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Best Actor Oscar Winners

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76. Jean Dujardin

For his performance as George Valentin in The Artist (2011)

Nominees:


▪ Demián Bichir - A Better Life as Carlos Galindo
▪ George Clooney - The Descendants as Matt King
▪ Gary Oldman - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy as George Smiley
▪ Brad Pitt - Moneyball as Billy Beane

Average listal rating (744 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
75. Colin Firth

For his performance as King George VI in The King's Speech (2010)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Javier Bardem - Biutiful as Uxbal
▪ Jeff Bridges - True Grit as Rooster Cogburn
▪ Jesse Eisenberg - The Social Network as Jesse Eisenberg
▪ James Franco - 127 Hours as Aron Ralston
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (545 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
74. Jeff Bridges

For his performance as Bad Blake in Crazy Heart (2009)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ George Clooney - Up in the Air as Ryan Bingham
▪ Colin Firth - A Single Man as George Falconer
▪ Morgan Freeman - Invictus as Nelson Mandela
▪ Jeremy Renner - The Hurt Locker as Sgt. William James

Average listal rating (833 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
73. Sean Penn

For his performance as Harvey Milk in Milk (2008)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Richard Jenkins - The Visitor as Walter Vale
▪ Frank Langella - Frost/Nixon as Richard Nixon
▪ Brad Pitt - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button as Benjamin Button
▪ Mickey Rourke - The Wrestler as Randy "The Ram" Robinson


For his performance as Jimmy Markum in Mystic River (2003)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Johnny Depp - Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl as Jack Sparrow
▪ Ben Kingsley - House of Sand and Fog as Behrani
▪ Jude Law - Cold Mountain as Inman
▪ Bill Murray - Lost in Translation as Bob Harris

Total number of nominations: 5
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (558 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
72. Daniel Day-Lewis
For his performance as Daniel Plainview in There Will Be Blood (2007)

Nominees:


▪ George Clooney - Michael Clayton as Michael Clayton
▪ Johnny Depp - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street as Sweeney Todd
▪ Tommy Lee Jones - In the Valley of Elah as Hank Deerfield
▪ Viggo Mortensen - Eastern Promises as Nikolai Luzhin

For his performance as Christy Brown in My Left Foot (1989)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Kenneth Branagh - Henry V as Henry V
▪ Tom Cruise - Born on the Fourth of July as Ron Kovic
▪ Morgan Freeman - Driving Miss Daisy as Hoke Colburn
▪ Robin Williams - Dead Poets Society as John Keating

Total number of nominations: 4
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (465 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
71. Forest Whitaker
For his performance as Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Leonardo DiCaprio - Blood Diamond as Danny Archer
▪ Ryan Gosling - Half Nelson as Danny Danne
▪ Peter O'Toole - Venus as Maurice
▪ Will Smith - The Pursuit of Happyness as Chris Gardner

Average listal rating (918 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
70. Philip Seymour Hoffman
For his performance as Truman Capote in Capote (2005)

Nominees:


▪ Terrence Howard - Hustle & Flow as Djay
▪ Heath Ledger - Brokeback Mountain as Ennis Del Mar
▪ Joaquin Phoenix - Walk the Line as Johnny Cash
▪ David Strathairn - Good Night, and Good Luck. as Edward R. Murrow

Average listal rating (361 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
69. Jamie Foxx
For his performance as Ray Charles in Ray (2004)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Don Cheadle - Hotel Rwanda as Paul Rusesabagina
▪ Johnny Depp - Finding Neverland as Sir James Matthew Barrie
▪ Leonardo DiCaprio - The Aviator as Howard Hughes
▪ Clint Eastwood - Million Dollar Baby as Frankie Dunn

Average listal rating (642 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
68. Adrien Brody
For his performance as Wladyslaw Szpilman in The Pianist (2002)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Nicolas Cage - Adaptation. as Charlie Kaufman / Donald Kaufman
▪ Michael Caine - The Quiet American as Thomas Fowler
▪ Daniel Day-Lewis - Gangs of New York as William "Bill the Butcher" Cutting
▪ Jack Nicholson - About Schmidt as Warren R. Schmidt

Was the youngest actor to win a Best Actor Oscar, at the age of 29

Average listal rating (925 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
67. Denzel Washington
For his performance as Alonzo Harris in Training Day (2001)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Russell Crowe - A Beautiful Mind as John Nash
▪ Sean Penn - I Am Sam as Sam Dawson
▪ Will Smith - Ali as Muhammad Ali
▪ Tom Wilkinson - In the Bedroom as Matt Fowler

Total number of nominations: 3
Also won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Glory (1989)

Average listal rating (969 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
66. Russell Crowe
For his performance as Maximus Decimus Meridius in Gladiator (2000)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Javier Bardem - Before Night Falls as Reinaldo Arenas
▪ Tom Hanks - Cast Away as Chuck Noland
▪ Ed Harris - Pollock as Jackson Pollock
▪ Geoffrey Rush - Quills as The Marquis de Sade

Total number of nominations: 3

Average listal rating (1191 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
65. Kevin Spacey
For his performance as Lester Burnham in American Beauty (1999)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Russell Crowe - The Insider as Jeffrey Wigand
▪ Richard Farnsworth - The Straight Story as Alvin Straight
▪ Sean Penn - Sweet and Lowdown as Emmet Ray
▪ Denzel Washington - The Hurricane as Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

Also won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for The Usual Suspects (1994)
Video on Youtube
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (219 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
64. Roberto Benigni
For his performance as Guido Orefice in Life is Beautiful (1998)

Nominees:


▪ Tom Hanks - Saving Private Ryan as Captain John Miller
▪ Ian McKellen - Gods and Monsters as James Whale
▪ Nick Nolte - Affliction as Wade Whitehouse
▪ Edward Norton - American History X as Derek Vinyard

Average listal rating (1752 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
63. Jack Nicholson
For his performance as Melvin Udall in As Good as It Gets (1997)

Nominees:


▪ Matt Damon - Good Will Hunting as Will Hunting
▪ Robert Duvall - The Apostle as Euliss 'Sonny' Dewey-The Apostle E.F.
▪ Peter Fonda - Ulee's Gold as Ulee Jackson
▪ Dustin Hoffman - Wag the Dog as Stanley Motss

For his performance as R.P. McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Walter Matthau - The Sunshine Boys as Willy Clark
▪ Al Pacino - Dog Day Afternoon as Sonny Wortzik
▪ Maximilian Schell - The Man in the Glass Booth as Arthur Goldman
▪ James Whitmore - Give 'em Hell, Harry! as Harry Truman


Total number of nominations: 7
Also won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Terms of Endearment (1983)
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (716 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
62. Geoffrey Rush
For his performance as David Helfgott in Shine (1996)

Nominees:


▪ Tom Cruise - Jerry Maguire as Jerry Maguire
▪ Ralph Fiennes - The English Patient as Count Laszlo de Almásy
▪ Woody Harrelson - The People vs. Larry Flynt as Larry Flynt
▪ Billy Bob Thornton - Sling Blade as Karl Childers

Total number of nominations: 2

Average listal rating (1598 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
61. Nicolas Cage
For his performance as Ben Sanderson in Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Nominees:


▪ Richard Dreyfuss - Mr. Holland's Opus as Glenn Holland
▪ Anthony Hopkins - Nixon as Richard Nixon
▪ Sean Penn - Dead Man Walking as Matthew Poncelet
▪ Massimo Troisi - Il Postino as Mario Ruoppolo (posthumous nomination)

Total number of nominations: 2
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (2257 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
60. Tom Hanks

For his performance as Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump (1994)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Morgan Freeman - The Shawshank Redemption as Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding
▪ Nigel Hawthorne - The Madness of King George as George III
▪ Paul Newman - Nobody's Fool as Sully Sullivan
▪ John Travolta - Pulp Fiction as Vincent Vega


For his performance as Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia (1993)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Laurence Fishburne - What's Love Got to Do with It as Ike Turner
▪ Anthony Hopkins - The Remains of the Day as James Stevens
▪ Daniel Day-Lewis - In the Name of the Father as Gerry Conlon
▪ Liam Neeson - Schindler's List as Oskar Schindler

Total number of nominations: 5
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (1504 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
59. Al Pacino
For his performance as Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman (1992)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Robert Downey, Jr. - Chaplin as Charlie Chaplin
▪ Clint Eastwood - Unforgiven as William 'Bill' Munny
▪ Stephen Rea - The Crying Game as Fergus
▪ Denzel Washington - Malcolm X as Malcolm X

Total number of nominations: 5
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (1367 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
58. Anthony Hopkins

For his performance as Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of Lambs (1991)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Warren Beatty - Bugsy as Bugsy Siegel
▪ Robert De Niro - Cape Fear as Max Cady
▪ Nick Nolte - The Prince of Tides as Tom Wingo
▪ Robin Williams - The Fisher King as Parry

Total number of nominations: 3
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (533 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
57. Jeremy Irons
For his performance as Claus von Bülow in Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Kevin Costner - Dances with Wolves as Lt. John J. Dunbar
▪ Robert De Niro - Awakenings as Leonard Lowe
▪ Gérard Depardieu - Cyrano de Bergerac as Cyrano De Bergerac
▪ Richard Harris - The Field as 'Bull' McCabe

Average listal rating (1199 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
56. Dustin Hoffman

For his performance as Raymond Babbitt in Rain Man (1988)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Gene Hackman - Mississippi Burning as Agent Rupert Anderson
▪ Tom Hanks - Big as Josh Baskin
▪ Edward James Olmos - Stand and Deliver as Jaime Escalante
▪ Max von Sydow - Pelle the Conqueror as Lassefar


For his performance as Ted Kramer in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Jack Lemmon - The China Syndrome as Jack Godell
▪ Al Pacino - …And Justice for All as Arthur Kirkland
▪ Roy Scheider - All That Jazz as Joe Gideon
▪ Peter Sellers - Being There as Chance


Total number of nominations: 6
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (451 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
55. Michael Douglas
For his performance as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street (1987)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ William Hurt - Broadcast News as Tom Grunick
▪ Marcello Mastroianni - Dark Eyes as Romano
▪ Jack Nicholson - Ironweed as Francis Phelan
▪ Robin Williams - Good Morning, Vietnam as Adrian Cronauer
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (471 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
54. Paul Newman
For his performance as Fast Eddie Felson in The Color of Money (1986)

Nominees:


▪ Dexter Gordon - Round Midnight as Dale Turner
▪ Bob Hoskins - Mona Lisa as George
▪ William Hurt - Children of a Lesser God as James Leeds
▪ James Woods - Salvador as Richard Boyle

Total number of nominations: 8
Also received an Honorary Oscar (1986)

Average listal rating (284 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
53. William Hurt
For his performance as Luis Molina in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Nominees:


▪ Harrison Ford - Witness as Det. Capt. John Book
▪ James Garner - Murphy's Romance as Murphy Jones
▪ Jack Nicholson - Prizzi's Honor as Charley Partanna
▪ Jon Voight - Runaway Train as Oscar 'Manny' Manheim

Total number of nominations: 3

Average listal rating (122 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
52. F. Murray Abraham
For his performance as Antonio Salieri in Amadeus (1984)

Nominees:


▪ Jeff Bridges - Starman as Starman
▪ Albert Finney - Under the Volcano as Geoffrey Firmin
▪ Tom Hulce - Amadeus as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
▪ Sam Waterston - The Killing Fields as Sydney Schanberg

Average listal rating (569 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
51. Robert Duvall
For his performance as Mac Sledge in Tender Mercies (1983)

Nominees:


▪ Michael Caine - Educating Rita as Dr. Frank Bryant
▪ Tom Conti - Reuben, Reuben as Gowan McGland
▪ Tom Courtenay - The Dresser as Norman
▪ Albert Finney - The Dresser as Sir

Total number of nominations: 3

Average listal rating (437 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
50. Ben Kingsley
For his performance as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in Gandhi (1982)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Dustin Hoffman - Tootsie as Michael Dorsey / Dorothy Michaels
▪ Jack Lemmon - Missing as Ed Horman
▪ Paul Newman - The Verdict as Frank Galvin
▪ Peter O'Toole - My Favorite Year as Alan Swann

Total number of nominations: 2

Average listal rating (253 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
49. Henry Fonda
For his performance as Norman Thayer in On Golden Pond (1981)

Nominees:


▪ Warren Beatty - Reds as John Reed
▪ Burt Lancaster - Atlantic City as Lou Pascal
▪ Dudley Moore - Arthur as Arthur Bach
▪ Paul Newman - Absence of Malice as Michael Colin Gallaghe

Total number of nominations: 2
Was the oldest actor to win a Best Actor Oscar, at the age of 76
Also received an Honorary Oscar (1981)
Video on Youtube
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (2079 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
48. Robert De Niro
For his performance as Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull (1980)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Robert Duvall - The Great Santini as Lieutenant Colonel Bull Meechum
▪ John Hurt - The Elephant Man as John Merrick
▪ Jack Lemmon - Tribute as Scottie Templeton
▪ Peter O'Toole - The Stunt Man as Eli Cross

Total number of nominations: 5
Also won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for The Godfather II (1974)
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (458 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
47. Jon Voight
For his performance as Luke Martin in Coming Home (1978)

Nominees:


▪ Warren Beatty - Heaven Can Wait as Joe Pendleton
▪ Gary Busey - The Buddy Holly Story as Buddy Holly
▪ Robert De Niro - The Deer Hunter as Michael Vronsky
▪ Laurence Olivier - The Boys from Brazil as Ezra Lieberman

Total number of nominations: 3

Average listal rating (208 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
46. Richard Dreyfuss
For his performance as Elliot Garfield in The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Woody Allen - Annie Hall as Alvy Singer
▪ Richard Burton - Equus as Martin Dysart
▪ Marcello Mastroianni - A Special Day as Gabriele
▪ John Travolta - Saturday Night Fever as Tony Manero

Total number of nominations: 2

Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
45. Peter Finch
For his performance as Howard Beale in Network (1976) (posthumous win)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Robert De Niro - Taxi Driver as Travis Bickle
▪ Giancarlo Giannini - Seven Beauties as Pasqualino Frafuso
▪ William Holden - Network as Max Schumacher
▪ Sylvester Stallone - Rocky as Rocky Balboa

Total number of nominations: 2

Average listal rating (23 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
44. Art Carney
For his performance as Harry Coombes in Harry and Tonto (1974)

Nominees:


▪ Albert Finney - Murder on the Orient Express as Hercule Poirot
▪ Dustin Hoffman - Lenny as Lenny Bruce
▪ Jack Nicholson - Chinatown as Jake 'J.J.' Gittes
▪ Al Pacino - The Godfather Part II as Don Michael Corleone

Average listal rating (274 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
43. Jack Lemmon
For his performance as Harry Stoner in Save the Tiger (1973)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Marlon Brando - Last Tango in Paris as Paul
▪ Jack Nicholson - The Last Detail as SM1 Billy 'Bad Ass' Buddusky
▪ Al Pacino - Serpico as Frank Serpico
▪ Robert Redford - The Sting as Johnny Hooker

Total number of nominations: 7
Also won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Mister Roberts (1955)
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (801 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
42. Marlon Brando

For his performance as Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972)
(But he refused in protest for the treatment given to the American Indians by the film industry)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Michael Caine - Sleuth as Milo Tindle
▪ Laurence Olivier - Sleuth as Andrew Wyke
▪ Peter O'Toole - The Ruling Class as Jack Gurney, 14th Earl of Gurney
▪ Paul Winfield - Sounder as Nathan Lee Morgan

For his performance as Terry Malloy in On The Waterfront (1954)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Humphrey Bogart - The Caine Mutiny as Philip Francis Queeg
▪ Bing Crosby - The Country Girl as Frank Elgin
▪ James Mason - A Star Is Born as Norman Maine
▪ Dan O'Herlihy - Robinson Crusoe as Robinson Crusoe

Total number of nominations: 7
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (562 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
41. Gene Hackman
For his performance as Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in The French Connection (1971)

Nominees:


▪ Peter Finch - Sunday Bloody Sunday as Dr. Daniel Hirsh
▪ Walter Matthau - Kotch as Joseph P. Kotcher
▪ George C. Scott - The Hospital as Dr. Herbert Bock
▪ Chaim Topol - Fiddler on the Roof as Tevye

Total number of nominations: 2
Also won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Unforgiven (1992)

Average listal rating (129 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
40. George C. Scott
For his performance as Gen. George S. Patton Jr. in Patton (1970) (declined)

Nominees:


▪ Melvyn Douglas - I Never Sang for My Father as Tom Garrison
▪ James Earl Jones - The Great White Hope as Jack Jefferson
▪ Jack Nicholson - Five Easy Pieces as Robert Eroica Dupea
▪ Ryan O'Neal - Love Story as Oliver Barrett IV

Total number of nominations: 2

Average listal rating (251 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
39. John Wayne
For his performance as Marshal Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn in True Grit (1969)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Richard Burton - Anne of the Thousand Days as King Henry VIII
▪ Dustin Hoffman - Midnight Cowboy as Enrico Salvatore 'Ratso' Rizzo
▪ Peter O'Toole - Goodbye, Mr. Chips as Arthur Chipping
▪ Jon Voight - Midnight Cowboy as Joe Buck


Total number of nominations: 2

Average listal rating (75 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
38. Cliff Robertson
For his performance as Charly Gordon in Charly (1968)

Nominees:


▪ Alan Arkin - The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter as John Singer
▪ Alan Bates - The Fixer as Yakov Bok
▪ Ron Moody - Oliver! as Fagin
▪ Peter O'Toole - The Lion in Winter as Henry II

Average listal rating (91 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
37. Rod Steiger
For his performance as Police Chief Bill Gillespie in In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Warren Beatty - Bonnie and Clyde as Clyde Barrow
▪ Dustin Hoffman - The Graduate as Benjamin Braddock
▪ Paul Newman - Cool Hand Luke as Luke Jackson
▪ Spencer Tracy - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner as Matt Drayton (posthumous nomination)

Total number of nominations: 2

Average listal rating (25 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
36. Paul Scofield
For his performance as Sir Thomas More in A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Nominees:


▪ Alan Arkin - The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming as Lt. Rozanov
▪ Richard Burton - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as George
▪ Michael Caine - Alfie as Alfie Elkins
▪ Steve McQueen - The Sand Pebbles as Holman

Average listal rating (121 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
35. Lee Marvin
For his performance as Kid Shelleen / Tim Strawn in Cat Ballou (1965)

Nominees:


▪ Richard Burton - The Spy Who Came in from the Cold as Alec Leamas
▪ Laurence Olivier - Othello as Othello
▪ Rod Steiger - The Pawnbroker as Sol Nazerman
▪ Oskar Werner - Ship of Fools as Willie Schumann

Average listal rating (75 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
34. Rex Harrison
For his performance as Professor Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady (1964)

Nominees:


▪ Richard Burton - Becket as Thomas Becket
▪ Peter O'Toole - Becket as King Henry II
▪ Anthony Quinn - Zorba the Greek as Alexis Zorba
▪ Peter Sellers - Dr. Strangelove as Group Captain Lionel Mandrake / President Merkin Muffley / Dr. Strangelove

Total number of nominations: 2

Average listal rating (153 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
33. Sidney Poitier
For his performance as Homer Smith in Lilies of the Field (1963)
Video on Youtube

Nominees:


▪ Albert Finney - Tom Jones as Tom Jones
▪ Richard Harris - This Sporting Life as Frank Machin
▪ Rex Harrison - Cleopatra as Caesar
▪ Paul Newman - Hud as Hud Bannon

Total number of nominations: 2
Also received an Honorary Oscar for his body of work (2002)
Video on Youtube

Average listal rating (305 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
32. Gregory Peck
For his performance as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Nominees:


▪ Burt Lancaster - Birdman of Alcatraz as Robert Stroud
▪ Jack Lemmon - Days of Wine and Roses as Joe Clay
▪ Marcello Mastroianni - Divorce, Italian Style as Ferdinando Cefalù
▪ Peter O'Toole - Lawrence of Arabia as T. E. Lawrence

Total number of nominations: 5
Raquel's rating:

Average listal rating (36 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
31. Maximilian Schell
For his performance as Hans Rolfe in Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Nominees:


▪ Charles Boyer - Fanny as Cesar
▪ Paul Newman - The Hustler as Eddie Felson
▪ Spencer Tracy - Judgment at Nuremberg as Chief Judge Dan Haywood
▪ Stuart Whitman - The Mark as Jim Fuller

Total number of nominations: 2

Average listal rating (146 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
30. Burt Lancaster
For his performance as Elmer Gantry in Elmer Gantry (1960)

Nominees:


▪ Trevor Howard - Sons and Lovers as Walter Morel
▪ Jack Lemmon - The Apartment as C. C. 'Bud' Baxter
▪ Laurence Olivier - The Entertainer as Archie Rice
▪ Spencer Tracy - Inherit the Wind as Henry Drummond

Total number of nominations: 4

Average listal rating (279 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
29. Charlton Heston
For his performance as Judah Ben-Hur in Ben-Hur (1959)

Nominees:


▪ Laurence Harvey - Room at the Top as Joe Lampton
▪ Jack Lemmon - Some Like It Hot as Jerry - 'Daphne'
▪ Paul Muni - The Last Angry Man as Dr. Sam Abelman
▪ James Stewart - Anatomy of a Murder as Paul Biegler

Average listal rating (123 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
28. David Niven
For his performance as Major Angus Pollock in Separate Tables (1958)

Nominees:


▪ Tony Curtis - The Defiant Ones as John 'Joker' Jackson
▪ Paul Newman - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof as Brick Pollitt
▪ Sidney Poitier - The Defiant Ones as Noah Cullen
▪ Spencer Tracy - The Old Man and the Sea as The Old Man / Narrator

Average listal rating (301 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
27. Alec Guinness
For his performance as Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Nominees:


▪ Marlon Brando - Sayonara as Maj. Lloyd 'Ace' Gruver - USAF
▪ Anthony Franciosa - A Hatful of Rain as Polo Pope
▪ Charles Laughton - Witness for the Prosecution as Sir Wilfrid Robarts, lawyer
▪ Anthony Quinn - Wild Is the Wind as Gino

Total number of nominations: 2
Also received an Honorary Oscar (1980)
Video on Youtube


 

See also:
Academy Award for Best Actor - Oscars (List arranged by film)

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Posted: 4 years, 2 months ago at Sep 26 6:27
Amazing list!
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Jan 21 16:53
the two i'll never get over are lee marvin in '65 winning over rod steiger in the pawn broker, and bogey winning in '51 over marlon brando in streetcar. bogey should have gotten his oscar in '43 for casablanca. great list though, and you have my vote..
Posted: 2 years, 8 months ago at Apr 5 18:15
Wow that might have taken long ! congratulations

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