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Stream Them Now: Watch 48 Oscar-Winning Best Supporting Actress Performances Online

By Max O'Connell | Indiewire February 21, 2014 at 10:21AM

In honor of the upcoming 2014 Academy Awards, we've decided to take a journey into Oscar's past by looking through the winners of the coveted Best Supporting Actress award.
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The 2014 Academy Awards are fast approaching and one of the most interesting races will see Lupita Nyong'o, Jennifer Lawrence, June Squibb, Sally Hawkins, and Julia Roberts competing for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar. With that in mind, it's time to take a look back at previous winners in that category. Indiewire is sharing the 48 films which earned Best Supporting Actress nods and are now available to stream on Netflix and Amazon Instant. From the all-time classics (Ruth Gordon for "Rosemary's Baby," Kim Hunter for "A Streetcar Named Desire") to more recent favorites (Tilda Swinton for "Michael Clayton," Penelope Cruz for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"), these are the performances the Academy chose to highlight.

The Help (2011) – Octavia Spencer

The Fighter (2010) – Melissa Leo

Precious (2009) – Mo'Nique

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) – Penelope Cruz

Michael Clayton (2007) – Tilda Swinton

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Image courtesy of Lionsgate. Mo'Nique in a scene from Lee Daniels' "Precious."

Dreamgirls (2006) – Jennifer Hudson

The Constant Gardener (2005) – Rachel Weisz

Cold Mountain (2003) – Renee Zellweger

Chicago (2002) – Catherine Zeta-Jones

A Beautiful Mind (2001) – Jennifer Connelly

Shakespeare in Love (1998) – Judi Dench

L.A. Confidential (1997) – Kim Basinger

The Piano (1993) – Anna Paquin

My Cousin Vinny (1992) – Marisa Tomei

Ghost (1990) – Whoopi Goldberg

My Left Foot (1989) – Brenda Fricker

The Accidental Tourist (1988) – Geena Davis

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Moonstruck (1987) – Olympia Dukakis

The Year of Living Dangerously (1983) – Linda Hunt

Tootsie (1982) – Jessica Lange

Reds (1981) – Maureen Stapleton

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) – Meryl Streep

Network (1976) – Beatrice Straight

Paper Moon (1973) – Tatum O'Neil

Airport (1970) – Helen Hayes

Rosemary's Baby (1968) – Ruth Gordon

Bonnie and Clyde (1967) – Estelle Parsons

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) – Sandy Dennis

A Patch of Blue (1965) – Shelly Winters

Zorba the Greek (1964) – Lila Kedrova

The V.I.P.s (1963) – Margaret Rutherford

The Miracle Worker (1962) – Patty Duke

West Side Story (1961) – Rita Moreno

The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) – Shelly Winters

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Separate Tables (1958) – Wendy Hiller

East of Eden (1955) – Jo Van Fleet

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) – Gloria Grahame

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) – Kim Hunter

Harvey (1950) – Josephine Hull

Key Largo (1948) – Claire Trevor

Gentlemen's Agreement (1947) – Celeste Holm

The Razor's Edge (1946) – Anne Baxter

National Velvet (1945) – Anne Revere

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) – Katina Paxinou

Mrs. Miniver (1942) – Teresa Wright

The Grapes of Wrath (1940) – Jane Darwell

Gone with the Wind (1939) – Hattie McDaniel

In Old Chicago (1937) – Alice Brady

This article is related to: Academy Awards, Oscar Nominations 2014, VOD, Lists, The Help, The Fighter, Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" By Sapphire, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Michael Clayton, Dreamgirls, The Constant Gardener

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