Oscar picks for the 2014 Best Supporting Actor recognize the performances in some of the best 2013 movies that were not necessarily leading roles, but made the movies even better. These five actors are all deserving of praise for their performances but which deserves the Oscar? Vote for your picks for the 2014 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor below!
Just as he easily took home the 2014 Golden Globe, Jared Leto won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as well. In a stellar performance as Rayon in "Dallas Buyers Club," Leto, like lead actor Matthew McConaughey, transformed his entire body for the role, losing over 30 pounds to prepare for the role as a transgendered woman with AIDS.
But Leto faced some good competition from other nominees. Bradley Cooper, for his role as Richie DiMaso in "American Hustle," Barkhad Abdi who appeared in "Captain Phillips" as Abduwali Muse, Jonah Hill, who played Donnie Azoff in "The Wolf of Wall Street" and Michael Fassbender as Edwin Epps in "12 Years a Slave" all received consideration as fellow nominees.So, which of these great actors deserves the 2014 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor? Weigh in below then head over and share your picks for Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress as well.