Jamie Lee Curtis Won Best Supporting Actress at the 2023 Oscars (& This Was a Nail-Biter)

They may be supporting, but that doesn’t make them any less important.

Tonight, Hollywood’s biggest stars gathered for the 95th annual Academy Awards. During the ceremony, Jamie Lee Curtis won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for Everything Everywhere All at Once.

She beat out a stacked group of nominees, including Angela Bassett for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Hong Chau for The Whale, Kerry Condon for The Banshees of Inisherin and Stephanie Hsu for Everything Everywhere All at Once.

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The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress has been around since the ninth annual ceremony in 1937. Last year, Ariana DeBose took home the statuette for her role in West Side Story. She was up against Judi Dench for Belfast, Jessie Buckley for The Lost Daughter, Kirsten Dunst for The Power of the Dog and Aunjanue Ellis for King Richard.

Other previous winners include Yuh-jung Youn for Minari, Laura Dern for Marriage Story, Regina King for If Beale Street Could Talk, Allison Janney for I, Tonya, Viola Davis for Fences, Alicia Vikander for The Danish Girl, Patricia Arquette for Boyhood, Lupita Nyong’o for 12 Years a Slave, Anne Hathaway for Les Misérables, Octavia Spencer for The Help and Melissa Leo for The Fighter.

Thelma Ritter (All About Eve, Pillow Talk) currently holds the record for most nominations in this category, with a total of six. She’s followed by Amy Adams (Vice, The Fighter), who has five nods.

*Pops Champagne*

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