The supporting Actor category did not exist prior to 1936


1936 (9th)

Mischa Auer — My Man Godfrey {“Carlo”}

Walter Brennan — Come and Get It {“Swan Bostrom”}

Stuart Erwin — Pigskin Parade {“Amos Dodd”}

Basil Rathbone — Romeo and Juliet {“Tybalt”}

Akim Tamiroff — The General Died at Dawn {“General Yang”}


1937 (10th)

Ralph Bellamy — The Awful Truth {“Daniel Leeson”}

Thomas Mitchell — The Hurricane {“Doctor Kersaint”}

Joseph SchildkrautThe Life of Emile Zola {“Captain Alfred Dreyfus”}

H. B. Warner — Lost Horizon {“Chang”}

Roland Young – Topper {“Cosmo Topper”}


1938 (11th)

Walter BrennanKentucky {“Peter Goodwin”}

John Garfield — Four Daughters {“Mickey Borden”}

Gene Lockhart – Algiers {“Regis”}

Robert Morley — Marie Antoinette {“King Louis XVI”}

Basil Rathbone — If I Were King {“Louis XI”}


1939 (12th)

Brian Aherne – Juarez {“Emperor Maximilian von Habsburg”}

Harry Carey — Mr. Smith Goes to Washington {“President of the Senate”}

Brian Donlevy — Beau Geste {“Sergeant Markoff”}

Thomas MitchellStagecoach {“Dr. Josiah Boone”}

Claude Rains Mr. Smith Goes to Washington {“Senator Joseph Paine”}