These are the one or two scene wonders or ensemble performers who really stand out. The films wouldn’t be the same without them, but they sadly do not have a lot to do. They’re the could-be heroes and villains of someone else’s story that stole the spotlight for a brief moment in time.
Here are the Best Performers in Limited Roles in 2012.
- Elizabeth Banks & John Michael Higgins, Pitch Perfect
- Toni Collette, Hitchcock
- Clea DuVall, Argo
- Tilda Swinton, Moonrise Kingdom
- Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook
- Sigourney Weaver, The Cabin in the Woods