Academy Award Best Actor

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Since the very first Oscar ceremony in 1929, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has honored the year’s most outstanding performance by an actor in a leading role.

Lost film The Way of All Flesh not included on list.

Last updated: March 4, 2018.

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    The Last Command

    1928, in 8 top lists Check
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    In Old Arizona

    1928, in 1 top list Check
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    Disraeli

    1929, in 2 top lists Check
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    A Free Soul

    1931, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Champ

    1931, in 3 top lists Check
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    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    1931, in 6 top lists Check
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    The Private Life of Henry VIII.

    1933, in 4 top lists Check
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    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Informer

    1935, in 7 top lists Check
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    The Story of Louis Pasteur

    1936, in 1 top list Check
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    Captains Courageous

    1937, in 6 top lists Check
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    Boys Town

    1938, in 2 top lists Check
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    Goodbye, Mr. Chips

    1939, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
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    Sergeant York

    1941, in 7 top lists Check
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    Yankee Doodle Dandy

    1942, in 12 top lists Check
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    Watch on the Rhine

    1943, in 2 top lists Check
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    Going My Way

    1944, in 6 top lists Check
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    The Lost Weekend

    1945, in 16 top lists Check
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    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 27 top lists Check
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    A Double Life

    1947, in 1 top list Check
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    Hamlet

    1948, in 9 top lists Check
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    All the King's Men

    1949, in 8 top lists Check
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    Cyrano de Bergerac

    1950, in 1 top list Check
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    The African Queen

    1951, in 10 top lists Check
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    High Noon

    1952, in 18 top lists Check
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    Stalag 17

    1953, in 6 top lists Check
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    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 32 top lists Check
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    Marty

    1955, in 11 top lists Check
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    The King and I

    1956, in 5 top lists Check
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    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 30 top lists Check
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    Separate Tables

    1958, in 2 top lists Check
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    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 24 top lists Check
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    Elmer Gantry

    1960, in 6 top lists Check
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    Judgment at Nuremberg

    1961 — a.k.a. Judgement at Nuremberg, in 7 top lists Check
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    To Kill a Mockingbird

    1962, in 20 top lists Check
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    Lilies of the Field

    1963, in 2 top lists Check
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    My Fair Lady

    1964, in 17 top lists Check
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    Cat Ballou

    1965, in 2 top lists Check
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    A Man for All Seasons

    1966, in 15 top lists Check
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    In the Heat of the Night

    1967, in 16 top lists Check
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    Charly

    1968, in 0 top lists Check
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    True Grit

    1969, in 2 top lists Check
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    Patton

    1970, in 13 top lists Check
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    The French Connection

    1971, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
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    Save the Tiger

    1973, in 1 top list Check
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    Harry and Tonto

    1974, in 1 top list Check
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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
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    Network

    1976, in 14 top lists Check
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