Best Supporting Actress Noms of the '80s

Can you name the Best Supporting Actress Nominated Performances of the 1980s by description?

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DescriptionActress, Movie
A diminutive male photographer who gets involved in political intrigue in Southeast Asia.
A woman who drops off her boyfriend's son to stay with her elderly parents at their lake house.
A ruthless boss who steals her secretary's brilliant idea.
The strong-willed and uncoventional single mother of a budding writer.
The second wife of a mentally and physically abusive boxer.
A young Jewish woman who falls in love with a biblical student, not knowing the student is actually a woman.
The overbearing mother of a writing student who becomes an intended victim in a madcap murder plot.
An actress whose friend gets a role on a soap opera by cross-dressing.
A Holocaust survivor who arrives in New York, much to the surprise of her husband, who believed she died during the war.
An unhappily married woman who is shocked when her father leaves her mother for a barmaid.
A tough-talking old woman whose police officer son is killed when he gets involved with shady dealings.
The mother of an Italian accountant who deals with the discovery of her husband's infidelity.
A Texas woman whose husband is having an affair and whose widow sister struggles to run her farm.
A stuffy woman who serves as her niece's chaperone on a trip to Italy.
A mentally slow young nun who mysteriously gives birth and kills her baby.
The mother of a famous actress whose daughter undergoes a severe mental breakdown.
A young woman who spends a lot of time at her favorite hair salon with her mother and friends.
The nosy, mean-sprited cousin of a trio of Southern sisters.
A nuclear plant employee whose friend gets involved with a contamination controversy.
The friend of a pair of elderly sisters living on the coast of Maine.
An attractive woman whose jealous husband kills her lover at the turn of the 20th Century.
An outgoing woman who begins a relationship with a grieving travel writer.
A bitter former singer who befriends her neighbor, an employee in a World War II-era factory.
A feminist and anarchist who befriends an American writer involved with the Communist revolutions of the early 20th Century.
A housewife and mother whose life is turned upside down when her husband has an affair with an insane woman.
DescriptionActress, Movie
A naive French woman who is seduced by a hedonistic noble as part of an immoral wager.
A woman who, along with her husband, hosts a slew of their old college friends for an overnight reunion.
The estranged mother of an employee and former student at a school for the deaf.
A jazz singer who forms a close friendship with the wife of her abusive former lover.
A military officer who clashes with a rich girl who joined the Army on a whim after her husband dies.
A married Holocaust survivor who has an affair with another survivor in New York following the war.
An elderly woman who visits India, and eventually agrees to testify on behalf of a native doctor in an attempted rape trial.
A ditzy singer who accompanies her gangster boyfriend to Paris, where he falls in love with an androgynous singer.
A woman whose best friend gets her idea stolen by her ruthless boss.
A black woman who works for a budding female author in a Florida orange grove.
The daughter of a mob boss who wishes to rekindle her relationship with a dim-witted hit man.
A woman whose granddaughter gains the power to heal after surviving a car crash.
A woman who must deal with her rebellious teenage daughter as the rest of her family deals with their own issues.
A devoutly Catholic woman who is ashamed that her friend's alibi is that he was taking her for an abortion.
A maid who takes a young girl with cerebral palsy under her wing.
A young soap opera actress who forms a friendship with a middle-aged co-star, unaware that the co-star is actually a man who is in love with her.
The no-nonsense girlfriend of a cocky pool player who accompanies her boyfriend and a jaded veteran on a hustling tour.
A strong-willed woman who refuses to be abused and gets into a dispute with her town's mayor and his wife.
The wife of a loser whose husband inadvertantly helps, and inherits from, Howard Hughes.
The mother of a severly handicapped, but brilliant, Irish son.
A small town girl whose boyfried becomes a legendary baseball player, despite a gunshot wound early in his career.
An overly vain woman who fears the loss of her looks and has a friendship with an alcoholic actress.
The wife of a racist deputy who dispproves of his involvement in a racist cover-up.
A woman whose boyfriend is left crippled after a failed suicide attempt.
A former drug addict who forms a relationship with her sister's neurotic ex-husband.

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