Friday, 2 September 2011

Final Best Actor Ranking

  1. 1962
  2. 1939
  3. 1964
  4. 2002
  5. 1978
  6. 1965
  7. 1970
  8. 1974
  9. 1976
  10. 1954
  11. 1966
  12. 1982
  13. 1960
  14. 1983
  15. 1967
  16. 1979
  17. 1955
  18. 1986
  19. 1973
  20. 1972 
  21. 1994
  22. 1940
  23. 1950
  24. 1963
  25. 1975
  26. 1952
  27. 1980
  28. 1953
  29. 1959
  30. 1987
  31. 1977
  32. 1968
  33. 2006
  34. 1938
  35. 1969
  36. 1992
  37. 1961
  38. 1971
  39. 1956
  40. 1951
  41. 1984
  42. 1943
  43. 1958
  44. 1948
  45. 1998
  46. 1999
  47. 1988
  48. 1944
  49. 1936
  50. 1946
  51. 1957
  52. 2007
  53. 2005
  54. 1942
  55. 1947
  56. 1993
  57. 1981
  58. 1989
  59. 1995
  60. 2004
  61. 1937 
  62. 2009
  63. 1941
  64. 1997
  65. 1931
  66. 1996
  67. 1949
  68. 2003 
  69. 2010
  70. 1990
  71. 1945
  72. 1985
  73. 2001
  74. 2008
  75. 1991
  76. 2000
  1. F. Murray Abraham in Amadeus (1984)
  2. Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)
  3. Peter O'Toole in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  4. James Stewart in It's a Wonderful Life (1946) 
  5. Richard Burton in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)
  6. Dustin Hoffman in Midnight Cowboy (1969)
  7. Richard Farnsworth in The Straight Story (1999)
  8. Al Pacino in Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  9. George C. Scott in Patton (1970)    
  10. Alec Guinness in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  11. Robert Duvall in Tender Mercies (1983)
  12. Laurence Olivier in Hamlet (1948)
  13. Montgomery Clift in From Here to Eternity (1953)
  14. Jon Voight in Midnight Cowboy (1969)
  15. Robert De Niro in Raging Bull (1980)
  16. Jack Nicholson in Five Easy Pieces (1970)
  17. Paul Newman in The Verdict (1982)
  18. Giancarlo Giannini in Seven Beauties (1976)
  19. Edward Norton in American History X (1998)
  20. Peter O'Toole in The Lion in Winter (1968)
  21. Daniel Day-Lewis in My Left Foot (1989)
  22. Peter Finch in Network (1976)
  23. Laurence Olivier in Sleuth (1972)
  24. William Hurt in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
  25. Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter (1978)
  26. Jack Nicholson in Ironweed (1987)
  27. Montgomery Clift in A Place in the Sun (1951)
  28. Laurence Olivier in The Entertainer (1960)
  29. Richard Burton in The Spy Who Came in From The Cold (1965)
  30. James Stewart in Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  31. Rod Steiger in The Pawnbroker (1965)
  32. Kirk Douglas in Lust For Life (1956)
  33. Laurence Olivier in Richard III (1956) 
  34. Robert Montgomery in Night Must Fall (1937)
  35. Ray Milland in The Lost Weekend (1945)
  36. Clark Gable in Gone With The Wind (1939)
  37. Stuart Whitman in The Mark (1961)
  38. Paul Newman in The Hustler (1961) 
  39. William Holden in Stalag 17 (1953)
  40. Jeremy Irons in Reversal of Fortune (1990)
  41. Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest (1975)
  42. Ernest Borgnine in Marty (1955)
  43. Jack Lemmon in Save the Tiger (1973)
  44. Laurence Olivier in Rebecca (1940)
  45. Michael Caine in Alfie
  46. Ronald Colman in A Double Life (1947)
  47. Paul Scofield in A Man For All Seasons (1966)
  48. Jack Nicholson in The Last Detail (1973) 
  49. Charles Laughton in The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933)
  50. Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote (2005)
  51. Clark Gable in It Happened One Night (1934)
  52. Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver (1976)
  53. Alec Guinness in The Lavender Hill Mob (1952)
  54. Jack Nicholson in About Schmidt (2002)
  55. Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  56. Laurence Harvey in Room at the Top (1959)
  57. Spencer Tracy in A Bad Day At Black (1955)
  58. Anthony Quinn in Zorba the Greek (1964)
  59. Forest Whitaker in The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  60. Peter O'Toole in Becket (1964)
  61. Art Carney in Harry and Tonto (1974)
  62. Jack Nicholson in Chinatown (1974)
  63. Jack Lemmon in Days Of Wine And Roses (1962)
  64. Al Pacino in The Godfather Part 2 (1974)
  65. Adrien Brody in The Pianist (2002)
  66. Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler (2008)
  67. Victor McLaglen in The Informer (1935)
  68. James Stewart in Mr. Smith Goes Washington (1939)
  69. Gregory Peck in To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
  70. Rod Steiger in The Heat of the Night (1967)
  71. Clint Eastwood in Unforgiven (1992)
  72. James Woods in Salvador (1986)
  73. Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  74. Burt Lancaster in Elmer Gantry (1960)
  75. James Dean in East of Eden (1955)
  76. Jon Voight in Coming Home (1978)
  77. Laurence Olivier in Wuthering Heights (1939)
  78. Tom Wilkinson in In The Bedroom (2001)
  79. Bob Hoskins in Mona Lisa (1986)
  80. Sean Penn in Dead Man Walking (1995)
  81. Sidney Poitier in Lilies of the Field (1963)
  82. Paul Newman in Hud (1963)
  83. Richard Harris in This Sporting Life (1963)
  84. Albert Finney in Tom Jones (1963) 
  85. Marcello Mastroianni in Divorce Italian Style (1962)
  86. Richard Burton in Becket (1964)
  87. Gene Hackman in The French Connection (1971)
  88. Robert Donat in The Citadel (1938)
  89. Charles Boyer in Gaslight (1944)
  90. James Cagney in Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)
  91. Dustin Hoffman in Tootsie (1982)
  92. Paul Lukas in Watch on the Rhine (1943)
  93. James Mason in A Star is Born (1954)
  94. Charlie Chaplin in The Great Dictator (1940)
  95. Robert Donat in Goodbye, Mr Chips (1939)
  96. Leslie Howard in Pygmalion (1938)
  97. Peter Sellers in Dr. Strangelove (1964)
  98. Marlon Brando in The Godfather (1972)
  99. Peter Sellers in Being There (1979)
  100. Walter Huston The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
  101. Michael Caine in Sleuth (1972)
  102. Robert Duvall in The Apostle (1997)
  103. Dustin Hoffman in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  104. Emil Jannings in The Last Command (1928)
  105. Liam Neeson in Schindler's List (1993)
  106. Walter Huston in Dodsworth (1936)
  107. John Hurt in The Elephant Man (1980)
  108. Jack Lemmon in The Apartment (1960)
  109. Laurence Olivier in Henry V (1946)
  110. Nicolas Cage in Adaptation (2002)
  111. David Niven in Separate Tables (1958)
  112. Jeremy Renner in The Hurt Locker (2009)
  113. Kirk Douglas in Champion (1949)
  114. Monty Woolley in The Pied Piper (1942)
  115. Henry Fonda in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  116. Fredric March in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)
  117. Viggo Mortensen in Eastern Promises (2007)
  118. Peter Finch in Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
  119. Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator (2004)
  120. Morgan Freeman in The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 
  121. Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood (2007)
  122. Gene Hackman in Mississippi Burning (1988)
  123. William Hurt in Children of Lesser God (1986)
  124. Ronald Colman in Bulldog Drummond (1930)
  125. Marlon Brando in Viva Zapata! (1952)
  126. Bing Crosby in The Country Girl (1954)
  127. Dudley Moore in Arthur (1981)
  128. Don Cheadle in Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  129. Nicolas Cage in Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
  130. Henry Fonda in On Golden Pond (1981) 
  131. Barry Fitzgerald in Going My Way (1944)
  132. Nigel Hawthorne in The Madness of King George (1994)
  133. Charles Laughton in A Witness for the Prosecution(1957)
  134. John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever (1977)
  135. Tom Courtenay in The Dresser (1983)
  136. Oskar Werner in Ship of Fools (1965)
  137. Marcello Mastroianni in A Special Day (1977)
  138. Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate (1967)
  139. Tom Hulce in Amadeus (1984)
  140. William Powell in The Thin Man (1934)
  141. Marlon Brando in Julius Caesar (1953)
  142. Maximilian Schell in The Man in a Glass Booth (1975)
  143. Ben Kingsley in Gandhi (1982)
  144. Alexander Knox in Wilson (1944)
  145. Ian McKellen in Gods and Monsters (1998)
  146. Tom Hanks in Cast Away (2000)
  147. Jose Ferrer in Cyrano De Bergerac (1950)
  148. Gary Busey in The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
  149. Robert Duvall in The Great Santini (1980)
  150. James Stewart in Harvey (1950)
  151. Heath Ledger in Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  152. William Holden in Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  153. Jesse Eisenberg in The Social Network (2010)
  154. Daniel Day-Lewis in In the Name of the Father (1993) 
  155. Cary Grant in Penny Serenade (1941)
  156. Leonardo DiCaprio Blood Diamond (2006)
  157. John Travolta in Pulp Fiction (1994)
  158. Russell Crowe in A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  159. Morgan Freeman in Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
  160. Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  161. Peter Fonda in Ulee's Gold (1997)
  162. Alan Bates in The Fixer (1968)
  163. Anthony Quinn in Wild is the Wind (1957)
  164. Albert Finney in The Dresser (1983)
  165. Albert Finney in Under The Volcano (1984)
  166. Tony Curtis in The Defiant Ones (1958)
  167. Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)
  168. Sam Waterson in The Killing Fields (1984)
  169. Sidney Poitier in The Defiant Ones (1958)
  170. Michael Douglas in Wall Street (1987)
  171. Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca (1943)
  172. Russell Crowe in The Insider (1999)
  173. Richard Harris in The Field (1990)
  174. Lee Marvin in Cat Ballou (1965)
  175. Topol in Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
  176. Colin Firth in A Single Man (2009)
  177. Melvyn Douglas in I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
  178. Clark Gable in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  179. Tom Hanks in Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  180. Marlon Brando Last Tango in Paris (1973)
  181. Ryan Gosling in Half Nelson (2006)
  182. Richard Jenkins in The Visitor (2008)
  183. Ryan O'Neal in Love Story (1970)
  184. Clint Eastwood in Million Dollar Baby (2004)
  185. Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin (1992)
  186. Lionel Barrymore in A Free Soul (1931)
  187. Gary Cooper in High Noon (1952)
  188. Jack Lemmon in The China Syndrome (1979)
  189. Spencer Tracy in Father of the Bride (1950)
  190. Dan O'Herlihy in Robinson Crusoe (1954)
  191. Peter O'Toole in The Ruling Class (1972)
  192. Paul Newman in A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
  193. Roy Scheider in All that Jazz (1979)
  194. Fredric March in A Star is Born (1937)
  195. Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire (1996)  
  196. Jackie Cooper in Skippy (1931)
  197. Arthur Kennedy in Bright Victory (1951)
  198. Ronald Colman in Random Harvest (1942)
  199. Kirk Douglas in The Bad and The Beautiful (1952)
  200. Gregory Peck in The Keys of the Kingdom (1945)
  201. Peter O'Toole in My Favorite Year (1982)
  202. James Cagney in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  203. Montgomery Clift in The Search (1948)
  204. Richard Burton in Equus (1977)
  205. Mickey Rooney in The Human Comedy (1943)
  206. William Holden in Network (1976)
  207. Paul Muni in I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1933)
  208. Ralph Fiennes in The English Patient (1997)
  209. William Powell in My Man Godfrey (1936)
  210. Cliff Robertson in Charly (1968)
  211. Paul Newman in Nobody's Fool (1994)
  212. Maximilian Schell in Judgment At Nuremberg (1961)
  213. Laurence Olivier in The Boys from Brazil (1978)
  214. Ronald Colman in Condemned (1930)
  215. Peter O'Toole in The Stunt Man (1980)
  216. Laurence Olivier in Othello (1965)
  217. Peter O'Toole in Venus (2006)
  218. Daniel Day-Lewis in Gangs of New York (2002)
  219. Kenneth Branagh in Henry V (1989)
  220. Warner Baxter in In Old Arizona (1929)
  221. Dustin Hoffman in Lenny (1974)
  222. Gary Cooper in Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
  223. Fredric March in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  224. Warren Beatty in Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  225. Warren Beatty in Heaven Can Wait (1978)
  226. Michael Caine in The Quiet American (2002)
  227. James Earl Jones in The Great White Hope (1970)
  228. Marcello Mastroianni in Dark Eyes (1987)
  229. Fredric March in The Royal Family of Broadway (1931)
  230. Michael Caine in Educating Rita (1983)
  231. Al Pacino in ...And Justice for All (1979)
  232. Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart (2009)
  233. James Franco in 127 Hours (2010)
  234. Anthony Hopkins in The Remains of the Day (1993)
  235. Burt Lancaster in From Here to Eternity (1953)
  236. James Dean in Giant (1956)
  237. Burt Lancaster in Atlantic City (1981)
  238. William Powell in Life With Father (1947)
  239. Charles Laughton in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  240. Jack Lemmon in Some Like it Hot (1959)
  241. Maurice Chevalier in The Love Parade (1930)
  242. Bill Murray in Lost in Translation (2003)
  243. Jude Law in Cold Mountain (2003)
  244. Charlton Heston in Ben-Hur (1959)
  245. Rock Hudson in Giant (1956)
  246. Charles Boyer in Algiers (1938)
  247. Stephen Rea in The Crying Game (1992)
  248. Tom Conti in Reuben, Reuben (1983)
  249. Tommy Lee Jones in In the Valley of Elah (2007)
  250. Jack Lemmon in Missing (1982)
  251. John Garfield in Body and Soul (1947)
  252. Ron Moody in Oliver! (1968)
  253. Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady (1964)
  254. Clifton Webb in Sitting Pretty (1948)
  255. Denzel Washington in Malcolm X (1992)
  256. Raymond Massey in Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
  257. Charles Boyer in Conquest (1937)
  258. Lew Ayres in Johnny Belinda (1948)
  259. Al Pacino in Scent of a Woman (1992)
  260. Mac von Sydow in Pelle the Conqueror (1988)
  261. William Hurt in Broadcast News (1987)
  262. George C. Scott in The Hospital (1971)
  263. Broderick Crawford in All the King's Men (1949)
  264. Spencer Tracy in Inherit the Wind (1960)
  265. Woody Allen in Annie Hall (1977)
  266. Steve McQueen in The Sand Pebbles (1966)
  267. Kevin Spacey in American Beauty (1999)
  268. Robin Williams in Good Morning Vietnam (1987)
  269. Paul Muni in The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
  270. Al Pacino in Serpico (1973)
  271. Trevor Howard in Sons and Lovers (1960)
  272. James Cagney in Love Me or Leave Me (1955)
  273. David Straithairn in Good Night and Good Luck (2005) 
  274. Harrison Ford in Witness (1985)
  275. Edward James Olmos in Stand and Deliver (1988)
  276. Sean Penn in Mystic River (2003)
  277. Spencer Tracy in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
  278. Geoffrey Rush in Shine (1996)
  279. Alan Arkin in The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968)
  280. Richard Dreyfuss in The Goodbye Girl (1977)
  281. Paul Newman in The Color of Money (1986)
  282. Tom Hanks in Big (1988)
  283. Humphrey Bogart in The Caine Mutiny (1954)
  284. Richard Burton in Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
  285. Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man (1988)
  286. Michael Redgrave in Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)
  287. Richard Barthelmess in the Patent Leather Kid (1928) 
  288. Nick Nolte in Affliction (1998)
  289. Peter O'Toole in Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
  290. Burt Lancaster in Birdman of Alcatraz (1964)
  291. Mickey Rooney in Babes in Arms (1939)
  292. Walter Pidgeon in Mrs. Miniver (1942)
  293. Charlie Chaplin in The Circus (1928)
  294. Robert Redford in The Sting (1973)
  295. Walter Matthau in The Sunshine Boys (1975)
  296. James Stewart in The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  297. John Wayne in Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
  298. Jack Nicholson in As Good as it Gets (1997)
  299. Paul Muni in The Valiant (1929) 
  300. Adolphe Menjou in The Front Page (1931)
  301. Denzel Washington in The Hurricane (1999)
  302. Dustin Hoffman in Wag the Dog (1997)
  303. Paul Muni in The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
  304. Alan Arkin in The Russians are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966)
  305. Spencer Tracy in Judgment At Nuremberg (1961)
  306. Louis Calhern in The Magnificent Yankee (1950)
  307. Paul Muni in The Last Angry Man (1959)
  308. Sean Penn in Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
  309. Gregory Peck in Twelve O'clock High (1949)
  310. Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)
  311. Colin Firth in The King's Speech (2010)
  312. Richard Dreyfuss in Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
  313. Johnny Depp in Sweeney Todd (2007)
  314. Gary Cooper in For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
  315. Walter Pidgeon in Madame Curie (1943)
  316. Billy Bob Thorton in Sling Blade (1996)
  317. Johnny Depp in Finding Neverland (2004)
  318. Albert Finney in Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
  319. Spencer Tracy in San Francisco (1936)
  320. Johnny Depp in The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  321. Bing Crosby in Going My Way (1944)
  322. Spencer Tracy in Boys Town (1938)
  323. Franchot Tone in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  324. Joaquin Phoenix in Walk the Line (2005)
  325. John Wayne in True Grit (1969)
  326. Paul Winfield in Sounder (1972)
  327. Jose Ferrer in Moulin Rouge (1952)
  328. George Arliss in Disraeli (1930)
  329. Anthony Hopkins in Nixon (1995)
  330. Gerard Depardieu in Cyrano De Bergerac (1990)
  331. Wallace Beery in The Champ (1932)
  332. Cary Grant in None but the Lonely Heart (1944)
  333. Humphrey Bogart in The African Queen (1951)
  334. Robert De Niro in Awakenings (1990)
  335. Morgan Freeman in Invictus (2009)
  336. Alfred Lunt in The Guardsman (1932)
  337. Richard Todd in The Hasty Heart (1949)
  338. Frank Sinatra in The Man With the Golden Arm (1955) 
  339. Charles Boyer in Fanny (1961)
  340. Tom Hanks in Philadelphia (1993)
  341. James Whitmore in Give 'Em Hell Harry! (1975)
  342. George Arliss in The Green Goddess (1930)
  343. Gregory Peck in The Yearling (1946)
  344. Robin Williams in The Fisher King (1991)
  345. Ed Harris in Pollock (2000)
  346. Gregory Peck in Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
  347. James Garner in Murphy's Romance (1985)
  348. Maurice Chevalier in The Big Pond (1930)
  349. Robert Montgomery in Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
  350. Sylvester Stallone in Rocky (1976)
  351. George Clooney in Michael Clayton (2007)
  352. Fredric March in Death of a Salesman (1951) 
  353. Gary Cooper in The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
  354. Geoffrey Rush in Quills (2000)
  355. Walter Matthau in Kotch (1971)
  356. Wallace Beery in The Big House (1930)
  357.  Paul Newman in Absence of Malice (1981)
  358. Frank Morgan in The Affairs of Cellini (1934)
  359. Jeff Bridges in True Grit (2010)
  360. Javier Bardem in Before Night Falls (2000)
  361. Warren Beatty in Reds (1981)
  362. Massimo Troisi in The Postman (1995)
  363. Dan Dailey in When My Baby Smiles At Me (1948)
  364. Gene Kelly in Anchors Aweigh (1945)
  365. Ben Kingsley in The House of Sand and Fog (2003)
  366. Robert De Niro in Cape Fear (1991)
  367. Jon Voight in Runaway Train (1985)
  368. Nick Nolte in The Prince of Tides (1991)
  369. Will Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
  370. Marlon Brando in Sayonara (1957)
  371. Denzel Washington in Training Day (2001)
  372. Laurence Fishburne in What's Love Got To Do With It (1993)
  373. Richard Burton in The Robe (1953)
  374. Leslie Howard in Berkeley Square (1933)
  375. Bing Crosby in Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
  376. Rex Harrison in Cleopatra (1963)
  377. Spencer Tracy in The Old Man and The Sea (1958)
  378.  Chester Morris in Alibi (1929)
  379. Russell Crowe in Gladiator (2000)
  380. Frank Langella Frost/Nixon (2008)
  381. Dexter Gordon in 'Round Midnight (1986)
  382. Jack Nicholson in Prizzi's Honor (1985)
  383. Jack Lemmon in Tribute (1980)
  384. Javier Bardem in Biutiful (2010)
  385. Sean Penn in Milk (2008)
  386. Woody Harrelson in The People vs Larry Flynt (1996)
  387. Larry Parks in The Jolson Story (1946)  
  388. Warren Beatty in Bugsy (1991)
  389. Terrence Howard in Hustle and Flow (2005)
  390. Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting (1997)
  391. Robin William in Dead Poet's Society (1989)
  392. Tom Cruise in Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
  393. George Clooney in Up in The Air (2009)
  394. Yul Brynner in The King and I (1956)
  395. Cornel Wilde in A Song to Remember (1945)
  396. Jeff Bridges in Star Man (1984)
  397. Spencer Tracy in Captain Courageous (1937) 
  398. Gary Cooper in Sergeant York (1941)
  399. Will Smith in Ali (2001)
  400. Roberto Benigni in Life is Beautiful (1998)
  401. Sean Penn in I Am Sam (2001)
  402. Kevin Costner in Dances with Wolves (1990)
  403. Jamie Foxx in Ray (2004) 
  404. Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  405. Anthony Franciosa in A Hatful of Rain (1957)
  406. Richard Dix in Cimarron (1931)
Missing:
Richard Barthelmess in The Noose
George Bancroft in Thunderbolt
Lewis Stone in The Patriot
Lawrence Tibbett The Rouge Song
Emil Jannings in The Way of All Flesh

For the Record My List of The Actual Winners:
  1. F. Murray Abraham in Amadeus (1984)
  2. Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)
  3. George C. Scott in Patton (1970)
  4. Alec Guinness in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  5. Robert Duvall in Tender Mercies (1983)
  6. Laurence Olivier in Hamlet (1948)
  7. Robert De Niro in Raging Bull (1980)
  8. Daniel Day-Lewis in My Left Foot (1989)
  9. Peter Finch in Network (1976)
  10. William Hurt in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
  11. Ray Milland in The Lost Weekend (1945)
  12. William Holden in Stalag 17 (1953)
  13. Jeremy Irons in Reversal of Fortune (1990)
  14. Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest (1975)
  15. Ernest Borgnine Marty (1955)
  16. Jack Lemmon in Save the Tiger (1973)
  17. Ronald Colman in A Double Life (1947)
  18. Paul Scofield in A Man For All Seasons (1966)
  19. Charles Laughton in The Private life of Henry VIII (1933)
  20. Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote (2005)
  21. Clark Gable in It Happened One Night (1934)
  22. Forest Whitaker in The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  23. Art Carney in Harry and Tonto (1974)
  24. Adrien Brody in The Pianist (2004)
  25. Victor McLaglen in The Informer (1935)
  26. Gregory Peck in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  27. Rod Steiger in In the Heat of the Night (1967)
  28. Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  29. Burt Lancaster in Elmer Gantry (1960)
  30. Jon Voight in Coming Home (1978)
  31. Sidney Poitier in Lilies of the Field (1963)
  32. Gene Hackman in The French Connection (1971)
  33. Paul Lukas in Watch on the Rhine (1943)
  34. Robert Donat in Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
  35. Marlon Brando in The Godfather (1972)
  36. Dustin Hoffman in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  37. Emil Jannings in The Last Command (1928)
  38. David Niven in Separate Tables (1958)
  39. Fredric March in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)
  40. Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood (2007)
  41. Nicolas Cage in Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
  42. Henry Fonda in On Golden Pond (1981)
  43. Ben Kingsley in Gandhi (1982)
  44. Jose Ferrer in Cyrano De Bergerac (1950)
  45. Michael Douglas in Wall Street (1987)
  46. Lee Marvin in Cat Ballou (1965)
  47. Lionel Barrymore in A Free Soul (1931)
  48. Gary Cooper in High Noon (1952)
  49. James Cagney in Yankee Doodle Dandy
  50. Cliff Robertson in Charly (1968)
  51. Maximilian Schell in Judgment At Nuremberg (1961)
  52. Warner Baxter in In Old Arizona (1929)
  53. Fredric March in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  54. Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart
  55. Charlton Heston in Ben-Hur (1959)
  56. Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady (1964)
  57. Al Pacino in The Scent of a Woman (1992)
  58. Broderick Crawford in All the King's Men (1949)
  59. Kevin Spacey in American Beauty (1999)
  60. Sean Penn in Mystic River (2003)
  61. Geoffrey Rush in Shine (1996)
  62. Richard Dreyfuss in The Goodbye Girl (1977)
  63. Paul Newman in The Color of Money (1986)
  64. Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man (1988)
  65. James Stewart in The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  66. Jack Nicholson in As Good as it Gets (1997)
  67. Paul Muni in The Story Louis Pasteur (1936)
  68. Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)
  69. Colin Firth in The King's Speech (2010)
  70. Bing Crosby in Going My Way (1944)
  71. Spencer Tracy in Boys Town (1938)
  72. John Wayne in True Grit (1969)
  73. George Arliss in Disraeli (1930)
  74. Wallace Beery in The Champ (1932)
  75. Humphrey Bogart in The African Queen (1951)
  76. Tom Hanks Philadelphia (1993)
  77. Denzel Washington in Training Day (2001)
  78. Russell Crowe in Gladiator (2000)
  79. Sean Penn in Milk (2008)
  80. Yul Brynner in The King and I (1956)
  81. Spencer Tracy in Captains Courageous (1937)
  82. Gary Cooper in Sergeant York (1941)
  83. Roberto Benigni in Life is Beautiful (1998)
  84. Jamie Foxx in Ray (2004)
Multiple Winners:

Grand Champion:
The one and only Laurence Olivier with five wins in this category.

Runner Up(s) all tied with 2 wins each:
                                                         Ronald Colman
                                                         Walter Huston
                                                         James Stewart
                                                         Peter O'Toole
                                                         Kirk Douglas
                                                         Montgomery Clift
                                                        Alec Guinness
                                                        Richard Burton
                                                         Gene Hackman
                                                         Robert De Niro
                                                         Robert Duvall
                                                         Jack Nicholson
                                                        Clark Gable
Consecutive Winner: Richard Burton 1965, 1966
Skip a Year Winners: Montgomery Clift 1951, 1953, Robert De Niro 1978, 1980
Director of Most Winners: All tied with 2: Frank Capra, George Cukor, Laurence Olivier, Delbert Mann, David Lean, Sidney Lumet, Hector Babenco, Martin Scorsese
Academy Agreements: 31
Actor with Most Nominations and No Wins: Spencer Tracy with 9.
Most Pleasant Surprise: Stuart Whitman in The Mark, Runner up Robert Montgomery in Night Must Fall
Most Second Places: Jack Nicholson With 4

The Complete Video of All My Winners:

Well That is that it has been a long but an enjoyable ride that was made all the more enjoyable thanks to everyone who commented, I would particularly like thank Dinasztie, Sage, Fritz, and Joe who have been here basically since the beginning and who have great blogs of their own. To everyone who has participated in some way along the way thank you very very much.

    18 comments:

    dinasztie said...

    Thanks for mentioning me. It feels so nice because I feel like really participating. I hope to continue my fearless predictions in the future with supporting actors. :D

    Anyway, I said everything I had to say and I'm really going to miss your unique reviews. Your blog itself is the most unique of all, as it deals with actors. It's wonderful to be able to talk about this category, too.

    And to answer your older question: yes, for me Jack Lemmon is like Laurence Olivier to you. And I'm glad you gave him a win. :D That's a major plus in your blog. For me... LOL

    Congratulations, all the best, gratulálok and so on...

    Great job Louis! :D

    dinasztie said...

    And amazing video BTW!

    houndtang said...

    awesome blog and awesome video!

    Fritz said...

    I also want to thank you for mentioning me but more than that I want to congratulate you on your amazing achievement!!!!!!!

    Oh, and I also must mention your amazing video! Love it!

    Derek Bowman said...

    Wow, Congratulations! This is a truly amazing achievement, and you're blog has always been a nice respite from all the actress blogs around. I will miss Best Actor, but look forward to some more Supporting years. =)

    And that video is absolutely stunning. Those types of videos always amaze me.

    (And not to like correct you on you're own list, but I believe you had Clark Gable with 2 wins also, 34/39. Just noticed that watching the video.)

    Louis Morgan said...

    Dinasztie, houndtang, Fritz: Again thank you.

    Derek Bowman: Thanks, and your right, I can't believe I forgot the King.

    RatedRStar said...

    Maybe you should get an honorary Oscar yourself Louis for your awesome blog =D

    JJJ said...

    I just finished reading through your reviews. Pretty great, even if my opinions may differ from yours.

    If you are taking requests, I'd be psyched to see the Nicholson + Brennan wins you haven't yet covered, Ledger since many think he had the best sup actor performance in the last decade and a half or so, or Godfather2x3.

    joe burns said...

    thanks for mentioning me! Although most of my comments are dull since I've never seen any of the films, you always respond and you always comment on my posts!


    And I promise to do a Best Actor year when I have the time!

    joe burns said...

    Amazing ranking by the way!

    Sage Slowdive said...

    That video was really awe inspiring. I wish I could have worked up the motivation to make some kind of compilation video for Best Actress.

    But, anyways, you're terrific Louis, you should know this :)

    Anonymous said...

    Great work! Could I suggest 1989 as the your return to Supporting?

    Anonymous said...

    Great! Congratulations!! My only concern is why you took Stewart's win away in 1950 and suddenly gave it to Ferrer?? I thought Stewart had 3 wins!!!!!

    Anonymous said...

    Great job, thanks for doing this loved reading all your reviews? Would it be ok to choose 1989 supporting actor :)

    JJJ said...

    Random things I noticed that interested me:
    Midnight Cowboy alone has two in the top 15, and the very next year is the only other with two in the T20. The worst duo is Ali + Sam. Your general opinion of Penn is why the most surprised I was by a review of yours was Dead Man Walking, with a huge gap between it and the rest of Penn.

    The majority of your bottom 9 years are 2000+, 4/T9 are 70s. 1974 is one away from having 3 consecutive listed; 1963 does have 4 consecutive.

    Somewhat surprised that the favorite choice on the interwebs for worst winner is not yours, though Benigni does come close.

    Despite having the most wins/near-wins Nicholson and Olivier are both only in the T20 once, and not the T10. Though they are both in the top one-fifth 6 times. It is also quirky that despite Nicholson's career being in the zenith in the 70s, neither of your wins for him are from there.

    Louis Morgan said...

    RatedRstar: Thanks.

    JJJ: I will certainly consider the requests. To address some of your random points Penn I feel is an actor who started to become far to self aware as his career progressed.

    To me the 2000 are certainly weaker for this category with lesser Oscar baity performances almost always let in. 70's and 60's are just filled with amazing performances even the one's that seem Oscar baity can overcome that fact.

    Foxx beats Begnigni as I feel he does even less than Begnigni does.

    Nicholson's many almost wins just attests to the strength of the 70's, although I do wish he would have one year in the 70's where one of his amazing performances had not been challenged by an equally amazing performance by another actor.

    Joe: Thanks again Joe, I certianly would like you to see you do one year.

    Sage: Thank you so much Sage.

    Anonymous: Thanks. 1989 will be possible soon although not the first one I do.

    Anonymous: Thanks. After doing 1990 and seeing what was to me a lesser Cyrano I decided to revisit Ferrer, Stewart and Holden for 1950 who were all close. Ferrer edged out the other two for me now, but between the three it is a narrow margin, just like 1963, 1977. 1961, 1964.

    Anonymous: Thanks.

    dshultz said...

    I want to thank you for having this blog. It has really given me something to keep me going when life seems empty. You're great.

    Louis Morgan said...

    You are very welcome dshultz.