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-65 Items- Complete list of Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor winners since its inception. Photos are included for almost every Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor winner. Winners of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in every year are listed here alphabetically, but you can sort this Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor list by any column. List ranges from Alan Arkin to Walter Huston, and Cuba Gooding Jr. (65 Items). You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your friends.

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Alan Arkin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Alan Wolf Arkin is an American actor, director, comedian, musician and singer. He is known for starring in such films as Wait Until Dark, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The ...more

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Anthony Quinn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca, more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially ...more

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Barry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film Barry Fitzgerald was an Irish stage, film, and television actor. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for Going My Way.

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Ben Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. was an American stuntman, world champion rodeo cowboy and actor. The son of a rancher, Johnson arrived in Hollywood to deliver a consignment of horses for a ...more

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Benicio del Toro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sánchez, better known as Benicio Del Toro, is a Puerto Rican actor, film producer and film director. He won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a ...more

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Burl Ives is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film, Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives was an American actor, writer, and folk singer. As an actor, Ives's work included comedies, dramas, and voice work in theater, television, and motion pictures. Music ...more

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Charles Coburn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Charles Douville Coburn was an American film and theater actor. Best known for his work in comedies, Coburn received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for 1943's The More the Merrier.

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Chris Cooper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Christopher W. "Chris" Cooper (born July 9, 1951) is an American film actor. He became well known in the late 1990s. He has appeared in supporting performances in several major ...more

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Christopher Walken is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Christopher Walken is an American actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, including The Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, The Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of War, Brainstorm, ...more

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Cuba Gooding, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Comedy or Musical Cuba M. Gooding Jr. is an American film actor. He is best known for his Academy Award–winning role as Rod Tidwell in Cameron Crowe's Jerry Maguire.

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Dean Jagger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Dean Jeffries Jagger was an American film, stage and television actor who received an Academy Award for his role in Henry King's Twelve O'Clock High.

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Denzel Washington is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance, Black Reel Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Actor Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s, including his portrayals of real-life figures ...more

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Don Ameche is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Don Ameche was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian, with a career spanning almost 60 years. After touring in vaudeville, he featured in many biographical films, including The Story of ...more

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Donald Crisp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, DGA Honorary Life Member Award Donald Crisp was an English-born, later United States-based film actor. He was an early producer, director and screenwriter. His career lasted from the early silent film into the 1960s. He won ...more

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Ed Begley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Edward James "Ed" Begley, Sr. was an American actor of theatre, radio, film, and television.

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Edmond O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film Edmond O'Brien was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 films from the 1940s to the 1970s, often playing character parts. He received an Academy Award for his supporting role in The ...more

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Edmund Gwenn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film Edmund Gwenn was an English actor. On film he is perhaps best remembered for his role as Kris Kringle in the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street, for which he won an Academy Award for Best ...more

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Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, Grammy Legend Award, Grammy Trustees Award Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, director, and producer. Beginning his musical career in the swing era as a boy singer with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, ...more

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Gene Hackman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor Eugene "Gene" Allen Hackman is an American actor and novelist. In a career spanning five decades, Hackman has been nominated for five Academy Awards, winning two, including best actor ...more

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George Burns is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, Distinguished Service Order George Burns, born Nathan Birnbaum, was an American comedian, award-winning actor and best-selling writer. George Burns was one of the few entertainers whose career successfully spanned ...more

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George Chakiris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film George Chakiris is an American dancer, singer and Academy Award-winning actor. He is best known for his appearance in the film version of West Side Story as Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks

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George Clooney is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor, Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting ...more

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George Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role George Harris Kennedy, Jr. is an American actor who has appeared in more than two hundred film and television productions. His wide variety of roles include "Dragline" in Cool Hand ...more

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George Sanders is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role George Henry Sanders was an English film and television actor, singer-songwriter, music composer, and author. His career as an actor spanned more than 40 years. His upper-class English accent ...more

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Gig Young is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film Gig Young was an American film, stage, and television actor. Known mainly for second leads and supporting roles, Young won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in ...more

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Haing S. Ngor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Haing Somnang Ngor was a Cambodian American physician, actor, and author who is best known for winning the 1985 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his debut performance in the movie The ...more

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Harold Russell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Special Achievement Award Harold John Russell was a Canadian-American World War II veteran who became one of only two non-professional actors to win an Academy Award for acting. Russell also holds the unique honor of ...more

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Hugh Griffith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Hugh Emrys Griffith was a Welsh film, stage and television actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Ben-Hur and received an additional Oscar nomination for the ...more

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Jack Albertson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Comedy Series, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Jack Albertson was an American character actor who also performed in vaudeville. A comedian, dancer, singer, and musician, Albertson is perhaps best known for his roles as Manny Rosen in The ...more

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Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor - Miniseries or Television Movie, Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III was an American actor and musician. Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins. He starred in over 60 films, such as Some Like It Hot, ...more

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Jack Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, National Board of Review Award for Best Ensemble, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson is an American actor, film director, producer, and writer. Throughout his career, Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of which ...more

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Jack Palance is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film Jack Palance was an American actor. During half a century of film and television appearances, Palance was nominated for three Academy Awards, all for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, winning in ...more

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James Coburn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role James Harrison Coburn III was an American actor. He was featured in more than 70 films and made 100 television appearances during his 45-year career, winning an Academy Award for his supporting ...more

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James Dunn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role James Howard Dunn was an American film actor.

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Jason Robards Jr. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. was an American actor on stage, and in film and television. He was a winner of the Tony Award, two Academy Awards and the Emmy Award. He was also a United States Navy ...more

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Javier Bardem is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Volpi Cup for Best Actress, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem is a Spanish actor. In 2007, he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men. ...more

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Jim Broadbent is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Volpi Cup for Best Actor, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Comedy or Musical, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Jim Broadbent is an actor.

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Joe Pesci is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, BAFTA Film Award for Newcomer to Leading Film Roles, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor Joe Pesci is an actor and comedian.

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Joel Grey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, BAFTA Film Award for Newcomer to Leading Film Roles, Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical Joel Grey is an American actor, singer, dancer, and photographer. He is best known for portraying the Master of Ceremonies in both the stage and film versions of the Kander & Ebb musical ...more

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John Gielgud is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or Television Film Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH, was an English actor and theatre director whose career spanned eight decades. With Ralph Richardson and Laurence Olivier, he was one of the trinity of actors who ...more

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John Houseman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film John Houseman was a Romanian-born British–American actor and film producer who became known for his highly publicized collaboration with director Orson Welles from their days in the Federal ...more

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John Mills is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, BAFTA Special Award (Film), BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award Sir John Mills CBE was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades. On screen, he often played people who are not at all exceptional, but become ...more

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Joseph Schildkraut is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Joseph Schildkraut was an Austrian-American stage and film actor.

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Karl Malden is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Satellite Mary Pickford Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor - Miniseries or a Movie, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Karl Malden was an American actor. Malden was primarily a character actor who "for more than 60 years brought an intelligent intensity and a homespun authenticity to roles in theater, film ...more

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Kevin Kline is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor - Miniseries or Television Movie, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple/Ensemble, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Kevin Delaney Kline is an American actor. He has won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards, and is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee. Kline began his career on stage in 1972 with The ...more

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Kevin Spacey is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known as Kevin Spacey, is an American actor, film director, writer, producer, and comedian. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast ...more

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Louis Gossett, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children/Youth/Family Special Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and his ...more

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Martin Balsam is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play Martin Henry Balsam was an American actor. He is known for his role as Archie Bunker's business partner Murray Klein in the sitcom Archie Bunker's Place from 1979-1982, his Oscar-winning role as ...more

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Martin Landau is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Satellite Mary Pickford Award, Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role Martin Landau is an American film and television actor. His career started in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest. He ...more

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Melvyn Douglas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg, better known as Melvyn Douglas, was an American actor. Douglas came to prominence in the 1930s as a suave leading man, perhaps best typified by his performance in the ...more