OSCARS 2014: Know Your Nominees: Best Supporting Actress

2014 best supporting actress nomineesIn the days leading up to the 86th Academy Awards, FilmBuffOnline will be offering profiles on all the nominees in the major categories. Some may be well known, others might be new to you, but if you need a refresher on these talented nominees, here it is.

Sally Hawkins

sallyhawkinsNominated for: Playing the put-upon, blue collar sister in Blue Jasmine.

Other honors for this role:

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Australian Film Institute Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, 2014 BAFTA Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Chlotrudis Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Female, Independent Spirit Awards.

Nominated, Supporting Actress of the Year, London Critics Circle Film Awards.

3rd Place, Best Supporting Actress, National Society of Film Critics Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Online Film Critics Society Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, San Diego Film Critics Society Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Satellite Awards.

Where you might know her from:

Hawkins has appeared in a diverse array of films ranging from period dramas such as Jane Eyre and Great Expectations to films like Layer Cake and Happy-Go-Lucky.

History with Oscar:

This is Sally Hawkins’ first Oscar nomination.

 

Jennifer Lawrence

jennifer lawrenceNominated for: Playing the brassy girlfriend of a con man in American Hustle.

Other honors for this role:

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Australian Film Institute Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, 2014 BAFTA Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Central Ohio Film Critics Association.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards.

3rd Place, Best Supporting Actress, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards.

2nd Place, Best Supporting Actress, Florida Film Critics Circle Awards.

Won, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Nominated, Supporting Actress of the Year, London Critics Circle Film Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, National Society of Film Critics Awards.

Won, Supporting Actress of the Year, New York Film Critics Circle Film Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Online Film Critics Society Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, San Diego Film Critics Society Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, San Francisco Film Critics Circle.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Satellite Awards.

Nominated, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award.

2nd Place, Best Supporting Actress, Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Toronto Film Critics Association Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Washington DC Area Film Critics Association.

Where you might know her from:

Lawrence has become America’s Sweetheart with her natural candor and humor. Also, being Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games franchise and playing the young Mystique in X-men: First Class also helped to raise her profile a bit.

History with Oscar:

Jennifer Lawrence is nominated for an Oscar for the second year in a row for her third nomination in total.

2011: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Winter’s Bone (Lost to Natalie Portman, Black Swan).

2013: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Silver Linings Playbook (Won).

 

Lupita Nyong’o

lupitanyongoNominated for: Playing an abused slave in 12 Years a Slave.

Other honors for this role:

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Austin Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Australian Film Institute Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, 2014 BAFTA Awards.

Nominated, Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture, Black Reel Awards.

2nd Place, Best Supporting Actress, Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards.

2nd Place, Best Supporting Actress, Central Ohio Film Critics Association.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Florida Film Critics Circle Awards.

Nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Nominated, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Image Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Female, Independent Spirit Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards.

Won, Supporting Actress of the Year, London Critics Circle Film Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.

2nd Place, Best Supporting Actress, National Society of Film Critics Awards.

2nd Place, Supporting Actress of the Year, New York Film Critics Circle Film Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Online Film Critics Society Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, San Diego Film Critics Society Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, San Francisco Film Critics Circle.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Satellite Awards.

Won, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards.

2nd Place, Best Supporting Actress, Toronto Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards.

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Washington DC Area Film Critics Association.

Where you might know her from:

12 Years a Slave was Nyong’o’s film debut, but you might recognize the actress from the MTV series, Shuga.

History with Oscar:

This is Lupita Nyong’o’s first Oscar nomination.

 

Julia Roberts

juliarobertsNominated for: Playing the headstrong oldest daughter in August: Osage County.

Other honors for this role:

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Australian Film Institute Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, 2014 BAFTA Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Central Ohio Film Critics Association.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Won, Supporting Actress of the Year, Hollywood Film Festival.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Satellite Awards.

Nominated, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award.

Where you might know her from:

Roberts is one of the worlds best known actresses from her work in films such as Pretty Woman, My Best Friend’s Wedding and Notting Hill

History with Oscar:

This is Julia Roberts fourth nomination.

1990: Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Steel Magnolias (Lost to Brenda Fricker, My Left Foot)

1991: Best Actress in a Leading Role, Pretty Woman (Lost to Kathy Bates, Misery)

2001: Best Actress in a Leading Role, Erin Brockovich (Won)

 

June Squibb

JuneSquibbNominated for: Playing a stressed out wife in Nebraska.

Other honors for this role:

Won, Best Supporting Actress, Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Central Ohio Film Critics Association.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Chlotrudis Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards.

2nd Place, Best Supporting Actress, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Female, Independent Spirit Awards.

Nominated, Supporting Actress of the Year, London Critics Circle Film Awards.

2nd Place, Best Supporting Actress, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.

3rd Place, Supporting Actress of the Year, New York Film Critics Circle Film Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, San Francisco Film Critics Circle.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Satellite Awards.

Nominated, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award.

3rd Place, Best Supporting Actress, Toronto Film Critics Association Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards.

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, Washington DC Area Film Critics Association.

Where you might know her from:

Squibb has had reoccurring roles on Judging Amy, The Ghost Whisperer and The Young and the Restless. She has also had small roles in Scent of a Woman, About Schmidt, and Atlas Shrugged, Part I.

History with Oscar:

This is June Squibb’s first Oscar nomination.

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Lawrence all the way!!! Repeat!!