Best Actor nominees (non-winning) performances I've seen

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  1. 1928
  2. Richard Barthelmass (The Noose)
  3. Richard Barthelmass (The Patent Leather Kid)
  4. 1929
  5. no official nominees
  6. 1930
  7. Wallace Beery- The Big House
  8. Maurice Chevalier- The Big Pond
  9. Ronald Colman- Bulldog Drummond
  10. Ronald Colman- Condemned
  11. George Arliss- The Green Goddess
  12. Maurice Chevalier- The Love Parade
  13. Lawrence Tibbett- The Rogue Song
  14. 1931
  15. Richard Dix- Cimarron
  16. Adolphe Menjou- The Front Page
  17. Fredric March- The Royal Family of Broadway
  18. Jackie Cooper- Skippy
  19. 1932
  20. Alfred Lunt- The Guardsman
  21. 1933
  22. Leslie Howard- Berkeley Square
  23. Paul Muni- I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
  24. 1934
  25. Frank Morgan- The Affairs of Cellini
  26. William Powell- The Thin Man
  27. 1935
  28. Paul Muni- Black Fury
  29. Clark Gable- Mutiny on the Bounty
  30. Charles Laughton- Mutiny on the Bounty
  31. Franchot Tone- Mutiny on the Bounty
  32. 1936
  33. Walter Huston- Dodsworth
  34. Gary Cooper- Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
  35. William Powell- My Man Godfrey
  36. Spencer Tracy- San Francisco
  37. 1937
  38. Charles Boyer- Conquest
  39. Paul Muni- The Life of Emile Zola
  40. Robert Montgomery- Night Must Fall
  41. Fredric March- A Star Is Born
  42. 1938
  43. Charles Boyer- Algiers
  44. James Cagney- Angels with Dirty Faces
  45. Robert Donat- The Citadel
  46. Leslie Howard- Pygmalion
  47. 1939
  48. Mickey Rooney- Babes in Arms
  49. Clark Gable- Gone with the Wind
  50. James Stewart- Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  51. Laurence Olivier- Wuthering Heights
  52. 1940
  53. Raymond Massey- Abe Lincoln in Illinois
  54. Henry Fonda- The Grapes of Wrath
  55. Charles Chaplin- The Great Dictator
  56. Laurence Olivier- Rebecca
  57. 1941
  58. Orson Welles- Citizen Kane
  59. Walter Huston- The Devil and Daniel Webster
  60. Robert Montgomery- Here Comes Mr. Jordan
  61. Cary Grant- Penny Serenade
  62. 1942
  63. Walter Pidgeon- Mrs. Miniver
  64. Monty Woolley- The Pied Piper
  65. Gary Cooper- The Pride of the Yankees
  66. Ronald Colman- Random Harvest
  67. 1943
  68. Humphrey Bogart- Casablanca
  69. Gary Cooper- For Whom the Bell Tolls
  70. Mickey Rooney- The Human Comedy
  71. Walter Pidgeon- Madame Curie
  72. 1944
  73. Charles Boyer- Gaslight
  74. Barry Fitzgerald- Going My Way
  75. Cary Grant- None But the Lonely Heart
  76. Alexander Knox- Wilson
  77. 1945
  78. Gene Kelly- Anchors Aweigh
  79. Bing Crosby- The Bells of St. Mary's
  80. Gregory Peck- The Keys to the Kingdom
  81. Cornel Wilde- A Song to Remember
  82. 1946
  83. Laurence Olivier- Henry V
  84. James Stewart- It's a Wonderful Life
  85. Larry Parks- The Jolson Story
  86. Gregory Peck- The Yearling
  87. 1947
  88. John Garfield- Body and Soul
  89. Gregory Peck- Gentleman's Agreement
  90. William Powell- Life with Father
  91. Michael Redgrave- Mourning Becomes Electra
  92. 1948
  93. Lew Ayres- Johnny Belinda
  94. Montgomery Clift- The Search
  95. Clifton Webb- Sitting Pretty
  96. Dan Dailey- When My Baby Smiles at Me
  97. 1949
  98. Kirk Douglas- Champion
  99. Richard Todd- The Hasty Heart
  100. John Wayne- Sands of Iwo Jima
  101. Gregory Peck- Twelve O'Clock High
  102. 1950
  103. Spencer Tracy- Father of the Bride
  104. James Stewart- Harvey
  105. Louis Calhern- The Magnificent Yankee
  106. William Holden- Sunset Boulevard
  107. 1951
  108. Arthur Kennedy- Bright Victory
  109. Fredric March- Death of a Salesman
  110. Montgomery Clift- A Place in the Sun
  111. Marlon Brando- A Streetcar Named Desire
  112. 1952
  113. Kirk Douglas- The Bad and the Beautiful
  114. Alec Guinness- The Lavender Hill Mob
  115. Jose Ferrer- Moulin Rouge
  116. Marlon Brando- Viva Zapata!
  117. 1953
  118. Montgomery Clift- From Here to Eternity
  119. Burt Lancaster- From Here to Eternity
  120. Marlon Brando- Julius Caesar
  121. Richard Burton- The Robe
  122. 1954
  123. Humphrey Bogart- The Caine Mutiny
  124. Bing Crosby- The Country Girl
  125. Dan O'Herlihy- Robinson Crusoe
  126. James Mason- A Star Is Born
  127. 1955
  128. Spencer Tracy- Bad Day at Black Rock
  129. James Dean- East of Eden
  130. James Cagney- Love Me or Leave Me
  131. Frank Sinatra- The Man with the Golden Arm
  132. 1956
  133. James Dean- Giant
  134. Rock Hudson- Giant
  135. Kirk Douglas- Lust for Life
  136. Laurence Olivier- Richard III
  137. 1957
  138. Anthony Franciosa- A Hatful of Rain
  139. Marlon Brando- Sayonara
  140. Anthony Quinn- Wild Is the Wind
  141. Charles Laughton- Witness for the Prosecution
  142. 1958
  143. Paul Newman- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  144. Tony Curtis- The Defiant Ones
  145. Sidney Poitier- The Defiant Ones
  146. Spencer Tracy- The Old Man and the Sea
  147. 1959
  148. James Stewart- Anatomy of a Murder
  149. Paul Muni- The Last Angry Man
  150. Laurence Harvey- Room at the Top
  151. Jack Lemmon- Some Like It Hot
  152. 1960
  153. Jack Lemmon- The Apartment
  154. The Entertainer- Laurence Olivier
  155. Spencer Tracy- Inherit the Wind
  156. Trevor Howard- Sons and Lovers
  157. 1961
  158. Charles Boyer- Fanny
  159. Paul Newman- The Hustler
  160. Spencer Tracy- Judgment at Nuremberg
  161. Stuart Whitman- The Mark
  162. 1962
  163. Burt Lancaster- Birdman of Alcatraz
  164. Jack Lemmon- Days of Wine and Roses
  165. Marcello Mastroianni- Divorce, Italian Style
  166. Peter O'Toole- Lawrence of Arabia
  167. 1963
  168. Rex Harrison- Cleopatra
  169. Paul Newman- Hud
  170. Richard Harris- This Sporting Life
  171. Albert Finney- Tom Jones
  172. 1964
  173. Richard Burton- Becket
  174. Peter O'Toole- Becket
  175. Peter Sellers- Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  176. Anthony Quinn- Zorba the Greek
  177. 1965
  178. Laurence Olivier- Othello
  179. Rod Steiger- The Pawnbroker
  180. Oskar Werner- Ship of Fools
  181. Richard Burton- The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
  182. 1966
  183. Michael Caine- Alfie
  184. Alan Arkin- The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming
  185. Steve McQueen- The Sand Pebbles
  186. Richard Burton- Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  187. 1967
  188. Warren Beatty- Bonnie and Clyde
  189. Paul Newman- Cool Hand Luke
  190. Dustin Hoffman- The Graduate
  191. Spencer Tracy- Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
  192. 1968
  193. Alan Bates- The Fixer
  194. Alan Arkin- The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
  195. Peter O'Toole- The Lion in Winter
  196. Ron Moody- Oliver!
  197. 1969
  198. Richard Burton- Anne of the Thousand Days
  199. Peter O'Toole- Goodbye, Mr. Chips
  200. Dustin Hoffman- Midnight Cowboy
  201. Jon Voight- Midnight Cowboy
  202. 1970
  203. Jack Nicholson- Five Easy Pieces
  204. James Earl Jones- The Great White Hope
  205. Melvyn Douglas- I Never Sang for My Father
  206. Ryan O'Neal- Love Story
  207. 1971
  208. Topol- Fiddler on the Roof
  209. George C. Scott- The Hospital
  210. Walter Matthau- Kotch
  211. Peter Finch- Sunday Bloody Sunday
  212. 1972
  213. Peter O'Toole- The Ruling Class
  214. Michael Caine- Sleuth
  215. Laurence Olivier- Sleuth
  216. Paul Winfield- Sounder
  217. 1973
  218. Jack Nicholson- The Last Detail
  219. Marlon Brando- Last Tango in Paris
  220. Al Pacino- Serpico
  221. Robert Redford- The Sting
  222. 1974
  223. Jack Nicholson- Chinatown
  224. Al Pacino- The Godfather Part II
  225. Dustin Hoffman- Lenny
  226. Albert Finney- Murder on the Orient Express
  227. 1975
  228. Al Pacino- Dog Day Afternoon
  229. James Whitmore- Give 'em Hell, Harry!
  230. Maximilian Schell- The Man in the Glass Booth
  231. Walter Matthau- The Sunshine Boys
  232. 1976
  233. William Holden- Network
  234. Sylvester Stallone- Rocky
  235. Giancarlo Giannini- Seven Beauties
  236. Robert De Niro- Taxi Driver
  237. 1977
  238. Woody Allen- Annie Hall
  239. Richard Burton- Equus
  240. John Tavolta- Saturday Night Fever
  241. Marcello Mastroianni- A Special Day
  242. 1978
  243. Laurence Olivier- The Boys from Brazil
  244. Gary Busey- The Buddy Holly Story
  245. Robert De Niro- The Deer Hunter
  246. Warren Beatty- Heaven Can Wait
  247. 1979
  248. Al Pacino- ...And Justice for All
  249. Roy Scheider- All That Jazz
  250. Peter Sellers- Being There
  251. Jack Lemmon- The China Syndrome
  252. 1980
  253. John Hurt- The Elephant Man
  254. Robert Duvall- The Great Santini
  255. Peter O'Toole- The Stunt Man
  256. Jack Lemmon- Tribute
  257. 1981
  258. Paul Newman- Absence of Malice
  259. Dudley Moore- Arthur
  260. Burt Lancaster- Atlantic City
  261. Warren Beatty- Reds
  262. 1982
  263. Jack Lemmon- Missing
  264. Peter O'Toole- My Favorite Year
  265. Dustin Hoffman- Tootsie
  266. Paul Newman- The Verdict
  267. 1983
  268. Tom Courtenay- The Dresser
  269. Albert Finney- The Dresser
  270. Michael Caine- Educating Rita
  271. Tom Conti- Reuben, Reuben
  272. 1984
  273. Tom Hulce- Amadeus
  274. Sam Waterston- The Killing Fields
  275. Jeff Bridges- Starman
  276. Albert Finney- Under the Volcano
  277. 1985
  278. James Garner- Murphy's Romance
  279. Jack Nicholson- Prizzi's Honor
  280. Jon Voight- Runaway Train
  281. Harrison Ford- Witness
  282. 1986
  283. Dexter Gordon- 'Round Midnight
  284. William Hurt- Children of a Lesser God
  285. Bob Hoskins- Mona Lisa
  286. James Woods- Salvador
  287. 1987
  288. William Hurt- Broadcast News
  289. Marcello Mastroianni- Dark Eyes
  290. Robin Williams- Good Morning, Vietnam
  291. Jack Nicholson- Ironweed
  292. 1988
  293. Tom Hanks- Big
  294. Gene Hackman- Mississippi Burning
  295. Max von Sydow- Pelle the Conqueror
  296. Edward James Olmos- Stand and Deliver
  297. 1989
  298. Tom Cruise- Born on the Fourth of July
  299. Robin Williams- Dead Poets Society
  300. Morgan Freeman- Driving Miss Daisy
  301. Kenneth Branagh- Henry V
  302. 1990
  303. Robert De Niro- Awakenings
  304. Gerard Depardieu- Cyrano de Bergerac
  305. Kevin Costner- Dances with Wolves
  306. Richard Harris- The Field
  307. 1991
  308. Warren Beatty- Bugsy
  309. Robert De Niro- Cape Fear
  310. Robin Williams- The Fisher King
  311. Nick Nolte- The Prince of Tides
  312. 1992
  313. Robert Downey Jr.- Chaplin
  314. Stephen Rea- The Crying Game
  315. Denzel Washington- Malcolm X
  316. Clint Eastwood- Unforgiven
  317. 1993
  318. Daniel Day-Lewis- In the Name of the Father
  319. Anthony Hopkins- The Remains of the Day
  320. Liam Neeson- Schindler's List
  321. Laurence Fishburne- What's Love Got to Do with It
  322. 1994
  323. Nigel Hawthorne- The Madness of King George
  324. Paul Newman- Nobody's Fool
  325. John Travolta- Pulp Fiction
  326. Morgan Freeman- The Shawshank Redemption
  327. 1995
  328. Sean Penn- Dead Man Walking
  329. Richard Dreyfuss- Mr. Holland's Opus
  330. Anthony Hopkins- Nixon
  331. Massimo Troisi- The Postman
  332. 1996
  333. Ralph Fiennes- The English Patient
  334. Tom Cruise- Jerry Maguire
  335. Woody Harrelson- The People vs. Larry Flynt
  336. Billy Bob Thornton- Sling Blade
  337. 1997
  338. Robert Duvall- The Apostle
  339. Matt Damon- Good Will Hunting
  340. Peter Fonda- Ulee's Gold
  341. Dustin Hoffman- Wag the Dog
  342. 1998
  343. Nick Nolte- Affliction
  344. Edward Norton- American History X
  345. Ian McKellan- Gods and Monsters
  346. Tom Hanks- Saving Private Ryan
  347. 1999
  348. Denzel Washington- The Hurricane
  349. Russell Crowe- The Insider
  350. Richard Farnsworth- The Straight Story
  351. Sean Penn- Sweet and Lowdown
  352. 2000
  353. Javier Bardem- Before Night Falls
  354. Tom Hanks- Cast Away
  355. Ed Harris- Pollock
  356. Geoffrey Rush- Quills
  357. 2001
  358. Will Smith- Ali
  359. Russell Crowe- A Beautiful Mind
  360. Sean Penn- I Am Sam
  361. Tom Wilkinson- In the Bedroom
  362. 2002
  363. Jack Nicholson- About Schmidt
  364. Nicolas Cage- Adaptation
  365. Daniel Day-Lewis- Gangs of New York
  366. Michael Caine- The Quiet American
  367. 2003
  368. Jude Law- Cold Mountain
  369. Ben Kingsley- House of Sand and Fog
  370. Bill Murray- Lost in Translation
  371. Johnny Depp- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  372. 2004
  373. Leonardo DiCaprio- The Aviator
  374. Johnny Depp- Finding Neverland
  375. Don Cheadle- Hotel Rwanda
  376. Clint Eastwood- Million Dollar Baby
  377. 2005
  378. Heath Ledger- Brokeback Mountain
  379. David Strathairn- Good Night, and Good Luck
  380. Terrence Howard- Hustle & Flow
  381. Joaquin Phoenix- Walk the Line
  382. 2006
  383. Leonardo DiCaprio- Blood Diamond
  384. Ryan Gosling- Half Nelson
  385. Peter O'Toole- Venus
  386. Will Smith- The Pursuit of Happyness
  387. 2007
  388. George Clooney- Michael Clayton
  389. Johnny Depp- Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  390. Tommy Lee Jones- In the Valley of Elah
  391. Viggo Mortensen- Eastern Promises
  392. 2008
  393. Richard Jenkins - The Visitor
  394. Frank Langella - Frost/Nixon
  395. Brad Pitt - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  396. Mickey Rourke - The Wrestler
  397. 2009
  398. George Clooney - Up in the Air
  399. Colin Firth - A Single Man
  400. Morgan Freeman - Invictus
  401. Jeremy Renner - The Hurt Locker
  402. 2010
  403. Javier Bardem - Biutiful
  404. Jeff Bridges - True Grit
  405. Jesse Eisenberg - The Social Network
  406. James Franco - 127 Hours