The BAFTAS

The British Academy Film Awards (or the BAFTAS as they’re more commonly referred to) are currently under way in London tonight (18th February 2018.)   Marilyn was nominated twice for ‘Best Foreign Film Actress’ once in 1956 for “The Seven Year Itch” and secondly for her role in “The Prince And The Showgirl” at the 1958 Award ceremonies.

 

“All About Eve,” “How To Marry A Millionaire,” “Some Like It Hot” and “Let’s Make Love” were all nominated in the catagory for “Best Film From Any Source.”

     

More recently in 2012, the 2011 film “My Week With Marilyn,” starring Michelle Williams in the lead role, earned itself no less than 7 BAFTA nominations.  They included:

Best British Film: My Week With Marilyn
Best Actress In A Leading Role: Michelle Williams
Best Actor In A Supporting Role: Kenneth Brannagh
Best Actress In A Supporting Role: Dame Judy Dench
Best Hair and Make Up: Jenny Shircore
Best Costume Design: Jill Taylor

Michelle Williams at the 2012 BAFTA Awards receiving a nomination for her portrayal of Marilyn in “My Week With Marilyn.”

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