BAFTA Rising Star Award

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Rising Star Award
Lashana Lynch interview 2019.jpg
2021 Recipient: Lashana Lynch
LocationUnited Kingdom
Presented byBritish Academy of Film and Television Arts
Currently held byLashana Lynch (2021)
Websitehttp://www.bafta.org/

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Rising Star Award, currently styled as the EE Rising Star Award for commercial reasons and previously known as the Orange Rising Star Award, is an award that acknowledges new talents in the acting industry. The award was created after Mary Selway's death in 2004. She has been recognised for her successful role as a casting director and has helped many new actors and actresses to their claim to fame. The five nominees are chosen regardless of gender, nationality and whether they have made a breakthrough in television, film or both. Despite the nominees being chosen by the BAFTA juries, the winner is chosen entirely by public votes via text, internet or phone. This award was sponsored by Orange UK until 2012. From 2013, it was sponsored by EE. The first winner was James McAvoy in 2006. As of 2021, Eva Green, Shia LaBeouf and Kristen Stewart have been the only non-British winners.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Scottish actor James McAvoy was the inaugural recipient.
French actress Eva Green was the first female winner.
American actress Kristen Stewart was the youngest recipient, having won the award at age 19.
British actor Daniel Kaluuya was the first Rising Star Award recipient to also win in a major acting category (Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah).

2000s[edit]

Year Winner Nominated
2005
(59th)
[1]
James McAvoy Chiwetel Ejiofor
Gael García Bernal
Rachel McAdams
Michelle Williams
2006
(60th)
[2]
Eva Green Emily Blunt
Naomie Harris
Cillian Murphy
Ben Whishaw
2007
(61st)
[3]
Shia LaBeouf Sienna Miller
Elliot Page[a]
Sam Riley
Tang Wei
2008
(62nd)
[4]
Noel Clarke Michael Cera
Michael Fassbender
Rebecca Hall
Toby Kebbell
2009
(63rd)
[5]
Kristen Stewart Jesse Eisenberg
Nicholas Hoult
Carey Mulligan
Tahar Rahim

2010s[edit]

Year Winner Nominated
2010
(64th)
[6]
Tom Hardy Gemma Arterton
Andrew Garfield
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Emma Stone
2011
(65th)
[7]
Adam Deacon Chris Hemsworth
Tom Hiddleston
Chris O'Dowd
Eddie Redmayne
2012
(66th)
[8]
Juno Temple Elizabeth Olsen
Andrea Riseborough
Suraj Sharma
Alicia Vikander
2013
(67th)
[9]
Will Poulter Dane DeHaan
George MacKay
Lupita Nyong'o
Léa Seydoux
2014
(68th)
[10]
Jack O'Connell Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Margot Robbie
Miles Teller
Shailene Woodley
2015
(69th)
[11]
John Boyega Taron Egerton
Dakota Johnson
Brie Larson
Bel Powley
2016
(70th)
[12]
Tom Holland Laia Costa
Lucas Hedges
Ruth Negga
Anya Taylor-Joy
2017
(71st)
[13]
Daniel Kaluuya Florence Pugh
Josh O'Connor
Tessa Thompson
Timothée Chalamet
2018
(72nd)
[14]
Letitia Wright Jessie Buckley
Cynthia Erivo
Barry Keoghan
Lakeith Stanfield
2019
(73rd)
[15]
Micheal Ward Awkwafina
Jack Lowden
Kaitlyn Dever
Kelvin Harrison Jr.

2020s[edit]

Year Winner Nominated
2020
(74th)
[16]
Bukky Bakray Kingsley Ben-Adir
Morfydd Clark
Sope Dirisu
Conrad Khan
2021
(75th)
[17]
Lashana Lynch Ariana DeBose
Harris Dickinson
Millicent Simmonds
Kodi Smit-McPhee

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Credited as Ellen Page.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hernandez, Eugene (20 February 2006). ""Brokeback Mountain" Wins 4 BAFTA Awards, Including Best Picture". Indiewire. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Baftas 2007: The winners". BBC News. 11 February 2007. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  3. ^ Dawtrey, Adam (10 February 2008). "'Atonement' tops BAFTA Awards". Variety. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  4. ^ Turner, Mimi (8 February 2009). "'Slumdog Millionaire' wins 7 BAFTA nods". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  5. ^ King, Susan (21 February 2010). "'Hurt Locker' wins big at BAFTA Awards". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  6. ^ Brown, Mark (14 February 2011). "Baftas 2011: The King's Speech sweeps the board". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  7. ^ Reynolds, Simon (12 February 2012). "Orange BAFTA Film Awards 2012 winners list - in full". Digital Spy. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  8. ^ Brooks, Xan (11 February 2013). "Baftas 2013 – as it happened". The Guardian. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
  9. ^ "Baftas: Gravity and 12 Years a Slave share glory". BBC News. 17 February 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  10. ^ Brown, Mark (8 February 2015). "Baftas 2015: Boyhood wins top honours but Grand Budapest Hotel checks out with most". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  11. ^ Lodderhose, Diana (14 February 2016). "'The Revenant,' Leonardo DiCaprio Dominate BAFTA Awards". Variety. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  12. ^ Grater, Tom. "Baftas 2017: 'La La Land' scoops five as 'Moonlight', 'Nocturnal Animals' are shutout". Screendaily. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  13. ^ "Bafta Film Awards 2018: Three Billboards wins top prizes". BBC. 19 February 2018. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  14. ^ Nordine, Michael (10 February 2019). "BAFTA Awards 2019: 'Roma' Wins Best Film as 'The Favourite' Takes Home the Most Prizes". Indiewire. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  15. ^ "Baftas 2020: Sam Mendes film 1917 dominates awards". BBC. 2 February 2020. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  16. ^ Shoard, Catherine (12 April 2021). "Baftas 2021: Nomadland wins big as Promising Young Woman and Anthony Hopkins surprise". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  17. ^ Yossman, K.J. (1 February 2022). "BAFTA Reveals EE Rising Star Award Nominees". Variety. Retrieved 1 February 2022.

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