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best actor in a comedy or musical / best actor in a drama (1930-2016)

by jsaez
best actor in a comedy or musical / best actor in a drama (1930-2016) by jsaez
If the Hollywood Foreign Press does it, why can’t I? 1930: Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Fredric March (The Royal Family of Broadway) Best Actor in a Drama: Wallace Beery (The Big House) 1931: Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Charles Chaplin (City Lights) Best Actor in a Drama: Peter Lorre (M) 1932: Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Michel Simon (Boudu Saved from Drowning) Best Actor in a Drama: Paul Muni (Scarface) 1933: Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Groucho Marx (Duck Soup) Best Actor in a Drama: Charles Laughton (The Private Life of Henry VIII) 1934: Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: John Barrymore (Twentieth Century) Best… Read more

If the Hollywood Foreign Press does it, why can’t I?

1930:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Fredric March (The Royal Family of Broadway)
Best Actor in a Drama: Wallace Beery (The Big House)

1931:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Charles Chaplin (City Lights)
Best Actor in a Drama: Peter Lorre (M)

1932:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Michel Simon (Boudu Saved from Drowning)
Best Actor in a Drama: Paul Muni (Scarface)

1933:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Groucho Marx (Duck Soup)
Best Actor in a Drama: Charles Laughton (The Private Life of Henry VIII)

1934:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: John Barrymore (Twentieth Century)
Best Actor in a Drama: Leslie Howard (The Scarlet Pimpernel)

1935:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: W.C. Fields (Man on the Flying Trapeze)
Best Actor in a Drama: Charles Laughton (Mutiny on the Bounty)

1936:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: William Powell (My Man Godfrey)
Best Actor in a Drama: Walter Huston (Dodsworth)

1937:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Cary Grant (The Awful Truth)
Best Actor in a Drama: Jean Gabin (Pépé le Moko)

1938:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Cary Grant (Bringing Up Baby)
Best Actor in a Drama: James Cagney (Angels with Dirty Faces)

1939:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Melvyn Douglas (Ninotchka)
Best Actor in a Drama: James Stewart (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington)

1940:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Cary Grant (His Girl Friday)
Best Actor in a Drama: Henry Fonda (The Grapes of Wrath)

1941:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Gary Cooper (Ball of Fire)
Best Actor in a Drama: Humphrey Bogart (The Maltese Falcon)

1942:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy)
Best Actor in a Drama: Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca)

1943:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Joel McCrea (The More the Merrier)
Best Actor in a Drama: Roger Livesey (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)

1944:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Eddie Bracken (Hail the Conquering Hero)
Best Actor in a Drama: Laurence Olivier (Henry V)

1945:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Gene Kelly (Anchors Aweigh)
Best Actor in a Drama: Edward G. Robinson (Scarlet Street)

1946:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Danny Kaye (The Kid from Brooklyn)
Best Actor in a Drama: James Stewart (It’s a Wonderful Life)

1947:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Charles Chaplin (Monsieur Verdoux)
Best Actor in a Drama: John Garfield (Body and Soul)

1948:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Rex Harrison (Unfaithfully Yours)
Best Actor in a Drama: Humphrey Bogart (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre)

1949:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Alec Guinness (Kind Hearts and Coronets)
Best Actor in a Drama: James Cagney (White Heat)

1950:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Spencer Tracy (Father of the Bride)
Best Actor in a Drama: William Holden (Sunset Boulevard)

1951:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Alec Guinness (The Lavender Hill Mob)
Best Actor in a Drama: Marlon Brando (A Streetcar Named Desire)

1952:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Gene Kelly (Singin’ in the Rain)
Best Actor in a Drama: Takashi Shimura (Ikiru)

1953:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Fred Astaire (The Band Wagon)
Best Actor in a Drama: Montgomery Clift (From Here to Eternity)

1954:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: James Mason (A Star Is Born)
Best Actor in a Drama: Marlon Brando (On the Waterfront)

1955:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Henry Fonda (Mister Roberts)
Best Actor in a Drama: James Dean (Rebel Without a Cause)

1956:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Yul Brynner (The King and I)
Best Actor in a Drama: James Mason (Bigger Than Life)

1957:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Tony Randall (Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?)
Best Actor in a Drama: Victor Sjöström (Wild Strawberries)

1958:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Alec Guinness (The Horse’s Mouth)
Best Actor in a Drama: Chhabi Biswas (The Music Room)

1959:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Jack Lemmon (Some Like It Hot)
Best Actor in a Drama: Vittorio De Sica (Il Generale della Rovere)

1960:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Jack Lemmon (The Apartment)
Best Actor in a Drama: Anthony Perkins (Psycho)

1961:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Marcello Mastroianni (Divorce Italian Style)
Best Actor in a Drama: Sidney Poitier (A Raisin in the Sun)

1962:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Robert Preston (The Music Man)
Best Actor in a Drama: Peter O’Toole (Lawrence of Arabia)

1963:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Albert Finney (Tom Jones)
Best Actor in a Drama: Dirk Bogarde (The Servant)

1964:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Peter Sellers (Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb)
Best Actor in a Drama: Ivan Dixon (Nothing But a Man)

1965:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Robert Morse (The Loved One)
Best Actor in a Drama: Toshirô Mifune (Red Beard)

1966:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Michael Caine (Alfie)
Best Actor in a Drama: Richard Burton (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)

1967:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Dustin Hoffman (The Graduate)
Best Actor in a Drama: Dirk Bogarde (Accident)

1968:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Anthony Perkins (Pretty Poison)
Best Actor in a Drama: Peter O’Toole (The Lion in Winter)

1969:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Peter O’Toole (Goodbye, Mr. Chips)
Best Actor in a Drama: Jon Voight (Midnight Cowboy)

1970:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Alan Arkin (Catch-22)
Best Actor in a Drama: Jack Nicholson (Five Easy Pieces)

1971:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: George C. Scott (The Hospital)
Best Actor in a Drama: Peter Finch (Sunday Bloody Sunday)

1972:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Peter O’Toole (The Ruling Class)
Best Actor in a Drama: Marlon Brando (Last Tango in Paris)

1973:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Malcolm McDowell (O Lucky Man!)
Best Actor in a Drama: Al Pacino (Serpico)

1974:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Gene Wilder (Young Frankenstein)
Best Actor in a Drama: Gene Hackman (The Conversation)

1975:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Tim Curry (The Rocky Horror Picture Show)
Best Actor in a Drama: Sean Connery and Michael Caine (The Man Who Would Be King)

1976:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Walter Matthau (The Bad News Bears)
Best Actor in a Drama: Robert De Niro (Taxi Driver)

1977:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Craig Russell (Outrageous!)
Best Actor in a Drama: John Travolta (Saturday Night Fever)

1978:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Michel Serrault (La cage aux folles)
Best Actor in a Drama: Jon Voight (Coming Home)

1979:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Peter Sellers (Being There)
Best Actor in a Drama: Dustin Hoffman (Kramer vs. Kramer)

1980:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Peter O’Toole (The Stunt Man)
Best Actor in a Drama: Robert De Niro (Raging Bull)

1981:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Steve Martin (Pennies from Heaven)
Best Actor in a Drama: Klaus Maria Brandauer (Mephisto)

1982:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Dustin Hoffman (Tootsie)
Best Actor in a Drama: Ben Kingsley (Gandhi)

1983:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Michael Caine (Educating Rita)
Best Actor in a Drama: Gérard Depardieu (Danton)

1984:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Steve Martin (All of Me)
Best Actor in a Drama: Victor Banerjee (A Passage to India)

1985:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Jack Nicholson (Prizzi’s Honor)
Best Actor in a Drama: Klaus Maria Brandauer (Colonel Redl)

1986:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Nick Nolte (Down and Out in Beverly Hills)
Best Actor in a Drama: Gary Oldman (Sid and Nancy)

1987:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Steve Martin (Roxanne)
Best Actor in a Drama: Gary Oldman (Prick Up Your Ears)

1988:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Michael Keaton (Beetlejuice)
Best Actor in a Drama: Jeremy Irons (Dead Ringers)

1989:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: John Cusack (Say Anything)
Best Actor in a Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis (My Left Foot)

1990:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Johnny Depp (Cry-Baby)
Best Actor in a Drama: Paul Newman (Mr. & Mrs. Bridge)

1991:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Albert Brooks (Defending Your Life)
Best Actor in a Drama: River Phoenix (My Own Private Idaho)

1992:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Joe Pesci (My Cousin Vinny)
Best Actor in a Drama: Denzel Washington (Malcolm X)

1993:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Bill Murray (Groundhog Day)
Best Actor in a Drama: David Thewlis (Naked)

1994:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Terence Stamp (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert)
Best Actor in a Drama: Ge You (To Live)

1995:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Harvey Keitel (Smoke)
Best Actor in a Drama: Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking)

1996:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Eddie Murphy (The Nutty Professor)
Best Actor in a Drama: Jeffrey Wright (Basquiat)

1997:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Jack Nicholson (As Good as It Gets)
Best Actor in a Drama: Tony Leung (Happy Together)

1998:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski)
Best Actor in a Drama: Ian McKellen (Gods and Monsters)

1999:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Jim Broadbent (Topsy-Turvy)
Best Actor in a Drama: Richard Farnsworth (The Straight Story)

2000:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: John Cusack (High Fidelity)
Best Actor in a Drama: Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls)

2001:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Gene Hackman (The Royal Tenenbaums)
Best Actor in a Drama: Tom Wilkinson (In the Bedroom)

2002:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Nicolas Cage (Adaptation)
Best Actor in a Drama: Ralph Fiennes (Spider)

2003:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Bill Murray (Lost in Translation)
Best Actor in a Drama: Sean Penn (Mystic River)

2004:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Paul Giamatti (Sideways)
Best Actor in a Drama: Gael García Bernal (Bad Education)

2005:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Cillian Murphy (Breakfast on Pluto)
Best Actor in a Drama: Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain)

2006:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Richard Griffiths (The History Boys)
Best Actor in a Drama: Clive Owen (Children of Men)

2007:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Ryan Gosling (Lars and the Real Girl)
Best Actor in a Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood)

2008:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: James Franco (Pineapple Express)
Best Actor in a Drama: Sean Penn (Milk)

2009:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man)
Best Actor in a Drama: Colin Firth (A Single Man)

2010:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Jim Broadbent (Another Year)
Best Actor in a Drama: Édgar Ramírez (Carlos)

2011:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
Best Actor in a Drama: Ryan Gosling (Drive)

2012:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Tommy Lee Jones (Hope Springs)
Best Actor in a Drama: Jean-Louis Trintignant (Amour)

2013:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
Best Actor in a Drama: Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis)

2014:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Best Actor in a Drama: Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner)

2015:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Steve Carell (The Big Short)
Best Actor in a Drama: Michael Keaton (Spotlight)

2016:
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical: Ryan Gosling (La La Land)
Best Actor in a Drama: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

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