British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor
|British Academy Television Award|
|Presented by||British Academy of Film and Television Arts|
They have been awarded since 1954.
From 1968-1997, the BAFTA TV Awards and the BAFTA Film Awards were presented in one joint ceremony. Since 1998, there have been two separate ceremonies. The film awards are held in February, two weeks ahead of the Academy Awards (Oscars) in America, while the Television awards are held in late May. The BAFTA TV Award is the UK equivalent to the Emmy Award in the United States.
The awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress were first presented at the 2010 ceremony.
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- Tom Hollander as Monty Banks in Gracie!
- Gary Lewis as Adam Ingram in Mo
- Brendan Coyle as John Bates in Downton Abbey
- Johnny Harris as Michael "Mick" Jenkins in This is England '86
- Robert Sheehan as Nathan Young in Misfits
- Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock
- Joseph Mawle as Jack Firebrace in Birdsong
- Stephen Rea as Gatehouse in The Shadow Line
- Peter Capaldi as Randall Brown in The Hour
- Stephen Graham as Tony in ''Accused: "Tracie's Story"
- Harry Lloyd as Matty Beckett in The Fear
- Jerome Flynn as Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake in Ripper Street
- Nico Mirallegro as Joe Middleton in The Village
- Rory Kinnear as David Whitehead in Southcliffe
- Adeel Akhtar as Wilson Wilson in Utopia
- James Norton as Tommy Lee Royce in Happy Valley
- Ken Stott as Ian Garrett in The Missing
- Anton Lesser as Thomas More in Wolf Hall
- Ian McKellen as Norman in The Dresser
- Cyril Nri as Lance Sullivan in Cucumber
- Daniel Mays as Danny Waldron in Line of Duty
- Jared Harris as King George VI in The Crown
- John Lithgow as Winston Churchill in The Crown
- Tom Hollander as Major "Corky" Lance Corkoran in The Night Manager