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List of Academy Award for Best Actor nominees; people nominated/groups nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor since its inception. This list includes notable actors in the profession such as Tom Cruise, Anthony Hopkins, and Dustin Hoffman Listed alphabetically but can be sorted by any column.

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Adolphe Menjou is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Adolphe Menjou The Front Page

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Adrien Brody is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Adrien Brody Midnight in Paris, Cadillac Records, Restaurant

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Al Pacino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Al Pacino 88 Minutes, Looking for Richard, Bobby Deerfield

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Alan Arkin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Alan Arkin The Sunshine Boys, Little Miss Sunshine, Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

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Alan Bates is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Alan Bates Georgy Girl, Play for Today, Women in Love

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Albert Finney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Albert Finney Gumshoe, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Joe Egg

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Alec Guinness is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Alec Guinness Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Tunes of Glory

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Alexander Knox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees

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Alfred Lunt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Alfred Lunt The Visit, The Guardsman, Ondine

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Anthony Franciosa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Anthony Franciosa Career, Rio Conchos, A Hatful of Rain

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Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Anthony Hopkins A Change of Seasons, Shadowlands, The World's Fastest Indian

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Anthony Quinn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Anthony Quinn Lust for Life, Wild Is the Wind, Becket

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Art Carney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Art Carney The Cavanaughs, Terrible Joe Moran, Where Pigeons Go to Die

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Arthur Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Arthur Kennedy Bright Victory, Peyton Place, Death of a Salesman

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Barry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Barry Fitzgerald Going My Way

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Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Ben Kingsley Schindler's List, Silas Marner, You Kill Me

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Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Bill Murray Broken Flowers, Zombieland, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

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Billy Bob Thornton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Billy Bob Thornton Primary Colors, Monster's Ball, One False Move

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Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Bing Crosby The Bells of St. Mary's, Going My Way, The Country Girl

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Bob Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Bob Hoskins Nixon, Mona Lisa, Son of the Mask

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Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Brad Pitt The Tree of Life, Burn After Reading, A Mighty Heart

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Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Bradley Cooper Silver Linings Playbook, The A-Team, All About Steve

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Broderick Crawford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Broderick Crawford All the King's Men

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Burt Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Burt Lancaster From Here to Eternity, The Rainmaker, Local Hero

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Cary Grant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Cary Grant Charade, Operation Petticoat, North by Northwest

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Chaim Topol is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Chaim Topol Fiddler on the Roof, Fiddler on the Roof

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Charles Boyer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Charles Boyer Conquest, The Happy Time, Lord Pengo

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Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Charles Laughton The Story-Teller: A Session With Charles Laughton, The Private Life of Henry VIII, Mutiny on the Bounty

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Charlie Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Charlie Chaplin Limelight, Monsieur Verdoux, The Great Dictator

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Charlton Heston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Charlton Heston Cats & Dogs, Planet of the Apes, Andersonville Diaries

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Chester Morris is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees

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Clark Gable is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Clark Gable Teacher's Pet, Mutiny on the Bounty, It Happened One Night

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Clifton Davis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Clifton Davis Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Cliff Robertson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Cliff Robertson The Two Worlds of Charlie Gordon, The Game, Charly

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Clifton Webb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Clifton Webb Stars and Stripes Forever, Sitting Pretty, The Razor's Edge

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Clint Eastwood Mystic River, Letters from Iwo Jima, Grace is Gone

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Colin Firth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Colin Firth When Did You Last See Your Father?, Tumbledown, Shakespeare in Love

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Cornel Wilde is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Cornel Wilde A Song to Remember

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Dan Dailey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Dan Dailey When My Baby Smiles at Me, The Governor & J.J., When Willie Comes Marching Home

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Dan O'Herlihy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Dan O'Herlihy Robinson Crusoe

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Daniel Day-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Daniel Day-Lewis The Last of the Mohicans, My Left Foot, In the Name of the Father

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David Niven is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
David Niven Separate Tables, Carrington V.C., The Moon Is Blue

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David Strathairn is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
David Strathairn City of Hope, Good Night, and Good Luck

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Demián Bichir is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Demián Bichir Weeds, A Better Life

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Denzel Washington is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Denzel Washington Antwone Fisher, Remember the Titans, Malcolm X

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Dexter Gordon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Dexter Gordon Round Midnight, The Other Side of Round Midnight

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Don Cheadle is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Don Cheadle Picket Fences, Ocean's Eleven, Boogie Nights

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Dudley Moore is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Dudley Moore 10, Foul Play, Micki + Maude

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Dustin Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Dustin Hoffman Agatha, Midnight Cowboy, Marathon Man

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Ed Harris is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Academy Award for Best Actor Nominees
Ed Harris The Truman Show, Riders of the Purple Sage, Nixon