace Kelly The Country Girl Georgie Elgin †
Giulietta Masina The Road Gelsomina
Marilyn Monroe The Seven Year Itch The Girl
Anna Magnani The Rose Tattoo Serafina Delle Rose
Carroll Baker Baby Doll Baby Doll Meighan ‡
Eva Dahlbeck Smiles of a Summer Night Desiree Armfeldt
Ava Gardner Bhowani Junction Victoria Jones
Susan Hayward I'll Cry Tomorrow Lillian Roth
Shirley Maclaine The Trouble with Harry Jennifer Rogers
Kim Novak Picnic Marjorie Owens
Marisa Pavan The Rose Tattoo Rose Delle Rose ‡
Maria Schell Gervaise Gervaise Macquart Coupeau
Jean Simmons Guys and Dolls Sarah Brown
Simone Signoret The Crucible Elizabeth Proctor
Augusta Dabney That Night! Maggie Bowden
Katharine Hepburn The Rainmaker Lizzie Curry ‡
Lili Palmer The Story of Anastasia Anna Anderson
Eva Marie Saint A Hatful of Rain Celia Pope
Marilyn Monroe The Prince and the Showgirl Elsie Marina
Joanne Woodward The Three Faces of Eve Eve White †
Simone Signoret Room at the Top Alice Aisgill †
Ingrid Bergman The Inn of the Sixth Happiness Gladys Aylward
Anna Magnani Wild Is the Wind Gioia ‡
Giulietta Masina Nights of Cabiria Cabiria Ceccarelli
Tatiana Samoilova The Cranes Are Flying Veronika
Elizabeth Taylor Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Maggie Pollitt ‡
Joanne Woodward No Down Payment Leola Boone
Shirley Maclaine Ask Any Girl Meg Wheeler
Ava Gardner On the Beach Moira Davidson
Susan Hayward I Want to Live! Barbara Graham
Ellie Lambeti A Matter of Dignity Chloe Pella
Rosalind Russell Auntie Mame Mame Dennis ‡
Shirley Maclaine The Apartment Fran Kubelik ‡
Pier Angeli The Angry Silence Anna Curtis
Melina Mercouri Never on Sunday Illya ‡
Emmanuelle Riva Hiroshima mon amour Elle
Jean Simmons Elmer Gantry Sharon Falconer
Monica Vitti The Adventure Claudia
Sophia Loren Two Women Cesira †
Annie Girardot Rocco and His Brothers Nadia
Piper Laurie The Hustler Sarah Packard ‡
Claudia McNeil A Raisin in the Sun Lena Younger
Jean Seberg Breathless Patricia Franchini
Anne Bancroft The Miracle Worker Annie Sullivan
Harriet Andersson Through a Glass Darkly Katrin
Anouk Aimée Lola Lola
Melina Mercouri Phaedra Phaedra
Jeanne Moreau Jules and Jim Catherine
Geraldine Page Sweet Bird of Yout Alexandra del Lago ‡
Natalie Wood Splendor in the Grass Deanie Loomis ‡
Patricia Neal Hud Alma Brown †
Joan Crawford What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Blanche Hudson
Bette Davis Baby Jane Hudson ‡
Lee Remick Days of Wine and Roses Kirsten Arnesen Clay ‡
Daniela Rocca Divorce Italian Style Rosalia Cefalù
Anne Bancroft The Pumpkin Eater Jo Armitage ‡
Kim Stanley Séance on a Wet Afternoon Myra Savage ‡
Ava Gardner The Night of the Iguana Maxine Faulk
Shirley Maclaine Irma la Douce & What a Way to Go! Irma la Douce ‡ & Louisa Foster
Patricia Neal In Harm's Way Maggie Haines
Jane Fonda Cat Ballou Catherine Ballou
Lila Kedrova Zorba the Greek Madame Hortense ‡
Simone Signoret Ship of Fools La Condesa ‡
Jeanne Moreau Viva Maria! Maria I
Brigitte Bardot Viva Maria! Éliane Darrès
Joan Hackett The Group Dottie Renfrew
Simone Signoret The Sleeping Car Murders Maria II
Anouk Aimée A Man and a Woman Anne Gauthier ‡
Bibi Andersson Persona & My Sister, My Love Alma / Charlotte
Jane Fonda Barefoot in the Park Corie Bratter
Simone Signoret The Deadly Affair Elsa Fennan

Best Actress in a Leading Role (1968-Present)


Year Actress Film Character
Katharine Hepburn The Lion in Winter & Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Eleanor of Aquitaine † & Christina Drayton †
Anne Bancroft The Graduate Mrs. Robinson ‡
Catherine Deneuve Beauty of the Day Séverine Serizy
Joanne Woodward Rachel, Rachel Rachel Cameron ‡
Maggie Smith The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Jean Brodie
Mia Farrow Secret Ceremony & Rosemary's Baby & John and Mary Cenci / Rosemary Woodhouse / Mary
Glenda Jackson Women in Love Gudrun Brangwen †
Barbra Streisand Funny Girl & Hello Dolly! Fanny Brice † & Dolly Gallagher Levi
Katharine Ross Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid & Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here Etta Place / Lola
Jane Fonda They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Gloria Beatty ‡
Goldie Hawn Cactus Flower & There's a Girl in My Soup Toni Simmons † [note 2] / Marion
Sarah Miles Ryan's Daughter Rosy Ryan ‡
Glenda Jackson Sunday Bloody Sunday Alex Greville ‡
Lynn Carlin Taking Off Lynn Tyne
Julie Christie The Go-Between Marian
Jane Fonda Klute Bree Daniels †
Nanette Newman The Raging Moon Jill Matthews
Liza Minnelli Cabaret Sally Bowles
Stéphane Audran The Butcher Hélène
Anne Bancroft Young Winston Lady Randolph Churchill
Dorothy Tutin Savage Messiah Sophie Brzeska
Stéphane Audran Just Before Nightfall & The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Hélène Masson / Alice Sénéchal
Julie Christie Don't Look Now Laura Baxter
Glenda Jackson A Touch of Class Vicki Allessio †
Diana Ross Lady Sings the Blues Billie Holiday
Joanne Woodward Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams Rita Walden ‡
Faye Dunaway Chinatown Evelyn Mulwray ‡
Barbra Streisand The Way We Were Katie Morosky ‡
Cicely Tyson The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Jane Pittmann
Ellen Burstyn Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Alice Hyatt
Anne Bancroft The Prisoner of Second Avenue Edna Edison
Valerie Perrine Lenny Honey Harlow
Liv Ullmann Scenes from a Marriage Marianne
Louise Fletcher One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Nurse Ratched
Lauren Bacall The Shootist Bond Rogers
Rita Moreno The Ritz Googie Gomez
Liv Ullmann Face to Face Jenny Isaksson ‡
Diane Keaton Annie Hall Annie Hall †
Faye Dunaway Network Diana Christensen †
Shelley Duvall 3 Women Millie Lammoreaux
Lily Tomlin The Late Show Margo Sperling
Jane Fonda Julia Lillian Hellman
Anne Bancroft The Turning Point Emma Jacklin ‡
Jill Clayburgh An Unmarried Woman Erica Benton ‡
Marsha Mason The Goodbye Girl Paula McFadden ‡
Jane Fonda The China Syndrome Kimberly Wells ‡
Diane Keaton Manhattan Mary Wilkie
Maggie Smith California Suite Diana Barrie † [note 3]
Meryl Streep The Deer Hunter Linda ‡


Year Actress Film Character
Judy Davis My Brilliant Career Sybylla Melvyn
Shirley MacLaine Being There Eve Rand
Bette Midler The Rose Mary Rose Foster ‡
Meryl Streep Kramer vs. Kramer Joanna Kramer † [note 4]
Meryl Streep The French Lieutenant's Woman Anna / Sara Woodruff ‡
Mary Tyler Moore Ordinary People Beth Jarrett ‡
Maggie Smith Quartet Lois Heidler
Sissy Spacek Coal Miner's Daughter Loretta Lynn
Katharine Hepburn On Golden Pond Ethel Thayer †
Diane Keaton Reds Louise Bryant
Jennifer Kendal 36 Chowringhee Lane Violet Stoneham
Sissy Spacek Missing Beth Horman ‡
Julie Walters Educating Rita Rita ‡
Jessica Lange Tootsie Julie Nichols † [note 5]
Phyllis Logan Another Time, Another Place Janie
Meryl Streep Sophie's Choice Sophie Zawistowska †
Maggie Smith A Private Function Joyce Chilvers
Shirley MacLaine Terms of Endearment Aurora Greenaway †
Helen Mirren Cal Marcella
Meryl Streep Silkwood Karen Silkwood
Peggy Ashcroft A Passage to India Mrs. Moore † [note 6]
Mia Farrow The Purple Rose of Cairo Cecilia
Kelly McGillis Witness Rachel Lapp
Alexandra Pigg Letter to Brezhnev Elaine
Maggie Smith A Room with a View Charlotte Bartlett ‡
Mia Farrow Hannah and Her Sisters Hannah
Meryl Streep Out of Africa Karen Blixen
Cathy Tyson Mona Lisa Simone
Anne Bancroft 84 Charing Cross Road Helene Hanff
Emily Lloyd Wish You Were Here Lynda Mansell
Sarah Miles Hope and Glory Grace Rowan
Julie Walters Personal Services Christine Painter
Maggie Smith The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne Judith Hearne
Stéphane Audran Babette's Feast Babette Hersant
Cher Moonstruck Loretta Castorini †
Jamie Lee Curtis A Fish Called Wanda Wanda Gershwitz
Pauline Collins Shirley Valentine Shirley Valentine ‡
Glenn Close Dangerous Liaisons Marquise de Merteuil ‡
Jodie Foster The Accused Sarah Tobias †
Melanie Griffith Working Girl Tess McGill ‡


Year Actress Film Character
Jessica Tandy Driving Miss Daisy Daisy Werthan †
Shirley MacLaine Postcards from the Edge Doris Mann
Michelle Pfeiffer The Fabulous Baker Boys Susie Diamond ‡
Julia Roberts Pretty Woman Vivian Ward ‡
Jodie Foster The Silence of the Lambs Clarice Starling
Geena Davis Thelma & Louise Thelma Dickinson ‡
Susan Sarandon Louise Sawyer ‡
Juliet Stevenson Truly, Madly, Deeply Nina
Emma Thompson Howards End Margaret Schlegel †
Judy Davis Husbands and Wives Sally ‡
Tara Morice Strictly Ballroom Fran
Jessica Tandy Fried Green Tomatoes Ninny Threadgoode ‡
Holly Hunter The Piano Ada McGrath †
Miranda Richardson Tom & Viv Vivienne Haigh-Wood
Emma Thompson The Remains of the Day Sarah Kenton ‡
Debra Winger Shadowlands Joy Davidman Gresham
Susan Sarandon The Client Regina Love ‡
Linda Fiorentino The Last Seduction Bridget Gregory
Irène Jacob Three Colors: Red Valentine Dusot
Uma Thurman Pulp Fiction Mia Wallace ‡
Emma Thompson Sense and Sensibility Elinor Dashwood
Nicole Kidman To Die For Suzanne Stone Maretto
Helen Mirren The Madness of King George Queen Charlotte
Elisabeth Shue Leaving Las Vegas Sera ‡
Brenda Blethyn Secrets & Lies Cynthia Purley ‡
Frances McDormand Fargo Marge Gunderson †
Kristin Scott Thomas The English Patient Katharine Clifton ‡
Emily Watson Breaking the Waves Bess McNeill ‡
Judi Dench Mrs. Brown Queen Victoria
Kim Basinger L.A. Confidential Lynn Bracken † [note 7]
Helena Bonham Carter The Wings of the Dove Kate Croy ‡
Kathy Burke Nil by Mouth Valerie
Cate Blanchett Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth I
Jane Horrocks Little Voice Laurie Hoff / Little Voice
Gwyneth Paltrow Shakespeare in Love Viola de Lesseps †
Emily Watson Hilary and Jackie Jacqueline du Pré
Annette Bening American Beauty Carolyn Burnham ‡
Linda Bassett East is East Ella Khan
Julianne Moore The End of the Affair Sarah Miles ‡
Emily Watson Angela's Ashes Angela Sheehan McCourt


Year Actress Film Character
Julia Roberts Erin Brockovich Erin Brockovich
Juliette Binoche Chocolat Vivianne Rocher ‡
Kate Hudson Almost Famous Penny Lane ‡
Hilary Swank Boys Don't Cry Brandon Teena
Michelle Yeoh Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Yu Shu Lien
Judi Dench Iris Old Iris Murdoch
Nicole Kidman The Others Grace Stewart
Sissy Spacek In the Bedroom Ruth Fowler ‡
Audrey Tautou Amélie Amélie Poulain
Renée Zellweger Bridget Jones's Diary Bridget Jones
Nicole Kidman The Hours Virginia Woolf
Halle Berry Monster's Ball Leticia Musgrove †
Salma Hayek Frida Frida Kahlo
Meryl Streep The Hours Clarissa Vaughan
Renée Zellweger Chicago Roxie Hart
Scarlett Johansson Lost in Translation Charlotte
Scarlett Johansson Girl with a Pearl Earring Griet
Anne Reid The Mother May
Uma Thurman Kill Bill: Volume 1 Beatrix Kiddo / The Bride / Black Mamba
Naomi Watts 21 Grams Cristina "Cris" Williams Peck ‡
Imelda Staunton Vera Drake Vera Rose Drake ‡
Charlize Theron Monster Aileen Wuornos
Kate Winslet Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Clementine Kruczynski ‡
Finding Neverland Sylvia Llewelyn Davies
Ziyi Zhang House of Flying Daggers Mei
Reese Witherspoon Walk the Line June Carter Cash
Judi Dench Mrs Henderson Presents Laura Henderson
Charlize Theron North Country Josey Aimes ‡
Rachel Weisz The Constant Gardener Tessa Quale † [note 8]
Ziyi Zhang Memoirs of a Geisha Chiyo Sakamoto / Sayuri Nitta
Helen Mirren The Queen Elizabeth II
Penélope Cruz Volver Raimunda ‡
Judi Dench Notes on a Scandal Barbara Covett ‡
Meryl Streep The Devil Wears Prada Miranda Priestly
Kate Winslet Little Children Sarah Pierce ‡
Marion Cotillard La Vie en Rose Édith Piaf
Cate Blanchett Elizabeth: The Golden Age Elizabeth I
Julie Christie Away from Her Fiona Anderson ‡
Keira Knightley Atonement Cecilia Tallis
Ellen Page Juno Juno MacGuff ‡
Kate Winslet The Reader Hanna Schmitz †
Angelina Jolie Changeling Christine Collins
Kristin Scott Thomas I've Loved You So Long Juliette Fontaine
Meryl Streep Doubt Sister Aloysius Beauvier ‡
Kate Winslet Revolutionary Road April Wheeler
Carey Mulligan An Education Jenny Mellor
Saoirse Ronan The Lovely Bones Susie Salmon
Gabourey Sidibe Precious Claireece "Precious" Jones ‡
Meryl Streep Julie & Julia Julia Child
Audrey Tautou Coco Before Chanel Coco Chanel


Year Actress Film Character
Natalie Portman Black Swan Nina Sayers †
Annette Bening The Kids Are All Right Nic ‡
Julianne Moore Jules
Noomi Rapace The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Lisbeth Salander
Hailee Steinfeld True Grit Mattie Ross ‡
Meryl Streep The Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher
Bérénice Bejo The Artist Peppy Miller ‡
Viola Davis The Help Aibleen Clark ‡
Tilda Swinton We Need to Talk About Kevin Eva Katchadourian
Michelle Williams My Week with Marilyn Marilyn Monroe
Emmanuelle Riva Amour Anne Laurent
Jessica Chastain Zero Dark Thirty Maya ‡
Marion Cotillard Rust and Bone Stéphanie Ménochet
Jennifer Lawrence Silver Linings Playbook Tiffany Maxwell †
Helen Mirren Hitchcock Alma Reville Hitchcock
Cate Blanchett Blue Jasmine Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis †
Amy Adams American Hustle Sydney Prosser/Edith Greensly
Sandra Bullock Gravity Ryan Stone ‡
Judi Dench Philomena Philomena Lee
Emma Thompson Saving Mr. Banks P. L. Travers
Julianne Moore Still Alice Alice Howland †
Amy Adams Big Eyes Margaret Keane
Felicity Jones The Theory of Everything Jane Wilde Hawking
Rosamund Pike Gone Girl Amy Elliott-Dunne ‡
Reese Witherspoon Wild Cheryl Strayed

Note: Between 1964–1973, several actresses were nominated for multiple performances in a single year, these each count as one nomination.[3] Scarlett Johansson's two mentions in 2003 count as two separate nominations.[4] The two mentions received by Kate Winslet in both 2004 and 2008, count as two separate nominations each time.


Superlative Best Actress/Best Actress in a Leading Role Best Supporting Actress Overall
Actress with most awards Maggie Smith 4 Judi Dench 3 Judi Dench
Maggie Smith
Actress with most British Actress Awards (till 1967) Audrey Hepburn 3 Audrey Hepburn 3
Actress with most Foreign Actress Awards (till 1967) Simone Signoret 3 Simone Signoret 3
Actress with most nominations Meryl Streep 11 Judi Dench 9 Judi Dench
Meryl Streep
Actress with most British Actress Award nominations (till 1967) Audrey Hepburn 5 Audrey Hepburn 5
Actress with most Foreign Actress Award nominations (till 1967) Shirley MacLaine 5 Shirley MacLaine 5

Note: Judi Dench has a total of 15 BAFTA film nominations, with 14 being for Best Actress (5) & Best Supporting Actress (9). The 15th nomination is for Best Newcomer in 1966 (which she won). This gives her 6 BAFTA film wins. In addition, she has won 4 BAFTA television awards (from 12 nominations). In total she has received 27 BAFTA film & TV nominations with 10 wins. Dench also received an honorary BAFTA, the BAFTA Fellowship, in 2001.

Note: Maggie Smith has a total of 12 BAFTA film nominations, for Best Actress (7), Best Supporting Actress (4) and Best Newcomer (1), winning 5. She also has 5 BAFTA television nominations. This gives her a total of 17 BAFTA film & TV nominations. In addition, Smith has received two honorary awards, the BAFTA special award (1993) and the BAFTA Fellowship (1996).

Multiple awards

4 wins
  • Maggie Smith
3 wins
  • Anne Bancroft
  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Simone Signoret
2 wins
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Leslie Caron
  • Judi Dench
  • Jane Fonda
  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Shirley MacLaine
  • Patricia Neal
  • Rachel Roberts
  • Meryl Streep
  • Emma Thompson

Multiple nominations

11 nominations
  • Meryl Streep
7 nominations
  • Anne Bancroft
  • Shirley MacLaine
  • Maggie Smith
6 nominations
  • Julie Christie
  • Jane Fonda
  • Simone Signoret
5 nominations
  • Judi Dench
  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Kate Winslet
4 nominations
  • Deborah Kerr
  • Helen Mirren
  • Emma Thompson
  • Joanne Woodward
3 nominations
  • Stephane Audran
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Edith Evans
  • Mia Farrow
  • Ava Gardner
  • Glenda Jackson
  • Diane Keaton
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Sarah Miles
  • Julianne Moore
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Emily Watson
2 nominations
  • Amy Adams
  • Anouk Aimèe
  • Julie Andrews
  • Peggy Ashcroft
  • Annette Bening
  • Leslie Caron
  • Marion Cotillard
  • Judy Davis
  • Faye Dunaway
  • Jodie Foster
  • Goldie Hawn
  • Susan Hayward
  • Judy Holliday
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Celia Johnson
  • Grace Kelly
  • Yvonne Mitchell
  • Virginia McKenna
  • Anna Magnani
  • Giuletta Masina
  • Melina Mercouri
  • Hayley Mills
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Jeanne Moreau
  • Patricia Neal
  • Emmanuelle Riva
  • Julia Roberts
  • Rachel Roberts
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Maria Schell
  • Kristin Scott Thomas
  • Jean Simmons
  • Sissy Spacek
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Sylvia Syms
  • Jessica Tandy
  • Audrey Tatou
  • Charlize Theron
  • Uma Thurman
  • Rita Tushingham
  • Lil Ullmann
  • Julie Walters
  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Renee Zellweger
  • Zhang Ziyi


  1. ^ Wendy Hiller won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  2. ^ Goldie Hawn won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  3. ^ Maggie Smith won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  4. ^ Meryl Streep won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  5. ^ Jessica Lange won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  6. ^ Peggy Ashcroft won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  7. ^ Kim Basinger won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  8. ^ Rachel Weisz won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^
  3. ^
  4. ^

External links

  • BAFTA Awards Database
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