BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
|BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|Awarded for||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Presented by||British Academy of Film and Television Arts|
|Currently held by||J. K. Simmons for Whiplash (2014)|
Best Actor in a Supporting Role is a British Academy Film award presented annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding supporting performance in a film. Actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award.
- "†" indicates the winner of the Academy Award.
- "‡" indicates a nominee who was nominated for an Academy Award.
Winner and nominees
|Ian Holm||The Bofors Gun||Flynn|
|Anthony Hopkins||The Lion in Winter||King Richard I|
|John McEnery||Romeo and Juliet||Mercutio|
|George Segal||No Way to Treat a Lady||Morris Brummel|
|Laurence Olivier||Oh! What a Lovely War||John French|
|Jack Klugman||Goodbye, Columbus||Ben Patimkin|
|Jack Nicholson||Easy Rider||George Hanson ‡|
Note: No award for Best Supporting Actor or Best Supporting Actress was presented in 1980. In 1981 the award was for Best Supporting Artist. All four nominees were male.
- Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
- Guldbagge Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
- Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor
- Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
- Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role