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All Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Winners

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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 Arkin1

    Alan Arkin

    Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForEnter Laughing, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, Little Miss Sunshine, Joshua Then and Now

    Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. With a...  more
  • Anthony Quinn2

    Anthony Quinn

    Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForLust for Life, Zorba the Greek, Viva Zapata!

    Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), known as Anthony Quinn, was a...  more

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  • Barry Fitzgerald3

    Barry Fitzgerald

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film

    Honored ForGoing My Way

    William Joseph Shields (10 March 1888 – 14 January 1961), known professionally as Barry...  more
  • Ben Johnson4

    Ben Johnson

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year

    Honored ForThe Last Picture Show

    Ben "Son" Johnson Jr. (June 13, 1918 – April 8, 1996) was an American stuntman, world champion...  more
  • Benicio del Toro5

    Benicio del Toro

    Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForThe Usual Suspects, Basquiat, 21 Grams, Traffic, The Argentine

    Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Toro Sánchez (born February 19, 1967) is a Puerto Rican actor....  more

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  • Burl Ives6

    Burl Ives

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film

    Honored ForThe Big Country, Funny Way Of Laughin'

    Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (June 14, 1909 – April 14, 1995) was an American singer and actor of...  more
  • Charles Coburn7

    Charles Coburn

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForThe More the Merrier

    Charles Douville Coburn (June 19, 1877 – August 30, 1961) was an American actor. He won an...  more
  • Chris Cooper8

    Chris Cooper

    Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor

    Honored ForAdaptation, American Beauty, The Town

    Christopher Walton Cooper (born July 9, 1951) is an American film actor. He has appeared in...  more

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  • Christopher Walken9

    Christopher Walken

    Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture

    Honored ForCatch Me If You Can, The Deer Hunter, Around the Bend, Hairspray

    Christopher Walken (born Ronald Walken, March 31, 1943) is an American actor, dancer,...  more

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  • Cuba Gooding, Jr.10

    Cuba Gooding, Jr.

    Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture

    Honored ForJerry Maguire, Radio

    Cuba Mark Gooding Jr. (born January 2, 1968) is an American actor and director. After his...  more

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  • Dean Jagger11

    Dean Jagger

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForTwelve O'Clock High

    Dean Jeffries Jagger (November 7, 1903 – February 5, 1991) was an American film, stage and...  more

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  • Denzel Washington12

    Denzel Washington

    MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance, Black Reel Award for Best Actor

    Honored ForGlory, Antwone Fisher, Malcolm X, The Hurricane, Training Day

    Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, director, and...  more

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  • Don Ameche13

    Don Ameche

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForCocoon

    Don Ameche (; born Dominic Felix Amici; May 31, 1908 – December 6, 1993) was an American...  more
  • Donald Crisp14

    Donald Crisp

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, DGA Honorary Life Member Award

    Honored ForHow Green Was My Valley

    Donald Crisp (born George William Crisp, 27 July 1882 – 25 May 1974) was an English film...  more
  • Ed Begley15

    Ed Begley

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

    Honored ForInherit the Wind, Sweet Bird of Youth

    Edward James Begley (March 25, 1901 – April 28, 1970) was an American actor of theatre, radio,...  more

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  • Edmond O'Brien16

    Edmond O'Brien

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film

    Honored ForSeven Days in May, The Barefoot Contessa

    Edmond O'Brien (September 10, 1915 – May 9, 1985) was an American actor who appeared in more...  more
  • Edmund Gwenn17

    Edmund Gwenn

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film

    Honored ForMister 880, Miracle on 34th Street

    Edmund Gwenn (born Edmund John Kellaway, 26 September 1877 – 6 September 1959) was an English...  more

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    #11 of 29 29 Actors Who Have Played Santa Claus#7 of 21 Actors in the Most Alfred Hitchcock Movies

  • Frank Sinatra18

    Frank Sinatra

    Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, Grammy Legend Award

    Honored ForFrom Here to Eternity, Come Dance With Me, Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely, Pal Joey, Come Dance With Me!

    Francis Albert Sinatra (; December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor and...  more
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  • Gene Hackman19

    Gene Hackman

    BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award

    Honored ForMississippi Burning, The Conversation, The Royal Tenenbaums, Bonnie and Clyde, The Birdcage

    Eugene Allen Hackman (born January 30, 1930) is a retired American actor and novelist. In a...  more

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  • George Burns20

    George Burns

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album

    Honored ForThe Sunshine Boys, Gracie - A Love Story, A Conversation with Dinah

    George Burns (born Nathan Birnbaum; Yiddish: נתן בירנבוים‎; January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996)...  more

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  • George Chakiris21

    George Chakiris

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film

    Honored ForWest Side Story

    George Chakiris (born September 16, 1934) is a retired American dancer, singer, and actor. He...  more
  • George Clooney22

    George Clooney

    San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor

    Honored ForGood Night, and Good Luck, The Ides of March, From Dusk till Dawn, O Brother

    George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is the...  more

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  • George Kennedy23

    George Kennedy

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForCool Hand Luke

    George Harris Kennedy Jr. (February 18, 1925 – February 28, 2016) was an American actor who...  more

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  • George Sanders24

    George Sanders

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role

    Honored ForAll About Eve

    George Henry Sanders (3 July 1906 – 25 April 1972) was a British film and television actor,...  more

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  • Gig Young25

    Gig Young

    Academy Award for Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Film

    Honored ForThey Shoot Horses, Don't They?

    Gig Young (born Byron Elsworth Barr; November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an American...  more