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My Best Actor Nominees - The 1940s

by jsaez
My Best Actor Nominees - The 1940s by jsaez
1940: Charles Chaplin (The Great Dictator) W.C. Fields (The Bank Dick) *Henry Fonda (The Grapes of Wrath) Cary Grant (His Girl Friday; The Philadelphia Story) James Stewart (The Shop Around the Corner; The Philadelphia Story) 1941: *Humphrey Bogart (The Maltese Falcon; High Sierra) Gary Cooper (Ball of Fire) Henry Fonda (The Lady Eve) Cary Grant (Penny Serenade) Orson Welles (Citizen Kane) 1942: Jack Benny (To Be or Not to Be) *Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca) James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy) Spencer Tracy (Woman of the Year) Monty Woolley (The Man Who Came to Dinner; The Pied Piper) 1943: Joseph Cotten (Shadow of a Doubt) Henry Fonda (The… Read more

1940:
Charles Chaplin (The Great Dictator)
W.C. Fields (The Bank Dick)
*Henry Fonda (The Grapes of Wrath)
Cary Grant (His Girl Friday; The Philadelphia Story)
James Stewart (The Shop Around the Corner; The Philadelphia Story)

1941:
*Humphrey Bogart (The Maltese Falcon; High Sierra)
Gary Cooper (Ball of Fire)
Henry Fonda (The Lady Eve)
Cary Grant (Penny Serenade)
Orson Welles (Citizen Kane)

1942:
Jack Benny (To Be or Not to Be)
*Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca)
James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy)
Spencer Tracy (Woman of the Year)
Monty Woolley (The Man Who Came to Dinner; The Pied Piper)

1943:
Joseph Cotten (Shadow of a Doubt)
Henry Fonda (The Ox-Bow Incident)
Charles Laughton (This Land Is Mine)
*Roger Livesey (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)
Joel McCrea (The More the Merrier)

1944:
Charles Boyer (Gaslight)
Laird Cregar (The Lodger)
Charles Laughton (The Suspect)
Fred MacMurray (Double Indemnity)
*Laurence Olivier (Henry V)

1945:
Henry Daniell (The Body Snatcher)
Trevor Howard (Brief Encounter)
Boris Karloff (The Body Snatcher)
*Edward G. Robinson (Scarlet Street)
Zachary Scott (The Southerner)

1946:
Humphrey Bogart (The Big Sleep)
Henry Fonda (My Darling Clementine)
Cary Grant (Notorious)
Fredric March (The Best Years of Our Lives)
*James Stewart (It’s a Wonderful Life)

1947:
Charles Chaplin (Monsieur Verdoux)
Pierre Fresnay (Monsieur Vincent)
*John Garfield (Body and Soul)
Louis Jouvet (Quai des Orfèvres)
Robert Mitchum (Out of the Past)

1948:
*Humphrey Bogart (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre)
Montgomery Clift (The Search)
John Garfield (Force of Evil)
Rex Harrison (Unfaithfully Yours)
Laurence Olivier (Hamlet)

1949:
*James Cagney (White Heat)
John Dall (Gun Crazy)
Kirk Douglas (Champion)
Alec Guinness (Kind Hearts and Coronets)
Robert Ryan (The Set-Up)

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