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Jessica Lange (‘Tootsie’) named top Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner of 1980s, say 36% of readers [Poll Results]

Jessica Lange (‘Tootsie’) named top Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner of 1980s, say 36% of readers [Poll Results]

Jessica Lange has been voted your favorite Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner of the 1980s for her performance as soap opera star Julie Nichols in “Tootsie.” The iconic actress won by a strong margin over all other 1980s winners, as voted on by the readers of Gold Derby in a recent poll.

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Lange took in 36% of the vote, more than enough to clinch a win. Olympia Dukakis (“Moonstruck”) and Dianne Wiest (“Hannah and Her Sisters”) tied for second at 17% each, the only other winners to earn double digit percentage points. Next up was Linda Hunt (“The Year of Living Dangerously”) at 9%, while Anjelica Huston (“Prizzi’s Honor”) rounded out the top five with 7%.

Brenda Fricker (“My Left Foot”) followed at 6% in our poll and then came Geena Davis (“The Accidental Tourist”) with 4%. Peggy Ashcroft

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