Best Actor Oscar Nominees

Can you name every single actor that has received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor?
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Year
Actor
2019
Adam Driver
2019
Jonathan Pryce
2019
Antonio Banderas
2018
Willem Dafoe
2018
Rami Malek
2017
Timothée Chalamet
2017
Daniel Kaluuya
2016
Casey Affleck
2016
Andrew Garfield
2015
Michael Fassbender
2015
Bryan Cranston
2014
Benedict Cumberbatch
2014
Michael Keaton
2014
Steve Carell
2014
Eddie Redmayne
2013
Chiwetel Ejiofor
2013
Matthew McConaughey
2013
Christian Bale
2013
Bruce Dern
2012
Bradley Cooper
2012
Hugh Jackman
2011
Jean Dujardin
2011
Gary Oldman
2011
Demian Bichir
2010
Jesse Eisenberg
2010
James Franco
2009
Colin Firth
2009
Jeremy Renner
2008
Mickey Rourke
2008
Brad Pitt
2008
Frank Langella
2008
Richard Jenkins
2007
Viggo Mortensen
2007
George Clooney
2007
Tommy Lee Jones
2006
Forest Whitaker
2006
Ryan Gosling
2005
Philip Seymour Hoffman
2005
Heath Ledger
2005
Joaquin Phoenix
2005
Terrence Howard
2005
David Strathairn
2004
Jamie Foxx
2004
Leonardo DiCaprio
2004
Don Cheadle
2003
Johnny Depp
2003
Bill Murray
Year
Actor
2003
Jude Law
2002
Adrien Brody
2001
Will Smith
2001
Tom Wilkinson
2000
Ed Harris
2000
Javier Bardem
1999
Kevin Spacey
1999
Russell Crowe
1999
Richard Farnsworth
1998
Roberto Benigni
1998
Edward Norton
1998
Ian McKellen
1997
Matt Damon
1997
Peter Fonda
1996
Geoffrey Rush
1996
Ralph Fiennes
1996
Woody Harrelson
1996
Billy Bob Thornton
1995
Nicolas Cage
1995
Sean Penn
1995
Massimo Troisi
1994
Nigel Hawthorne
1993
Laurence Fishburne
1993
Liam Neeson
1992
Clint Eastwood
1992
Denzel Washington
1992
Robert Downey Jr.
1992
Stephen Rea
1991
Anthony Hopkins
1991
Nick Nolte
1990
Jeremy Irons
1990
Kevin Costner
1990
Gerard Depardieu
1989
Daniel Day-Lewis
1989
Tom Cruise
1989
Morgan Freeman
1989
Kenneth Branagh
1988
Tom Hanks
1988
Max Von Sydow
1988
Edward James Olmos
1987
Michael Douglas
1987
Robin Williams
1986
James Woods
1986
Bob Hoskins
1986
Dexter Gordon
1985
William Hurt
1985
Harrison Ford
Year
Actor
1985
James Garner
1984
F. Murray Abraham
1984
Tom Hulce
1984
Jeff Bridges
1984
Sam Waterston
1983
Tom Conti
1983
Tom Courtenay
1982
Ben Kingsley
1981
Dudley Moore
1980
Robert Duvall
1980
John Hurt
1979
Roy Scheider
1978
Gary Busey
1977
Richard Dreyfuss
1977
John Travolta
1977
Woody Allen
1976
Robert De Niro
1976
Sylvester Stallone
1976
Giancarlo Giannini
1975
James Whitmore
1974
Art Carney
1973
Al Pacino
1973
Robert Redford
1972
Paul Winfield
1971
Gene Hackman
1971
Peter Finch
1971
Walter Matthau
1971
Chaim Topol
1970
George C. Scott
1970
Jack Nicholson
1970
Ryan O'Neal
1970
James Earl Jones
1970
Melvyn Douglas
1969
Jon Voight
1968
Cliff Robertson
1968
Ron Moody
1968
Alan Bates
1967
Dustin Hoffman
1967
Warren Beatty
1966
Paul Scofield
1966
Steve McQueen
1966
Michael Caine
1966
Alan Arkin
1965
Lee Marvin
1965
Rod Steiger
1965
Oskar Werner
1964
Peter Sellers
Year
Actor
1963
Rex Harrison
1963
Richard Harris
1963
Albert Finney
1962
Peter O'Toole
1962
Marcello Mastroianni
1961
Maximilian Schell
1961
Stuart Whitman
1960
Trevor Howard
1959
Charlton Heston
1959
Jack Lemmon
1959
Laurence Harvey
1958
David Niven
1958
Paul Newman
1958
Sidney Poitier
1958
Tony Curtis
1957
Anthony Quinn
1957
Anthony Franciosa
1956
Yul Brynner
1956
Rock Hudson
1955
Ernest Borgnine
1955
James Dean
1955
Frank Sinatra
1954
James Mason
1954
Dan O'Herlihy
1953
Richard Burton
1953
Burt Lancaster
1952
Alec Guinness
1951
Marlon Brando
1951
Arthur Kennedy
1950
Jose Ferrer
1950
William Holden
1950
Louis Calhern
1949
Broderick Crawford
1949
John Wayne
1949
Kirk Douglas
1949
Richard Todd
1948
Montgomery Clift
1948
Lew Ayres
1948
Dan Dailey
1948
Clifton Webb
1947
John Garfield
1947
Michael Redgrave
1946
Larry Parks
1945
Ray Milland
1945
Gregory Peck
1945
Gene Kelly
1945
Cornel Wilde
Year
Actor
1944
Bing Crosby
1944
Alexander Knox
1944
Barry Fitzgerald
1943
Paul Lukas
1943
Humphrey Bogart
1942
Walter Pidgeon
1942
Monty Woolley
1941
Cary Grant
1941
Orson Welles
1940
Henry Fonda
1940
Charlie Chaplin
1940
Raymond Massey
1939
James Stewart
1939
Laurence Olivier
1939
Mickey Rooney
1938
James Cagney
1938
Robert Donat
1938
Leslie Howard
1937
Charles Boyer
1937
Robert Montgomery
1936
Spencer Tracy
1936
Gary Cooper
1936
Walter Huston
1935
Victor McLaglen
1935
Franchot Tone
1934
Clark Gable
1934
Frank Morgan
1934
William Powell
1933
Charles Laughton
1932
Alfred Lunt
1931
Lionel Barrymore
1931
Fredric March
1931
Jackie Cooper
1931
Richard Dix
1931
Adolphe Menjou
1930
George Arliss
1930
Ronald Colman
1930
Wallace Beery
1930
Lawrence Tibbett
1930
Maurice Chevalier
1929
Warner Baxter
1929
Paul Muni
1929
George Bancroft
1929
Chester Morris
1929
Lewis Stone
1928
Emil Jannings
1928
Richard Barthelmess
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Level 78
Nov 18, 2014
SO many I should have remembered but blanked instead.
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Level 34
Jul 15, 2017
Where is Adrien Brody?
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Level 43
Jan 14, 2020
He is there, type his name in.
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Level 25
Aug 8, 2017
Philip Seymour Hoffman is spelled wrong.
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Level 43
Jan 14, 2020
*corrected