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Oscar Winning Supporting Actors

Updated on August 17, 2014

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Jared Leto as Rayon

Movie: Dallas Buyers Club

Box Office: $55 million

Other Jared Leto Movies: "Urban Legend", "How to Make an American Quilt", "Switchback", "The Thin Red Line", "Fight Club", "Panic Room", "Phone Booth", "Alexander", "Girl, Interrupted", "American Psycho", and "Sunset Strip"

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Christoph Waltz as Dr. King Schultz

Movie: Django Unchained

Box Office: $425 million

Other Christoph Waltz Movies: "Inglorious Basterds", "The Green Hornet", "Water for Elephants", "Carnage", "Epic", "Horrible Bosses 2", "Muppets Most Wanted", "Tulip Fever", and "Tarzan"

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Christopher Plummer as Hal Fields

Movie: Beginners

Box Office: $14 million

Other Christopher Plummer Movies: "Somewhere in Time", "Highpoint", "The Boy in Blue", "An American Tail", "Dragnet", "The Sound of Music", "Waterloo", "Playdate", "A Doll's House", "Aces High", "Where the Heart Is", "Money", "Firehead", "Wolf", "12 Monkeys", "The Insider", "Dracula 2000", "On Golden Pond", "A Beautiful Mind", "Cold Creek Manor", "The New World", "Must Love Dogs", "The Lake House", "Already Dead", "Up", "My Dog Tulip", "Priest", "Imagine", and "Remember"

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Christian Bale as Dickey Eklund

Movie: The Fighter

Box Office: $129 million

Other Christian Bale Movies: "Empire of the Sun", "Treasure Island", "Little Women", "Pocahontas", "All the Little Animals", "Metroland", "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "American Psycho", "Shaft", "Reign of Fire", "The Machinist", "Batman Begins", "Rescue Dawn", "The New World", "Public Enemies", "The Dark Knight", "Terminator Salvation", "The Dark Knight Rises", "American Hustle" and "Exodus: Gods and Kings"

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Christoph Waltz as Col. Hans Landa

Movie: Inglorious Basterds

Box Office: $321 million

Other Christoph Waltz Movies: "The Alien Years", "Catherine The Great", "Inspector Rex", "The Final Game", "The Three Musketeers", and "Big Eyes"

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Heath Ledgeer as The Joker (posthumous)

Movie: The Dark Knight

Box Office: $1.005 billion

Other Heath Ledger Movies: "10 Things I Hate About You", "The Patriot", "Monster's Ball", "A Knight's Tale", "The Four Feathers", "The Order", "Ned Kelly", "Casanova", "The Brothers Grimm", "Lords of Dogtown", "Brokeback Mountain", "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" and "Candy"

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Javier Bardem as Anton Chigurh

Movie: No Country For Old Men

Box Office: $171 million

Other Javier Bardem Movies: "Airbag", "Second Skin", "Before Night Falls", "Don't Tempt Me", "The Dancer Upstairs", "Mondays in the Sun", "Collateral", "Goya's Ghost", "The Sea Inside", "Vicky Cristina Barcelona", "Eat Pray Love", "Skyfall", "To The Wonder", "The Counselor", and "The Gunman"

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Alan Arkin as Edwin Hoover

Movie: Little Miss Sunshine

Box Office: $100 million

Other Alan Arkin Movies: "Fire Sale", "Big Trouble", Edward Scissorhands", "Deadhead Miles", "The In-Laws", "Simon", "Bad Medicine", "So I Married an Axe Murderer", "North", "Mother Night", "Grosse Point Blank", "Four Days In September", "Gattica", "Firewall", "Rendition", "Get Smart", "Marley and Me", "The Change Up", "Argo", "Grudge Match", and "Wild Oats"

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George Clooney as Robert Barnes

Movie: Syriana

Box Office: $93 million

Other George Clooney Movies: "Return of the Killer Tomatoes", "From Dusk Till Dawn", "One Fine Day", "The Peacemaker", "Batman and Robin", "The Thin Red Line", "Out of Sight", "Three Kings", "The Perfect Storm", "Ocean's Eleven", "Spy Kids", "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind", "Solaris", "Ocean's Twelve", "Goon Night, and Good Luck", "Leatherheads", "Burn After Reading", "Up in the Air", "Monuments Men", "The Ides of March", "Gravity", and "Tomorrowland"

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Morgan Freeman as Eddie "Scrap Iron" Dupris

Movie: Million Dollar Baby

Box Office: $216 million

Other Morgan Freeman Movies: "A Man Called Adam", "Teachers", "Harry and Son", "Street Smart", "Clean and Sober", "Lean on Me", "Johnny Handsome", "The Civil War", "Robin Hood Prince of Thieves", "Unforgiven", "Power of One", "The Shawshank Redemption", "Seven", "Outbreak", "Kiss the Girls", "Deep Impact", "Nurse Betty", "Hard Rain", "Along Came a Spider", "High Crimes", "Bruce Almighty", "The Big Bounce", "An Unfinished Life", "War of the Worlds", "The Bucket List", "Evan Almighty", "Gone, Baby, Gone", "Invictus", "Red", "Dolphin Tale", "Conan the Barbarian", "Olympus has Fallen", "Oblivion", "Lucy", "Transcendence", "Dolphin Tale 2", "Ruth and Alex", and "The Last Knights"

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Tim Robbins as Dave Boyle

Movie: Mystic River

Box Office: $156 million

Other Tim Robbins Movies: "St. Elsewhere", "Toy Soldiers", "The Sure Thing", "Top Gun", "Bull Durham", "Howard the Duck", "Five Corners", "Twister", "Jacob's Ladder", "The Player", "Short Cuts", "I.Q.", "The Shawshank Redemption", "Deadman Walking", "Nothing to Lose", "Cradle Will Rock", "Mission To Mars", "Anti-Trust", "War of the Worlds", "Catch A Fire", "Noise", "The Lucky Ones", "City of Ember", "Green Lantern", "Life of Crime" and "Welcome to Me"

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Chris Cooper as John Laroche

Movie: Adaptation

Box Office: $32 million

Other Chris Cooper Movies: "A Time To Kill", "Money Train", "Great Expectation", "The Horse Whisperer", "October Sky", "American Beauty", "The Patriot", "Me, Myself, and Irene", "The Bourne Identity", "Sea Biscuit", "The Kingdom", "Married Life", "Where the Wild Things Are", "The Town", "Remember Me", "The Tempest", "The Muppets", "August Osage County", and "The Amazing Spider Man 2"

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Jim Broadbent as John Bayley

Movie: Iris

Box Office: $16 million

Other Jim Broadbent Movies: "Breaking Glass", "Time Bandits", "Bird of Prey", "Birth of a Nation", "The Black Adder", "Happy Families", "The Good Father", "Life is Sweet", "Gone to the Dogs", "The Crying Game", "Widow's Peak", "The Avengers", "Little Voice", "Bridget Jones's Diary", "Moulin Rouge", "Gangs of New York", "Around the World In 80 Days", "Pride", "Vanity Fair", Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason", "The Street", "Longford", "Hot Fuzz", "Inkheart", "Another Year", "Animals United", "Filth", and "Brooklyn"

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Benicio Del Toro as Javier Rodriguez

Movie: Traffic

Box Office: $207 million

Other Benicio del Toro Movies: "Big Top Pee-Wee", "License To Kill", "Fearless", "Money for Nothing", "Swimming with Sharks", "China Moon", "The Usual Suspects", "The Funeral", "The Fan", "Joyride", "Excess Baggage", "Snatch", "The Pledge", "21 Grams", "The Hunted", "Sin City", "The Wolfman", "Somewhere", "Savages", "7 Days in Havanna", "Guardians of the Galaxy" "Thor: The Dark World", "Paradise Lost", and "The Little Prince"

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Michael Caine as Dr. Wilbur Larch

Movie: The Cider House Rules

Box Office: $88 million

Other Michael Caine Movies: "Blind Spot", "The Two-Headed Spy", "Danger Within", "Solo for Sparrow", "Zulu", "Alfie", "Gambit", "The Wrong Box", "Deadfall", "The Italian Job", "Too Late the Hero", "Kidnapped", "Pulp", "The Eagle Has Landed", "A Bridge Too Far", "The Swarm", "Dressed to Kill", "The Jigsaw Man", "Water", "Sweet Liberty", "Jaws: The Revenge", "Mr. Destiny", "Noises Off", "On Deadly Ground", "Shadow Run", "Little Voice", "Get Carter", "Secondhand Lions", "Batman Begins", "Inception", "The Dark Knight Rises", "Now You See Me", "Interstellar", and "Kingsman: The Secret Service"

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James Coburn as Glen Whitehouse

Movie: Affliction

Box Office: $6 million

Other James Coburn Movies: "Ride Lonesome", "The Murder Men", "Kings of the Sun", "Major Dundee", "The Loved One", "Our Man Flint", "Duffy", "Candy", "Midway", "White Rock", "Firepower", "Goldengirl", "The Muppet Movie", "Hudson Hawk", "Young Guns II", "Maverick" "Sister Act 2", "Payback", "Snow Dogs" and "American Gun"

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Robin Williams as Dr. Sean Maguire

Movie: Good Will Hunting

Box Office: $225 million

Other Robin Williams Movies: "Popeye", "Good Morning Vietnam", "Club Paradise", "Dead Poets Society", "I'm From Hollywood", "Cadillac Man", "Hook", "The Timekeeper", "Mrs. Doubtfire", "Jumanji", "Nine Months", "Hamlet", "Jack", "The Birdcage", "Flubber", "Patch Adams", "What Dreams May Come", "Jakob the Liar", "Insomnia", "One Hour Photo", "Man of the Year", "Night at the Museum", "Old Dogs", "The Face of Love", "The Big Wedding", "License to Wed", "Merry Friggin Christmas", "Night at the Museum:Secret of the Tomb" and "Absolutely Anything"

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Cuba Gooding Jr. as Rod Tidwell

Movie: Jerry Maguire

Box Office: $273 million

Other Cuba Gooding Jr. Movies: "Coming to America", "Boyz in the Hood", "Gladiator", "A Few Good Men", "Judgment Night", "Lightning Jack", "Blown Away", "Outbreak", "As Good As It Gets", "What Dreams May Come", "Instinct", "Chill Factor", "Men Of Honor", "Pearl Harbor", "Rat Race" , "Snow Dogs", "Radio", "Daddy Day Camp", "Norbit", "Red Tails", "The Butler", "Don Jon", "Life of a King", "Carry Me Home" and "Selma"

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Kevin Spacey as Roger "Verbal" Kint

Movie: The Usual Suspects

Box Office: $23 million

Other Kevin Spacey Movies: "Heartburn", "Working Girl", "Dad", "See No Evil, Hear No Evil", "When You Remember Me", "Henry and June", "The Ref", "Iron Will", "Seven", "Swimming with Sharks", "Outbreak", "A Time To Kill", "L.A. Confidential", "The Negotiator", "American Beauty", "Pay it Forward", "Beyond the Sea", "Edison", "Superman Returns", "Fred Claus", "21", "Shrink", "Recount", "Casino Jack", "Moon", "Horrible Bosses", "Captain Phillips", "Horrible Bosses 2", and "Unity"

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Martin Landau as Bela Lugosi

Movie: Ed Wood

Box Office: $5 million

Other Martin Landau Movies: "North by Northwest", "Pork Chop Hill", "Cleopatra", "Nevada Smith", "Black Gunn", "Meteor", "Without Warning", "The Return", "Alone in the Dark", "Treasure Island", "Sweet Revenge", "Empire State", "Paint it Black", "Firehead", "Mistress", "Time Is Money", "City Hall", "Rounders", "Sleepy Hallow", "Ready to Rumble", "The Majestic", "Wake", "Lovely, Still", "Ivory", "9", "Frankenweenie", and "Remember"

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Tommy Lee Jones as US Marshall Samuel Gerard

Movie: The Fugitive

Box Office: $368 million

Other Tommy Lee Jones Movies: "Life Study", "Love Story", "Rolling Thunder", "The Betsy", "Nate and Hayes", "The River Rat", "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof", "The Big Town", "JFK", "Undersiege", "House of Cards", "Gotham", "Fire Birds", "Heaven & Earth", "Blown Away", "The Client", "Natural Born Killers", "Batman Forever", "Volcano", "U.S. Marshalls", "Double Jeopardy", "Rules of Engagement", "The Hunted", "Men In Black", "Men in Black 2", "The Missing", "Man of the House", "The Electric Mist", "The Company Men", "Lincoln", "The Family", and "The Homesman"

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Gene Hackman as Little Bill Daggett

Movie: Unforgiven

Box Office: $159 million

Other Gene Hackman Movies: "Hawaii", "Banning", "First to Fight", "Bonnie & Clyde", "The Split", "Riot", "Downhill Racer", "Marooned", "Doctors' Wives", "The Hunting Party", "Prime Cut", "Scarecrow", "Lucky Lady", "Night Moves", "A Bridge Too Far", "March or Die", "Superman", "Superman II", "Two of a Kind", "Misunderstood", "Split Decisions", "The Package", "The Firm", "Wyatt Earp", "The Quick and the Dead", "Crimson Tide", "Get Shorty", "The Birdcage", "Twilight", "Enemy Of the State", "Under Suspicion", "The Replacements", "Heist", "The Mexican", "Behind Enemy Lines", and "Runaway Jury"

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Jack Palance as Curly Washburne

Movie: City Slickers

Box Office: $179 million

Other Jack Palance Movies: "Panic in the Streets", "Shane", "Man in the Attic", "I Died A Thousand Times", "Attack", "House of Numbers", "The Many Inside", "Warriors Five", "Contempt", "Once a Thief", "The Professionals", "Horsemen", "Brother's Blue", "Mister Scarface", "The Cop in Blue Jeans", "Young Guns", "Batman", "Cyborg 2", "Treasure Island", and "Talking to Heaven"

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Joe Pesci as Tommy DeVito

Movie: Goodfellas

Box Office: $46 million

Other Joe Pesci Movies: "The Death Collector", "Raging Bull", "Dear Mr. Wonderful", "Easy Money", "Once Upon A Time In America", "Man On Fire", "Moonwalker", "Catch Fire", "Home Alone", "Home Alone 2", "The Super", "JFK", "My Cousin Vinny", "Lethal Weapon 3", "With Honors", "Casino", "Gone Fishing", "Lethal Weapon 4", "The Good Shepherd" and "The Irishman"

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Denzel Washington as Private Silas Trip

Movie: Glory

Box Office: $26 million

Other Denzel Washington Movies: "Death Wish", "Carbon Copy", "License To Kill", "A Soldier's Story", "Power", "Hard Lessons", "Heart Condition", "Ricochet", "Malcolm X", "The Pelican Brief", "Philadelphia", "Crimson Tide", "Virtuosity", "Courage Under Fire", "The Preacher's Wife", "The Bone Collector", "The Siege", "Remember the Titans", "Training Day", "John Q", "Out of Time", "Inside Man", "The Book of Eli", "Safe House", "Flight", "2 Guns", and "The Equalizer"

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Kevin Kline as Otto West

Movie: A Fish Called Wanda

Box Office: $62 million

Other Kevin Kline Movies: "Sophie's Choice", "The Big Chill", "Silverado", "I Love you to Death", "Soapdish", "Consenting Adults", "Chaplin", "Dave", "The Nutcracker", "French Kiss", "The Ice Storm", "In and Out", "A Mid Summer Night's Dream", "Life as a House", "Orange County", "The Emperor's Club", "De-Lovely", "As You Like It", "Trade", "Queen to Play", "The Extra Man", "No Strings Attached", "Bob's Burgers", "Last Vegas", and "The Last of Robin Hood"

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Sean Connery as Jim Malone

Movie: The Untouchables

Box Office: $106 million

Other Sean Connery Movies: "No Road Back", "Lilacs in the Spring", "Action of the Tiger", "Time Lock", "Dr. No", "On the Fiddle", "Another Time, Another Place", "A Night To Remember", "From Russia With Love", "Goldfinger", "The Hill", "Thunderball", "A Fine Madness", "The Anderson Tapes", "Diamonds Are Forever", "Ransom" "A Bridge Too Far", "Cuba", "Outland", "Highlander", "The Name of The Rose", "Memories of Me", "Family Business", "Rising Sun", "Just Cause", "First Knight", "Dragon Heart", "Medicine Man", "The Rock", "Entrapment" and "Sir Bill"

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Michael Caine as Elliott Daniels

Movie: Hannah and Her Sisters

Box Office: $59 million

Other Michael Caine Movies: "How To Murder a Rich Uncle", "Foxhole in Cairo", "The Wrong Box", "Funeral in Berlin", "The Magus", "The Last Valley", "The Black Windmill", "Peeper", "Silver Bears", "The Island", "The Hand", "Educating Rita", "Bullseye", "Blood and Wine", "Quills", and "Flawless"

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Don Ameche as Arthur Selwyn

Movie: Cocoon

Box Office: $85 million

Other Don Ameche Movies: "Ramona", "Love is News", "In Old Chicago", "You Can't Have Everything", "Happy Landing", "Midnight", "Lillan Russell", "Moon Over Miami", "Confirm or Deny", "Happy Land", "Wing and A Prayer", "Sleep, My Love", "So Goes My Love", "Trading Places", "Things Change", "Oscar", "Folks", and "Corina, Corina"

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Haing S. Ngor as Dith Pran

Movie: The Killing Fields

Box Office: $34 million

Other Haing S Ngor "Eastern Condors", "In Love and War", "My Life", and "Heaven and Earth"

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Jack Nicholson as Garrett Breedlove

Movie: Terms of Endearment

Box Office: $108 million

Other Jack Nicholson Movies: "The Cry Baby Killer", "Too Soon To Love", "The Wild Ride", "The Broken Land", "The Raven", "The Terror", "Flight to Fury", "The Shooting", "The Trip", "Head", "Easy Rider", "Five Easy Pieces", "A Safe Place", "Drive, He Said", "The Fortune", "Tommy", "The Last Tycoon", "Ragtime", "The Border", "Ironweed", "Batman", "Man Trouble", "A Few Good Men", "Wolf", "Blood and Wine", "As Good As it Gets", "Anger Management", "The Departed", "The Bucket List", and "How do you Know"


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