A list of leading role actors who have won an Oscar

Oscar Winning Actors

A list of past academy award winning actors, and the film they starred in for which they won their Oscar. The year listed below refers to the year the film was released rather than the year the oscar was awarded because oscars are awarded to films released during the past year. For example the best actor of 2004 (Jamie Foxx) was awarded an oscar on 27th February 2005.

The 79th Academy Awards are to be held on the 25th of February 2007, where the oscars for the best films of 2006 are awarded. The nominations for the best actor in a leading role Oscar 2006 were:

Year Best Actor Movie
2005Philip Seymour HoffmanCapote
2004Jamie FoxxRay
2003Sean PennMystic River
2002Adrien BrodyThe Pianist
2001Denzel WashingtonTraining Day
2000Russell CroweGladiator
1999Kevin SpaceyAmerican Beauty
1998Roberto BenigniLife Is Beautiful
1997Jack NicholsonAs Good As It Gets
1996Geoffrey RushShine
1995Nicolas CageLeaving Las Vegas
1994Tom HanksForrest Gump
1993Tom HanksPhiladelphia
1992Al PacinoScent of a Woman
1991Anthony HopkinsThe Silence Of The Lambs
1990Jeremy IronsReversal of Fortune
1989Daniel Day LewisMy Left Foot
1988Dustin HoffmanRain Man
1987Michael DouglasWall Street
1986Paul NewmanThe Color Of Money
1985William HurtKiss Of The Spider Woman
1984F. Murray AbrahamAmadeus
1983Robert DuvallTender Mercies
1982Ben KingsleyGandhi
1981Henry FondaOn Golden Pond
1980Robert De NiroRaging Bull
1979Dustin HoffmanKramer vs. Kramer
1978Jon VoightComing Home
1977Richard DreyfussThe Goodbye Girl
1976Peter FinchNetwork
1975Jack NicholsonOne Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
1974Art CarneyHarry And Tonto
1973Jack LemmonSave The Tiger
1972Marlon BrandoThe Godfather
1971Gene HackmanThe French Connection
1970George C. ScottPatton
1969John WayneTrue Grit
1968Cliff RobertsonCharly
1967Rod SteigerIn the Heat of the Night
1966Paul ScofieldA Man for all Seasons
1965Lee MarvinCat Ballou
1964Rex HarrisonMy Fair Lady
1963Sidney PoitierLillies Of The Field
1962Gregory PeckTo Kill A Mocking Bird
1961Maximilian SchellJudgment At Nuremburg
1960Burt LancasterElmer Gantry
1959Charlton HestonBen
1958David NivenSeparate Tables
1957Alec GuinnessThe Bridge Over The River Kwai
1956Yul BrynnerThe King And I
1955Ernest BorgnineMarty
1954Marlon BrandoOn The Waterfront
1953William HoldenStalag 17
1952Gary CooperHigh Noon
1951Humphrey BogartThe African Queen
1950Josť FerrerCyrano De Bergerac
1949Broderick CrawfordAll The King'S Men
1948Laurence OlivierHamlet
1947Ronald ColmanA Double Life
1946Fredric MarchThe Best Years Of Our Lives
1945Ray MillandThe Lost Weekend
1944Bing CrosbyGoing My Way
1943Paul LukasWatch On The Rhine
1942James CagneyYankee Doodle Dandy
1941Gary CooperSergeant York
1940James StewartThe Philadelphia Story
1939Robert DonatGoodbye Mr Chips
1938Spencer TracyBoys Town
1937Spencer TracyCaptains Courageous
1936Paul MuniThe Story Of Louis Pasteur
1935Victor McLaglenThe Informer
1934Clark GableIt Happened One Night
1933Charles LaughtonThe Private Life Of Henry Viii
1932Wallace BeeryThe Champ
1931Fredric MarchDr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
1930Lionel BarrymoreA Free Soul
1929George ArlissDisraeli
1928Warner BaxterIn Old Arizona
1927Emil JanningsThe Last Command
1927Emil JanningsThe Way Of All Flesh

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