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Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(born 30 January 1974)[1] is an English actress. She has won three BAFTA Awards, three BIFA Awards, one Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award. Colman first came to prominence for her supporting role as Sophie Chapman in the Channel 4
Channel 4
comedy series Peep Show (2003–2015). Her other TV comedy roles include Green Wing
Green Wing
(2004–2006), Beautiful People (2008–2009), Rev. (2010–2014) and Twenty Twelve (2011–2012). She also played various roles in That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006–2008), alongside her Peep Show co-stars David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Colman's move to drama saw her receive critical acclaim for her performance in Paddy Considine's film Tyrannosaur (2011).[2] Her other film roles include PC Doris Thatcher in Hot Fuzz (2007), Carol Thatcher
Carol Thatcher
in The Iron Lady (2011), Queen Elizabeth in Hyde Park on Hudson
Hyde Park on Hudson
(2012), Bethan Maguire in Locke (2013), Margaret Lea in The Thirteenth Tale (2013), and the Hotel Manager in The Lobster (2015). Colman will portray Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
in the third and fourth season of the original Netflix
Netflix
series The Crown. A three-time BAFTA TV Award winner, she won Best Female Comedy Performance for Twenty Twelve
Twenty Twelve
and Best Supporting Actress for Accused in 2013,[3] before winning Best Actress in 2014 for her role as DS Ellie Miller in the ITV crime series Broadchurch. Colman was also nominated for the International Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Best Actress for Broadchurch. For her performance in the AMC/ BBC
BBC
miniseries The Night Manager, she won the Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Television and radio 2.2 Film

3 Personal life 4 Charitable work and activism 5 Filmography

5.1 Film 5.2 Television 5.3 Theatre

6 Awards and nominations 7 References 8 External links

Early life[edit] Colman was born in north Norfolk, to a nurse mother and a chartered surveyor father.[4][5] She was educated at two independent schools, Norwich
Norwich
High School for Girls in Norwich
Norwich
and Gresham's School
Gresham's School
in Holt. Her first role was Jean Brodie
Jean Brodie
in a school production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Jean Brodie
at age 16. She then realised acting was what she wanted to do.[6] Colman went on to spend a term studying primary teaching at Homerton College, Cambridge. During this time, at the age of 20,[7] she attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
which she graduated from in 1999 and also auditioned for the Cambridge University
Cambridge University
Footlights Dramatic Club and first met future co-stars David Mitchell and Robert Webb, as well as Peter Serafinowicz.[8][9][10][11][12] Career[edit] Television and radio[edit] Colman has appeared in roles in numerous BBC, ITV and Channel 4 television programmes, such as Bruiser, People Like Us, Look Around You, Black Books, The Office, The Time of Your Life and provided the voice-over for Five's poll for Britain's Funniest Comedy Character. She regularly features in BBC
BBC
Radio 4 comedies, such as Concrete Cow, Think the Unthinkable, The House of Milton Jones and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. She is also the voice of Minka, the Polish secretary in the Radio 4 comedy Hut 33, set in a fictional codebreaking hut of the real-life Bletchley Park
Bletchley Park
during World War II.[13] Colman appeared as Bev, alongside Mark Burdis
Mark Burdis
as Kev, in a series of television adverts for AA car insurance. She provided voices for the Andrex
Andrex
"be kind to your behind" adverts and Glade fragrance adverts, where her character is a gorilla. She has worked with the comedians Mitchell and Webb
Mitchell and Webb
on several projects. Colman met the duo when they were all students at Cambridge University.[14] She has appeared with them in numerous TV and radio series, such as radio's That Mitchell and Webb
Mitchell and Webb
Sound, and the television version That Mitchell and Webb
Mitchell and Webb
Look. She decided to leave the programme after her agent suggested that she was becoming too closely associated with their work and needed to widen her horizons: a decision that was made "with tears".[15] She continued to appear on Peep Show until 2015. In October and November 2008, Colman appeared in the BBC
BBC
sitcom Beautiful People, based on the life of Simon Doonan, as Debbie Doonan, Simon's mother. She also made a guest appearance in Skins, in the episode "Naomi" as Naomi's mother Gina. In 2010, Colman took a leading role as Alex Smallbone, the wife of an inner city vicar, in the BBC sitcom Rev. Also in 2010, she guest starred in "The Eleventh Hour" episode of Doctor Who, Matt Smith's debut as the Eleventh Doctor. In 2011, Colman appeared in the BBC
BBC
drama Exile, written by Danny Brocklehurst and starring John Simm
John Simm
and Jim Broadbent. From 2011 to 2012, she played Sally Owen, the love-lorn secretary to Hugh Bonneville's character Ian Fletcher, in Twenty Twelve, a comedy series about planning for the 2012 Olympic Games
Olympic Games
in London. In 2013, Colman began playing DS Ellie Miller in ITV's Broadchurch. The crime drama series is set in the fictional Dorset town of Broadchurch, and follows the residents of a tight-knit community after a young boy is killed under suspicious circumstances.[16][17] She was nominated for an International Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Best Actress and won a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her performance.[18] Also in 2013, she starred as Margaret Lea, opposite Vanessa Redgrave, in the BBC television film The Thirteenth Tale.[19] In 2016, Colman received praise for her performance as Angela Burr in the AMC/ BBC
BBC
miniseries The Night Manager, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and won a Golden Globe Award.[20] That same year, she starred as Deborah Flowers in the Channel 4
Channel 4
black comedy series Flowers.[21] She will provide the voice of Strawberry in the upcoming Netflix/BBC animated miniseries Watership Down.[22] In October 2017, Colman was cast as Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
in the third and fourth season of the Netflix historical drama series The Crown.[23] Film[edit] Colman's film credits include naturist Joanna Roberts in the 2006 mockumentary film Confetti – a role she described as "the worst experience of my life",[14] Alice in the 2007 comedy Grow Your Own, and PC Doris Thatcher in the 2007 action comedy Hot Fuzz. Colman played a lead role in Paddy Considine's first two films, the short Dog Altogether (2007), and his feature directorial debut Tyrannosaur (2011). For her role in the latter, she won the BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film and the Empire Award for Best Actress.[24] Colman played Carol Thatcher
Carol Thatcher
in the 2011 Academy Award-winning drama film The Iron Lady, with Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
and Jim Broadbent, for which she was awarded the London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Actress of the Year.[25] She then starred in Yorgos Lanthimos' 2015 absurdist dystopian film The Lobster with Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
and Colin Farrell,[26] for which she was nominated for the London Film Critics' Circle Award for Supporting Actress of the Year and won the BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress.[27] She has been cast as Queen Anne in Lanthimos' upcoming film The Favourite, opposite Emma Stone
Emma Stone
and Rachel Weisz.[28] Personal life[edit] Colman met her future husband, Ed Sinclair, then a third-year law student who had become disillusioned with law and preferred to write, in a production of Alan Ayckbourn's Table Manners (from the Norman Conquests trilogy) at Footlights.[29][30] Colman fell in love with Sinclair at first sight, adding that she thought, "There's the bloke I'm going to marry."[31] She has also said, "My husband and I were very lucky. We met when we had nothing and we loved each other then. So we were all right. We were 20 and he was also an actor. If you meet at that age then you are fine. For me, it was thunderbolts straight away."[7] Crediting Sinclair for helping her get through tough times,[7] Colman has said that "[Sinclair] was gorgeous, the most beautiful thing I'd ever seen," suggesting that the feeling was not instantly mutual. She added, "I stuck with him and made him realise he could only be happy with me. I still feel like I'm punching above my weight."[32] Colman and Sinclair married in August 2001[33] and have three children together.[34] Since 2013, Colman has been a judge on the panel of the Norwich
Norwich
Film Festival.[35] Charitable work and activism[edit] In 2013, Colman presented two awards at the Mind Media Awards,[36] which celebrate accurate, responsible and sensitive portrayals of mental health across all areas of the media. Colman believes that "the media industry has huge influence and with that comes a responsibility to contest the stigma that sadly still exists, through accurate representation." Colman has spoken openly to the Big Issue about her experience of post-natal depression after the birth of her first child.[6] Inspired by her research for the film Tyrannosaur, in 2014, Colman became the patron of the UK charity Tender, which uses theatre and the arts to educate young people about how to prevent violence and sexual abuse. Colman says that domestic violence prevention can make a real difference in the lives of young people.[37] Other charity work included participating in the Alzheimer's Society's Holkham Hall Memory Walk in September 2013. Colman's great-grandmother suffered from dementia and her mother was involved in running a nursing home for sufferers.[38] Colman has also added her voice to charity campaigns for Marie Curie Daffodil Day (care for the terminally ill)[39] and Anthony Nolan (blood cancer), a charity which Colman says helped a friend of hers.[40] In August 2014, Colman was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian
The Guardian
opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to September 2014's referendum on the issue.[41] In December 2014, Colman was involved in a radio documentary about the plight of women in Afghanistan
Afghanistan
on behalf of Amnesty International
Amnesty International
for the BBC. Several women who told their stories to journalist Lyse Doucet were unable to appear because their lives might have been at risk. Colman read their stories as part of the documentary. In response to the work, Colman warned that the UK must not abandon Afghan women to the Taliban. She said, "Being a teacher, a doctor, a politician – these are important jobs but they shouldn't be dangerous ones. The brave women whose words I've voiced risk so much to educate, to care and to shape the future of their country. Women like these are the hope for Afghanistan's future and the UK must not abandon them to the Taliban
Taliban
now."[42] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2004 Terkel in Trouble Terkel's Mother Voice; English dub

2005 Zemanovaload TV Producer

One Day Ian's Mother Short film

2006 Confetti Joanna Roberts

2007 Hot Fuzz PC Doris Thatcher

Grow Your Own Alice

I Could Never Be Your Woman Hairdresser

Dog Altogether Anita Short film

2009 Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee Olivia

2011 Tyrannosaur Hannah

Arrietty Homily Voice; UK dub

The Iron Lady Carol Thatcher

2012 Hyde Park on Hudson Queen Elizabeth

2013 I Give It a Year Linda

Locke Bethan Maguire

2014 Cuban Fury Sam Garrett

Pudsey the Dog: The Movie Nelly the Horse Voice

Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave Marion Voice; English dub

2015 The Lobster Hotel Manager

Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure Marion Voice; English dub

London Road Julie

2017 Murder on the Orient Express Hildegarde Schmidt

2018 The Favourite Queen Anne Post-production

Them That Follow Hope Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2000 Bruiser Various characters 6 episodes

2001 The Mitchell and Webb
Mitchell and Webb
Situation Various characters 5 episodes

People Like Us Pamela Eliot Episode: "The Vicar"

Mr Charity Distressed Mother Episode: "Nice to Feed You"

Comedy Lab Linda Episode: "Daydream Believers: Brand New Beamer"

2002 Rescue Me Paula Episode 1.4

Holby City Kim Prebble Episode: "New Hearts, Old Scores"

The Office Helena Episode: "Interview"

2003 Gash Various characters 3 episodes

Eyes Down Mandy Foster Episode: "Stars in Their Eyes"

The Strategic Humour Initiative Various characters TV film

2003–2015 Peep Show Sophie Chapman 32 episodes

2004 Black Books Tanya Episode: "Elephants and Hens"

Swiss Toni Linda Byron Episode: "Troubleshooter"

NY-LON Lucy Episode: "Something About Family"

Coming Up Receptionist Episode: "The Baader Meinhoff Gang Show"

2004–2006 Green Wing Harriet Schulenburg 18 episodes

2005 Angell's Hell Belinda TV film

Look Around You Pam Bachelor 6 episodes

The Robinsons Connie Episode 1.3

Murder in Suburbia Ellie Episode: "Golden Oldies"

ShakespeaRe-Told Ursula Episode: "Much Ado About Nothing"

2006–2008 That Mitchell and Webb
Mitchell and Webb
Look Various characters 13 episodes

2007 The Grey Man Linda Dodds TV film

The Time of Your Life Amanda 6 episodes

2008 Love Soup Penny Episode: "Integrated Logistics"

Hancock and Joan Marion TV film

Consuming Passion Janet Bottomley / Violetta Kiss TV film

2008–2009 Beautiful People Debbie Doonan 12 episodes

2009 Skins Gina Campbell Episode: "Naomi"

Midsomer Murders Bernice Episode: "Small Mercies"

Mister Eleven Beth Paley 2 episodes

2010 Doctor Who Mother Episode: "The Eleventh Hour"

2010–2014 Rev Alex Smallbone 19 episodes

2011 Exile Nancy Ronstadt 3 episodes

2011–2012 Twenty Twelve Sally Owen 10 episodes

2012 Accused Sue Brown Episode: "Mo and Sue's Story"

Bad Sugar Joan Cauldwell TV film

2013–2017 Broadchurch DS Ellie Miller 24 episodes

2013 The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder In Angel Lane Susan Spencer TV film

Run Carol 2 episodes

The Thirteenth Tale Margaret Lea TV film

The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot Herself TV film

2014 Big Ballet Narrator 3 episodes

The 7.39 Maggie Matthews 2 episodes

W1A Sally Owen Episode 1.4

The Secrets Pippa Episode: "The Dilemma"

Mr. Sloane Janet Sloane 6 episodes

This is Jinsy Joan Jenkins Episode: "The Golden Woggle"

2014–2016 Thomas & Friends Marion Voice; 8 episodes

2016 Drunk History Ethel Le Neve Episode 2.7

The Night Manager Angela Burr 6 episodes

Flowers Deborah Flowers 6 episodes

We're Going on a Bear Hunt Mum Voice; television short

2016–present Fleabag Stepmother 4 episodes

2017 Inside Dior Narrator 2 episodes

2018 The Crown Queen Elizabeth II Lead role

TBA Watership Down Strawberry Voice; In-production

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Theatre

2009 England People Very Nice Philippa Olivier Theatre, London

2012 Hay Fever Myra Arundel Noël Coward Theatre, London

2017 Mosquitoes Jenny Royal National Theatre, London

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.

2008 British Comedy Awards Best TV Comedy Actress Peep Show Nominated

2011 Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Special
Special
Jury Prize for Breakout Performance Tyrannosaur Won [43]

British Independent Film Awards Best Actress Won [44]

Chicago International Film Festival Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress Won [45]

Empire Awards Best Actress Won [46]

Evening Standard British Film Awards Best Actress Won [47]

London Film Critics' Circle Awards British Actress of the Year Won [48]

Satellite Awards Best Actress – Motion Picture Nominated [49]

Voices Festival of Independent European Cinema Best Acting Prize Won

London Film Critics' Circle Awards British Actress of the Year The Iron Lady Won [48]

2012 British Independent Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Hyde Park on Hudson Won [50]

Royal Television Society Best Actress Accused Won [51]

British Comedy Awards Best TV Comedy Actress Rev. Nominated [52]

Twenty Twelve Nominated [52]

British Academy Television Awards Best Female Comedy Performance Nominated [53]

2013 Won [54]

Best Supporting Actress Accused Won [54]

Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama Broadchurch Nominated [55]

Royal Television Society Best Actress Won [56]

Crime Thriller Awards Best Leading Actress Won [57]

2014 British Academy Television Awards Best Actress Won [58]

Broadcasting Press Guild Best Actress Won [59]

Monte-Carlo Television Festival Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries Nominated

National Television Awards Best TV Detective Nominated [60]

International Emmy Awards Best Actress Nominated [61]

2015 TV Choice
TV Choice
Awards Best Actress Nominated [62]

British Independent Film Awards Best Supporting Actress The Lobster Won [63]

Evening Standard British Film Awards Award for Comedy Nominated [64]

London Film Critics' Circle Awards Supporting Actress of the Year Nominated [65]

British Academy Television Awards Best Female Comedy Performance Rev. Nominated [66]

2016 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie The Night Manager Nominated [67]

Gold Derby Awards Best Movie/Miniseries Supporting Actress Nominated [68]

Online Film & Television Association Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Limited Series Nominated [69]

2017 Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Won [70]

Satellite Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Won [71]

Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Nominated [72]

Gracie Awards Actress in a Leading Role – Made for TV Movie or Limited Series Won [73]

British Academy Television Awards Best Female Comedy Performance Fleabag Nominated [74]

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BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress

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Googie Withers
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Virginia McKenna
(1956) Rosalie Crutchley
Rosalie Crutchley
(1957) Gwen Watford
Gwen Watford
(1959) Catherine Lacey (1960) Billie Whitelaw
Billie Whitelaw
(1961) Ruth Dunning (1962) Brenda Bruce
Brenda Bruce
(1963) Vivien Merchant (1964) Katharine Blake (1965) Gwen Watford
Gwen Watford
(1966) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1967) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1968) Wendy Craig (1969) Margaret Tyzack
Margaret Tyzack
(1970) Annette Crosbie (1971) Patricia Hayes
Patricia Hayes
(1972) Billie Whitelaw
Billie Whitelaw
(1973) Celia Johnson
Celia Johnson
(1974) Lee Remick
Lee Remick
(1975) Annette Crosbie (1976) Siân Phillips
Siân Phillips
(1977) Penelope Keith (1978) Francesca Annis
Francesca Annis
(1979) Cheryl Campbell (1980) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1981) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1982) Beryl Reid
Beryl Reid
(1983) Coral Browne (1984) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1985) Claire Bloom
Claire Bloom
(1986) Anna Massey
Anna Massey
(1987) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1988) Thora Hird
Thora Hird
(1989) Diana Rigg
Diana Rigg
(1990) Geraldine McEwan (1991) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(1992) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(1993) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(1994) Juliet Aubrey (1995) Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
(1996) Gina McKee (1997) Daniela Nardini (1998) Thora Hird
Thora Hird
(1999) Thora Hird
Thora Hird
(2000) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2001) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2002) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2003) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2004) Anamaria Marinca (2005) Anna Maxwell Martin (2006) Victoria Wood
Victoria Wood
(2007) Eileen Atkins (2008) Anna Maxwell Martin (2009) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2010) Vicky McClure
Vicky McClure
(2011) Emily Watson
Emily Watson
(2012) Sheridan Smith
Sheridan Smith
(2013) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2014) Georgina Campbell (2015) Suranne Jones (2016) Sarah Lancashire
Sarah Lancashire
(2017)

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BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress

Rebecca Hall
Rebecca Hall
(2010) Lauren Socha
Lauren Socha
(2011) Monica Dolan (2012) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2013) Sarah Lancashire
Sarah Lancashire
(2014) Gemma Jones
Gemma Jones
(2015) Chanel Cresswell (2016) Wunmi Mosaku (2017)

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BAFTA TV Award for Best Female Comedy Performance

Rebecca Front (2010) Jo Brand
Jo Brand
(2011) Jennifer Saunders
Jennifer Saunders
(2012) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2013) Katherine Parkinson (2014) Jessica Hynes
Jessica Hynes
(2015) Michaela Coel (2016) Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
(2017)

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BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film

Kathy Burke (1998) Emily Watson
Emily Watson
(1999) Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson
(2000) Kate Ashfield (2001) Samantha Morton
Samantha Morton
(2002) Olivia Williams
Olivia Williams
(2003) Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton
(2004) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2005) Kate Dickie
Kate Dickie
(2006) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2007) Vera Farmiga
Vera Farmiga
(2008) Carey Mulligan
Carey Mulligan
(2009) Carey Mulligan
Carey Mulligan
(2010) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2011) Andrea Riseborough
Andrea Riseborough
(2012) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(2013) Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
(2014) Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan
(2015) Sasha Lane
Sasha Lane
(2016) Florence Pugh (2017)

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BIFA Award for Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a British Independent Film

Actor/Actress

Susan Lynch (2003) Eddie Marsan
Eddie Marsan
(2004) Rosamund Pike
Rosamund Pike
(2005) Leslie Phillips
Leslie Phillips
(2006) Toby Kebbell
Toby Kebbell
(2007)

Actress

Alexis Zegerman (2008) Anne-Marie Duff
Anne-Marie Duff
(2009) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(2010) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2011) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2012) Imogen Poots
Imogen Poots
(2013) Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton
(2014) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2015) Avin Manshadi (2016) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2017)

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Empire Award for Best Actress

Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(1996) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1997) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1998) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(1999) Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
(2000) Connie Nielsen
Connie Nielsen
(2001) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(2002) Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
(2003) Uma Thurman
Uma Thurman
(2004) Julie Delpy
Julie Delpy
(2005) Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton
(2006) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2007) Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley
(2008) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(2009) Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
(2010) Noomi Rapace
Noomi Rapace
(2011) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(2014) Rosamund Pike
Rosamund Pike
(2015) Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander
(2016) Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones
(2017) Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley
(2018)

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Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Gail Fisher
Gail Fisher
(1970) Sue Ane Langdon
Sue Ane Langdon
(1971) Ruth Buzzi
Ruth Buzzi
(1972) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1973) Betty Garrett
Betty Garrett
(1974) Hermione Baddeley
Hermione Baddeley
(1975) Josette Banzet (1976) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1978) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1979) Valerie Bertinelli/ Diane Ladd
Diane Ladd
(1980) Valerie Bertinelli
Valerie Bertinelli
(1981) Shelley Long
Shelley Long
(1982) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1983) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
(1984) Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
(1985) Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
(1986) Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert
(1987) Katherine Helmond
Katherine Helmond
(1988) Amy Madigan
Amy Madigan
(1989) Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
(1990) Amanda Donohoe (1991) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1992) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(1993) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1994) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1995) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1996) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1997) Faye Dunaway/ Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
(1998) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1999) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2000) Rachel Griffiths
Rachel Griffiths
(2001) Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall
(2002) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2003) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(2004) Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
(2005) Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
(2006) Samantha Morton
Samantha Morton
(2007) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2008) Chloë Sevigny
Chloë Sevigny
(2009) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2010) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Jacqueline Bisset
Jacqueline Bisset
(2013) Joanne Froggatt
Joanne Froggatt
(2014) Maura Tierney
Maura Tierney
(2015) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2016) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2017)

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London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Actress of the Year

Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1993) Crissy Rock (1994) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(1995) Brenda Blethyn
Brenda Blethyn
(1996) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1997) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(1998) Emily Watson
Emily Watson
(1999) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2000) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2001) Lesley Manville
Lesley Manville
(2002) Anne Reid (2003) Eva Birthistle
Eva Birthistle
/ Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2004) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
(2007) Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas
(2008) Carey Mulligan
Carey Mulligan
(2009) Lesley Manville
Lesley Manville
(2010) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2011) Andrea Riseborough
Andrea Riseborough
(2012) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2013) Rosamund Pike
Rosamund Pike
(2014) Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan
(2015) Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale
(2016) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
(2017)

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Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1996) Ellen Barkin
Ellen Barkin
(1997) Rita Wilson
Rita Wilson
(1998) Julia Ormond
Julia Ormond
(2001) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2002) Justine Bateman
Justine Bateman
(2003) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(2004) Lisa Edelstein
Lisa Edelstein
(2005) Julie Benz
Julie Benz
(2006) Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams
(2007) Fionnula Flanagan
Fionnula Flanagan
(2008) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2009) Brenda Vaccaro
Brenda Vaccaro
(2010) Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Laura Prepon
Laura Prepon
(2013) Sarah Paulson
Sarah Paulson
(2014) Rhea Seehorn
Rhea Seehorn
(2015) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
/ Rhea Seehorn
Rhea Seehorn
(2016) Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd
(2017)

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