1960 (33rd)

 

1961 (34th)

 

1962 (35th)

 

1963 (36th)

1964 (37th)

 

1965 (38th)

  • Richard Burton — The Spy Who Came In from the Cold {“Alec Leamas”}
  • Lee MarvinCat Ballou {“Kid Shelleen/Tim Strawn”}
  • Laurence Olivier — Othello {“Othello”}
  • Rod Steiger — The Pawnbroker {“Sol Nazerman”}
  • Oskar Werner — Ship of Fools {“Dr. Schumann”}

 

1966 (39th)

 

1967 (40th)

 

1968 (41st)

  • Alan Arkin — The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter {“Singer”}
  • Alan Bates — The Fixer {“Yakov Bok”}
  • Ron Moody — Oliver! {“Fagin”}
  • Peter O’Toole — The Lion in Winter {“King Henry II”}
  • Cliff Robertson — Charly {“Charly Gordon”}
     

1969 (42nd)

1970 (43rd)

  • Melvyn DouglasI Never Sang for My Father {“Tom Garrison”}
  • James Earl Jones  — The Great White Hope {“Jack Jefferson”}
  • Jack Nicholson — Five Easy Pieces {“Robert Eroica Dupea”}
  • Ryan O’Neal — Love Story {“Oliver Barrett IV”}
  • George C. ScottPatton {“General George S. Patton, Jr.”} [NOTE: Mr. Scott refused the award.]

 

1971 (44th)

  • Peter Finch — Sunday Bloody Sunday {“Dr. Daniel Hirsh”}
  • Gene HackmanThe French Connection {“Jimmy ‘Popeye’ Doyle”}
  • Walter Matthau — Kotch {“Joseph P. Kotcher”}
  • George C. Scott — The Hospital {“Dr. Herbert Bock”}
  • Topol — Fiddler on the Roof {“Tevye”}

 

1972 (45th)

  • Marlon Brando  — The Godfather {“Don Vito Corleone”} [NOTE: Mr. Brando refused the award.]
  • Michael Caine — Sleuth {“Milo Tindale”}
  • Laurence Olivier — Sleuth {“Andrew Wyke”}
  • Peter O’Toole — The Ruling Class {“Jack, 14th Earl of Gurney”}
  • Paul Winfield — Sounder {“Nathan Lee Morgan”}

 

1973 (46th)

 

1974 (47th)

  • Art CarneyHarry and Tonto {“Harry”}
  • Albert Finney — Murder on the Orient Express {“Hercule Poirot”}
  • Dustin Hoffman — Lenny {“Lenny Bruce”}
  • Jack Nicholson — Chinatown {“J. J. Gittes”}
  • Al Pacino — The Godfather Part II {“Michael Corleone”}

 

1975 (48th)

 

1976 (49th)

  • Robert De Niro — Taxi Driver {“Travis Bickle”}
  • Peter FinchNetwork {“Howard Beale”}
  • Giancarlo Giannini — Seven Beauties {“Pasqualino Frafuso”}
  • William HoldenNetwork {“Max Schumacher”}
  • Sylvester Stallone — Rocky {“Rocky Balboa”}

 

1977 (50th)

  • Woody Allen — Annie Hall {“Alvy Singer”}
  • Richard Burton — Equus {“Dr. Martin Dysart”}
  • Richard DreyfussThe Goodbye Girl {“Elliot Garfield”}
  • Marcello Mastroianni  — A Special Day {“Gabriele”}
  • John Travolta — Saturday Night Fever {“Tony Manero”}

 

1978 (51st)

  • Warren Beatty — Heaven Can Wait {“Joe Pendleton (alias, Leo Farnsworth, Tom Jarrett)”}
  • Gary Busey — The Buddy Holly Story {“Buddy Holly”}
  • Robert De Niro — The Deer Hunter {“Michael”}
  • Laurence Olivier — The Boys from Brazil {“Ezra Lieberman”}
  • Jon Voight — Coming Home {“Luke Martin”}
     

1979 (52nd)

  • Dustin HoffmanKramer vs. Kramer {“Ted Kramer”}
  • Jack Lemmon  — The China Syndrome {“Jack Godell”}
  • Al Pacino — …And Justice for All {“Arthur Kirkland”}
  • Roy Scheider — All That Jazz {“Joe Gideon”}
  • Peter Sellers — Being There {“John Chance, the gardener (aka Chauncey Gardiner)”}