Best Actor (Musical or Comedy) nominees (non-winners) I've seen

  1. 1950
  2. Harold Lloyd- The Sin of Harold Diddlebock
  3. Dan Dailey- When Willie Comes Marching Home
  4. 1951
  5. Gene Kelly- An American in Paris
  6. Bing Crosby- Here Comes the Groom
  7. 1952
  8. Danny Kaye- Hans Christian Andersen
  9. Clifton Webb- Stars and Stripes Forever
  10. 1956
  11. Danny Kaye- The Court Jester
  12. Yul Brynner- The King and I
  13. Marlon Brando- The Teahouse of the August Moon
  14. Glenn Ford- The Teahouse of the August Moon
  15. 1957
  16. Glenn Ford- Don't Go Near the Water
  17. Maurice Chevalier- Love in the Afternoon
  18. David Niven- My Man Godfrey
  19. Tony Randall- Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
  20. 1958
  21. Maurice Chevalier- Gigi
  22. Louis Jourdan- Gigi
  23. Cary Grant- Indiscreet
  24. Clark Gable- Teacher's Pet
  25. 1959
  26. Clark Gable- But Not for Me
  27. Cary Grant- Operation Petticoat
  28. Sidney Poitier- Porgy and Bess
  29. Dean Martin- Who Was That Lady?
  30. 1960
  31. Bob Hope- The Facts of Life
  32. Cary Grant- The Grass Is Greener
  33. Cantinflas- Pepe
  34. Dirk Bogarde- Song Without End
  35. 1961
  36. Fred MacMurray- The Absent Minded Professor
  37. Bob Hope- Bachelor in Paradise
  38. Fred Astaire- The Pleasure of His Company
  39. Richard Beymer- West Side Story
  40. 1962
  41. Alberto Sordi- The Best of Enemies
  42. Stephen Boyd- Billy Rose's Jumbo
  43. Jimmy Durante- Billy Rose's Jumbo
  44. Karl Malden- Gypsy
  45. James Stewart- Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
  46. Robert Preston- The Music Man
  47. Charlton Heston- The Pigeon That Took Rome
  48. Cary Grant- That Touch of Mink
  49. 1963
  50. Cary Grant- Charade
  51. Frank Sinatra- Come Blow Your Horn
  52. Jack Lemmon- Irma La Douce
  53. Jonathan Winters- It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
  54. Terry-Thomas- The Mouse on the Moon
  55. Albert Finney- Tom Jones
  56. Jack Lemmon- Under the Yum Yum Tree
  57. James Garner- The Wheeler Dealers
  58. 1964
  59. Dick Van Dyke- Mary Poppins
  60. Marcello Mastroianni- Marriage, Italian Style
  61. Peter Sellers- The Pink Panther
  62. Peter Ustinov- Topkapi
  63. 1965
  64. Jerry Lewis- Boeing (707) Boeing (707)
  65. Jack Lemmon- The Great Race
  66. Alberto Sordi- Those Magnificent Men and Their Flying Machines
  67. Jason Robards- A Thousand Clowns
  68. 1966
  69. Walter Matthau- The Fortune Cookie
  70. Michael Caine- Gambit
  71. Alan Bates- Georgy Girl
  72. Lionel Jeffries- The Spy with a Cold Nose
  73. 1967
  74. Ugo Tognazzi- Climax
  75. Rex Harrison- Doctor Dolittle
  76. Dustin Hoffman- The Graduate
  77. Richard Burton- The Taming of the Shrew
  78. 1968
  79. Fred Astaire- Finian's Rainbow
  80. Jack Lemmon- The Odd Couple
  81. Walter Matthau- The Odd Couple
  82. Zero Mostel- The Producers
  83. 1969
  84. Dustin Hoffman- John and Mary
  85. Lee Marvin- Paint Your Wagon
  86. Steve McQueen- The Reivers
  87. Anthony Quinn- The Secret of Santa Vittoria
  88. 1970
  89. Richard Benjamin- Diary of a Mad Housewife
  90. Elliott Gould- M*A*S*H
  91. Donald Sutherland- M*A*S*H
  92. Jack Lemmon- The Out of Towners
  93. 1971
  94. Bud Cort- Harold and Maude
  95. Walter Matthau- Kotch
  96. Dean Jones- The Million Dollar Duck
  97. Gene Wilder- Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  98. 1972
  99. Edward Albert- Butterflies Are Free
  100. Charles Grodin- The Heartbreak Kid
  101. Peter O'Toole- Man of La Mancha
  102. Walter Matthau- Pete 'n' Tillie
  103. 1973
  104. Richard Dreyfuss- American Graffiti
  105. Carl Anderson- Jesus Christ Superstar
  106. Ted Neeley- Jesus Christ Superstar
  107. Ryan O'Neal- Paper Moon
  108. 1974
  109. James Earl Jones- Claudine
  110. Jack Lemmon- The Front Page
  111. Walter Matthau- The Front Page
  112. Burt Reynolds- The Longest Yard
  113. 1975
  114. James Caan- Funny Lady
  115. Peter Sellers- Return of the Pink Panther
  116. Warren Beatty- Shampoo
  117. George Burns- The Sunshine Boys
  118. 1976
  119. Peter Sellers- The Pink Panther Strikes Again
  120. Jack Weston- The Ritz
  121. Mel Brooks- Silent Movie
  122. Gene Wilder- Silver Streak
  123. 1977
  124. Woody Allen- Annie Hall
  125. Mel Brooks- High Anxiety
  126. Robert De Niro- New York, New York
  127. John Travolta- Saturday Night Fever
  128. 1978
  129. Gary Busey- The Buddy Holly Story
  130. Chevy Chase- Foul Play
  131. John Travolta- Grease
  132. George C. Scott- Movie Movie
  133. Alan Alda- Same Time, Next Year
  134. 1979
  135. Dudley Moore- 10
  136. Roy Scheider- All That Jazz
  137. George Hamilton- Love at First Bite
  138. Burt Reynolds- Starting Over
  139. 1980
  140. Tommy Lee Jones- Coal Miner's Daughter
  141. Walter Matthau- Hopscotch
  142. Neil Diamond- The Jazz Singer
  143. Paul Le Mat- Melvin and Howard
  144. 1981
  145. Walter Matthau- First Monday in October
  146. Alan Alda- The Four Seasons
  147. Steve Martin- Pennies from Heaven
  148. George Hamilton- Zorro, the Gay Blade
  149. 1982
  150. Al Pacino- Author! Author!
  151. Peter O'Toole- My Favorite Year
  152. Henry Winkler- Night Shift
  153. Robert Preston- Victor Victoria
  154. 1983
  155. Tom Cruise- Risky Business
  156. Eddie Murphy- Trading Places
  157. Mandy Patinkin- Yentl
  158. Woody Allen- Zelig
  159. 1984
  160. Steve Martin- All of Me
  161. Eddie Murphy- Beverly Hills Cop
  162. Bill Murray- Ghostbusters
  163. Robin Williams- Moscow on the Hudson
  164. 1985
  165. Griffin Dunne- After Hours
  166. Michael J. Fox- Back to the Future
  167. James Garner- Murphy's Romance
  168. Jeff Daniels- The Purple Rose of Cairo
  169. 1986
  170. Matthew Broderick- Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  171. Danny DeVito- Ruthless People
  172. Jeff Daniels- Something Wild
  173. Jack Lemmon- That's Life!
  174. 1987
  175. William Hurt- Broadcast News
  176. Patrick Swayze- Dirty Dancing
  177. Nicolas Cage- Moonstruck
  178. Steve Martin- Roxanne
  179. Danny DeVito- Throw Momma from the Train
  180. 1988
  181. Michael Caine- Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
  182. John Cleese- A Fish Called Wanda
  183. Robert De Niro- Midnight Run
  184. Bob Hoskins- Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  185. 1989
  186. Jack Nicholson- Batman
  187. Steve Martin- Parenthood
  188. Michael Douglas- The War of the Roses
  189. Billy Crystal- When Harry Met Sally...
  190. 1990
  191. Johnny Depp- Edward Scissorhands
  192. Patrick Swayze- Ghost
  193. Macaulay Culkin- Home Alone
  194. Richard Gere- Pretty Woman
  195. 1991
  196. Billy Crystal- City Slickers
  197. Jeff Bridges- The Fisher King
  198. Dustin Hoffman- Hook
  199. Kevin Kline- Soapdish
  200. 1992
  201. Tim Robbins- Bob Roberts
  202. Nicholas Cage- Honeymoon in Vegas
  203. Billy Crystal- Mr. Saturday Night
  204. Marcello Mastroianni- Used People
  205. 1993
  206. Johnny Depp- Benny & Joon
  207. Kevin Kline- Dave
  208. Tom Hanks- Sleepless in Seattle
  209. Colm Meaney- The Snapper
  210. 1994
  211. Terence Stamp- The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  212. Johnny Depp- Ed Wood
  213. Arnold Schwarzenegger- Junior
  214. Jim Carrey- The Mask
  215. 1995
  216. Michael Douglas- The American President
  217. Steve Martin- Father of the Bride Part II
  218. Harrison Ford- Sabrina
  219. Patrick Swayze- To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar
  220. 1996
  221. Nathan Lane- The Birdcage
  222. Antonio Banderas- Evita
  223. Eddie Murphy- The Nutty Professor
  224. Kevin Costner- Tin Cup
  225. 1997
  226. Kevin Kline- In & Out
  227. Samuel L. Jackson- Jackie Brown
  228. Jim Carrey- Liar Liar
  229. Dustin Hoffman- Wag the Dog
  230. 1998
  231. Warren Beatty- Bulworth
  232. Antonio Banderas- The Mask of Zorro
  233. Robin Williams- Patch Adams
  234. John Travolta- Primary Colors
  235. 1999
  236. Robert De Niro- Analyze This
  237. Rupert Everett- An Ideal Husband
  238. Hugh Grant- Notting Hill
  239. Sean Penn- Sweet and Lowdown
  240. 2000
  241. John Cusack- High Fidelity
  242. Jim Carrey- How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  243. Robert De Niro- Meet the Parents
  244. Mel Gibson- What Women Want
  245. 2001
  246. Billy Bob Thornton- Bandits
  247. John Cameron Mitchell- Hedwig and the Angry Itch
  248. Hugh Jackman- Kate & Leopold
  249. Ewan McGregor- Moulin Rouge!
  250. 2002
  251. Hugh Grant- About a Boy
  252. Nicolas Cage- Adaptation
  253. Kieran Culkin- Igby Goes Down
  254. Adam Sandler- Punch-Drunk Love
  255. 2003
  256. Billy Bob Thornton- Bad Santa
  257. Johnny Depp- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  258. Jack Black- School of Rock
  259. Jack Nicholson- Something's Gotta Give
  260. 2004
  261. Kevin Spacey- Beyond the Sea
  262. Kevin Kline- De-Lovely
  263. Jim Carrey- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  264. Paul Giamatti- Sideways
  265. 2005
  266. Cillian Murphy- Breakfast on Pluto
  267. Johnny Depp- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  268. Pierce Brosnan- The Matador
  269. Nathan Lane- The Producers
  270. Jeff Daniels- The Squid and the Whale
  271. 2006
  272. Chiwetel Ejiofor- Kinky Boots
  273. Johnny Depp- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
  274. Will Ferrell- Stranger Than Fiction
  275. Aaron Eckhart- Thank You For Smoking
  276. 2007
  277. Tom Hanks- Charlie Wilson's War
  278. Ryan Gosling- Lars and the Real Girl
  279. Philip Seymour Hoffman- The Savages
  280. John C. Reilly- Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
  281. 2008
  282. Brendan Gleeson- In Bruges
  283. Dustin Hoffman- Last Chance Harvey
  284. James Franco- Pineapple Express
  285. Javier Bardem- Vicky Cristina Barcelona