1940 (13th)

 

1941 (14th)

 

1942 (15th)

 

1943 (16th)

 

1944 (17th)

 

1945 (18th)

  • Michael Chekhov – Spellbound {“Dr. Alex Brulov”}
  • John Dall — The Corn Is Green {“Morgan Evans”}
  • James Dunn — A Tree Grows in Brooklyn {“Johnny Nolan”}
  • Robert Mitchum — G. I. Joe {“Lieutenant Walker”}
  • J. Carrol Naish — A Medal for Benny {“Charlie Martini”}

 

1946 (19th)

 

1947 (20th)

  • Charles Bickford — The Farmer’s Daughter {“Clancy”}
  • Thomas Gomez — Ride the Pink Horse {“Pancho”}
  • Edmund GwennMiracle on 34th Street {“Kris Kringle”}
  • Robert RyanCrossfire {“Montgomery”}
  • Richard Widmark — Kiss of Death {“Tommy Udo”}

 

1948 (21st)

 

1949 (22nd)

 

1950 (23rd)

  • Jeff Chandler — Broken Arrow {“Cochise”}
  • Edmund Gwenn — Mister 880 {“Skipper Miller”}
  • Sam Jaffe — The Asphalt Jungle {“Dr. Erwin Riedenschneider”}
  • George SandersAll about Eve {“Addison De Witt”}
  • Erich von Stroheim — Sunset Blvd. {“Max Von Mayerling”}

 

1951 (24th)

  • Leo Genn — Quo Vadis {“Petronius”}
  • Kevin McCarthy — Death of a Salesman {“Biff Loman”}
  • Karl MaldenA Streetcar Named Desire {“Mitch”}
  • Peter Ustinov — Quo Vadis {“Nero”}
  • Gig Young — Come Fill the Cup {“Boyd Copeland”}

 

1952 (25th)

  • Richard Burton — My Cousin Rachel {“Philip Ashley”}
  • Arthur Hunnicutt — The Big Sky {“Zeb Callaway”}
  • Victor McLaglenThe Quiet Man {“Red Will Danaher”}
  • Jack Palance — Sudden Fear {“Lester Blaine”}
  • Anthony QuinnViva Zapata! {“Eufemio Zapata”}

 

1953 (26th)

 

1954 (27th)

 

1955 (28th)

 

1956 (29th)

 

1957 (30th)

  • Red Buttons – Sayonara {“Joe Kelly”}
  • Vittorio De Sica — A Farewell to Arms {“Major Alessandro Rinaldi”}
  • Sessue Hayakawa — The Bridge on the River Kwai {“Saito”}
  • Arthur Kennedy — Peyton Place {“Lucas Cross”}
  • Russ Tamblyn — Peyton Place {“Norman Page”}

 

1958 (31st)

  • Theodore Bikel — The Defiant Ones {“Sheriff Max Muller”}
  • Lee J. Cobb — The Brothers Karamazov {“Fyodor Karamazov”}
  • Burl IvesThe Big Country {“Rufus Hannassey”}
  • Arthur Kennedy — Some Came Running {“Frank Hirsh”}
  • Gig Young — Teacher’s Pet {“Dr. Hugo Pine”}

 

1959 (32nd)

 

 

1960 (33rd)

  • Peter Falk — Murder, Inc. {“Abe Reles”}
  • Jack Kruschen — The Apartment {“Dr. Dreyfuss”}
  • Sal Mineo – Exodus {“Dov Landau”}
  • Peter UstinovSpartacus {“Batiatus”}
  • Chill Wills — The Alamo {“Beekeeper”}

 

1961 (34th)

 

1962 (35th)

 

1963 (36th)

  • Nick Adams — Twilight of Honor {“Ben Brown”}
  • Bobby Darin — Captain Newman, M.D. {“Corp. Jim Tompkins”}
  • Melvyn DouglasHud {“Homer Bannon”}
  • Hugh Griffith — Tom Jones {“Squire Western”}
  • John Huston — The Cardinal {“Cardinal Glennon”}

 

1964 (37th)

  • John Gielgud – Becket {“King Louis VII of France”}
  • Stanley Holloway — My Fair Lady {“Alfred P. Doolittle”}
  • Edmond O’Brien — Seven Days in May {“Senator Raymond Clark”}
  • Lee Tracy — The Best Man {“Art Hockstader”}
  • Peter UstinovTopkapi {“Arthur Simpson”}

 

1965 (38th)

  • Martin BalsamA Thousand Clowns {“Arnold Burns”}
  • Ian Bannen — The Flight of the Phoenix {“Crow”}
  • Tom Courtenay — Doctor Zhivago {“Pasha Antipov/Strelnikoff”}
  • Michael Dunn — Ship of Fools {“Glocken”}
  • Frank Finlay – Othello {“Iago”}

 

1966 (39th)

 

1967 (40th)

 

1968 (41st)

  • Jack AlbertsonThe Subject Was Roses {“John Cleary”}
  • Seymour Cassel – Faces {“Chet”}
  • Daniel Massey — Star! {“Noel Coward”}
  • Jack Wild — Oliver! {“The Artful Dodger”}
  • Gene Wilder — The Producers {“Leo Bloom”}

 

1969 (42nd)

  • Rupert Crosse — The Reivers {“Ned McCaslin”}
  • Elliott Gould — Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice {“Ted Henderson”}
  • Jack Nicholson — Easy Rider {“George Hanson”}
  • Anthony Quayle — Anne of the Thousand Days {“Cardinal Wolsey”}
  • Gig Young — They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? {“Rocky”}

 

1970 (43rd)

  • Richard Castellano — Lovers and Other Strangers {“Frank Vecchio”}
  • Chief Dan George — Little Big Man {“Old Lodge Skins”}
  • Gene Hackman — I Never Sang for My Father {“Gene Garrison”}
  • John Marley — Love Story {“Phil Cavilleri”}
  • John Mills — Ryan’s Daughter {“Michael”}

 

1971 (44th)

 

1972 (45th)

  • Eddie Albert — The Heartbreak Kid {“Mr. Corcoran”}
  • James Caan — The Godfather {“Sonny Corleone”}
  • Robert Duvall — The Godfather {“Tom Hagen”}
  • Joel GreyCabaret {“The Master of Ceremonies”}
  • Al Pacino — The Godfather {“Michael Corleone”}

 

1973 (46th)

  • Vincent Gardenia — Bang the Drum Slowly {“Dutch Schnell”}
  • Jack Gilford — Save the Tiger {“Phil Greene”}
  • John HousemanThe Paper Chase {“Professor Kingsfield”}
  • Jason Miller — The Exorcist {“Father Damian Karras”}
  • Randy Quaid — The Last Detail {“Meadows”}

 

1974 (47th)

 

1975 (48th)

 

1976 (49th)

 

1977 (50th)

  • Mikhail Baryshnikov — The Turning Point {“Yuri Kopeikine”}
  • Peter Firth – Equus {“Alan Strang”}
  • Alec GuinnessStar Wars {“Ben ‘Obi-Wan’ Kenobi”}
  • Jason Robards – Julia {“Dashiell Hammett”}
  • Maximilian Schell – Julia {“Johann”}

 

1978 (51st)

  • Bruce Dern — Coming Home {“Captain Bob Hyde”}
  • Richard Farnsworth — Comes a Horseman {“Dodger”}
  • John Hurt — Midnight Express {“Max”}
  • Christopher WalkenThe Deer Hunter {“Nick”}
  • Jack Warden — Heaven Can Wait {“Max Corkle”}

 

1979 (52nd)