The Oak Street Critic's Top 10 Supporting Actors of 2011 (so far)

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1.
Brad Pitt
An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winner Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club. However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball, and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven and its sequels, also loom large in his filmography...
“ for his performance in THE TREE OF LIFE ” - daneish61
 
2.
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)...
“ for his performance in BEGINNERS ” - daneish61
 
3.
Armie Hammer
Armand Douglas Hammer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Dru Ann (Mobley) and Michael Armand Hammer, a businessman. His great-grandfather, Armand Hammer, was a prominent tycoon and philanthropist who ran the company Occidental Petroleum for many decades. Armie's recent ancestry includes Russian...
“ for his performance in J. EDGAR ” - daneish61
 
4.
“ for his performance in DRIVE ” - daneish61
 
5.
Patton Oswalt
Patton Oswalt has been headlining at comedy clubs all over the United States since 1996, as well as appearing in his own standup specials on Comedy Central and HBO. He was chosen as Entertainment Weekly's "It" comedian in 2002. He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. His other television credits include appearances on Seinfeld and NewsRadio...
“ for his performance in YOUNG ADULT ” - daneish61
 
6.
Laramie Eppler
Laramie was born and still lives in his hometown of Iowa Park, Texas. His mother is Misty Eppler. He attended Iowa Park elementary school at the time he was cast for his first movie and now attends the middle school. He is now 13, but was in 5th grade when he was selected for The Tree of Life, his debut...
“ for his performance in THE TREE OF LIFE ” - daneish61
 
7.
Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He is known for his starring role as Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He is also known for his performances in the films Schindler's List...
“ for his performance in HUGO ” - daneish61
 
8.
Kenneth Branagh
Actor, Valkyrie
Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter born in 1930, and Frances (Harper) Branagh, also born in 1930. His brother, William Branagh Jr., was born in 1955 and sister, Joyce Branagh, was born in 1970...
“ for his performance in MY WEEK WITH MARILYN ” - daneish61
 
9.
“ for his performance in MIDNIGHT IN PARIS ” - daneish61
 
10.
“ for his performance in WIN WIN ” - daneish61