12th British Academy Film Awards

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12th British Academy Film Awards
Date 1959
Highlights
Best Film Room at the Top
Best British Film Room at the Top
Most awards Orders to Kill &
Room at the Top (3)
Most nominations Room at the Top (7)

The 12th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1959, honoured the best films of 1958.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Best Film[edit]

Room at the Top

Best British Film[edit]

Room at the Top

Best Foreign Actor[edit]

Sidney Poitier in The Defiant Ones

Best British Actor[edit]

Trevor Howard in The Key

Best British Actress[edit]

Irene Worth in Orders to Kill

Best Foreign Actress[edit]

Simone Signoret in Room at the Top

Best British Screenplay[edit]

Orders to Kill - Paul Dehn