Best Actor Award (Cannes Film Festival)

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Best Actor Award (Cannes Film Festival)

Award presented at the Cannes Film Festival add

Category: Movies & TV (100)

Launched in 1951.

Countries: United States (29%), France (19%), Italy (14%)

Main connections: Actor, Cannes Film Festival, Bernardo Bertolucci

 

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1958

Spencer Tracy - At the end of 1958, the National Board of Review named Tracy the year's Best Actor.


1963

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


1977

Fernando Rey - Rey won Best Actor *award at 1977 Cannes Film Festival by his performance in "Elisa, vida mía"


1981

Ugo Tognazzi - Cannes Film Festival - In 1981 he won the Best Male Actor *award at the Cannes Film Festival for "La tragedia di un uomo ridicolo", directed by Bernardo Bertolucci


1983

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

 

Tommy Lee Jones - In 1983, he received an Emmy for Best Actor for his performance as murderer Gary Gilmore in a TV adaptation of Norman Mailer's "The Executioner's Song"


1984

Alfredo Landa - Cannes Film Festival - Landa, together with Francisco Rabal, won Best Actor *award at 1984 Cannes Film Festival by his memorable performance in "Los santos inocentes"


2006

Bernard Blancan - He shared the *award for Best Actor for his role in "Days of Glory" at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival

 

Samy Naceri - He shared the *award for "Best Actor" for his role in the film "Days of Glory" at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival

 

James Spader - He won the Satellite *award for Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical for "Boston Legal" in 2006


2007

Forest Whitaker - His performance earned him the 2007 Academy *award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, making him the fourth African-American actor in history to do so, joining the ranks of Sidney Poitier, Denzel Washington, and Jamie Foxx


2009

Hans Landa - Best Actor Award - Waltz won the Best Actor Award at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival for his performance

 

Richard Harris - At the 2009 BAFTAs, Mickey Rourke dedicated his Best Actor *award to Harris, calling him a "good friend, and great actor