12th British Academy Film Awards
Best FilmRoom at the Top
Best British FilmRoom at the Top
Most awardsOrders to Kill and
Room at the Top (3)
Most nominationsRoom at the Top (7)

The 12th British Academy Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1959, honoured the best films of 1958.[1]

Winners and nominees

Best Film

Room at the Top

Best British Film

Room at the Top

Best Foreign Actor

Sidney Poitier in The Defiant Ones

Best British Actor

Trevor Howard in The Key

Best British Actress

Irene Worth in Orders to Kill

Best Foreign Actress

Simone Signoret in Room at the Top

Best British Screenplay

Orders to KillPaul Dehn


  1. ^ "BAFTA | Film in 1959". bafta.org. Retrieved 2024-02-01.