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My Best Actor Choices (1924-2016)

by jsaez
My Best Actor Choices (1924-2016) by jsaez
1924: Buster Keaton (Sherlock, Jr.; The Navigator) 1925: Charles Chaplin (The Gold Rush) 1926: Buster Keaton (The General) 1927: Harold Lloyd (The Kid Brother) 1928: Conrad Veidt (The Man Who Laughs) 1929: Maurice Chevalier (The Love Parade) 1930: Fredric March (The Royal Family of Broadway) 1931: Peter Lorre (M) 1932: Paul Muni (Scarface; I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang) 1933: Charles Laughton (The Private Life of Henry VIII) 1934: John Barrymore (Twentieth Century) 1935: Charles Laughton (Mutiny on the Bounty; Ruggles of Red Gap) 1936: William Powell (My Man Godfrey; Libeled Lady) 1937: Jean Gabin (Pépé le Moko) 1938: Cary Grant… Read more

1924: Buster Keaton (Sherlock, Jr.; The Navigator)
1925: Charles Chaplin (The Gold Rush)
1926: Buster Keaton (The General)
1927: Harold Lloyd (The Kid Brother)
1928: Conrad Veidt (The Man Who Laughs)
1929: Maurice Chevalier (The Love Parade)
1930: Fredric March (The Royal Family of Broadway)
1931: Peter Lorre (M)
1932: Paul Muni (Scarface; I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang)
1933: Charles Laughton (The Private Life of Henry VIII)
1934: John Barrymore (Twentieth Century)
1935: Charles Laughton (Mutiny on the Bounty; Ruggles of Red Gap)
1936: William Powell (My Man Godfrey; Libeled Lady)
1937: Jean Gabin (Pépé le Moko)
1938: Cary Grant (Bringing Up Baby; Holiday)
1939: James Stewart (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington)
1940: Henry Fonda (The Grapes of Wrath)
1941: Humphrey Bogart (The Maltese Falcon; High Sierra)
1942: Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca)
1943: Roger Livesey (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)
1944: Laurence Olivier (Henry V)
1945: Edward G. Robinson (Scarlet Street)
1946: James Stewart (It’s a Wonderful Life)
1947: John Garfield (Body and Soul)
1948: Humphrey Bogart (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre)
1949: James Cagney (White Heat)
1950: William Holden (Sunset Boulevard)
1951: Marlon Brando (A Streetcar Named Desire)
1952: Takashi Shimura (Ikiru)
1953: Montgomery Clift (From Here to Eternity)
1954: Marlon Brando (On the Waterfront)
1955: James Dean (Rebel Without a Cause; East of Eden)
1956: James Mason (Bigger Than Life)
1957: Victor Sjöström (Wild Strawberries)
1958: Chhabi Biswas (The Music Room)
1959: Jack Lemmon (Some Like It Hot)
1960: Anthony Perkins (Psycho)
1961: Sidney Poitier (A Raisin in the Sun)
1962: Peter O’Toole (Lawrence of Arabia)
1963: Dirk Bogarde (The Servant)
1964: Peter Sellers (Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb; A Shot in the Dark)
1965: Toshirô Mifune (Red Beard)
1966: Richard Burton (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)
1967: Dirk Bogarde (Accident)
1968: Peter O’Toole (The Lion in Winter)
1969: Jon Voight (Midnight Cowboy)
1970: Jack Nicholson (Five Easy Pieces)
1971: Peter Finch (Sunday Bloody Sunday)
1972: Marlon Brando (Last Tango in Paris)
1973: Al Pacino (Serpico)
1974: Gene Hackman (The Conversation)
1975: Michael Caine, Sean Connery (The Man Who Would Be King)
1976: Robert De Niro (Taxi Driver)
1977: John Travolta (Saturday Night Fever)
1978: Jon Voight (Coming Home)
1979: Peter Sellers (Being There)
1980: Robert De Niro (Raging Bull)
1981: Klaus Maria Brandauer (Mephisto)
1982: Dustin Hoffman (Tootsie)
1983: Gérard Depardieu (Danton)
1984: Victor Banerjee (A Passage to India)
1985: Jack Nicholson (Prizzi’s Honor)
1986: Gary Oldman (Sid and Nancy)
1987: Gary Oldman (Prick Up Your Ears)
1988: Jeremy Irons (Dead Ringers)
1989: Daniel Day-Lewis (My Left Foot)
1990: Paul Newman (Mr. and Mrs. Bridge)
1991: River Phoenix (My Own Private Idaho)
1992: Denzel Washiongton (Malcolm X)
1993: David Thewlis (Naked)
1994: You Ge (To Live)
1995: Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking)
1996: Jeffrey Wright (Basquiat)
1997: Tony Leung Chiu Wai (Happy Together)
1998: Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski)
1999: Jim Broadbent (Topsy-Turvy)
2000: Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls)
2001: Tom Wilkinson (In the Bedroom)
2002: Ralph Fiennes (Spider)
2003: Bill Murray (Lost in Translation)
2004: Gael García Bernal (Bad Education; The Motorcycle Diaries)
2005: Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain)
2006: Clive Owen (Children of Men)
2007: Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood)
2008: Sean Penn (Milk)
2009: Colin Firth (A Single Man)
2010: Édgar Ramírez (Carlos)
2011: Ryan Gosling (Drive; The Ides of March; Crazy, Stupid, Love.)
2012: Jean-Louis Trintignant (Amour)
2013: Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis)
2014: Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner)
2015: Michael Keaton (Spotlight)
2016: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

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