awards & nominations

Bridesmaids (2011)

Jill Clayburgh as "Annie's Mom"

Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman whose own life is a mess, but when she learns that her lifelong best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), is engaged, she has no choice but to serve as the maid of honor. Though lovelorn and almost penniless, Annie, nevertheless, winds her way through the strange and expensive rituals associated with her job as the bride's go-to gal. Determined to make things perfect, she gamely leads Lillian and the other bridesmaids down the wild road to the wedding.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

First Monday in October (1981)

Jill Clayburgh as "Ruth Loomis"

The Supreme Court's first woman (Jill Clayburgh), a conservative, debates and dates her grumpy colleague (Walter Matthau), a liberal.

Golden Globe (1981)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Starting Over (1979)

Jill Clayburgh as "Marilyn Holmberg"

When his wife, Jessica (Candice Bergen), leaves him for a chance at a music career, Phil Potter (Burt Reynolds) is devastated. He moves from New York City to Boston, joins a club for divorced men and cautiously begins an affair with a free-spirited schoolteacher named Marilyn (Jill Clayburgh), who genuinely seems to care about him. But when Jessica decides she wants Phil back, he jumps at the chance, only to wonder if perhaps he's made the wrong choice.

Academy Award (1979)NominatedActress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1979)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

An Unmarried Woman (1978)

Jill Clayburgh as "Erica"

An attractive and well-to-do New Yorker, Erica Benton (Jill Clayburgh), finds her comfortable existence upended when her husband, Martin (Michael Murphy), ends their marriage and takes up with a younger woman. Hurt and angered by her husband's betrayal, Erica slowly begins to reevaluate her life and explore her newfound freedom. Eventually, she starts a relationship with an English artist named Saul (Alan Bates), but is wary of repeating past mistakes.

Academy Award (1978)NominatedActress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)NominatedActress
Golden Globe (1978)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama