Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Raised in the 80s Roundup: Best Supporting Actresses

What do you know about these films? What do you remember? The following actresses were nominated for Best Supporting Actress in the 1980s. Can you remember who actually won?
Check back first thing tomorrow morning for the winners.

1980 Nominees:
  • Eileen Brennan as Capt. Doreen Lewis in Private Benjamin
  • Eva Le Gallienne as Grandma Pearl in Resurrection
  • Cathy Moriarty as Vickie Thailer LaMotta in Raging Bull
  • Diana Scarwid as Louise in Inside Moves
  • Mary Steenburgen as Lynda Dummar in Melvin and Howard
1981 Nominees:
  • Melinda Dillon as Teresa Perrone in Absence of Malice
  • Jane Fonda as Chelsea Thayer Wayne in On Golden Pond
  • Joan Hackett as Toby in Only When I Laugh
  • Elizabeth McGovern as Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime
  • Maureen Stapleton as Emma Goldman in Reds
1982 Nominees:
  • Glenn Close as Jenny Fields in The World According to Garp
  • Teri Garr as Sandy Lester in Tootsie
  • Jessica Lange as Julie Nichols in Tootsie
  • Kim Stanley as Lillian Farmer in Frances
  • Lesley Ann Warren as Norma Cassady in Victor/Victoria
1983 Nominees:
  • Cher as Dolly Pelliker in Silkwood
  • Glenn Close as Sarah Cooper in The Big Chill
  • Linda Hunt as Billy Kwan in The Year of Living Dangerously
  • Amy Irving as Hadass in Yentl
  • Alfre Woodard as Geechee in Cross Creek
1984 Nominees:
  • Peggy Ashcroft as Mrs. Moore in A Passage to India
  • Glenn Close as Iris Gaines in The Natural
  • Lindsay Crouse as Margaret Lomax in Places in the Heart
  • Christine Lahti as Hazel in Swing Shift
  • Geraldine Page as Mrs. Ritter in The Pope of Greenwich Village
1985 Nominees:
  • Margaret Avery as Shug Avery in The Color Purple
  • Anjelica Huston as Maerose Prizzi in Prizzi's Honor
  • Amy Madigan as Sunny in Twice in a Lifetime
  • Meg Tilly as Sister Agnes in Agnes of God
  • Oprah Winfrey as Sofia in The Color Purple
1986 Nominees:
  • Tess Harper as Chick Boyle in Crimes of the Heart
  • Piper Laurie as Mrs. Norman in Children of a Lesser God
  • Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as Carmen in The Color of Money
  • Maggie Smith as Charlotte Bartlett in A Room with a View
  • Dianne Wiest as Holly in Hannah and Her Sisters
1987 Nominees:
  • Norma Aleandro as Florencia in Gaby: A True Story
  • Anne Archer as Beth Gallagher in Fatal Attraction
  • Olympia Dukakis as Rose Castorini in Moonstruck
  • Anne Ramsey as Mrs. Lift in Throw Momma from the Train
  • Ann Sothern as Tisha Doughty in The Whales of August
1988 Nominees:
  • Joan Cusack as Cyn in Working Girl
  • Geena Davis as Muriel Pritchett in The Accidental Tourist
  • Frances McDormand as Mrs. Pell in Mississippi Burning
  • Michelle Pfeiffer as Madame Marie de Tourvel in Dangerous Liaisons
  • Sigourney Weaver as Katharine Parker in Working Girl
1989 Nominees:
  • Brenda Fricker as Mrs. Brown in My Left Foot
  • Anjelica Huston as Tamara Broder in Enemies, a Love Story
  • Lena Olin as Masha in Enemies, a Love Story
  • Julia Roberts as Shelby Eatenton Latcherie in Steel Magnolias
  • Dianne Wiest as Helen Buckman in Parenthood

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