1950s Oscar Best Actor Nominees

Try to name the actors who received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor from 1950-1959.
Year = year of the ceremony honoring the previous year's films
Winners in bold
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1959
Separate Tables
David Niven
The Defiant Ones
Tony Curtis
Sidney Poitier
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Paul Newman
The Old Man and the Sea
Spencer Tracy
 
 
1958
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Alec Guinness
Sayonara
Marlon Brando
A Hatful of Rain
Anthony Franciosa
Witness for the Prosecution
Charles Laughton
Wild Is the Wind
Anthony Quinn
 
 
1957
The King and I
Yul Brynner
Giant
James Dean
Rock Hudson
Lust for Life
Kirk Douglas
Richard III
Laurence Olivier
 
1956
Marty
Ernest Borgnine
Love Me or Leave Me
James Cagney
East of Eden
James Dean
The Man with the Golden Arm
Frank Sinatra
Bad Day at Black Rock
Spencer Tracy
 
1955
On the Waterfront
Marlon Brando
The Caine Mutiny
Humphrey Bogart
The Country Girl
Bing Crosby
A Star Is Born
James Mason
Robinson Crusoe
Dan O'Herlihy
1954
Stalag 17
William Holden
Julius Caesar
Marlon Brando
The Robe
Richard Burton
From Here to Eternity
Montgomery Clift
Burt Lancaster
 
 
1953
High Noon
Gary Cooper
Viva Zapata!
Marlon Brando
The Bad and the Beautiful
Kirk Douglas
Moulin Rouge
José Ferrer
The Lavender Hill Mob
Alec Guinness
 
1952
The African Queen
Humphrey Bogart
A Streetcar Named Desire
Marlon Brando
A Place in the Sun
Montgomery Clift
Bright Victory
Arthur Kennedy
Death of a Salesman
Fredric March
 
1951
Cyrano de Bergerac
José Ferrer
The Magnificent Yankee
Louis Calhern
Sunset Boulevard
William Holden
Harvey
James Stewart
Father of the Bride
Spencer Tracy
 
1950
All the King's Men
Broderick Crawford
Champion
Kirk Douglas
Twelve O'Clock High
Gregory Peck
The Hasty Heart
Richard Todd
Sands of Iwo Jima
John Wayne
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