Best Actor Awards –

Casey Affleck in MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (2016)

2016 Casey Affleck for MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

2015 Leonardo DiCaprio for THE REVENANT

2014 Eddie Redmayne for THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

2013 Matthew McConaughey for DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

2012 Daniel Day-Lewis for LINCOLN

2011 Jean Dujardin for THE ARTIST

2010 Colin Firth for THE KING'S SPEECH


2009 Jeff Bridges for CRAZY HEART

2008 Sean Penn for MILK

2007 Daniel Day-Lewis for THERE WILL BE BLOOD

2006 Forest Whitaker for THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND

2005 Phillip Seymour Hoffman for CAPOTE

2004 Jamie Foxx for RAY

2003 Sean Penn for MYSTIC RIVER

2002 Adrien Brody for THE PIANIST

2001 Denzel Washington for TRAINING DAY

2000 Russell Crowe for GLADIATOR


1999 Kevin Spacey for AMERICAN BEAUTY

1998 Roberto Benigni for LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

1997 Jack Nicholson for AS GOOD AS IT GETS

1996 Geoffrey Rush for SHINE

1995 Nicolas Cage for LEAVING LAS VEGAS

1994 Tom Hanks for FORREST GUMP

1993 Tom Hanks for PHILADELPHIA

1992 Al Pacino for SCENT OF A WOMAN

1991 Anthony Hopkins for THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

1990 Jeremy Irons for REVERSAL OF FORTUNE


1989 Daniel Day-Lewis for MY LEFT FOOT

1988 Dustin Hoffman for RAIN MAN

1987 Michael Douglas for WALL STREET

1986 Paul Newman for THE COLOR OF MONEY

1985 William Hurt for KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN

1984 F. Murray Abraham for AMADEUS

1983 Robert Duvall for TENDER MERCIES

1982 Ben Kingsley for GANDHI

1981 Henry Fonda for ON GOLDEN POND

1980 Robert De Niro for RAGING BULL


1979 Dustin Hoffman for KRAMER VS. KRAMER

1978 Jon Voight for COMING HOME

1977 Richard Dreyfuss for THE GOODBYE GIRL

1976 Peter Finch for NETWORK

1975 Jack Nicholson for ONE FLEW OVER THE CUKOO'S NEST

1974 Art Carney for HARRY AND TONTO

1973 Jack Lemmon for SAVE THE TIGER

1972 Marlon Brando for THE GODFATHER

1971 Gene Hackman for THE FRENCH CONNECTION

1970 George C. Scott for PATTON


1969 John Wayne for TRUE GRIT

1968 Cliff Robertson for CHARLY

1967 Rod Steiger for IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

1966 Paul Scofield for A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

1965 Lee Marvin for CAT BALLOU

1964 Rex Harrison for MY FAIR LADY

1963 Sidney Poitier for LILIES OF THE FIELD

1962 Gregory Peck for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

1961 Maximilian Schell for JUDGEMENT AT NUREMBERG

1960 Burt Lancaster for ELMER GANTRY


1959 Charlton Heston for BEN-HUR

1958 David Niven for SEPARATE TABLES

1957 Alec Guinness for THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI

1956 Yul Brynner for THE KING AND I

1955 Ernest Borgnine for MARTY

1954 Marlon Brando for ON THE WATERFRONT

1953 William Holden for STALAG 17

1952 Gary Cooper for HIGH NOON

1951 Humphrey Bogart for THE AFRICAN QUEEN

1950 Jose Ferrer for CYRANO DE BERGERAC


1949 Broderick Crawford for ALL THE KING'S MEN

1948 Laurence Olivier for HAMLET

1947 Ronald Colman for A DOUBLE LIFE

1946 Fredric March for THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES

1945 Ray Milland for THE LOST WEEKEND

1944 Bing Crosby for GOING MY WAY

1943 Paul Lukas for WATCH ON THE RHINE

1942 James Cagney for YANKEE DOODLE DANDY

1941 Gary Cooper for SERGEANT YORK

1940 James Stewart for THE PHILADELPHIA STORY


1939 Robert Donat for GOODBYE, MR. CHIPS

1938 Spencer Tracy for BOY'S TOWN

1937 Spencer Tracy for CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS


1935 Victor McLaglen for THE INFORMER

1934 Clark Gable for IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT

32/33 Charles Laughton for THE PRIVATE LIFE OF HENRY VIII

31/32 Wallace Beery for THE CHAMP/ Fredric March for DR JEKYL & MR HYDE

30/31 Lionel Barrymore for A FREE SOUL

29/30 George Arliss for DISRAELI

28/29 Warner Baxter for IN OLD ARIZONA

27/28 Emil Jannings for THE LAST COMMAND