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
Was directed to her Oscar win by her father.
First Best Supporting Actress winner to win for reprising a role she previously played on Broadway.
Only Japanese Best Supporting Actress winner.
Currently the oldest living Best Supporting Actress winner.
First Best Supporting Actress winner who was older then 70 when she won the award.
Only Puerto Rican Best Supporting Actress winner.
Only actress to win an Oscar for playing a male character.
One year after her Oscar win, her first cousin was his party's candidate for the US presidency.
Last of four consecutive Best Supporting Actress winners to share the same initials.
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'.
Most recent Best Supporting Actress winner to win for her year's Best Picture winner.
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.'
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).
Won an Oscar for playing an unsuccessful Oscar nominee.
First (of to date eight) actress to win Best Supporting Actress for playing a prostitute.
Won her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for a performance that was nominated for Best Lead Actress by the Screen Actors' Guild.
Only woman to win an Oscar under John Ford's direction.
The first ever winner of an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
First minor to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
Only Actress to win an Oscar under Terry Gilliam's direction.
Only Oscar winner from a James Dean film.
First Best Supporting Actress winner from a film with three Oscar winners for acting.
First Best Supporting Actress winner who wasn't her film's only Oscar winner for acting.
First woman to have won an Oscar, a Tony, an Emmy and a Grammy.
Only Oscar winner who previously rose to fame in a TV casting show.
TriviaActress
First Best Supporting Actress winner born in the 20th century.
Most recent Best Supporting Actress winner to win for her film's only nomination.
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.
Won Best Supporting Actress for the last Best Picture winner to receive nominations in all of the four acting categories.
Only Best Supporting Actress winner who is also a two-times Best Actress winner.
Most recent Best Supporting Actress winner to have on of her male co-stars win Best Supporting Actor.
First Winner of two Oscars for Best Supporting Actress.
First British winner of a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.
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 only Oscar winning Actress for a performance in a film by a black director.
Was very pregnant on the evening she won her Oscar - her first son was born just two days later.
Only Russian-born Best Supporting Actress winner.
Before winning a Best Supporting Actress Oscar, she already had three Oscar nominations as a screenwriter.
Won her Oscar for a performance in the last Best Picture winner to be based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
First Oscar winner under Jonathan Demme's direction.
Won her Oscar for playing an Oscar winning actress.
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 Best Supporting Actress winner whose father is a Best Actor winner.
Won her Oscar for the shortest performance ever to win an Oscar (approx. 5 minutes 40 seconds, about 260 words of dialogue).
Besides being an Oscar winner, she also holds the record for most Primetime Emmys won by a performer (eight).
Only Best Supporting Actress winner who is the mother of a Best Supporting Actress nominee.
Currently the youngest living Best Supporting Actress winner.
Won her Oscar over hands-down favourite Lauren Bacall, and admitted in her acceptance speech that even she expected Bacall to win.
First black Oscar winner.
Holds the record for the most Oscar nominations for acting gathered after the 60th birthday.
TriviaActress
Only Oscar winner for a film based on a John le Carré novel.
Only Oscar winner under Douglas Sirk's direction.
The performance that won her the Oscar also made her the first person to win two individual Screen Actors' Guild Awards.
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.
The second of two actresses to win Best Supporting Actress for playing a character just credited as 'Mrs. Brown'.
Only actress to be directed to an Oscar win by the same director twice.
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.
Oldest Best Supporting Actress winner at the time of the ceremony.
Only Best Supporting Actress winner whose brother is an Oscar winner for acting, as well.
Seems I always run out of steam when it comes to the last one. So just type 'Geena Davis'.
Only Greek Best Supporting Actress winner.
The film she won an Oscar for holds the record for most Oscars won by a film not nominated for Best Picture (five).
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.
The first of two actresses to win Best Supporting Actress for playing a character just credited as 'Mrs. Brown'.
Won Best Supporting Actress for playing her film's title character.
First Best Supporting Actress winner to die.
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.
Only actress to win an Oscar for co-starring with George Clooney.
Youngest Best Supporting Actress winner at the time of the ceremony.
Hosted the Oscar show more often than any other Oscar winning actor.
Won for her year's Best Picture winner, one year after being nominated in the same category for that year's Best Picture winner.
Won an Oscar for the only film in the history of the Academy to be nominated in every category it was eligible for.
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