Ganadores del Oscar al Mejor Actor de Reparto

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1.
Mark Rylance
Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies. He is also the winner of 2 Olivier Awards and 3 Tony Awards...
“ 2015. EL PUENTE DE LOS ESPÍAS
DIR. STEVEN SPIELBERG
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
2.
J.K. Simmons
Actor, Whiplash
J.K. Simmons is an American actor. He was born Jonathan Kimble Simmons in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, to Patricia (Kimble), an administrator, and Donald William Simmons, a music teacher. He attended the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Montana, Missoula, MT (BA in Music). He had originally planned to be a singer and studied at the University of Montana to become a composer...
“ 2014. WHIPLASH. OBSESIÓN Y MÚSICA
DIR. DAMIEN CHAZELLE
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
3.
Jared Leto
In the vein of musicians-turned-actors, Jared Leto is a very familiar face in recent film history. Although he has always been the lead vocals, rhythm guitar, and songwriter for American band 30 Seconds to Mars, Leto will always be remembered as an accomplished actor for the numerous, challenging projects he has taken in his life. He is known to be selective about his film roles...
“ 2013. CLUB DE COMPRADORES DE DALLAS
DIR. JEAN-MARC VALLÉE
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
4.
Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor. He is known for his works with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained. For each performance, he won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award...
“ 2012. DJANGO DESENCADENADO
DIR. QUENTIN TARANTINO
2 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
5.
Christopher Plummer
Actor, Up
Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is the only child of Isabella Mary (Abbott), a secretary to the Dean of Sciences at McGill University, and John Orme Plummer, who sold securities and stocks. He is a great-grandson of John Abbott, who was Canada's third Prime Minister (from 1891 to 1892)...
“ 2011. PRINCIPIANTES
DIR. MIKE MILLS
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
6.
Christian Bale
Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different countries throughout Bale's childhood...
“ 2010. EL PELEADOR
DIR. DAVID O. RUSSELL
3 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
7.
Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor. He is known for his works with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained. For each performance, he won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award...
“ 2009. MALDITOS BASTARDOS
DIR. QUENTIN TARANTINO
2 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
8.
Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger work comprised nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), A Knight's Tale (2001), Monster's Ball (2001), Ned Kelly (2003), The Brothers Grimm (2005), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Brokeback Mountain (2005), Casanova (2005), Candy (2006), I'm Not There (2007)...
“ 2008. BATMAN EL CABALLERO OSCURO
DIR. CHRISTOPHER NOLAN
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
9.
Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema. He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, to actress Pilar Bardem (María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz) and businessman José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His maternal grandparents were actors Rafael Bardem and Matilde Muñoz Sampedro...
“ 2007. NO ES PAÍS PARA VIEJOS
DIR. ETHAN COEN & JOEL COEN
3 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
10.
Alan Arkin
Actor, Argo
Alan Arkin is an Academy Award-winning American actor who is also an acclaimed director, producer, author, singer and composer. He was born Alan Wolf Arkin on March 26, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York. His family were Jewish immigrants from Russia and Germany. In 1946 the Arkins moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles...
“ 2006. PEQUEÑA MISS SUNSHINE
DIR. JONATHAN DAYTON & VALERIE FARIS
4 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
11.
George Clooney
Actor, Gravity
George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce (née Warren), a former beauty pageant queen, and Nick Clooney, a former anchorman and game show host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney spent most of this youth in Ohio and Kentucky...
“ 2005. SYRIANA
DIR. STEPHEN GAGHAN
4 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
12.
Morgan Freeman
With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...
“ 2004. GOLPES DEL DESTINO
DIR. CLINT EASTWOOD
5 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
13.
Tim Robbins
Born in West Covina, California, but raised in New York City, Tim Robbins is the son of former The Highwaymen singer Gil Robbins and actress Mary Robbins (née Bledsoe). Robbins studied drama at UCLA, where he graduated with honors in 1981. That same year, he formed the Actors' Gang theater group...
“ 2003. RÍO MÍSTICO
DIR. CLINT EASTWOOD
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
14.
Chris Cooper
Christopher Walton Cooper was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to Mary Ann (Walton), a homemaker, and Charles Sherwood Cooper, a cattleman and internist who served as a doctor in the US Air Force. His parents were from Texas, where Cooper was raised. Educated at the University of Missouri school of drama...
“ 2002. EL LADRÓN DE ORQUIDEAS
DIR. SPIKE JONZE
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
15.
Jim Broadbent
One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a place at an art school...
“ 2001. IRIS
DIR.RICHARD EYRE
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
16.
Benicio Del Toro
Actor, Snatch
Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-'90s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican cop in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic. Born on February 19...
“ 2000. TRAFICANTES
DIR. STEVEN SODERBERGH
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
17.
Michael Caine
Michael Caine is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive working class cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 films and is regarded as a British film icon. He made his breakthrough in the 1960s with starring roles in a number of acclaimed British films, including Zulu (1964)...
“ 1999. LAS NORMAS DE LA CASA DE SIDRA
DIR. LASSE HALLSTROM
6 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
18.
James Coburn
Lanky, charismatic and versatile actor with an amazing grin that put everyone at ease, James Coburn studied acting at UCLA, and then moved to New York to study under noted acting coach Stella Adler. After being noticed in several stage productions, Coburn appeared in a handful of minor westerns before being cast as the knife-throwing...
“ 1998. AFLICCIÓN
DIR PAUL SCHRADER
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
19.
Robin Williams
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford Motor Company executive from Indiana...
“ 1997. EL INDOMABLE WILL HUNTING
DIR. GUS VAN SANT
4 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
20.
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His mother, Shirley (Sullivan), was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead vocalist for the R&B group The Main Ingredient, which had a hit with the song "Everybody Plays The Fool". His paternal grandfather was from Barbados...
“ 1996. JERRY MAGUIRE
DIR. CAMERON CROWE
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
21.
Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey Fowler better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in the...
“ 1995. SOSPECHOSOS HABITUALES
DIR. BRYAN SINGER
2 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
22.
Martin Landau
Actor, Ed Wood
Oscar-winning character actor Martin Landau was born on June 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. At age 17, he was hired by the New York Daily News as a staff cartoonist and illustrator. In his five years on the paper, he served as the illustrator for Billy Rose's "Pitching Horseshoes" column. He also worked for cartoonist Gus Edson on "The Gumps" comic strip...
“ 1994. ED WOOD
DIR. TIM BURTON
3 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
23.
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (Scott), a police officer and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, who worked on oil fields. Tommy himself worked in underwater construction and on an oil rig. He attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school for boys in Dallas...
“ 1993. EL FUGITIVO
DIR. ANDREW DAVIS
4 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
24.
Gene Hackman
Actor, Unforgiven
Eugene Allen Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California, the son of Anna Lyda Elizabeth (Gray) and Eugene Ezra Hackman, who operated a newspaper printing press. He is of Pennsylvania Dutch (German), English, and Scottish ancestry, partly by way of Canada, where his mother was born. After several moves...
“ 1992. SIN PERDÓN
DIR. CLINT EASTWOOD
5 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
25.
Jack Palance
Actor, Batman
Jack Palance exemplified evil incarnate on film -- portraying some of the most intensely despised villains witnessed in 50s westerns and melodrama. He received two Best Supporting Actor nominations early in his career, but it would take a grizzled, eccentric comic performance 40 years later for him to finally grab the coveted statuette...
“ 1991. COWBOYS DE CIUDAD
DIR. RON UNDERWOOD
3 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
26.
Joe Pesci
Actor, Goodfellas
Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943, in Newark, NJ, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor and by the mid-50s was starring on the series "Star Time Kids". In the mid-'60s he released a record under the stage name of "Joe Ritchie" titled "Little Joe Sure Can Sing"...
“ 1990. UNO DE LOS NUESTROS
DIR. MARTIN SCORSESE
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
27.
Denzel Washington
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis (Lowe), from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at Fordham University...
“ 1989. TIEMPOS DE GLORIA
DIR. EDWARD ZWICK
6 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
28.
Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Margaret and Robert Joseph Kline, who owned several stores. His father was of German Jewish descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. After attending Indiana University in Bloomington, Kline studied at the Juilliard School in New York. In 1972, Kline joined the Acting Company in New York which was run by John Houseman...
“ 1988. UN PEZ LLAMADO WANDA
DIR. CHARLES CRICHTON
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
29.
Sean Connery
Actor, Dr. No
Sean Connery is best known for portraying the character James Bond, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983. In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. His film career also includes such films as Marnie, The Name of the Rose, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen...
“ 1987. LOS INTOCABLES DE ELIOT NESS
DIR. BRIAN DE PALMA
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
30.
Michael Caine
Michael Caine is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive working class cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 films and is regarded as a British film icon. He made his breakthrough in the 1960s with starring roles in a number of acclaimed British films, including Zulu (1964)...
“ 1986. HANNAH Y SUS HERMANAS
DIR. WOODY ALLEN
6 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
31.
Don Ameche
Actor, Cocoon
Don Ameche was a versatile and popular American film actor in the 1930s and '40s, usually as the dapper, mustached leading man. He was also popular as a radio master of ceremonies during this time. As his film popularity waned in the 1950s, he continued working in theater and some TV. His film career...
“ 1985. COCCON
DIR. RON HOWARD
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
32.
Haing S. Ngor
Haing S. Ngor was a native of Cambodia, and before the war was a physician (obstetrics) and medical officer in the Cambodian army. He became a captive of the Khmer Rouge during the and was imprisoned and tortured; in order to escape execution he denied being a doctor or having an education. He moved to the U.S...
“ 1984. LOS GRITOS DEL SILENCIO
DIR. ROLAND JOFFÉ
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
33.
Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, screen-writer and director, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nods in every decade from sixties through the naughts...
“ 1983. LA FUERZA DEL CARIÑO
DIR. JAMES L. BROOKS
12 NOMINACIONES 3 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
34.
Louis Gossett Jr.
Actor, Enemy Mine
Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. was born on May 27, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York City. He made his professional acting debut at age 17, winning the Donaldson Award as best newcomer to theatre. He went to New York University on a basketball scholarship and was invited to try out for the New York Knicks, yet...
“ 1982. OFICIAL Y CABALLERO
DIR. TAYLORD HACKFORD
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
35.
John Gielgud
Actor, Gandhi
Sir John Gielgud is a highly distinguished and prolific performer who is considered to be one of the finest actors of his generation. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, Gielgud played his first Hamlet in 1930 and quickly established himself as one of the most eminent Shakespearean interpreters of his time...
“ 1981. ARTHUR. EL SOLTERO DE ORO
DIR. STEVE GORDON
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
36.
Timothy Hutton
Actor, Leverage
Timothy Hutton was born in Malibu, California, to Maryline (Poole), a teacher, and actor Jim Hutton (Dana James Hutton). He set Hollywood ablaze when he burst onto the acting scene in the early 1980s. After only a small number of significant roles in TV movies, he bagged the part of Conrad in the Robert Redford-directed Ordinary People...
“ 1980. GENTE CORRIENTE
DIR. ROBERT REDFORD
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
37.
Melvyn Douglas
Two-time Oscar-winner Melvyn Douglas was one of America's finest actors. In addition to his two Oscars, he also won a Tony Award and an Emmy. Douglas would enjoy cinema immortality if for no other reason than his being the man who made Greta Garbo laugh in Ernst Lubitsch's classic comedy Ninotchka, but he was much, much more...
“ 1979. BIENVENIDO SR. CHANCE
DIR. HAL ASHBY
3 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
38.
Christopher Walken
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
“ 1978. EL CAZADOR
DIR. MICHAEL ZIMINO
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
39.
Jason Robards
Powerful and highly respected American actor Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Hope Maxine (Glanville) and stage and film star Jason Robards Sr. He had Swedish, English, Welsh, German, and Irish ancestry. Robards was raised mostly in Los Angeles. A star athlete at Hollywood High School...
“ 1977. JULIA
DIR. FRED ZINNEMANN
3 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
40.
Jason Robards
Powerful and highly respected American actor Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Hope Maxine (Glanville) and stage and film star Jason Robards Sr. He had Swedish, English, Welsh, German, and Irish ancestry. Robards was raised mostly in Los Angeles. A star athlete at Hollywood High School...
“ 1976. TODOS LOS HOMBRES DEL REY
DIR. ALAN J. PAKULA
3 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
41.
“ 1975. LA PAREJA CHIFLADA
DIR. HERBERT ROSS
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
42.
Robert De Niro
Actor, Goodfellas
Robert De Niro, thought of as one of the greatest actors of all time, was born in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, German, Dutch, English, and French. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop...
“ 1974. EL PADRINO II
DIR. FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
7 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
43.
John Houseman
Academy Award-winning actor John Houseman's main contribution to American culture was not his own performances on film but rather, his role as a midwife to one of the greatest actor-directors-cinematic geniuses his adopted country ever produced (Orson Welles) and as a midwife to a whole generation of actors as head of the drama division of the Juilliard School...
“ 1973. VIDA DE UN ESTUDIANTE
DIR. JAMES BRIDGES
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
44.
“ 1972. CABARET
DIR. BOB FOSSE
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
45.
Ben Johnson
Born in Oklahoma, Ben Johnson was a ranch hand and rodeo performer when, in 1940, Howard Hughes hired him to take a load of horses to California. He decided to stick around (the pay was good), and for some years was a stunt man, horse wrangler, and double for such stars as John Wayne, Gary Cooper and James Stewart...
“ 1971. LA ÚLTIMA PELÍCULA
DIR. PETER BOGDANOVICH
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
46.
John Mills
Actor, Gandhi
Sir John Mills, one of the most popular and beloved English actors, was born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills on February 22, 1908, at the Watts Naval Training College in North Elmham, Norfolk, England. The young Mills grew up in Felixstowe, Suffolk, where his father was a mathematics teacher and his mother was a theater box-office manager...
“ 1970. LA HIJA DE RYAN
DIR. DAVID LEAN
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
47.
Gig Young
Affable, immensely likable American actor, usually in second leads. A native of Minnesota, his parents John and Emma Barr raised him in Washington, DC. He developed a passion for the theatre while appearing in high school plays. After some amateur experience, he applied for and received a scholarship to the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse...
“ 1969. DANZAD, DANZAD, MALDITOS
DIR. SYDNEY POLLACK
3 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
48.
Jack Albertson
A former song-and-dance man and veteran of vaudeville, burlesque and Broadway, Jack Albertson is best known to audiences as "The Man" in the TV series Chico and the Man, for which he won an Emmy. In 1968 Albertson, the brother of actress Mabel Albertson, won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in The Subject Was Roses, a part which also won him the Tony award during its Broadway run.
“ 1968. UNA HISTORIA DE TRES EXTRAÑOS
DIR. ULU GROSBARD
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
49.
George Kennedy
George Harris Kennedy, Jr. was born on February 18, 1925 in New York City, to Helen A. (Kieselbach), a ballet dancer, and George Harris Kennedy, an orchestra leader and musician. Following high school graduation, Kennedy enlisted in the United States Army in 1943 with the hope to become a fighter pilot in the Army Air Corps...
“ 1967. LA LEYENDA DE UN INDOMABLE
DIR. STUART ROSENBERG
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
50.
“ 1966. EN BANDEJA DE PLATA
DIR. BILLY WILDER
3 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
51.
Martin Balsam
Martin Henry Balsam was born on November 4, 1919 in the Bronx, New York City, to Lillian (Weinstein) and Albert Balsam, a manufacturer of women's sportswear. He was the first-born child. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and his mother was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. Martin caught the acting bug in high school where he participated in the drama club...
“ 1965. EL PAYASO DE LA CIUDAD
DIR. FRED COE
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
52.
Peter Ustinov
Actor, Robin Hood
Peter Ustinov was a two-time Academy Award-winning film actor, a director, writer, journalist and raconteur. He wrote and directed many acclaimed stage plays and led numerous international theatrical productions. He was born Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov on April 16, 1921, in Swiss Cottage, London...
“ 1964. TOPKAPI
DIR. JULES DASSIN
3 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
53.
Melvyn Douglas
Two-time Oscar-winner Melvyn Douglas was one of America's finest actors. In addition to his two Oscars, he also won a Tony Award and an Emmy. Douglas would enjoy cinema immortality if for no other reason than his being the man who made Greta Garbo laugh in Ernst Lubitsch's classic comedy Ninotchka, but he was much, much more...
“ 1963. EL MÁS SALVAJE ENTRE MIL
DIR. MARTIN RITT
3 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
54.
Ed Begley
Charismatic character star Edward James Begley was born in Hartford, Connecticut of Irish parents and educated at St.Patrick's school. His interest in acting first surfaced at the age of nine, when he performed amateur theatricals at the Hartford Globe Theatre. Determined to make his own way, he left home aged eleven and drifted from job to job...
“ 1962. DULCE PÁJARO DE JUVENTUD
DIR. RICHARD BROOKS
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
55.
George Chakiris
George Chakiris made his film debut at the age of 12 singing in the chorus of Song of Love. Following his graduation from high school, he supported his night-time dancing, singing and dramatic lessons with a daytime job clerking in a Los Angeles department store. Later he started his acting/dancing...
“ 1961. AMOR SIN BARRERAS
DIR. ROBERT WISE & JEROME ROBBINS
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
56.
Peter Ustinov
Actor, Robin Hood
Peter Ustinov was a two-time Academy Award-winning film actor, a director, writer, journalist and raconteur. He wrote and directed many acclaimed stage plays and led numerous international theatrical productions. He was born Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov on April 16, 1921, in Swiss Cottage, London...
“ 1960. ESPARTACO
DIR. STANLEY KUBRICK
3 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
57.
Hugh Griffith
Actor, Ben-Hur
Enjoyably larger-than-life character actor Hugh Emrys Griffith was born in Marianglas, Anglesey, North Wales, to Mary (Williams) and William Griffith. Griffith left the world of banking (having been employed as a teller) after winning a scholarship to study acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art...
“ 1959. BEN-HUR
DIR. WILLIAM WYLER
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
58.
Burl Ives
Burl Ives was one of six children born to a Scottish-Irish farming family. He first sang in public for a soldiers' reunion when he was age 4. In high school, he learned the banjo and played fullback, intending to become a football coach when he enrolled at Eastern Illinois State Teacher's College in 1927. He dropped out in 1930 and wandered, hitching rides, doing odd jobs, street singing...
“ 1958. HORIZONTES DE GRANDEZA
DIR. WILLIAM WYLER
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
59.
Red Buttons
Although Red Buttons is best known as a stand-up comic, he is also a successful songwriter, an Academy Award-winning actor (and has been nominated for two Golden Globe awards) and an accomplished singer. Born Aaron Chwatt in New York City's Lower East Side, Buttons (who got his name from a uniform he...
“ 1957. SAYONARA
DIR. JOSHUA LOGAN
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
60.
Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life in extremely modest circumstances in Mexico...
“ 1956. EL LOCO DEL PELO ROJO
DIR. VINCENTE MINNELLI
4 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
61.
Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Mildred Burgess LaRue (Noel) and John Uhler Lemmon, Jr., the president of a doughnut company. His ancestry included Irish (from his paternal grandmother) and English. Jack attended Ward Elementary near his Newton, MA home. At age 9 he was sent to Rivers Country Day School...
“ 1955. ESCALA EN HAWAY
DIR. JOHN FORD & MERVYN LeROY
8 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
62.
Edmond O'Brien
Oscar-winner Edmond O'Brien was one of the most-respected character actors in American cinema, from his heyday of the mid-1940s through the late 1960s. Born on September 10, 1915, in the New York City borough of The Bronx, O'Brien learned the craft of performance as a magician, reportedly tutored by neighbor Harry Houdini...
“ 1954. LA CONDESA DESCALZA
DIR. JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
63.
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to Italian immigrants Natalina Della (Garaventa), from Northern Italy, and Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra, a Sicilian boxer, fireman, and bar owner. Growing up on the gritty streets of Hoboken made Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. Starting out as a saloon singer in musty little dives (he carried his own P.A...
“ 1953. DE AQUÍ A LA ETERNIDAD
DIR. FRED ZINNEMANN
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
64.
Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life in extremely modest circumstances in Mexico...
“ 1952. VIVA ZAPATA
DIR. ELIA KAZAN
4 NOMINACIONES 2 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
65.
Karl Malden
Born to a Czech mother and a Serbian father in Chicago, on March 22, 1912, Karl Malden didn't learn how to communicate a single word of English until he was in kindergarten. Raised in Gary, IN, a medium-sized steel town, Malden--like many other young men in Gary--got a job in a steel factory when he finished school...
“ 1951. UN TRANVÍA LLAMADO DESEO
DIR. ELIA KAZAN
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
66.
George Sanders
George Sanders was born of English parents in St. Petersburg, Russia. He worked in a Birmingham textile mill, in the tobacco business and as a writer in advertising. He entered show business in London as a chorus boy, going from there to cabaret, radio and theatrical understudy. His film debut, in 1936...
“ 1950. EVA AL DESNUDO
DIR. JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
67.
Dean Jagger
Dean Jagger was born in Lima, Ohio, on November 7, 1903. He dropped out of high school twice before finally graduating from Wabash College. Working first as a school teacher, he soon became interested in acting and enrolled at Chicago's "Lyceum Art Conservatory". Mr. Jagger made his first movie and only silent film...
“ 1949. ALMAS EN LA HOGUERA
DIR. HENRY KING
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
68.
Walter Huston
For many years Walter Huston had two passions: his career as an engineer and his vocation for the stage. In 1909 he dedicated himself to the theatre, and made his debut on Broadway in 1924. In 1929 he journeyed to Hollywood, where his talent and ability made him one of the most respected actors in the industry. He won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
“ 1948. EL TESORO DE SIERRA MADRE
DIR. JOHN HUSTON
4 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
69.
Edmund Gwenn
There are very few character actors from the 1930s, '40s or '50s who rose to the rank of stardom. Only a rare man or woman reached the level of renown and admiration, and had enough audience appeal, to be the first name in a cast's billing, a name that got marquee posting. Charles Coburn comes to mind, but there aren't many others. However, one who made it was Edmund Gwenn...
“ 1947. DE ILUSIÓN TAMBIEN SE VIVE
DIR. GEORGE SEATON
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
70.
Harold Russell
A Cambridge, Massachusetts native, Russell was working on an army film in 1944 when an explosive he was holding detonated accidentally, injuring his hands so severely that they had to be amputated. Russell was fitted with artificial hands and enrolled at Boston University's College of Business Administration (from which he graduated in 1949)...
“ 1946. LOS MEJORES AÑOS DE NUESTRA VIDA
DIR. WILLIAM WYLER
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
71.
James Dunn
James Dunn worked on the stage, in vaudeville and as an extra in silent movies before he was signed by Fox in 1931. His first movie with Fox was 1931's Sob Sister. While at Fox, he appeared with Shirley Temple in her first three features: Baby Take a Bow, Stand Up and Cheer! and Bright Eyes. Dunn's screen character was usually the boy next door or the nice guy...
“ 1945. LAZOS HUMANOS
DIR. ELIA KAZAN
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
72.
Barry Fitzgerald
One of Hollywood's finest character actors and most accomplished scene stealers, Barry Fitzgerald was born William Joseph Shields in 1888 in Dublin, Ireland. Educated to enter the banking business, the diminutive Irishman with the irresistible brogue was bitten by the acting bug in the 1920s and joined Dublin's world-famous Abbey Players...
“ 1944. SIGUIENDO MI CAMINO
DIR. LEO McCAREY
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
73.
Charles Coburn
A cigar-smoking, monocled, swag-bellied character actor known for his Old South manners and charm. In 1918 he and his first wife formed the Coburn Players and appeared on Broadway in many plays. With her death in 1937, he accepted a Hollywood contract and began making films at the age of sixty.
“ 1943. EL AMOR LLAMÓ DOS VECES
DIR. GEORGE STEVENS
3 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
74.
Van Heflin
Actor, Shane
Craggy-faced, dependable star character actor Van Heflin never quite made the Hollywood "A" list, but made up for what he lacked in appearance with hard work, charisma and solid acting performances. He was born Emmett Evan Heflin in Oklahoma in December 1910, the son of Fanny Bleecker (Shippey) and Emmett Evan Heflin...
“ 1942. SENDA PROHIBIDA
DIR. MERVYN LeROY
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
75.
Donald Crisp
Donald Crisp was born George William Crisp at the family home in Bow, London. Donald's parents were James Crisp and Elizabeth Crisp, his birth was registered by his mother on 4th September 1882. Donald's sisters were Elizabeth, Ann, Alice (known as Louisa) and Eliza and his brothers were James, John and Mark...
“ 1941. QUE VERDE ERA MI VALLE
DIR. JOHN FORD
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
76.
Walter Brennan
In many ways the most successful and familiar character actor of American sound films and the only actor to date to win three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor, Walter Brennan attended college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studying engineering. While in school he became interested in acting and performed in school plays...
“ 1940. EL FORSATERO
DIR. WILLIAM WYLER
4 NOMINACIONES 3 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
77.
Thomas Mitchell
Certainly there have been many phrases coined about Thomas Mitchell as one of the most recognizable and exemplary character actors of Hollywood's golden years, but behind that elfish demeanor was a talent to fit many hats. He was a first-generation American of Irish immigrants who settled in New Jersey...
“ 1939. LA DILIGENCIA
DIR, JOHN FORD
2 NOMINACIONES 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
78.
Walter Brennan
In many ways the most successful and familiar character actor of American sound films and the only actor to date to win three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor, Walter Brennan attended college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studying engineering. While in school he became interested in acting and performed in school plays...
“ 1938. KENTUCKY
DIR. DAVID BUTLER
4 NOMINACIONES 3 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
79.
Joseph Schildkraut
An imposing Austrian import-turned-matinée idol on the silent screen, Hollywood actor Joseph Schildkraut went on to conquer talking films as well -- with Oscar-winning results. Inclined towards smooth, cunning villainy, his Oscar came instead for his sympathetic portrayal of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in The Life of Emile Zola...
“ 1937. VIVA EMILIO ZOLA
DIR. WILLIAM DIETERLE
1 NOMINACIÓN 1 GANADO ” - Engerplanb
 
80.
Walter Brennan
In many ways the most successful and familiar character actor of American sound films and the only actor to date to win three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor, Walter Brennan attended college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studying engineering. While in school he became interested in acting and performed in school plays...
“ 1936. RIVALES
DIR. GOWARD HAWKS & WILLIAM WYLER
4 NOMINACIONES 3 GANADO ” - Engerplanb