Best Supp.Actress Oscar winner by trivia

Random Movies or Oscar Quiz

Can you name the Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner by Oscar-related trivia?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

 plays        
How to Play
TriviaActress
Won her Oscar over hands-down favourite Lauren Bacall, and admitted in her acceptance speech that even she expected Bacall to win.
Currently the oldest living Best Supporting Actress winner.
First British winner of a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.
Only Puerto Rican Best Supporting Actress winner.
The only actress ever to be nominated for Oscars for her first three films (and winning one of those three nominations on top of it).
The performance that won her the Oscar also made her the first person to win two individual Screen Actors' Guild Awards.
Only Oscar winner from a James Dean film.
Last of four consecutive Best Supporting Actress winners to share the same initials.
Only Oscar winner under Douglas Sirk's direction.
Only Greek Best Supporting Actress winner.
Her male co-star in her Oscar film was also the film's director, who was nominated for his acting in the film (but not his directing), as well.
First Best Supporting Actress winner who was older then 70 when she won the award.
The only Oscar winning Actress for a performance in a film by a black director.
First minor to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
Won an Oscar for playing an unsuccessful Oscar nominee.
Only actress to win an Oscar for playing a male character.
Won Best Supporting Actress for the last Best Picture winner to receive nominations in all of the four acting categories.
Had to face bitter reality sooner than most Oscar winners - just one week after picking up the statue, she was picking up an unemployment check.
Only Oscar winner who previously rose to fame in a TV casting show.
First black Oscar winner.
A nasty (but untrue) urban legend says she only won an Oscar because the presenter of her category made a mistake and read the wrong name.
She became the first Oscar winning actor under Hal Ashby's direction, five years after becoming the first Oscar nominated actor under his direction.
The film she won an Oscar for holds the record for most Oscars won by a film not nominated for Best Picture (five).
Seems I always run out of steam when it comes to the last one. So just type 'Geena Davis'.
Was very pregnant on the evening she won her Oscar - her first son was born just two days later.
TriviaActress
The first ever winner of an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
First Oscar winner under Jonathan Demme's direction.
Only Best Supporting Actress winner who is the mother of a Best Supporting Actress nominee.
Only actress to win an Oscar for co-starring with George Clooney.
Most recent Best Supporting Actress winner to win for her film's only nomination.
First Best Supporting Actress winner from a film with three Oscar winners for acting.
Besides being an Oscar winner, she also holds the record for most Primetime Emmys won by a performer (eight).
First Best Supporting Actress winner to win for reprising a role she previously played on Broadway.
The woman she played in her Oscar film said about the film and her depiction in it: 'That movie made me look like a screaming horse's ass.'
Only Japanese Best Supporting Actress winner.
Youngest Best Supporting Actress winner at the time of the ceremony.
First Best Supporting Actress winner who wasn't her film's only Oscar winner for acting.
Only Russian-born Best Supporting Actress winner.
Only Best Supporting Actress winner whose brother is an Oscar winner for acting, as well.
Won her Oscar for the shortest performance ever to win an Oscar (approx. 5 minutes 40 seconds, about 260 words of dialogue).
Only actress to be directed to an Oscar win by the same director twice.
One year after her Oscar win, her first cousin was his party's candidate for the US presidency.
Currently the youngest living Best Supporting Actress winner.
Has something in common with the Best Supporting Actor winner from the year she won her Oscar: Although they won for two different films, both were directed by the same man.
Most recent Best Supporting Actress winner to win for her year's Best Picture winner.
Was directed to her Oscar win by her father.
Won Best Supporting Actress for playing her film's title character.
Oldest Best Supporting Actress winner at the time of the ceremony.
Won an Oscar for playing a prostitute in a year in which the Best Actress winner played a prostitute (or a very loose woman at the least), as well.
Only Oscar winner for a film based on a John le Carré novel.
TriviaActress
Won her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for a performance that was nominated for Best Lead Actress by the Screen Actors' Guild.
Most recent Best Supporting Actress winner to have on of her male co-stars win Best Supporting Actor.
First woman to have won an Oscar, a Tony, an Emmy and a Grammy.
Only Best Supporting Actress winner whose father is a Best Actor winner.
Hosted the Oscar show more often than any other Oscar winning actor.
Won her Oscar for a performance in the last Best Picture winner to be based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
The first of two actresses to win Best Supporting Actress for playing a character just credited as 'Mrs. Brown'.
Won an Oscar for the only film in the history of the Academy to be nominated in every category it was eligible for.
First Best Supporting Actress winner to die.
First (of to date eight) actress to win Best Supporting Actress for playing a prostitute.
Before winning a Best Supporting Actress Oscar, she already had three Oscar nominations as a screenwriter.
Only Best Supporting Actress winner who is also a two-times Best Actress winner.
Only woman to win an Oscar under John Ford's direction.
First Winner of two Oscars for Best Supporting Actress.
The second of two actresses to win Best Supporting Actress for playing a character just credited as 'Mrs. Brown'.
Won her Oscar for playing an Oscar winning actress.
Fittingly for winning an Oscar for a film that co-stars F. Murray Abraham, she is considered a prime example of the so-called 'Oscar jinx'.
First Best Supporting Actress winner born in the 20th century.
Won for her year's Best Picture winner, one year after being nominated in the same category for that year's Best Picture winner.
Was nominated for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Oscars on the same night, and 12 years later she had both Oscars on her shelf.
Only Actress to win an Oscar under Terry Gilliam's direction.
Holds the record for the most Oscar nominations for acting gathered after the 60th birthday.
Most recent Best Supporting Actress winner for playing a prostitute.

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras