Pencho for Best Actor/Supporting Actor

by Pencho15 | created - 25 Aug 2015 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Winners and nominees for my personal Pencho award in the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor categories.

Actors by points, a win in best actor means 60 points, a nomination 20. A win in supporting actor means 40 points, a nomination 10. *means a win in actor ° a win in supporting actor:

Daniel Day-Lewis** (120) Paul Giamatti*° (120) Morgan Freeman*° (100) Leonardo DiCaprio° (80) Viggo Mortensen* (80) Javier Bardem° (60) George Clooney° (60) Colin Firth* (60) Jake Gyllenhaal* (60) Frank Langella* (60) Georges Mélies* (60) Peyman Moaadi* (60) Ulrich Mühe* (60) Sean Penn* (60) Robert Redford* (60) Christian Bale° (40) Clint Eastwood (40) Michael Fassbender° (40) Heath Ledger° (40) Alfred Molina° (40) Jack Nicholson° (40) Tim Robbins° (40) JK Simmons° (40) Kevin Bacon (30) Tommy Lee Jones (30) Peter O'Toole (30) Clive Owen (30) Brad Pitt (30) Casey Affleck (20) Gregor Bakovic (20) Jeff Bridges (20) Josh Brolin (20) Steve Carell (20) Jim Carrey (20) Francois Clerc (20) Bradley Cooper (20) Russell Crowe (20) Ricardo Darín (20) Larry David (20) Johnny Depp (20) Bruce Dern (20) Robert Downey Jr. (20) Benoit Duval (20) Jesse Eisenberg (20) Ralph Fiennes (20) James Franco (20) Ben Foster (20) James Gandolfini (20) Daniel Giménez Cacho (20) Ryan Gosling (20) Woody Harrelson (20) Hugh Jackman (20) Michael Keaton (20) Ben Kingsley (20) Matthew MaConaughey (20) Jonathan Rhys Meyers (20) Mads Mikkelsen (20) Ezra Miller (20) Mikael Persbrandt (20) Joaquin Phoenix (20) Eddie Redmayne (20) Mark Ruffalo (20) Toni Servillo (20) Robert Thomae (20) Luis Tosar (20) Jean-Louis Trintignant (20) Christoph Waltz (20) Ken Watanabe (20) Alan Arkin (10) Paul Bettany (10) Michael Caine (10) Thomas Haden Church (10) François Damiens (10) Matt Damon (10) Vincent Cassel (10) Benedict Cumberbacht (10) Paul Dano (10) Robert Duvall (10) Albert Finney (10) Harrison Ford (10) Guillermo Francella (10) Andrew Garfield (10) Jason Butler Harner (10) Dwight Henry (10) Philip Seymour Hoffman (10) Shahab Hosseini (10) William Hurt (10) Jeremy Irons (10) Samuel L. Jackson (10) Richard Jenkins (10) Burghart Klaußner (10) Jared Leto (10) Sergi López (10) Ewan McGregor (10) Drago Milinovic (10) Liam Neeson (10) Edward Norton (10) Dawid Ogrodnik (10) Christopher Plummer (10) José María Pou (10) John C. Reilly (10) Geoffrey Rush (10) Rodrigo de la Serna (10) J.K. Simmons (10) Stellan Skarsgård (10) Stanley Tucci (10) Mark Wahlberg (10)

1. Jake Gyllenhaal

Actor | Nightcrawler

Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko (2001). His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from...

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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).

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Best Supporting Actor in 2014 fro Whiplash

Nominees: François Damiens (La famille Bélier), Robert Duvall (The Judge), Edward Norton (Birdman), Mark Rufallo (Foxcatcher).

3. Robert Redford

Actor | The Natural

Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955,...

Best Actor 2013 for All is Lost

Nominees: Bruce Dern (Nebraska), James Gandolfini (Enough Said), Matthew MaConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Toni Servillo (La Grande Bellezza).

4. Michael Fassbender

Actor | Shame

Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. ...

Best Supporting Actor 2013 for 12 Years a Slave

Nominees: Benedict Cumberbacht (12 Years a Slave), Harrison Ford (42), Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), Dawid Ogrodnik (Ida).

5. Daniel Day-Lewis

Actor | There Will Be Blood

Born in London, England, Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is the second child of Cecil Day-Lewis (pseudonym Nicholas Blake), Poet Laureate of the U.K., and his second wife, actress Jill Balcon. His maternal grandfather was Sir Michael Balcon, an important figure in the history of British cinema and ...

Best Actor 2012 for Lincoln

Nominees: Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), Hugh Jackman (Les Miserábles), Mads Mikkelsen (Jagten), Jean-Louis Trintignant (Amour).

6. Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor | Inception

Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...

Best Supporting Actor 2012 for Django Unchained

Nominees: Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln), Dwight Henry (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained), Ewan McGregor (Lo Imposible).

7. Payman Maadi

Actor | Jodaeiye Nader az Simin

Peyman Maadi was born in 1972 in New York City to an Iranian couple. His father was a lawyer. His family moved back to Iran when he was 5 years old. He graduated in Metallurgical Engineering from Karaj Azad University. Maadi started his film career as a screenwriter in late 2000s. He is the writer ...

Best Actor 2011 for A Separation

Nominees: Ryan Gosling (The Ides fo March), Ezra Miller (We Need to Talk About Kevin), Brad Pitt (Moneyball), Christoph Waltz (Carnage)

8. George Clooney

Actor | Michael Clayton

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 television host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney ...

Best Supporting Actor 2011 for The Ides of March

Nominees: Shahab Hosseini (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin),Jeremy Irons (Margin Call), John C. Reilly (We Need to Talk About Kevin), Stanley Tucci (Captain America: The First Avenger).

9. Colin Firth

Actor | A Single Man

Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...

Best Actor 2010 for The King's Speech

Nominees: Jeff Bridges (True Grit), Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Colin Firth (The King's Speech), James Franco (127 Hours), Mikael Persbrandt (Hævnen).

10. Christian Bale

Actor | The Dark Knight

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David 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 ...

Best Supporting Actor 2010 for The Fighter

Nominees: Andrew Garfield (The Social Network), Christopher Plummer (Beginners), Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right), Geoffrey Rush (The King's Speech).

11. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

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Best Actor 2009 for Invictus

Nominees: George Clooney (Up in the Air), Ricardo Darín (El Secreto de sus Ojos), Larry David (Whatever Works), Ben Foster (The Messenger).

12. Alfred Molina

Actor | Spider-Man 2

Alfred Molina was born in 1953 in London, England. His mother, Giovanna (Bonelli), was an Italian-born cook and cleaner, and his father, Esteban Molina, was a Spanish-born waiter and chauffeur. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. His stage work includes two major Royal ...

Best Supporting Actor 2009 for An Education

Nominees: Matt Damon (Invictus), Guillermo Francella (El Secreto de sus Ojos), Woody Harrelson (The Messenger), Burghart Klaußner (Das weiße Band - Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte).

13. Frank Langella

Actor | Frost/Nixon

Frank Langella was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, to Angelina and Frank A. Langella, a business executive. He is of Italian descent.

A stage and screen actor of extreme versatility, Frank Langella won acclaim on the New York stage in "Seascape" and followed it up with the title role in the Edward Gorey...

Best Actor 2008 for Frost/Nixon

Nominees: Leonardo DiCaprio (Revolutionary Road), Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Clint Eastwood (Gran Torino), Daniel Giménez Cacho (Arráncame la vida).

14. Heath Ledger

Actor | Brokeback Mountain

When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. His work comprised ...

Best Supporting Actor 2008 for The Dark Knight

Nominees: Jason Butler Harner (Changeling), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Doubt), Richard Jenkins (Burn After Reading), Brad Pitt (Burn After Reading).

15. Daniel Day-Lewis

Actor | There Will Be Blood

Born in London, England, Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is the second child of Cecil Day-Lewis (pseudonym Nicholas Blake), Poet Laureate of the U.K., and his second wife, actress Jill Balcon. His maternal grandfather was Sir Michael Balcon, an important figure in the history of British cinema and ...

Best Actor 2007 for There Will Be Blood

Nominees: Cassey Affleck (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), Josh Brolin (No Country for Old Men), Tommy Lee Jones (No Country for Old Men), Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises).

16. Javier Bardem

Actor | Skyfall

Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema.

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Best Supporting Actor 2007 for No Country for Old Men

Nominees: Vincent Cassel (Eastern Promises), Paul Dano (There Will Be Blood), Woody Harrelson (No Country for Old Men), J.K. Simmons (Juno).

17. Ulrich Mühe

Actor | Das Leben der Anderen

Ulrich Mühe was born on June 20, 1953 in Grimma, East Germany as Friedrich Hans Ulrich Mühe. He was an actor and director, known for The Lives of Others (2006), Funny Games (1997) and Der letzte Zeuge (1998). He was married to Susanne Lothar, Jenny Gröllmann and Annegret Hahn. He died on July 22, ...

Best Actor in 2006 for Das Leben der Anderen

Nominees: Leonardo DiCaprio (The Departed), Peter O'Toole (Venus) Clive Owen (Children of Men), Ken Watanabe (Letters from Iwo Jima)

18. Jack Nicholson

Actor | Chinatown

Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, 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 nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the...

Best Supporting Actor in 2006 for The Departed

Nominees: Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine), Michael Caine (Children of Men), Sergi López (El laberinto del fauno), Mark Wahlberg (The Departed)

19. Viggo Mortensen

Actor | Eastern Promises

Since his screen debut as a young Amish farmer in Peter Weir's Witness (1985), Viggo Mortensen's career has been marked by a steady string of well-rounded performances.

Mortensen was born in New York City, to Grace Gamble (Atkinson) and Viggo Peter Mortensen, Sr. His father was Danish, his mother ...

Best Actor 2005 for A History of Violence

Nominees: Gregor Bakovic (Odgrobadogroba), Russell Crowe (Cinderella Man), Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Match Point), Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line).

20. Paul Giamatti

Actor | Sideways

Paul Giamatti is an American actor who has worked steadily and prominently for over twenty years, and is best known for leading roles in the films American Splendor (2003), Sideways (2004), and Barney's Version (2010) (for which he won a Golden Globe), and supporting roles in the films Cinderella ...

Best Supporting Actor 2005 for Cinderella Man

Nominees: William Hurt (A History of Violence), Drago Milinovic (Odgrobadogroba), Liam Neeson (Batman Begins), Peter O'Toole (Lassie).

21. Paul Giamatti

Actor | Sideways

Paul Giamatti is an American actor who has worked steadily and prominently for over twenty years, and is best known for leading roles in the films American Splendor (2003), Sideways (2004), and Barney's Version (2010) (for which he won a Golden Globe), and supporting roles in the films Cinderella ...

Best Actor 2004 for Sideways

Nominees: Kevin Bacon (The Woodsman), Javier Bárdem (Mar Adentro), Jim Carrey (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby)

22. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

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...

Best Supporting Actor 2004 for Million Dollar Baby

Nominees: Thomas Haden Church (Sideways), Clive Owen (Closer), José María Pou (Mar Adentro), Rodrigo de la Serna (Diarios de Motocicleta).

23. Sean Penn

Actor | Mystic River

Sean Penn is a powerhouse film performer capable of intensely moving work, who has gone from strength to strength during a colourful film career, and who has drawn much media attention for his stormy private life and political viewpoints.

Sean Justin Penn was born in Los Angeles, California, the ...

Best Actor 2003 for Mystic Riber

Nominees: Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean), Paul Giamatti (American Splendor), Ben Kingsley (House of Sand and Fog), Luis Tosar (Te doy mis ojos).

24. Tim Robbins

Actor | Mystic River

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, ...

Best Supporting Actor 2003 for Mystic River

Nominees: Kevin Bacon (Mystic River), Paul Bettany (Dogville), Albert Finney (Big Fish), Stellan Skarsgård (Dogville).

25. Georges Méliès

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Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and film director famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema.

Méliès was an especially prolific innovator in the use of special effects, popularizing such techniques as substitution splices, multiple exposures, ...

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