Best Actor In a Supporting Role Oscar Winning Performance

The Top Ten Best Actor In a Supporting Role Oscar Winning Performance

1 Kevin Spacey - The Usual Suspects Kevin Spacey Fowler is an American actor, producer and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television.
2 Robin Williams - Good Will Hunting
3 Javier Bardem - No Country For Old Men

Perhaps the nominations were flawed but I fail to see this performance, Spacey in Usual Suspects, or DeNiro in Raging Bull as supporting roles. Apparently, the listing should be DeNiro from Godfather 2. Error report submitted - Billyv

4 Robert DeNiro - The Godfather Part II
5 Heath Ledger - The Dark Knight

The movie was about Batman and all anyone could talk about was Ledger’s Joker. He was amazing and totally engaged in the character.

6 George Kennedy - Cool Hand Luke
7 Martin Landau - Ed Wood Martin Landau (June 20, 1928 – July 15, 2017) was an American actor, acting coach, producer and editorial cartoonist. His career started in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). He played regular roles in the television ...read more.
8 Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club Jared Joseph Leto is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and director. He is well known for being the lead singer of Thirty Seconds to Mars.
9 Christopher Walken - The Deer Hunter Christopher Walken is an American actor of screen and stage who has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows.
10 J.K. Simmons - Whiplash

The Contenders

11 Christian Bale - The Fighter
12 Morgan Freeman - Million Dollar Baby
13 Christoph Waltz - Inglourious Basterds Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor that has won 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino in Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.
14 Alan Arkin - Little Miss Sunshine
15 Walter Matthau - The Fortune Cookie
16 George Sanders - All About Eve
17 Joe Pesci - Goodfellas Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci is an Italian-American actor, comedian and musician, known for playing tough, volatile characters, in a variety of genres.
18 Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies
19 Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor that has won 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino in Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.
20 Gene Hackman - Unforgiven Eugene Allen "Gene" Hackman is a retired American actor and novelist. In a career that spanned nearly five decades, Hackman was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning Best Actor in The French Connection and Best Supporting Actor in Unforgiven.
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