New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor

The New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given by the New York Film Critics Circle to honor the finest achievements in film-making.

New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Current recipient: Franz Rogowski
Awarded forBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
CountryUnited States
Presented byNew York Film Critics Circle
First awardedCharles Laughton
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Currently held byFranz Rogowski
Passages (2023)

Winners edit

1930s edit

Year Winner Film Role
1935 Charles Laughton Mutiny on the Bounty Captain William Bligh
Ruggles of Red Gap Marmaduke Ruggles
1936 Walter Huston Dodsworth Sam Dodsworth
1937 Paul Muni The Life of Emile Zola Émile Zola
1938 James Cagney Angels with Dirty Faces Rocky Sullivan
1939 James Stewart Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Jefferson "Jeff" Smith

1940s edit

Year Winner Film Role
1940 Charlie Chaplin The Great Dictator Hynkel – Dictator of Tomania / Jewish Barber
1941 Gary Cooper Sergeant York Alvin York
1942 James Cagney Yankee Doodle Dandy George M. Cohan
1943 Paul Lukas Watch on the Rhine Kurt Muller
1944 Barry Fitzgerald Going My Way Father Fitzgibbon
1945 Ray Milland The Lost Weekend Don Birnam
1946 Laurence Olivier Henry V King Henry V of England
1947 William Powell Life with Father Clarence Day, Sr.
The Senator Was Indiscreet Senator Melvin G. Ashton
1948 Laurence Olivier Hamlet Hamlet
1949 Broderick Crawford All the King's Men Willie Stark

1950s edit

Year Winner Film Role
1950 Gregory Peck Twelve O'Clock High Frank Savage
1951 Arthur Kennedy Bright Victory Larry Nevins
1952 Ralph Richardson The Sound Barrier John Ridgefield
1953 Burt Lancaster From Here to Eternity First Sergeant Milton Warden
1954 Marlon Brando On the Waterfront Terry Malloy
1955 Ernest Borgnine Marty Marty Piletti
1956 Kirk Douglas Lust for Life Vincent van Gogh
1957 Alec Guinness The Bridge on the River Kwai Lieutenant Colonel Nicholson
1958 David Niven Separate Tables Angus Pollock
1959 James Stewart Anatomy of a Murder Paul Biegler

1960s edit

Year Winner Film Role
1960 Burt Lancaster Elmer Gantry Elmer Gantry
1961 Maximilian Schell Judgment at Nuremberg Hans Rolfe
1962 No award given (newspaper strike)
1963 Albert Finney Tom Jones Tom Jones
1964 Rex Harrison My Fair Lady Henry Higgins
1965 Oskar Werner Ship of Fools Willie Schumann
1966 Paul Scofield A Man for All Seasons Sir Thomas More
1967 Rod Steiger In the Heat of the Night Police Chief Bill Gillespie
1968 Alan Arkin The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter John Singer
1969 Jon Voight Midnight Cowboy Joe Buck

1970s edit

Year Winner Film Role
1970 George C. Scott Patton George S. Patton, Jr.
1971 Gene Hackman The French Connection Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle
1972 Laurence Olivier Sleuth Andrew Wyke
1973 Marlon Brando Last Tango in Paris (Ultimo tango a Parigi) Paul
1974 Jack Nicholson Chinatown J. J. "Jake" Gittes
The Last Detail Signalman 1st Class Billy "Badass" Buddusky
1975 Jack Nicholson One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Randle McMurphy
1976 Robert De Niro Taxi Driver Travis Bickle
1977 John Gielgud Providence Clive Langham
1978 Jon Voight Coming Home Luke Martin
1979 Dustin Hoffman Kramer vs. Kramer Ted Kramer

1980s edit

Year Winner Film Role
1980 Robert De Niro Raging Bull Jake LaMotta
1981 Burt Lancaster Atlantic City Lou Pascal
1982 Ben Kingsley Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi
1983 Robert Duvall Tender Mercies Mac Sledge
1984 Steve Martin All of Me Roger Cobb
1985 Jack Nicholson Prizzi's Honor Charley Partanna
1986 Bob Hoskins Mona Lisa George Mortwell
1987 Jack Nicholson Ironweed Francis Phelan
1988 Jeremy Irons Dead Ringers Beverly Mantle / Elliot Mantle
1989 Daniel Day-Lewis My Left Foot Christy Brown

1990s edit

Year Winner Film Role
1990 Robert De Niro Awakenings Leonard Lowe
Goodfellas James "Jimmy the Gent" Conway
1991 Anthony Hopkins The Silence of the Lambs Dr. Hannibal Lecter
1992 Denzel Washington Malcolm X Malcolm X
1993 David Thewlis Naked Johnny
1994 Paul Newman Nobody's Fool Donald "Sully" Sullivan
1995 Nicolas Cage Leaving Las Vegas Ben Sanderson
1996 Geoffrey Rush Shine David Helfgott
1997 Peter Fonda Ulee's Gold Ulysses "Ulee" Jackson
1998 Nick Nolte Affliction Wade Whitehouse
1999 Richard Farnsworth The Straight Story Alvin Straight

2000s edit

Year Winner Film Role
2000 Tom Hanks Cast Away Chuck Noland
2001 Tom Wilkinson In the Bedroom Matt Fowler
2002 Daniel Day-Lewis Gangs of New York William "Bill the Butcher" Cutting
2003 Bill Murray Lost in Translation Bob Harris
2004 Paul Giamatti Sideways Miles Raymond
2005 Heath Ledger Brokeback Mountain Ennis Del Mar
2006 Forest Whitaker The Last King of Scotland Idi Amin
2007 Daniel Day-Lewis There Will Be Blood Daniel Plainview
2008 Sean Penn Milk Harvey Milk
2009 George Clooney Up in the Air Ryan Bingham

2010s edit

Year Winner Film Role
2010 Colin Firth The King's Speech King George VI
2011 Brad Pitt Moneyball Billy Beane
The Tree of Life Mr. O'Brien
2012 Daniel Day-Lewis Lincoln Abraham Lincoln
2013 Robert Redford All Is Lost Our Man
2014 Timothy Spall Mr. Turner J. M. W. Turner
2015 Michael Keaton Spotlight Walter "Robby" Robinson
2016 Casey Affleck Manchester by the Sea Lee Chandler
2017 Timothée Chalamet Call Me by Your Name Elio Perlman[1]
2018 Ethan Hawke First Reformed Reverend Ernst Toller[2]
2019 Antonio Banderas Pain and Glory Salvador Mallo[3]

2020s edit

Year Winner Film Role
2020 Delroy Lindo Da 5 Bloods Paul[4]
2021 Benedict Cumberbatch The Power of the Dog Phil Burbank[5]
2022 Colin Farrell After Yang Jake
The Banshees of Inisherin Pádraic Súilleabháin
2023 Franz Rogowski Passages Tomas[6]

Multiple awards edit

4 wins
3 wins
2 wins

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ 2017 New York Film Critics Circle winners: Full list|
  2. ^ 2018 New York Film Critics Circle Awards|IndieWire
  3. ^ 2019 New York Film Critics Circle Awards - Full List|Deadline
  5. ^ New York Film Critics Circle: 2021 Winners List — Deadline
  6. ^ "New York Film Critics Awards: 'Killers of the Flower Moon' Wins Best Film, Christopher Nolan Takes Director (Full List)". Variety. 2023-11-16. Retrieved 2023-11-30.

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