Knowledge Identifier: $Academy_Award_for_Best_Supporting_Actor
One of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry
Category: Movies & TV (100)
Launched in 1950.
Countries: United States (76%), United Kingdom (9%), (7%)
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Bruce Dern - Other memorable roles include Tom Buchanan in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"; or a psychotic Goodyear Blimp pilot who launches a terrorist attack at the Super Bowl in 1977's "Black Sunday", and as Captain Bob Hyde in 1978's "Coming Home", for which he received an Academy *award nomination for Best Supporting Actor
Hannah and Her Sisters - "Hannah and Her Sisters" won Academy *awards for Best Original Screenplay and for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress, the first film to win both supporting actor *awards since "Julia" in 1977, nearly nine years before, and the last until "The Fighter" over two decades later
Alan Arkin - He is known for starring in such films as "Wait Until Dark", " The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming", "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter", "Catch-22", "The In-Laws", "Edward Scissorhands", "Glengarry Glen Ross", "Marley & Me", and "Little Miss Sunshine", for which he won an Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor in 2006
Frederic Forrest - He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Huston Dyer in the 1979 musical drama "The Rose"
James Woods - He has been twice nominated for an Academy *award: first, for Best Actor, for playing a journalist chronicling events in El Salvador in the early Oliver Stone film "Salvador" , and again in 1996, for Best Supporting Actor, for his performance as real-life white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith in drama "Ghosts of Mississippi"
Denzel Washington - In 1989 Washington won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for playing a defiant self-possessed ex-slave soldier in the film Glory.
Mark Wahlberg - He appeared as a foul-mouthed Massachusetts State Police detective in Martin Scorsese's critically acclaimed thriller, "The Departed" in 2006, which netted him an Academy *award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, and an NSFC Best Supporting Actor *award
Alan Arkin - On February 25, 2007, upon winning the Academy *award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Arkin, who plays a foul-mouthed grandfather with a taste for heroin said, "More than anything, I'm deeply moved by the open-hearted appreciation our small film has received, which in these fragmented times speaks so openly of the possibility of innocence, growth and connection"
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
Alan Arkin - Little Miss Sunshine - He was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Actor for his performances in "The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming" and "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" and the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Argo", winning the *award in 2007 for the former
As of the 2016 ceremony, Mark Rylance is the most recent winner in this category for his role as Rudolf Abel in "Bridge of Spies"