Best 2000s Actors Who Didn't Win the Oscar


The Top TenXW

1Russell Crowe - A Beautiful MindRussell Ira Crowe is an actor, film producer and musician. Although a New Zealand citizen, he has lived most of his life in Australia and identifies himself as an Australian.

It was 2001. They didn't give him the Oscar b/c he won in 2000 but he deserved it. Russell was much better than D. Washington in Training Day - Alexandr

2Joaquin Phoenix - Walk the Line

He was my minion that year (2005) - Alexandr

3Leonardo DiCaprio - The Aviator, Blood Diamond
4Ryan Gosling - Half NelsonRyan Thomas Gosling is a Canadian actor, musician, and producer. He began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Club and went on to appear in other family entertainment programs including Are You Afraid of the Dark?
5Tom Hanks - Cast Away
6David Strathairn - Good Night, and Good Luck

The most underrated actor ever.

7Michael Caine - The Quiet American
8Jude Law - Cold Mountain
9Viggo Mortensen - Eastern Promises
10Jeremy Renner - The Hurt LockerJeremy Lee Renner is an American actor (born 1971) best known for his role as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The Contenders

11Ben Kingsley - House of Sand and FogSir Ben Kingsley is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
12Brad Pitt - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
13Mickey Rourke - The Wrestler
14Colin Firth - A Single Man
15Terrence Howard - Hustle & Flow
16Robert Downey Jr. - Tropic ThunderRobert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.
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