1990s Supporting Actors Who Didn't Win the Oscar But Should Have

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The Top Ten

1 Leonardo DiCaprio - What's Eating Gilbert Grape
2 Ralph Fiennes - Schindler's List Ralph Fiennes - Schindler's List Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (born 22 December 1962) is an English actor, director and producer. A noted Shakespeare interpreter, he first achieved success onstage at the Royal National Theatre. ...read more.
3 Andy Garcia - The Godfather Part III Andy Garcia - The Godfather Part III Andrés Arturo García Menéndez, professionally known as Andy García, is a Cuban American actor and director.

The movie was awful and he and every one else were just unbearable.

4 Ben Kingsley - Bugsy Ben Kingsley - Bugsy Sir 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.
5 John Malkovich - In the Line of Fire John Malkovich - In the Line of Fire John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an American actor, producer, director, and fashion designer. Over the last 30 years of his career, Malkovich has appeared in more than 70 motion pictures. ...read more.
6 Al Pacino - Glengarry Glen Ross Al Pacino - Glengarry Glen Ross
7 Chazz Palminteri - Bullets Over Broadway
8 Brad Pitt - 12 Monkeys
9 Tom Cruise - Magnolia
10 Samuel L. Jackson - Pulp Fiction Samuel L. Jackson - Pulp Fiction Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True Romance, Jurassic Park and his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino including Pulp Fiction, Jackie ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Michael Clarke Duncan - The Green Mile Michael Clarke Duncan - The Green Mile
12 Greg Kinnear - As Good as It Gets
13 Tim Roth - Rob Roy
14 Bruce Davison - Longtime Companion
15 Harvey Keitel - Bugsy Harvey Keitel - Bugsy Harvey Keitel is an American actor and producer. An Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee, he has appeared in films such as Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets and Taxi Driver, Ridley Scott's The Duellists and Thelma & Louise, Peter Yates' "Mother, Jugs & Speed", Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs and Pulp ...read more.
16 Gary Sinise - Forrest Gump Gary Sinise - Forrest Gump Gary Alan Sinise is an American actor, director, and musician. Among other awards, he has won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for an Academy Award.
17 Ed Harris - Apollo 13, The Truman Show
18 Billy Bob Thornton - A Simple Plan
19 Haley Joel Osment - The Sixth Sense Haley Joel Osment - The Sixth Sense Haley Joel Osment is an American actor. After a series of roles in television and film during the 1990s, including a small part in Forrest Gump playing the title character’s son, Osment rose to fame for his performance as a young unwilling medium in The Sixth Sense..
20 Edward Norton - Primal Fear Edward Norton - Primal Fear Edward Harrison Norton is an American actor, filmmaker and activist. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his work in the films Primal Fear, American History X and Birdman.
21 Burt Reynolds - Boogie Nights Burt Reynolds - Boogie Nights Burton Leon "Burt" Reynolds is an American actor, director and producer. He has starred in many films, such as Deliverance, The Longest Yard, Smokey and the Bandit and Boogie Nights, in which he was nominated for his first Academy Award.
22 Robert Forster - Jackie Brown
23 Michael Lerner - Barton Fink
24 David Paymer - Mr. Saturday Night
25 Pete Postlethwaite - In the Name of the Father
26 Tommy Lee Jones - JFK Tommy Lee Jones - JFK Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received four Academy Award nominations, winning a Best Supporting Actor.
27 Jaye Davidson - The Crying Game
28 Jack Nicholson - A Few Good Men Jack Nicholson - A Few Good Men John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker, who has performed for over 60 years. Nicholson is known for playing a wide range of starring or supporting roles, including satirical comedy, romance and dark portrayals of antiheroes and psychopathic characters. In many ...read more.
29 Paul Scofield - Quiz Show
30 James Cromwell - Babe
31 Armin Mueller-Stahl - Shine
32 William H. Macy - Fargo
33 James Woods - Ghosts of Mississippi
34 Anthony Hopkins - Amistad Anthony Hopkins - Amistad
35 Jude Law - The Talented Mr. Ripley Jude Law - The Talented Mr. Ripley David Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972), is an English actor. He has received nominations for two Academy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and two British Academy Awards, winning one. In 2007, he received an Honorary César and was named a knight of the Order ...read more.
36 Robert Duvall - A Civil Action Robert Duvall - A Civil Action Robert Selden Duvall is an American actor and director. He has been nominated for seven Academy Awards, seven Golden Globes, and has multiple nominations and one win each of the BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Emmy Award.
37 Geoffrey Rush - Shakespeare in Love Geoffrey Rush - Shakespeare in Love
38 Al Pacino - Dick Tracy Al Pacino - Dick Tracy
39 Graham Greene - Dances with Wolves
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