Academy Award Winners for Best Actor

2013   Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club. R.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2012   Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln. PG-13.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2011   Jean Dujardin in The Artist. PG-13.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2010   Colin Firth in The King's Speech. R.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2009   Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart. R.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
2008   Sean Penn in Milk. R.
DVD Drama
and Blu-ray Drama
2007   Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood. R.
DVD Drama
2006   Forest Whitaker in The Last King of Scotland. R.
DVD Drama
2005   Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote. R. DVD Drama
2004   Jamie Foxx in Ray. PG-13. DVD Drama
2003   Sean Penn in Mystic River. R. DVD Drama
2002   Adrien Brody in The Pianist. R. DVD Drama
2001   Denzel Washington in Training Day. R. DVD Drama
2000   Russell Crowe in Gladiator. R.
DVD Action/Adventure
and Blu-ray Action/Adventure
1999   Kevin Spacey in American Beauty. R. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1998   Roberto Benigni in Life is Beautiful. PG-13.
DVD World (Italian)
and Blu-ray World (Italian)
1997   Jack Nicholson in As Good as It Gets. PG-13. DVD Comedy
1996   Geoffrey Rush in Shine. PG-13. DVD Drama
1995   Nicolas Cage in Leaving Las Vegas. R. DVD Drama
1994   Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump. PG-13. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1993   Tom Hanks in Philadelphia. PG-13. DVD Drama
1992   Al Pacino in Scent of a Woman. R. DVD Drama
1991   Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs. R.
DVD Drama
and Blu-ray Drama
1990   Jeremy Irons in Reversal of Fortune. R. DVD Drama
1989   Daniel Day-Lewis in My Left Foot. R. DVD Drama
1988   Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man. R. DVD Drama
1987   Michael Douglas in Wall Street. R. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1986   Paul Newman in The Color of Money. R. DVD Drama
1985   William Hurt in Kiss of the Spider Woman. R. DVD Drama
1984   F. Murray Abraham in Amadeus. R. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1983   Robert Duvall in Tender Mercies. PG. DVD Drama
1982   Ben Kingsley in Gandhi. PG. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1981   Henry Fonda in On Golden Pond. PG. DVD Drama
1980   Robert De Niro in Raging Bull. R. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1979   Dustin Hoffman in Kramer vs. Kramer. PG.
DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1978   Jon Voight in Coming Home. R. DVD Drama
1977   Richard Dreyfuss in The Goodbye Girl. PG. DVD Comedy
1976   Peter Finch in Network. R. DVD Drama
1975   Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. R. DVD Drama
1974   Art Carney in Harry and Tonto. R. DVD Comedy
1973   Jack Lemmon in Save the Tiger. R. DVD Drama
1972   Marlon Brando in The Godfather. R. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1971   Gene Hackman in The French Connection. R.
DVD Action/Adventure
and Blu-ray Action/Adventure
1970   George C. Scott in Patton. PG. DVD Drama
1969   John Wayne in True Grit. G. DVD Western
1968   Cliff Robertson in Charly. PG. DVD Drama
1967   Rod Steiger in In the Heat of the Night. Not rated. DVD Drama
1966   Paul Scofield in A Man For All Seasons. G. DVD Drama
1965   Lee Marvin in Cat Ballou. Not rated. DVD Western
1964   Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady. G. DVD Musical and Blu-ray Musical
1963   Sidney Poitier in Lilies of the Field. Not rated. DVD Drama
1962   Gregory Peck in To Kill a Mockingbird. Not rated.
DVD Drama
and Blu-ray Drama
1961   Maximilian Schell in Judgement at Nuremberg. Not rated. DVD Drama
1960   Burt Lancaster in Elmer Gantry. Not rated. DVD Drama
1959   Charlton Heston in Ben-Hur. G. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
1958   David Niven in Separate Tables. Not rated. DVD Drama
1957   Alec Guinness in The Bridge on the River Kwai. PG.
DVD Drama
and Blu-ray Drama
1956   Yul Brynner in The King and I. G. DVD Musical
1955   Ernest Borgnine in Marty. Not rated. DVD Drama
1954   Marlon Brando in On The Waterfront. Not rated. DVD Drama
1953   William Holden in Stalag 17. Not rated. DVD Drama
1952   Gary Cooper in High Noon. Not rated. DVD Western
1951   Humphrey Bogart in The African Queen. Not rated.
DVD Action/Adventure
and Blu-ray Action/Adventure
1950   José Ferrer in Cyrano de Bergerac. Not rated. DVD Drama
1949   Broderick Crawford in All The King's Men. Not rated. DVD Drama
1948   Laurence Olivier in Hamlet. Not rated. DVD 822.33 S7cr
1947   Ronald Colman in A Double Life. Not rated. DVD Drama
1946   Fredric March in The Best Years of Our Lives. Not rated. DVD Drama
1945   Ray Milland in The Lost Weekend. Not rated. DVD Drama
1944   Bing Crosby in Going My Way. Not rated. DVD Musical
1943   Paul Lukas in Watch on the Rhine. Not rated. DVD Drama
1942   James Cagney in Yankee Doodle Dandy. Not rated. DVD Musical
1941   Gary Cooper in Sergeant York. Not rated. DVD Action/Adventure
1940   James Stewart in The Philadelphia Story. Not rated. DVD Comedy
1939   Robert Donat in Goodbye, Mr. Chips. Not rated. DVD Drama
1938   Spencer Tracy in Boys Town. Not rated. DVD Drama
1937   Spencer Tracy in Captains Courageous. Not rated.
DVD Action/Adventure
1936   Paul Muni in The Story of Louis Pasteur. Not rated.
1935   Victor McLaglen in The Informer. Not rated. DVD Drama
1934   Clark Gable in It Happened One Night. Not rated. DVD Comedy
1932/33   Charles Laughton in The Private Life of Henry VIII. Not rated.
DVD Drama
1931/32  

Fredric March in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Not rated. DVD Horror

Wallace Beery in The Champ. Not rated. DVD Drama

1930/31   Lionel Barrymore in A Free Soul. Not rated. DVD Drama
1929/30   George Arliss in Disraeli. Not rated.
1928/29   Warner Baxter in In Old Arizona. Not rated. DVD Western
1927/28   Emil Jannings in The Last Command. Not rated. DVD Drama