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Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television

The Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television is presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, honoring the work of actresses in science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction on television.

Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television
Awarded forBest performance of the year by a female in a supporting role in a genre television series
CountryUnited States
Presented byAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films
First awarded1999
Currently held byRhea Seehorn for Better Call Saul (2018)
Websitewww.saturnawards.org
Melissa McBride, the only two-time winner in the category.

The Walking Dead holds the record for the most wins in the category with four, for three different actress including Melissa McBride, the only person to have won the award twice.

(NOTE: Year refers to year of eligibility, the actual ceremonies are held the following year.).

The winners are listed in bold.

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Winners and nomineesEdit

1990sEdit

Year Actress Television Program Network Character
1999
(26th)
Justina Vail Seven Days UPN Dr. Olga Vukavitch
Charisma Carpenter Angel The WB Cordelia Chase
Virginia Hey Farscape Sci-Fi Pa'u Zotoh Zhaan
Heather Matarazzo Now and Again CBS Heather Wiseman
Jeri Ryan Star Trek: Voyager UPN Seven of Nine
Amanda Tapping Stargate SG-1 Showtime Samantha Carter

2000sEdit

Year Actress Television Program Network Character
2000
(27th)
Jeri Ryan Star Trek: Voyager UPN Seven of Nine
Alyson Hannigan Buffy the Vampire Slayer The WB Willow Rosenberg
Katherine Heigl Roswell Isabel Evans
Juliet Landau Angel Drusilla
Amanda Tapping Stargate SG-1 Showtime Samantha Carter
Michelle Trachtenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer The WB Dawn Summers
2001
(28th)
Jolene Blalock Enterprise UPN Sub-Commander T'Pol
Gigi Edgley Farscape Sci-Fi Chiana
Annabeth Gish The X-Files Fox Monica Reyes
Alyson Hannigan Buffy the Vampire Slayer The WB Willow Rosenberg
Amanda Tapping Stargate SG-1 Showtime Samantha Carter
Michelle Trachtenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer The WB Dawn Summers
2002
(29th)
Alyson Hannigan Buffy the Vampire Slayer UPN Willow Rosenberg
Amy Acker Angel The WB Winifred "Fred" Burkle
Jolene Blalock Enterprise UPN Sub-Commander T'Pol
Heather Donahue Taken Sci-Fi Mary Crawford
Dakota Fanning Allie Keys
Michelle Trachtenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer UPN Dawn Summers
2003
(30th)
Amy Acker Angel The WB Winifred "Fred" Burkle
Jolene Blalock Star Trek: Enterprise UPN Sub-Commander T'Pol
Charisma Carpenter Angel The WB Cordelia Chase
Victoria Pratt Mutant X Syndicated Shalimar Fox
Katee Sackhoff Battlestar Galactica (miniseries) Sci-Fi Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace
Amanda Tapping Stargate SG-1 Samantha Carter
2004
(31st)
Amanda Tapping Stargate SG-1 Sci-Fi Major/Lt. Col. Samantha Carter
Amy Acker Angel The WB Winifred "Fred" Burkle / Illyria
Erica Durance Smallville Lois Lane
Torri Higginson Stargate Atlantis Sci-Fi Dr. Elizabeth Weir
Samantha Mathis Salem's Lot TNT Susan Norton
Sonya Walger The Librarian: Quest for the Spear Nicole Noone
2005
(32nd)
Katee Sackhoff Battlestar Galactica (TV series) Sci-Fi Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace
Catherine Bell The Triangle Sci-Fi Emily Patterson
Claudia Black Stargate SG-1 Vala Mal Doran
Erica Durance Smallville The WB Lois Lane
Allison Mack Chloe Sullivan
Michelle Rodriguez Lost ABC Ana Lucia Cortez
2006
(33rd)
Hayden Panettiere Heroes NBC Claire Bennet
Gabrielle Anwar The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines TNT Emily Davenport
Jennifer Carpenter Dexter Showtime Debra Morgan
Ali Larter Heroes NBC Niki Sanders / Jessica Sanders
Allison Mack Smallville The CW Chloe Sullivan
Elizabeth Mitchell Lost ABC Juliet Burke
2007
(34th)
Summer Glau Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Fox Cameron Phillips
Elizabeth Mitchell Lost ABC Juliet Burke
Jaimie Alexander Kyle XY Freeform Jessi
Jennifer Carpenter Dexter Showtime Debra Morgan
Jaime Murray Lila Tournay
Hayden Panettiere Heroes NBC Claire Bennet
2008
(35th)
Jennifer Carpenter Dexter Showtime Debra Morgan
Summer Glau Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Fox Cameron Phillips
Yunjin Kim Lost ABC Sun Kwon
Elizabeth Mitchell Juliet Burke
Hayden Panettiere Heroes NBC Claire Bennet
Katee Sackhoff Battlestar Galactica (TV series) Sci-Fi Captain Kara "Starbuck" Thrace
2009
(36th)
Julie Benz Dexter Showtime Rita Morgan
Morena Baccarin V ABC Anna
Gina Bellman Leverage TNT Sophie Devereaux
Jennifer Carpenter Dexter Showtime Debra Morgan
Elizabeth Mitchell Lost ABC Juliet Burke
Hayden Panettiere Heroes NBC Claire Bennet

2010sEdit

Year Actress Television Program Network Character
2010
(37th)
Lucy Lawless Spartacus: Blood and Sand Starz Lucretia
Morena Baccarin V ABC Anna
Gina Bellman Leverage TNT Sophie Devereaux
Jennifer Carpenter Dexter Showtime Debra Morgan
Laurie Holden The Walking Dead AMC Andrea
Beth Riesgraf Leverage TNT Parker
2011
(38th)
Michelle Forbes The Killing AMC Mitch Larsen
Lauren Ambrose Torchwood: Miracle Day Starz Jilly Kitzinger
Jennifer Carpenter Dexter Showtime Debra Morgan
Frances Conroy American Horror Story: Murder House FX Moira O'Hara
Lana Parrilla Once Upon a Time ABC Evil Queen / Regina Mills
Beth Riesgraf Leverage TNT Parker
2012
(39th)
Laurie Holden The Walking Dead AMC Andrea
Jennifer Carpenter Dexter Showtime Debra Morgan
Sarah Carter Falling Skies TNT Margaret
Anna Gunn Breaking Bad AMC Skyler White
Jessica Lange American Horror Story: Asylum FX Sister Jude Martin
Beth Riesgraf Leverage TNT Parker
2013
(40th)
Melissa McBride The Walking Dead AMC Carol Peletier
Kathy Bates American Horror Story: Coven FX Madame Delphine LaLaurie
Sarah Carter Falling Skies TNT Margaret
Gwendoline Christie Game of Thrones HBO Brienne of Tarth
Michelle Fairley Catelyn Stark
Elizabeth Mitchell Revolution NBC Rachel Matheson
2014
(41st)
Melissa McBride The Walking Dead AMC Carol Peletier
Emilia Clarke Game of Thrones HBO Daenerys Targaryen
Jenna Coleman Doctor Who BBC America Clara Oswald
Caroline Dhavernas Hannibal NBC Dr. Alana Bloom
Lexa Doig Continuum Syfy Sonya Valentine
Emily Kinney The Walking Dead AMC Beth Greene
2015
(42nd)
Danai Gurira The Walking Dead AMC Michonne
Gillian Anderson Hannibal NBC Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier
Tovah Feldshuh The Walking Dead AMC Deanna Monroe
Calista Flockhart Supergirl CBS Cat Grant
Lena Headey Game of Thrones HBO Cersei Lannister
Melissa Leo Wayward Pines Fox Pamela "Pam" Pilcher
Melissa McBride The Walking Dead AMC Carol Peletier
2016
(43rd)
Candice Patton The Flash The CW Iris West
Kathy Bates American Horror Story: Roanoke FX Agnes Mary Winstead
Thomasin 'The Butcher' White
Danai Gurira The Walking Dead AMC Michonne
Melissa McBride Carol Peletier
Thandie Newton Westworld HBO Maeve Millay
Adina Porter American Horror Story: Roanoke FX Lee Harris
Evan Rachel Wood Westworld HBO Dolores Abernathy
2017
(44th)
Rhea Seehorn Better Call Saul AMC Kimberly "Kim" Wexler
Odette Annable Supergirl The CW Samantha Arias / Reign
Dakota Fanning The Alienist TNT Sara Howard
Danai Gurira The Walking Dead AMC Michonne
Melissa McBride Carol Peletier
Candice Patton The Flash The CW Iris West
Adina Porter American Horror Story: Cult FX Beverly Hope
Krysten Ritter The Defenders Netflix Jessica Jones
2018
(45th)
Gwendoline Christie Game of Thrones HBO Brienne of Tarth
Danai Gurira The Walking Dead AMC Michonne
Lena Headey Game of Thrones HBO Cersei Lannister
Melissa McBride The Walking Dead AMC Carol Peletier
Rhea Seehorn Better Call Saul Kimberly "Kim" Wexler
Sophie Skelton Outlander Starz Brianna Randall
Sophie Turner Game of Thrones HBO Sansa Stark

Multiple nominationsEdit

7 nominations
  • Jennifer Carpenter
6 nominations
  • Melissa McBride
5 nominations
  • Elizabeth Mitchell
  • Amanda Tapping
4 nominations
  • Danai Gurira
  • Hayden Panettiere
3 nominations
  • Amy Acker
  • Jolene Blalock
  • Alyson Hannigan
  • Candice Patton
  • Beth Riesgraf
  • Katee Sackhoff
  • Michelle Trachtenberg
2 nominations
  • Morena Baccarin
  • Kathy Bates
  • Gina Bellman
  • Charisma Carpenter
  • Sarah Carter
  • Gwendoline Christie
  • Erica Durance
  • Dakota Fanning
  • Summer Glau
  • Lena Headey
  • Laurie Holden
  • Allison Mack
  • Adina Porter
  • Jeri Ryan
  • Rhea Seehorn

Multiple winsEdit

2 awards
  • Melissa McBride (consecutive)

See alsoEdit

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