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1276

There were a number of secular plays staged in the Middle Ages, the earliest of which is "The Play of the Greenwood" by Adam de la Halle in 1276 add something


1608

The first occurrence of the term "actress" was in 1608 according to the OED and is ascribed to Middleton add something


1660

After 1660 in England, when women first started to appear on stage, the terms "actor" or "actress" were initially used interchangeably for female performers, but later, influenced by the French , "actress" became the commonly used term for women in theater and film add something

 

English comedies written and performed in the Restoration period from 1660 to 1710 are collectively called "Restoration comedy" add something

 

The re-opening of the theatres in 1660 signaled a renaissance of English drama add something

 

When an eighteen-year Puritan prohibition of drama was lifted after the English Restoration of 1660, women began to appear on stage in England add something

 

According to Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, the first actress to exploit this new freedom was Margaret Hughes, as Desdemona in Othello on December 8, 1660 add something


1894

From 1894 to the late 1920s, movies were silent films add something


1895

His knighthood in 1895 indicated full acceptance into the higher circles of British society add something


1900

Tim Roth - He is known for his roles in the films "Reservoir Dogs", "Pulp Fiction", "Made in Britain", "Legend of 1900", "Four Rooms", "Skellig", "Planet of the Apes", "The Incredible Hulk", and "Rob Roy", for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor


1910

Pioneering film directors in Europe and the United States recognized the different limitations and freedoms of the mediums of stage and screen by the early 1910s add something

 

Silent films became less vaudevillian in the mid 1910s, as the differences between stage and screen became apparent add something


1913

According to Anton Kaes, a silent film scholar from the University of Wisconsin, American silent cinema began to see a shift in acting techniques between 1913 and 1921, influenced by techniques found in German silent film add something


1914

As early as 1914, American viewers had begun to make known their preference for greater naturalness on screen add something


1917

The pervading presence of stage actors in film was the cause of this outburst from director Marshall Neilan in 1917: "The sooner the stage people who have come into pictures get out, the better for the pictures add something


1920

Radio drama achieved widespread popularity within a decade of its initial development in the 1920s add something


1930

Ronald Colman - His first major talkie success was in 1930, when he was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Actor for two roles — "Condemned" and "Bulldog Drummond"


1932

Pyotr Sobolevsky - Studied in the Factory of the Eccentric Actor under Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg, in 1932 graduated from Leningrad Institute of Theater


1935

Victor McLaglen - The highlight of his career was an Academy *award for Best Actor for his role in "The Informer" , based on a novel by Liam O'Flaherty; Frank Tashlin's 1938 cartoon "Have You Got Any Castles-" features a caricature of McLaglen emerging from the novel and literally informing someone about some shady characters


1936

Mischa Auer - In 1936, Auer was cast as Alice Brady's protégé in the comedy "My Man Godfrey", for which he was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor


1939

Brian Donlevy - In 1939, he played the lead villain in "Destry Rides Again" and was nominated for an Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the ruthless Sergeant Markoff in "Beau Geste", although the Oscar went to Thomas Mitchell for "Stagecoach"


1940

By the 1940s, it was a leading international popular entertainment add something


1941

James Gleason - He was nominated for an Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as boxing manager Max 'Pop' Corkle in the 1941 film "Here Comes Mr. Jordan"


1947

Ronald Colman - He won the Golden Globe *award for Best Actor in 1947 for his role in "A Double Life"


1948

Cecil Kellaway - He was twice nominated for an Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor, for "The Luck of the Irish" in 1948 and "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" in 1967


1949

Richard Todd - Todd was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Actor for the role in 1949


1950

With the advent of television in the 1950s, however, radio drama lost some of its popularity, and in some countries has never regained large audiences add something

 

Within the profession, the re-adoption of the neutral term dates to the post-war period of the 1950 and '60s, when the contributions of women to cultural life in general were being reviewed add something

 

Vyacheslav Tikhonov - After graduating VGIK with honours in 1950, he began his acting career on stage of Theatre Studio of Film Actor, where he worked for six years


1952

Yul Brynner - In 1952 he received the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of The King in The King and I.

 

Arthur Hunnicutt - In 1952, he earned an Oscar nomination for Supporting Actor in the Howard Hawks western "The Big Sky"

 

Dan O'Herlihy - In 1952, he starred in the Red Scare film "Invasion U.S.A." and, in 1954 in Luis Buñuel's "Adventures of Robinson Crusoe", which earned him a nomination for the Academy *award for Best Actor


1954

Dan O'Herlihy - He was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Actor for the 1954 "Adventures of Robinson Crusoe"

 

Maurice Denham - He was nominated for the BAFTA *award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance as Blore in 1954's "The Purple Plain"


1956

Yul Brynner - He won the 1956 Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of the King of Siam in The King and I and made the "Top 10 Stars of the Year" list in both 1957 and 1958.


1957

Eric Portman - He was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor for his Broadway performance as the bogus Major, in Terence Rattigan's play Separate Tables in 1957


1959

Raymond Burr - Burr won the Emmy *award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Drama Series twice, in 1959 and 1961, for his performance as Perry Mason


1960

Valentin Zubkov - In 1960 he joined the Theatre Studio of Film Actor


1961

Sam Levene - Levene was nominated for the 1961 Tony *award for Best Actor in a Play for "The Devil's Advocate"


1963

Ralph Richardson - In 1963, Richardson won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival for Long Day's Journey into Night.

 

Katharine Cornell - The foundation was dissolved in 1963, distributing its assets to the Museum of Modern Art , Cornell University's theater department, and the Actor's Fund of America


1966

Jack MacGowran - He released an LP record, "MacGowran Speaking Beckett", to coincide with Samuel Beckett's 60th birthday in 1966, and won the 1970-71 Obie for Best Performance By an Actor in the off-Broadway play "MacGowran in the works of Beckett"

 

Roland Culver - He was nominated for the 1966 Tony *award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play for "Ivanov"

 

Lex Barker - In 1966, Barker was *awarded the "Bambi *award" as "Best Foreign Actor" in Germany, where he was a major, very popular, star

 

Oskar Werner - Werner received an Academy *award nomination in 1966, two BAFTA *award nominations in 1966 and 1967, and won a Golden Globe *award for Best Supporting Actor in 1966


1969

William Daniels - Refused 1969 Tony *award nomination for Featured Actor in a Musical in "1776


1970

Telly Savalas - Best known for playing the title role in the 1970s crime drama "Kojak", Savalas was nominated for an Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in "Birdman of Alcatraz"

 

Ken Howard - In 1970, he won a Tony *award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor for "Child's Play

 

Michael Constantine - Prior to that, he was well known for his extensive TV work, especially as the long-suffering high school principal Seymour Kaufman on "Room 222" for which he won an Emmy *award as Best Supporting Actor in 1970


1972

Yul Brynner - He appeared in the film version for which he won an Academy Award as Best Actor and in a short-lived TV version on CBS in 1972.


1973

Anthony Hopkins - Hopkins won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in 1973 for his performance as Pierre Bezukhov in the BBC's production of War and Peace, and additionally for The Silence of the Lambs and Shadowlands.


1974

Telly Savalas - He was nominated for an Emmy *award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series two years in a row, winning the Emmy in 1974


1975

Peter Barkworth - Barkworth twice won the BAFTA TV *award for Best Actor, in 1975 for Crown Matrimonial and in 1978 for his roles in "Professional Foul" and "The Country Party"

 

Telly Savalas - He was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Drama Series from 1975 to 1978, winning twice, in 1975 and 1976


1977

Burgess Meredith - He won an Emmy *award as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Special for the 1977 television film "Tail Gunner Joe", a fictitious study of U.S. Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, the anti-communist leader of the 1950s

 

Al Pacino - In 1977, Pacino starred as a race-car driver in Bobby Deerfield, directed by Sydney Pollack, and received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Motion Picture Actor – Drama for his portrayal of the title role, losing out to Richard Burton, who won for Equus.


1978

Barry Nelson - In 1978, he was nominated for a Tony *award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Dan Connors in "The Act" with Liza Minnelli


1979

Ralph Richardson - Gielgud, John: An Actor and His Time, Sidgwick and Jackson, London , 1979.

 

Nikolai Gritsenko - There he was designated Honorable actor of Russia and People's Actor of the USSR. He died on December 8, 1979, and was laid to rest in the Novodevichy Cemetery, in Moscow , Russia


1980

Francisco Rabal - Cannes Film Festival - In the 1980s, Rabal starred in "Los santos inocentes", winning the *award as Best Actor in Cannes Film Festival, in "El Disputado Voto del Señor Cayo" and in the TV series "Juncal"

 

Ali Al-Sebaa - He has won thirty-two awards, including Best Actor of the Year in 1980 from the Culture and Arts Association


 

In 1982, Stina Ekblad played the mysterious Ismael Retzinsky in "Fanny and Alexander", and Linda Hunt received the Academy award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Billy Kwan in "The Year of Living Dangerously" add something


1983

Roy Hudd - In 1983 , he was *awarded the "Best Actor in a Musical" Laurence Olivier Theatre *award for his role in "Underneath the Arches", as Bud Flanagan

 

Gian Maria Volonte - In 1983 he won the award for Best Actor at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival for "La Mort de Mario Ricci"


1985

Barry Miller (actor) - He won Broadway's 1985 Tony Award as Best Actor for his performance as 'Arnold Epstein' in "Biloxi Blues"


1987

John Randolph (actor) - He won the 1987 Tony *award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in the Neil Simon play, "Broadway Bound"


1988

Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray" was played by Divine in the 1988 original film, Harvey Fierstein in the Broadway musical, and John Travolta in the 2007 movie musical add something

 

Lou Diamond Phillips - In 1988, Phillips co-starred with Edward James Olmos in the inner-city high school drama "Stand and Deliver", in a role for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe *award for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture"

 

Eric Porter - Porter continued to act on stage, winning the London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor in 1988 for his role in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"


1989

Danny Aiello - He had a pivotal role in the 1989 Spike Lee film "Do the Right Thing" as Salvatore 'Sal' Frangione, the pizzeria owner, which earned him a nomination for the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor

 

River Phoenix - In early 1989, Phoenix was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor and received the Best Supporting Actor honor from the National Board of Review for his role in "Running on Empty"


1990

Charles Kimbrough - In 1990, his performance in the role earned him a nomination for an Emmy *award for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series"

 

Charles Kimbrough - Mr. Kimbrough was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1990

 

Ken Wahl - The show ran until 1990 and brought Wahl a Golden Globe *award and Emmy *award nominations for Best Actor


1991

Anthony Hopkins - Perhaps Hopkins' most famous role is as the cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1991, opposite Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling, who won for Best Actress.


1992

Gildor Roy - He was nominated for a Genie in the 1992 Genie Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for "Requiem pour un beau sans-coeur"

 

Rudolf Lucieer - In 1992 he won the Golden Calf for Best Actor for his role in the movie The Northerners

 

Al Pacino - In 1992, Pacino won the Academy Award for Best Actor, for his portrayal of the blind U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade in Martin Brest's Scent of a Woman.


1993

Henry Goodman - He won the Olivier *award for Best Actor in 1993 for his role in Stephen Sondheim's musical "Assassins" and in 2000 for his role as Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice" directed by Trevor Nunn


1994

Bela Lugosi - In Tim Burton's 1994 "Ed Wood", Lugosi is played by Martin Landau who received an Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor


1995

Heinz Ruhmann - His popularity with German audiences continues: In 1995, he was posthumously *awarded the Goldene Kamera as the "Greatest German Actor of the Century"; in 2006, a poll voted him number one in the ZDF TV-show "Unsere Besten - Favorite German Actors"

 

Jeffrey DeMunn - In 1995, he won a CableACE *award as Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries for his portrayal of serial killer Andrei Chikatilo in the HBO film "Citizen X" and received a Primetime Emmy *award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie nomination for his performance


1997

Christopher Eccleston - Eccleston won in the Best Actor categories at the 1997 Broadcasting Press Guild *awards and the Royal Television Society *awards, winning for "Our Friends in the North"

 

Ken Stott - Stott has continued to act on stage, and in 1997 was nominated for Best Actor at the Laurence Olivier *awards for his role in the Yasmina Reza play "Art" in which had appeared with Albert Finney and Tom Courtney


1999

Francisco Rabal - In the 1999 he played the character of Francisco Goya in Carlos Saura "Goya en Burdeos", winning a Goya *award as Best Actor


2000

In the 2000s, women playing men in live theatre is particularly common in presentations of older plays, such as Shakespearean works with large numbers of male characters in roles where gender is inconsequential add something

 

With regard to the cinema of the United States, the gender-neutral term "player" was common in film in the silent film era and the early days of the Motion Picture Production Code, but in the 2000s in a film context, it is generally deemed archaic add something


2002

David Morse (actor) - For his role in the 2002 crime-drama film "Shuang Tong", Morse was nominated as "Best Supporting Actor" in the Golden Horse *awards, the first nomination ever for an English-speaking actor


2003

Baek Yoon-sik - Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival - Playing an arrogant company executive -- believed by the film's hero to be an alien from Andromeda Galaxy -- Baek's performance won him a Best Actor *award from the 2003 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, as well as numerous best supporting actor mentions from local *awards ceremonies

 

Toby Jones - His comic turn as Arthur earned him the Olivier *award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and when the play moved to Broadway in 2003, he was nominated for a Tony *award

 

Christopher Eccleston - In 2003 he won the RTS Best Actor *award for a second time, for his performance in "Flesh and Blood"


2004

Al Pacino - For this performance, Pacino won his third Golden Globe, for Best Performance by an Actor, in 2004.

 

Stephen Lang (actor) - Lang was the co-artistic director of the famed Actor's Studio at its headquarters in New York City from 2004 to 2006


2005

Felicity Huffman was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for playing Bree Osbourne in 2005's "Transamerica" add something

 

Salim Kumar - Earlier he had won a Kerala State Film *award for the Second Best Actor in 2005 for his role as Samuel in "Achanurangatha Veedu"

 

Christopher Eccleston - Eccleston was voted "Most Popular Actor" at the 2005 National Television *awards for his portrayal of the Doctor

 

Bill Irwin - In 2005, he won the Tony *award for Best Actor in a Play for his appearance as George in the revival of Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf-"


2006

Chiwetel Ejiofor - He has received numerous acting *awards and nominations, including the 2006 BAFTA *awards Rising Star, three Golden Globe *awards' nominations, and the 2008 Laurence Olivier *award for Best Actor for his performance in "Othello"

 

Ulrich Muhe - He played the role of Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler in the Oscar-winning film "Das Leben der Anderen" , for which he received the gold *award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, at the "Deutscher Filmpreis" ; and the Best Actor *award at the 2006 European Film *awards

 

David Tennant - He won the National Television *awards *award for Most Popular Actor in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010

 

Stephen Merchant - Merchant won a 2006 British Comedy *award for Best TV Actor for his performance as Lamb


 

In 2007, Cate Blanchett was nominated for the Academy award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Jude Quinn, a fictionalized representation of Bob Dylan in the 1960s, in "I'm Not There" add something

 

Al Pacino - Chinese Coffee was included along with Pacino's two other rare films he has been involved in producing, The Local Stigmatic and Looking for Richard, on a special DVD boxset titled Pacino: An Actor's Vision which was released in 2007.

 

Shaan Shahid - In 2007, he starred in Shoaib Mansoor's commercially successful "Khuda Kay Liye", for which he won the "Best Actor" *award at the Lux Style *awards

 

Al Pacino - The film was never released theatrically but was later released as part of the Pacino: An Actor's Vision box set in 2007.

 

John Simm - The show won the Pioneer Audience *award for Best Programme at the 2007 BAFTA TV *awards, Simm was nominated but lost out on the *award for Best Actor


2008

Brian Kerwin - He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in the Outstanding Supporting Actor category in 2008, 2010 and 2011 for his work on "One Life to Live"

 

Jansen Panettiere - In 2008 Panettiere was nominated for a Young Artist *award at the Young Artist *awards for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special by a Leading Young Actor for "The Last Day of Summer"

 

Ben James-Ellis - James-Ellis won the "Best Supporting Actor in a Musical" award at the 8th annual Whatsonstage Theatregoers' Choice Awards on 24 February 2008


2009

Christoph Waltz - Cannes Film Festival - He received international acclaim for his portrayal of SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in the 2009 film "Inglourious Basterds", for which he won the Best Actor *award at the Cannes Film Festival and the BAFTA, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild *award and Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor in 2009


2010

Bob Hoskins - For this role he received his first Emmy when he won Best Actor at the 2010 International Emmys

 

David Tennant - For this role he was nominated as Best Actor at the Royal Television Society Programme *awards 2010

 

Salim Kumar - He won the National *award for Best Actor for his performance in "Adaminte Makan Abu" in 2010

 

Fred Willard - In 2010, he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on the ABC TV series "Modern Family" as Phil Dunphy's father, Frank Dunphy

 

Ma Tianyu - Ma first gained attention in 2010 after he starred in "The Vigilantes in Masks" alongside Wallace Huo and Cecilia Liu, and won the Breakthrough Actor *award at the 2011 Youku Entertainment *awards

 

Robert Pattinson - On 14 November 2010, Pattinson received two BBC Radio 1 Teen *awards, Best Dressed and Best Actor


2011

As of 2011, radio drama has a minimal presence on terrestrial radio in the United States add something

 

Gulshan Grover - He won the Best Actor International on 18 August 2011 at the New York City Film Festival for his performance as the Indian holy man Dada Bhagwan in the film "Desperate Endeavors"

 

Gulshan Grover - He won the Best Actor award on 24 September 2011 for the same role at the Houston Film Festival


2013

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Christoph Waltz - He played German bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz, opposite Jamie Foxx, in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained", for which he received the 2013 Academy, Golden Globe and the British Academy Film *awards for Best Supporting Actor

 

Ma Tianyu - In 2013, Ma made his big-screen debut in the movie "The Cosplayers", and was chosen as the Movie Actor with the Most Potential at the 4th LeTV *awards


2014

Karan Grover - Karan V Grover won Kalakar *award for the Best Actor in 2014

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor - On January 16th 2014, Ejiofor was officially nominated for Best Actor for the 86th Academy *awards on March 2nd

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor - On 16 January 2014, Ejiofor was officially nominated for Best Actor for the 86th Academy *awards on 2 March


2015

In 2015, "Forbes" reported that " add something

 

Matthew James Thomas - In 2015, Thomas was nominated for the Helen Hayes *award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical for his performance in "Diner"