Best Supporting Actor Winners

Oscars 2014 2Best Supporting Actor

A great film needs a great star, and often a great star needs someone to strengthen the film. The Best Supporting Actor award is designed to honor the strong actor behind the lead. Over the years this has been awarded to great actors like Walter Brennan, Michael Caine, and Jason Robards. Brennan holds the record with three wins as Best Supporting Actor. He is also among the small group of men to be nominated four times for the award. This list also includes Arthur Kennedy, Jack Nicholson, and Claude Rains. Unlike the Best Actor category this one came later; beginning in 1936.

Here are the winners…

1936 – Come and Get It

1937 – The Life of Emile Zola

1938 – Kentucky

1939 – Stagecoach

1940 – The Westerner

1941 – How Green Was My Valley

1942 – Johnny Eager

1943 – The More the Merrier

1944 – Going My Way

1945 – A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

1946 – The Best Years of Our Lives

1947 – Miracle on 34th Street

1948 – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

1949 – Twelve O’Clock High

1950 – All About Eve

1951 – A Streetcar Named Desire

1952 – Viva Zapata!

1953 – From Here to Eternity

1954 – The Barefoot Contessa

1955 – Mister Roberts

1956 – Lust For Life

1957 – Sayonara

1958 – The Big Country

1959 – Ben-Hur

1960 – Spartacus

1961 – West Side Story

1962 – Sweet Bird of Youth

1963 – Hud

1964 – Topkapi

1965 – A Thousand Clowns

1966 – The Fortune Cookie

1967 – Cool Hand Luke

1968 – The Subject Was Roses

1969 – They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

1970 – Ryan’s Daughter

1971 – The Last Picture Show

1972 – Cabaret

1973 – The Paper Chase

1974 – The Godfather: Part II

1975 – The Sunshine Boys

1976 – All the President’s Men

1977 – Julia

1978 – The Deer Hunter

1979 – Being There

1980 – Ordinary People

1981 – Arthur

1982 – An Officer and a Gentleman

1983 – Terms of Endearment

1984 – The Killing Fields

1985 – Cocoon

1986 – Hannah and Her Sisters

1987 – The Untouchables

1988 – A Fish Called Wanda

1989 – Glory

1990 – Goodfellas

1991 – City Slickers

1992 – Unforgiven

1993 – The Fugitive

1994 – Ed Wood

1995 – The Usual Suspects

1996 – Jerry Maguire

1997 – Good Will Hunting

1998 – Affliction

1999 – The Cider House Rules

2000 – Traffic

2001 – Iris

2002 – Adaptation

2003 – Mystic River

2004 – Million Dollar Baby

2005 – Syriana

2006 – Little Miss Sunshine

2007 – No Country For Old Men

2008 – The Dark Knight

2009 – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – The Fighter

2011 – Beginners

2012 – Django Unchained

2013 – Dallas Buyers Club

2014 – Whiplash

2015 – Bridge of Spies

2016 – Moonlight

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