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Full List of BAFTA Fellows

Awarded annually, the Fellowship is the highest accolade BAFTA can bestow on any one figure, recognising an exceptional contribution to film, television or games. 

BAFTA Fellows

1971 Alfred Hitchcock

1972 Freddie Young OBE

1973 Grace Wyndham Goldie

1974 David Lean

1975 Jacques Cousteau

1976 Sir Charles Chaplin

1976 Lord Olivier

1977 Sir Denis Forman

1978 Fred Zinnemann

1979 Lord Grade

1979 Sir Huw Wheldon

1980 David Attenborough CBE

1980 John Huston

1981 Abel Gance

1981 Michael Powell

1981 Emeric Pressburger

1982 Andrzej Wajda

1983 Sir Richard Attenborough CBE

1984 Sir Hugh Greene

1984 Sam Spiegel

1985 Jeremy Isaacs

1986 Steven Spielberg

1987 Federico Fellini

1988 Ingmar Bergman

1989 Sir Alec Guinness CH, CBE

1990 Paul Fox

1991 Louis Malle

1992 Sir John Gielgud

1992 David Plowright

1993 Sydney Samuelson CBE

1993 Colin Young CBE

1994 Michael Grade CBE

1995 Billy Wilder

1996 Jeanne Moreau

1996 Ronald Neame CBE

1996 John Schlesinger CBE

1996 Dame Maggie Smith

1997 Woody Allen

1997 Steven Bochco

1997 Julie Christie

1997 Oswald Morris OBE

1997 Harold Pinter CBE

1997 David Rose

1998 Sean Connery

1998 Bill Cotton CBE

1999 Eric Morecambe & Ernie Wise

1999 Elizabeth Taylor

2000 Michael Caine

2000 Stanley Kubrick (posthumous)

2000 Peter Bazalgette

2001 Albert Finney

2001 John Thaw

2001 Dame Judi Dench

2002 Warren Beatty

2002 Merchant Ivory Productions

2002 Andrew Davies

2002 Sir John Mills

2003 Saul Zaentz

2003 David Jason

2004 John Boorman

2004 Roger Graef

2005 John Barry OBE

2005 Sir David Frost OBE

2006 Lord Puttnam CBE

2006 Ken Loach

2007 Anne V Coates OBE

2007 Richard Curtis CBE

2007 Will Wright

2008 Sir Anthony Hopkins CBE

2008 Bruce Forsyth CBE

2009 Terry Gilliam

2009 Nolan Bushnell

2009 Dawn French & Jennifer Saunders

2010 Vanessa Redgrave CBE

2010 Shigeru Miyamoto

2010 Lord Bragg

2011 Sir Christopher Lee CBE

2011 Peter Molyneux OBE

2011 Sir Trevor McDonald OBE

2012 Martin Scorsese

2013 Sir Alan Parker

2013 Gabe Newell

2013 Michael Palin CBE

2014 Dame Helen Mirren

2014 Rockstar Games

2014 Julie Walters CBE

2015 Mike Leigh

2015 David Braben OBE

2015 Jon Snow

2016 Sir Sidney Poitier

2016 John Carmack

2016 Ray Galton OBE & Alan Simpson OBE

2017 Mel Brooks

2017 Joanna Lumley OBE

2018 Sir Ridley Scott

2018 Tim Schafer

2018 Kate Adie OBE

2019 Thelma Schoonmaker

2019 Dame Joan Bakewell DBE

2020 Kathleen Kennedy