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My Best Actor Nominees - The 1930s

by jsaez
My Best Actor Nominees - The 1930s by jsaez
1930: Wallace Beery (The Big House) Lon Chaney (The Unholy Three) Emil Jannings (The Blue Angel) *Fredric March (The Royal Family of Broadway) Groucho Marx (Animal Crackers) 1931: James Cagney (The Puplic Enemy) Charles Chaplin (City Lights) *Peter Lorre (M) Fredric March (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde) Edward G. Robinson (Little Caesar; Five Star Final) 1932: Charles Laughton (Island of Lost Souls) *Paul Muni (Scarface; I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang) William Powell (One Way Passage) Michel Simon (Boudu Saved from Drowning) Lee Tracy (Blessed Event) 1933: John Barrymore (Counsellor at Law) *Charles Laughton (The Private Life of Henry… Read more

1930:
Wallace Beery (The Big House)
Lon Chaney (The Unholy Three)
Emil Jannings (The Blue Angel)
*Fredric March (The Royal Family of Broadway)
Groucho Marx (Animal Crackers)

1931:
James Cagney (The Puplic Enemy)
Charles Chaplin (City Lights)
*Peter Lorre (M)
Fredric March (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)
Edward G. Robinson (Little Caesar; Five Star Final)

1932:
Charles Laughton (Island of Lost Souls)
*Paul Muni (Scarface; I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang)
William Powell (One Way Passage)
Michel Simon (Boudu Saved from Drowning)
Lee Tracy (Blessed Event)

1933:
John Barrymore (Counsellor at Law)
*Charles Laughton (The Private Life of Henry VIII)
Groucho Marx (Duck Soup)
Claude Rains (The Invisible Man)
Paul Robeson (The Emperor Jones)

1934:
*John Barrymore (Twentieth Century)
Robert Donat (The Count of Monte Cristo)
W.C. Fields (It’s a Gift)
Leslie Howard (The Scarlet Pimpernel)
William Powell (The Thin Man)

1935:
Robert Donat (The 39 Steps)
W.C. Fields (Man on the Flying Trapeze)
*Charles Laughton (Mutiny on the Bounty; Ruggels of Red Gap)
Peter Lorre (Crime and Punishment; Mad Love)
Paul Muni (Black Fury)

1936:
Charles Boyer (Mayerling)
Charles Chaplin (Modern Times)
Gary Cooper (Mr. Deeds Goes to Town)
Walter Huston (Dodsworth)
*William Powell (My Man Godfrey; Libeled Lady)

1937:
Henry Fonda (You Only Live Once)
*Jean Gabin (Pépé le Moko; Grand Illusion)
Cary Grant (The Awful Truth)
Louis Jouvet (Drole de Drame)
Paul Muni (The Life of Emile Zola)

1938:
James Cagney (Angels with Dirty Faces)
Jean Gabin (Port of Shadows; La Bête Humaine)
*Cary Grant (Bringing Up Baby; Holiday)
Leslie Howard (Pygmalion)
Charles Laughton (The Beachcomber)

1939:
James Cagney (The Roaring Twenties)
Robert Donat (Goodbye, Mr. Chips)
Henry Fonda (Young Mr. Lincoln)
Jean Gabin (Le jour se lève)
*James Stewart (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington; Destry Rides Again)

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