Your Favorite Performances from 1930 to the present

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Actor -- Scott in Patton, Guinness in Kwai, Brando in Waterfront, O'Toole in Lion in Winter, Stewart in Mr Smith
Actress -- Fonda in Klute, Davis in All About Eve, Leigh in both Streetcar and GWTW
Supporting Actor -- Johnson in Last Picture Show, De Niro in GFII
Supporting Actress -- Trevor in Key Largo
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the rest of the 1950s-

1955
Actor- Ernest Borgnine in Marty
Actress- Doris Day in Love Me Or Leave Me
Supporting Actor- Sal Mineo in Rebel Without A Cause
Supporting Actress- Esther Minciotti in Marty

1956
Actor- John Wayne in The Searchers
Actress- Deborah Kerr in The King And I
Supporting Actor- Dennis Hopper in Giant
Supporting Actress- Patty McCormack in The Bad Seed

1957
Actor- Charles Laughton in Witness For The Prosecution
Actress- Eva Marie Saint in A Hatful Of Rain
Supporting Actor- Tony Curtis in Sweet Smell Of Success
Supporting Actress- Hope Lange in Peyton Place

1958
Actor- James Stewart in Vertigo
Actress- Deborah Kerr in Separate Tables
Supporting Actor- Burl Ives in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Supporting Actress- Mylene Demongeot in Bonjour Tristesse

1959
Actor- James Stewart in Anatomy Of A Murder
Actress-Audrey Hepburn in The Nun's Story
Supporting Actor-Tony Randall in Pillow Talk
Supporting Actress- Constance Ford in A Summer Place
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Now the 1960s-

1960
Actor- Laurence Olivier in The Entertainer
Actress- Shirley MacLaine in The Apartment
Supporting Actor-Charles Bronson in The Magnificent Seven
Supporting Actress- Jo Van Fleet in Wild River

1961
Actor- Spencer Tracy in Judgment At Nuremberg
Actress- Hayley Mills in The Parent Trap
Supporting Actor-Montgomery Clift in Judgment At Nuremberg
Supporting Actress-Rita Moreno in West Side Story

1962
Actor- Gregory Peck in To Kill A Mockingbird
Actress- Anne Bancroft in The Miracle Worker
Supporting Actor-Omar Sharif in Lawrence Of Arabia
Supporting Actress- Patty Duke in The Miracle Worker

1963
Actor- Paul Newman in Hud
Actress- Natalie Wood in Love With The Proper Stranger
Supporting Actor- Robert Shaw in From Russia With Love
Supporting Actress-Maureen Stapleton in Bye Bye Birdie

1964
Actor- Richard Burton in Becket
Actress- Constance Towers in The Naked Kiss
Supporting Actor- Eli Wallach in The Moon Spinners
Supporting Actress- Angela Lansbury in The World Of Henry Orient
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the rest of the 1960s-

1965
Actor- Sidney Poitier in A Patch Of Blue
Actress- Elizabeth Hartman in A Patch Of Blue
Supporting Actor-Walter Matthau in Mirage
Supporting Actress- Shelley Winters in A Patch Of Blue

1966
Actor- Richard Burton in Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf
Actress- Elizabeth Taylor in Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf
Supporting Actor- Water Matthau in The Fortune Cookie
Supporting Actress- Salome Jens in Seconds

1967
Actor- Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke
Actress- Audrey Hepburn in Wait Until Dark
Supporting Actor- John Cassavetes in The Dirty Dozen
Supporting Actress- Eleanor Bron in Bedazzled

1968
Alan Arkin in The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter
Mia Farrow in Rosemary's Baby
Jack Albertson in The Subject Was Roses
Kim Hunter in Planet Of The Apes

1969
Jon Voight in Midnight Cowboy
Maggie Smith in The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie
Elliott Gould in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Dyan Cannon in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
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On to the 1970s-

1970
Actor- George C Scott in Patton
Actress- Ali MacGraw in Love Story
Supporting Actor- Cliff Gorman in The Boys In The Band
Supporting Actress- Nancy Barrett in House Of Dark Shadows

1971
Actor- Gene Hackman in The French Connection
Actress- Ruth Gordon in Harold And Maude
Supporting Actor- Andy Robinson in Dirty Harry
Supporting Actress- Ann Margret in Carnal Knowledge

1972
Actor- Laurence Olivier in Sleuth
Actress- Goldie Hawn in Butterflies Are Free
Supporting Actor- Al Pacino in The Godfather
Supporting Actress- Eileen Heckert in Butterflies Are Free

1973
Actor- Robert Redford in The Sting
Actress- Ellen Burstyn in The Exorcist
Supporting Actor- John Housemen in The Paper Chase
Supporting Actress- Linda Blair in The Exorcist

1974
Walter Matthau in The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three
Liv Ullmann in Scenes From A Marriage
Jeff Bridges in Thunderbolt And Lightfoot
Geraldine Fitzgerald in Harry And Tonto
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other half of the 1970s

1975
Actor- Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Actress- Anne Bancroft in The Prisoner Of Second Avenue
Supporting Actor- Henry Gibson in Nashville
Supporting Actress-Ronee Blakely in Nashville

1976
Actor- Robert DeNiro in Taxi Driver
Actress- Faye Dunaway in Network
Supporting Actor-Burgess Meredith in Rocky
Supporting Actress- Billie Whitelaw in The Omen

1977
Actor- Paul Newman in Slap Shot
Actress- Kathleen Quinlan in I Never Promised You A Rose Garden
Supporting Actor- Jose Perez in Short Eyes
Supporting Actress- Melinda Dillon in Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

1978
Actor- Robert DeNiro in The Deer Hunter
Actress- Melanie Mayron in Girl Friends
Supporting Actor- John Savage In The Deer Hunter
Supporting Actress- Angela Lansbury in Death On The Nile

1979
Actor- Robert Duvall in The Great Santini
Actress- Sigourney Weaver in Alien
Supporting Actor- Michael O'Keefe in The Great Santini
Supporting Actress- Carol Kane in When A Stranger Calls
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the 1980s

1980
Actor- Robert DeNiro in Raging Bull
Actress- Mary Tyler Moore in Ordinary People
Supporting Actor- Timothy Hutton in Ordinary People
Supporting Actress- Dinah Manoff in Ordinary People

1981
Actor- Henry Fonda in On Golden Pond
Actress- Dee Wallace in The Howling
Supporting Actor- Charles Durning in True Confessions
Supporting Actress- Kim Cattrall in Ticket To Heaven

1982
Actor--Ben Kingsley in Gandhi
Actress-Debra Winger in An Officer And A Gentleman
Supporting Actor-James Mason in The Verdict
Supporting Actress Sandra Bernhard in The King Of Comedy

1983
Actor- Robert Duvall in Tender Mercies
Actress- Debra Winger in Terms Of Endearment
Supporting Actor- Jack Nicholson in Terms Of Endearment
Supporting Actress- Tess Harper in Tender Mercies

1984
Actor- F Murray Abraham in Amadeus
Actress- Kathleen Turner in Romancing The Stone
Supporting Actor- Adolph Caesar in A Soldier's Story
Supporting Actress- Peggy Ashcroft in A Passage To India
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the rest of the 1980s

1985
Actor- Harrison Ford in Witness
Actress- Geraldine Page in The Trip To Bountiful
Supporting Actor- John Heard in The Trip To Bountiful
Supporting Actress- Teri Garr in After Hours

1986
Actor- Gene Hackman in Hoosiers
Actress- Cathy Tyson in Mona Lisa
Supporting Actor- Dennis Hopper in Bluer Velvet
Supporting Actress- Dianne Wiest in Hannah And Her Sisters

1987
Actor- Gary Oldman in Prick Up Your Ears
Actress- Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction
Supporting Actor- R Lee Ermey in Full Metal Jacket
Supporting Actress- Ann Southern in The Whales Of August

1988
Actor- Robert Duvall in Colors
Actress- Gena Rowlands in Another Woman
Supporting Actor- Gene Hackman in Another Woman
Supporting Actress- Emmanuelle Seigner in Frantic

1989
Actor- Daniel Day Lewis in My Left Foot
Actress- Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy
Supporting Actor- Rowan Atkinson in The Tall Guy
Supporting Actress- Brenda Fricker in My Left Foot
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the 1990s

1990
Actor- Ray Liotta in Goodfellas
Actress- Kathy Bates in Misery
Supporting Actor- Joe Pesci in Goodfellas
Supporting Actress- Lorraine Bracco in Goodfellas

1991
Actor- Kenneth Branagh in Dead Again
Actress- Lili Taylor in Dogfight
Supporting Actor- William Sadler in Bill And Ted's Bogus Journey
Supporting Actress- Juliette Lewis in Cape Fear

1992
Actor- Tim Robbins in The Player
Actress- Emma Thompson in Howard's End
Supporting Actor- Jaye Davidson in The Crying Game
Supporting Actress- Cynda Williams in One False Move

1993
Actor- Anthony Hopkins in The Remains Of The Day
Actress- Emma Thompson in The Remains Of The Day
Supporting Actor- Tommy Lee Jones in The Fugitive
Supporting Actress- Lily Tomlin in Short Cuts

1994
Actor- Tim Robbins in The Shawkshank Redemption
Actress- Sigourney Weaver in Death And The Maiden
Supporting Actor- Martin Landau in Ed Wood
Supporting Actress- Helen Mirren in The Madness Of King George
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the rest of the 1990s

1995
Actor- Sean Penn in Dead Man Walking
Actress- Nicole Kidman in To Die For
Supporting Actor- Kevin Spacey in Se7en
Supporting Actress- Ileana Douglas in To Die For

1996
Actor- Billy Bob Thornton in Sling Blade
Actress- Lili Taylor in I Shot Andy Warhol
Supporting Actor- William H Macy in Fargo
Supporting Actress Glenne Headley in Two Days In The Valley

1997
Actor- Robert Duvall in The Apostle
Actress- Toni Collette in Clockwatchers
Supporting Actor- James Coburn in Affliction
Supporting Actress Julianne Moore in Boogie Nights

1998
Actor-Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski
Actress- Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth
Supporting Actor- Phillip Seymour Hoffman in Happiness
Supporting Actress Lynn Redgrave in Gods And Monsters

1999
Actor- Jim Carrey in Man On The Moon
Actress- Reese Witherspoon in Election
Supporting Actor- Michael Clarke Duncan in The Green Mile
Supporting Actress Elaine Cassidy in Felicia's Journey
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on to the 21st century

2000
Actor- Guy Pearce in Memento
Actress- Ellen Burstyn in Requiem For A Dream
Supporting Actor- Ben Kingsley in Sexy Beast
Supporting Actress- Julie Walters in Billy Elliot

2001
Actor- Russell Crowe in A Beautiful Mind
Actress- Thora Birch in Ghost World
Supporting Actor- Alan Arkin in Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Supporting Actress Clea DuVall in Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

2002
Actor- Robin Williams in One Hour Photo
Actress- Julianne Moore in Far From Heaven
Supporting Actor-Willem Dafoe in Spider Man
Supporting Actress -Rosario Flores in Talk To Her

2003
Actor- Paul Giamatti in American Splendor
Actress- Uma Thurman in Kill Bill Vol 1
Supporting Actor- Tim Robbins in Mystic River
Supporting Actress- Melissa Leo in 21 Grams

2004
Actor- Johnny Depp in Finding Neverland
Actress- Emily Mortimer in Dear Frankie
Supporting Actor- Thomas Haden Church in Sideways
Supporting Actress-Julie Christie in Finding Neverland
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the rest of the 2000s

2005
Actor- Bill Murray in Broken Flowers
Actress- Laura Linney in The Exorcism Of Emily Rose
Supporting Actor- Charlie Hunnan in Green Street Hooligans
Supporting Actress- Tilda Swinton in The Chronicles Of Narnia The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe

2006
Actor- Leonardo DiCaprio in The Departed
Actress- Judi Dench in Notes On A Scandal and Kate Winslet in Little Children (tie)
Supporting Actor-Jackie Earle Haley in Little Children
Supporting Actress- Abigail Breslin in Little Miss Sunshine

2007
Jake Gyllenhaal in Zodiac
Laura Linney in The Savages
William Hurt in Into The Wild
Catherine Keener in Into The Wild

2008
Actor- Jeremy Renner in The Hurt Locker
Actress- Sally Hawkins in Happy Go Lucky
Supporting Actor- Eddie Marsan in Happy Go Lucky
Supporting Actress- Amy Adams in Doubt

2009
Actor- Joseph Gordon Levitt in 500 Days Of Summer
Actress- Zoey Deschanel in 500 Days Of Summer
Supporting Actor- Jackie Earle Haley in Watchmen
Supporting Actress- Anna Kendrick in Up In The Air
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2010s

2010
Actor- James Franco in 127 Hours
Actress- Natalie Portman in Black Swan
Supporting Actor- Michael Shannon in The Runaways
Supporting Actress- Winona Ryder in Black Swan

2011
Actor- Brad Pitt in Moneyball
Actress- Elizabeth Olsen in Martha Marcy May Marlene
Supporting Actor- John Hawkes in Martha Marcy May Marlene
Supporting Actress- Sarah Poulson in Martha Marcy May Marlene

2012
Actor-Daniel Day Lewis in Lincoln
Actress-Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games
Supporting Actor-Leonardo DiCaprio in Django Unchained
Supporting Actress-Sally Field in Lincoln

2013
Actor- Joaquin Phoenix in Her
Actress- Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine
Supporting Actor- Paul Dano in Prisoners
Supporting Actress- Lili Taylor in The Conjuring

2014
Actor- Richard Gere in Time Out Of Mind
Actress- Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl
Supporting Actor- JK Simmons in Whiplash
Supporting Actress- Patricia Arquette in Boyhood
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the rest of the 2010s

2015
Actor- Johnny Depp in Black Mass
Actress- Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn
Supporting Actor-Joel Edgerton in The Gift
Supporting Actress- Jennifer Jason Leigh in The Hateful Eight

2016
Actor- Denzel Washington in Fences
Actress- Emma Stone in La La Land
Supporting Actor- Michael Shannon in Nocturnal Animals
Supporting Actress- Naomie Harris in Moonlight

2017
Actor- Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour
Actress- Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird
Supporting Actor- Sam Rockwell in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
Supporting Actress- Laurie Metcalf in Lady Bird

2018
Actor- Bradley Cooper in A Star Is Born
Actress- Elise Fisher in Eighth Grade
Supporting Actor-Richard E Grant in Can You Ever Forgive Me
Supporting Actress- Ellen Burstyn in Nostalgia

2019
Actor- Leonardo DiCaprio in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Actress- Scarlett Johansson in Marriage Story
Supporting Actor- Brad Pitt in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Supporting Actress- Margot Robbie in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
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now to the present-

2020
Actor-N/A
Actress- Frances McDormand in Nomadland
Supporting Actor- David Straithairn in Nomadland
Supporting Actress- N/A

2021
Actor-Bradley Cooper in Nightmare Alley
Actress-Alana Haim in Licorice Pizza
Supporting Actor-Jude Hill in Belfast
Supporting Actress- Cate Blanchett in Nightmare Alley

2022
Actor- Colin Farrell in The Banshees Of Inisherin
Actress- Cate Blanchett in Tar
Supporting Actor-Brendan Gleeson in The Banshees Of Inisherin
Supporting Actress- Kerry Condon in The Banshees Of Inisherin
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