Empire Award for Best Supporting Actress

The Empire Award for Best Supporting Actress is an Empire Award presented annually by the British film magazine Empire to honor an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance in a supporting role while working within the film industry. The Empire Award for Best Supporting Actress is one of two ongoing awards which were first introduced at the 19th Empire Awards ceremony in 2014 (along with Best Supporting Actor) with Sally Hawkins receiving the award for her role in Blue Jasmine. Winners are voted by the readers of Empire magazine.

Empire Award for Best Supporting Actress
Awarded forBest performance by an actress in a supporting role
CountryUnited Kingdom
Presented byEmpire magazine
First awarded2014
Last awarded2014
Currently held bySally Hawkins - Blue Jasmine (2014)

Winners and nomineesEdit

In the list below, winners are listed first in boldface, followed by the other nominees. The number of the ceremony (1st, 2nd, etc.) appears in parentheses after the awards year, linked to the article (if any) on that ceremony.


Year Actor Film Ref.
Sally Hawkins Blue Jasmine [1]
Evangeline Lilly The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Jennifer Lawrence American Hustle
Lupita Nyong'o 12 Years a Slave
Mia Wasikowska Stoker


  1. ^ "Best Supporting Actress". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.

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