British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor
|British Academy Television Award|
2019 Recipient : Ben Whishaw
|Presented by||British Academy of Film and Television Arts|
|Currently held by||Ben Whishaw for A Very English Scandal (2019)|
They have been awarded since 1954.
From 1968-1997, the BAFTA TV Awards and the BAFTA Film Awards were presented in one joint ceremony. Since 1998, there have been two separate ceremonies. The film awards are held in February, two weeks ahead of the Academy Awards (Oscars) in America, while the Television awards are held in late May. The BAFTA TV Award is the UK equivalent to the Emmy Award in the United States.
The awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress were first presented at the 2010 ceremony.
|Record||Actress||Programme||Age (in years)|
|Oldest winner||Tom Courtenay||Unforgotten||79|
|Youngest winner||Andrew Scott||Sherlock||35|
|Youngest nominee||Nico Mirallegro||The Village||23|
Actors with multiple wins and nominationsEdit
The following people have been nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor multiple times:
Programmes with multiple wins and nominationsEdit