Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor

The Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Broadcast Film Critics Association at their annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards.

Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor
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The 2020 recipient: Joaquin Phoenix
Awarded forBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
LocationLos Angeles, California
Presented byBroadcast Film Critics Association
Currently held byJoaquin Phoenix for Joker (2019)

List of winners and nomineesEdit



2000: Russell CroweGladiator as Maximus Decimus Meridius

2001: Russell CroweA Beautiful Mind as John Nash

2002: Daniel Day-LewisGangs of New York as William "Bill the Butcher" Cutting (TIE) / Jack NicholsonAbout Schmidt as Warren Schmidt (TIE)

2003: Sean PennMystic River as Jimmy Markum

2004: Jamie FoxxRay as Ray Charles

2005: Philip Seymour HoffmanCapote as Truman Capote

2006: Forest WhitakerThe Last King of Scotland as Idi Amin

2007: Daniel Day-LewisThere Will Be Blood as Daniel Plainview

2008: Sean PennMilk as Harvey Milk

2009: Jeff BridgesCrazy Heart as Otis "Bad" Blake


2010: Colin FirthThe King's Speech as King George VI

2011: George ClooneyThe Descendants as Matt King

2012: Daniel Day-LewisLincoln as Abraham Lincoln

2013: Matthew McConaugheyDallas Buyers Club as Ron Woodroof

2014: Michael KeatonBirdman as Riggan Thomson

2015: Leonardo DiCaprioThe Revenant as Hugh Glass

2016: Casey AffleckManchester by the Sea as Lee Chandler

2017: Gary OldmanDarkest Hour as Winston Churchill

2018: Christian BaleVice as Dick Cheney

2019: Joaquin PhoenixJoker as Arthur Fleck / Joker

Multiple nomineesEdit

Multiple winnersEdit

3 wins
2 wins

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