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John Arthur Lithgow (/ˈlɪθɡoʊ/ LITH-goh; born October 19, 1945) is an American actor, musician, poet, author, and singer. He has received two Tony Awards, six Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, an American Comedy Award, four Drama Desk Awards, and has been nominated for two Academy Awards
Academy Awards
and four Grammy Awards.[1][2] Lithgow has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. Lithgow is best known for his television roles as Dick Solomon
Dick Solomon
in the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun
3rd Rock from the Sun
(1996–2001), Arthur Mitchell in the drama Dexter (2009), and Sir Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
in the drama The Crown (2016), for all of which he won Emmy Awards. He is also well known for his film roles in Blow Out
Blow Out
(1981), Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), Footloose (1984), Santa Claus: The Movie (1985), Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Raising Cain
Raising Cain
(1992), Shrek (2001), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Interstellar (2014), and Daddy's Home 2 (2017). His performances in the films The World According to Garp (1982) and Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment
(1983) each earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor. On the stage, he has appeared in Broadway productions including the musical adaptations of Sweet Smell of Success
Sweet Smell of Success
and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. In 2007, he made his Royal Shakespeare Company
Royal Shakespeare Company
debut as Malvolio
Malvolio
in Neil Bartlett's production of Twelfth Night. He has also recorded music, such as the 1999 children's music album Singin' in the Bathtub, and has written poetry and short stories for children, such as Marsupial Sue. His work in children's entertainment has earned him Grammy Award
Grammy Award
nominations and two Parents' Choice Silver Honor Awards.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Stage career 2.2 Film career 2.3 Television career 2.4 Children's entertainment 2.5 Podcasts 2.6 Other appearances

3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 Discography 6 Bibliography 7 Awards and nominations 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Lithgow was born in Rochester, New York. His mother, Sarah Jane (née Price), was a retired actress. His father, Arthur Washington Lithgow III, was a theatrical producer and director who ran the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey.[3][4] His father was born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, to an American-Dominican family of Scottish, English and French descent. Lithgow is descended from Mayflower
Mayflower
passenger and colonial governor William Bradford.[5] Because of his father's job, the family moved frequently during Lithgow's childhood; he spent his childhood years in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where activist Coretta Scott King
Coretta Scott King
babysat him and his siblings; he spent his teenage years in Akron
Akron
(living at Stan Hywet Hall)[6] and Lakewood, Ohio.[7] Lithgow attended Harvard College, and graduated with an A.B. magna cum laude in 1967, in history and literature. He lived in Adams House as an undergraduate. Lithgow later served on Harvard's Board of Overseers. Lithgow credits a performance at Harvard of Gilbert and Sullivan's Utopia Limited
Utopia Limited
with helping him decide to become an actor.[8] After graduation, Lithgow won a Fulbright Scholarship
Fulbright Scholarship
to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Also, after graduation, he served as the Director of the Arts and Literature Department at WBAI, the Pacifica radio station in New York City. Career[edit] Stage career[edit] In 1973, Lithgow debuted on Broadway in David Storey's The Changing Room, for which he received both the Tony and Drama Desk Award as Best Featured Actor in a Play. The following year he starred opposite Lynn Redgrave in My Fat Friend, and in 1976 he starred opposite Meryl Streep in Arthur Miller's A Memory of Two Mondays. He was nominated for the Best Actor Tony Awards for Requiem for a Heavyweight
Requiem for a Heavyweight
(1985) and M. Butterfly (directed by John Dexter, 1988). In 2002, Lithgow won a Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of J.J. Hunsecker in the Broadway adaptation of the 1957 film Sweet Smell of Success. In 2005, Lithgow was elected into the American Theater Hall of Fame for his work on Broadway.[9] He was also nominated for a Best Leading Actor in a Musical Tony for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. In 2004 and 2007, Lithgow debuted Carnival of the Animals' elephant character — nurse Mabel Buntz — with the New York City Ballet
New York City Ballet
and Houston Ballet, respectively.[10] In 2007, Lithgow played Malvolio
Malvolio
in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Twelfth Night, at The Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom.[11] In 2008 through 2009, Lithgow played Joe Keller in a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons.[12] Lithgow starred alongside Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
in Douglas Carter Beane's comedy Mr & Mrs Fitch presented Off-Broadway by Second Stage Theatre from February 22, 2010 to April 4, 2010.[13] Lithgow returned to Broadway as Joseph Alsop in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of David Auburn's new play The Columnist, with previews starting on April 4, 2012. The performance earned him a nomination for the Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Actor in a Play.[14] He appeared in the National Theatre London production in the winter of 2012/13 as Police Magistrate Aeneas Posket in a revival of Arthur Wing Pinero's The Magistrate. It was announced in February 2014 that he would return to Central Park's Delacorte Theater
Delacorte Theater
and Shakespeare in the Park for the 2014 summer season in the title role of Shakespeare's King Lear
King Lear
directed by Tony Award
Tony Award
Winner Daniel Sullivan. The production was the play's first there since 1973 and Lithgow's first time there since 1975, when he had played Laertes.[15] In Fall 2014, Lithgow returned to Broadway as Tobias in a revival of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance. He stars opposite Glenn Close, Martha Plimpton, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban
and Clare Higgins. Pam MacKinnon directed the limited 18-week production at the Golden Theatre.[16] He appears in a solo play John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, which opened on Broadway on January 11, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre, written by Lithgow. Lithgow has performed this play around the US, starting at the Lincoln Center Theater
Lincoln Center Theater
in 2008,[17][18] with a return performance at Lincoln Center in April to May 2009.[19] Film career[edit] In 1976 he starred in a pivotal role in Brian De Palma's Obsession with Cliff Robertson
Cliff Robertson
and Genevieve Bujold
Genevieve Bujold
as Cliff Robertson's long time business partner Robert Lasalle. In 1979, Lithgow portrayed Lucas Sergeant in Bob Fosse's semi-autobiographical movie All That Jazz. The character was loosely based on the real-life director/choreographer Michael Bennett, best known for his work on Dreamgirls and A Chorus Line. In 1983 and 1984, Lithgow was nominated for the Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actor for his performances as Roberta Muldoon in The World According to Garp and as Sam Burns in Terms of Endearment. Both films were screen adaptations of popular novels. Lithgow originated the character of Dr. Emilio Lizardo/Lord John Whorfin, an Italian physicist inhabited by an evil alien, which he played in the 1984 cult film The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. In 1984, Lithgow also played a pastor who condemns dancing in Footloose. In 1985 he played the evil toy manufacturer in Santa Claus: The Movie. He later played the role of American space engineer Walter Curnow in 2010, the sequel to the science fiction classic 2001: A Space Odyssey.

John Lithgow
John Lithgow
on the red carpet at the 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 28, 1988.

In 1983, Lithgow appeared in a remake of the classic Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" in Twilight Zone: The Movie as the paranoid passenger made famous on the television show by William Shatner. In an interview with Bill Moyers, Lithgow reveals this role as his favorite of his film career.[20] In 1991, he starred in the movie Ricochet opposite Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
as Earl Talbot Blake, a criminal seeking revenge against the policeman who sent him to prison. Also in 1991, he played missionary Leslie Huben in the film adaptation of Peter Matthiessen's novel At Play in the Fields of the Lord. In 1992, he starred as a man with multiple personality disorder in Brian De Palma's film Raising Cain
Raising Cain
and the narrator in Doctor Seuss Video Classics: Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories, and in 1993, starred as the villainous Eric Qualen in the Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone
movie Cliffhanger. In 1986, Lithgow starred in the science fiction film The Manhattan Project. As lead scientist in charge of nuclear research involving plutonium, he learns a lesson from the teenage son of his new girlfriend about the moral danger of doing pure research that will certainly lead to death and destruction.[21] In 1987, Lithgow starred in the Bigfoot-themed family comedy Harry and the Hendersons. In 2002, he narrated Life's Greatest Miracle, a documentary about human embryonic development, while in 2004, he portrayed the moralistic, rigid father of Alfred Kinsey
Alfred Kinsey
in that year's biopic Kinsey. In 2006, Lithgow had a small role in the Academy Award-winning film Dreamgirls, as Jerry Harris, a film producer offering Deena Jones (Beyoncé Knowles) a film role.[22] He starred in a lead role in the science fiction film Rise of the Planet of the Apes.[23] As a voice actor, Lithgow voiced the evil Lord Farquaad
Lord Farquaad
in the Shrek movie franchise who also appears in Shrek, Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party, Shrek 4-D
Shrek 4-D
which was originally Shrek 3-D and used as an amusement park attraction and Shrek the Third. Television career[edit] In television, Lithgow is probably most widely known for his starring role as Dick Solomon
Dick Solomon
in the 1996– 2001
2001
NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
in the category Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in each of the program's six seasons and won three times, in 1996, 1997, and 1999. His son Ian regularly appeared alongside him as Leon, one of his physics students. In 1986, Lithgow received a Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
in the category Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series for his appearance in the episode The Doll of the Amazing Stories anthology series. Additionally, Lithgow has been nominated for an Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
Special
for The Day After (1983), and two Emmy Awards
Emmy Awards
for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Special
for Resting Place (1986) and My Brother's Keeper (1995). Lithgow was approached about playing Dr. Frasier Crane on Cheers, but turned it down. Lithgow starred with Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey Tambor
in the NBC sitcom Twenty Good Years. Since 2006 he has starred in Campbell Soup Company's commercials advertising their Campbell's
Campbell's
Select premium soup brand. On March 5, 2009, Lithgow made a cameo on NBC's 30 Rock, in the episode "Goodbye, My Friend," with several references to his role in Harry and the Hendersons. In September 2009, Lithgow joined the cast of Dexter as Arthur Mitchell, a serial killer and Dexter Morgan's nemesis.[24] He won a Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for this role,[25] and won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series.[26] He guest starred on How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
in the role of Barney Stinson's father, Jerry.[27] John voiced The White Rabbit
White Rabbit
in the ABC mini-series, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. Lithgow portrays Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
in the 2016 Netflix
Netflix
drama series The Crown[28] for which he won a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Emmy. He also starred as a professor of poetry who becomes implicated in the murder of his wife in the first season (spring 2017) of the NBC mockumentary series Trial & Error.[29][30] Children's entertainment[edit]

Lithgow reading a book to children in 2007

Lithgow has done extensive work for children, including several books and albums. Some of his book titles are Marsupial Sue, Marsupial Sue Presents "The Runaway Pancake," Lithgow Party Paloozas!: 52 Unexpected Ways to Make a Birthday, Holiday, or Any Day a Celebration for Kids, Carnival of the Animals, A Lithgow Palooza: 101 Ways to Entertain and Inspire Your Kids, I'm a Manatee, Micawber, The Remarkable Farkle McBride, Mahalia Mouse Goes to College and I Got Two Dogs. He also appeared as a guest on the Canadian children's program, Ants in Your Pants. Lithgow launched into a career as a recording artist with the 1999 album of children's music, Singin' in the Bathtub. In June 2002, Lithgow released his second children's album Farkle and Friends. It was the musical companion to his book The Remarkable Farkle McBride, which tells the story of a young musical genius. Farkle and Friends features the vocal talents of Lithgow and Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
backed by the Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra. In August 2006, Lithgow released The Sunny Side of the Street, his third children's album and first with Razor & Tie. This album features versions of classic songs from The Great American Songbook
The Great American Songbook
including “Getting to Know You” and “Ya Gotta Have Pep”. Produced by JC Hopkins, the album features guest appearances by Madeleine Peyroux, Wayne Knight, Sherie Rene Scott and Maude Maggart. Lithgow also makes occasional appearances on stage and television singing children's songs and accompanying himself on guitar. Podcasts[edit] On October 1, 2010, Lithgow appeared on Doug Benson's podcast Doug Loves Movies, along with fellow guests Paul F. Tompkins
Paul F. Tompkins
and Jimmy Pardo. He has also appeared on Chris Hardwick's show The Nerdist Podcast. Other appearances[edit] Between 1978-80, Lithgow appeared in ten episodes of the radio drama revival series CBS Radio Mystery Theater. Lithgow voiced the character of Yoda
Yoda
in the National Public Radio adaptations of The Empire Strikes Back
The Empire Strikes Back
and Return of the Jedi.[31] He provided narration for the IMAX
IMAX
film Special
Special
Effects: Anything Can Happen. He hosts Paloozaville, a children's Video on Demand
Video on Demand
program on Mag Rack based on his best-selling children's books. He appeared in the most recent Campbell's
Campbell's
SelectSoups commercials, portraying a restaurant waiter serving "customers" in their own household. He often delivers commencement addresses at American universities. Lithgow also appears in Books By You, a children's computer game, and guides them through the steps to finish a pre-designed book.[32] In 2005, Lithgow became the first actor ever to deliver a commencement speech at Harvard University[33] and received an honorary Doctor of Arts from his alma mater.[34][35][36] He was featured at Heinz Hall
Heinz Hall
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on December 4–6, 2009 for performances of Mozart's Requiem
Mozart's Requiem
with the Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Symphony Orchestra. He narrated some letters written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, some poems, and sections from the Book of Revelation
Book of Revelation
in certain parts of the performance.[37] In 2011, he performed a dramatic reading of a Newt Gingrich press release on The Colbert Report[38] and made a call to Colbert's annual Atone Phone "by mistake."[39] He also voiced a South Carolina TV ad for Colbert Super PAC
Colbert Super PAC
humorously attacking Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.[40] In September 2011, Lithgow was featured in a one-night only production of Dustin Lance Black's play, 8 — a staged reenactment of the federal trial that overturned California's Prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage — as Attorney Theodore Olson
Theodore Olson
to raise money for the American Foundation for Equal Rights.[41] On October 18, 2017, Lithgow coauthored the New York Times
New York Times
daily Crossword
Crossword
Puzzle. In 2018, Lithgow was one of the actors who voiced the audiobook A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo.[42] Personal life[edit] Lithgow married Jean Taynton, a teacher, in 1966. The couple had one son together, actor and clinical psychologist Ian (born 1972). Lithgow and his wife separated after he had an affair with actress Liv Ullmann, with the marriage ending in divorce in 1980.[43] Lithgow married UCLA history professor[44] Mary Yeager in 1981, and they had son Nathan and daughter Phoebe together. Filmography[edit] Main article: John Lithgow
John Lithgow
on screen and stage Discography[edit]

Singin' in the Bathtub (1999, Sony Wonder) Farkle & Friends (2002, Kid Rhino) The Sunny Side of the Street
The Sunny Side of the Street
(2006, Razor & Tie)

Bibliography[edit]

Remarkable Farkle McBride (2000, Simon & Schuster) Marsupial Sue (2001, Simon & Schuster) Micawber (2002, Simon & Schuster) I'm a Manatee (2003, Simon & Schuster) A Lithgow Palooza (2004, Simon & Schuster) Carnival of the Animals (2004, Simon & Schuster) Lithgow Party Paloozas!: 52 Unexpected Ways to Make a Birthday, Holiday, or Any Day a Celebration for Kids (2005, Simon & Schuster) Lithgow Paloozas!: Boredom Blasters (2005, Running Press) Marsupial Sue Presents "The Runaway Pancake" (2005, Simon & Schuster) Mahalia Mouse Goes to College (2007, Simon & Schuster) I Got Two Dogs (2008, Simon & Schuster)

Awards and nominations[edit] Main article: List of awards and nominations received by John Lithgow References[edit]

^ Alvin Powell, "Lithgow to speak at Afternoon Exercises: Actor, writer, humanitarian to grace Tercentenary Theatre", Harvard Gazette, 2005-04-07. ^ HFPA Nominations and Winners HFPA Nominations and Winners Archived 2010-12-12 at the Wayback Machine. ^ " John Lithgow
John Lithgow
Biography (1945–)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ " John Lithgow
John Lithgow
Biography – Yahoo! Movies". Movies.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ "Excerpt: "Drama" by John Lithgow
John Lithgow
- A Midsummer Night's Dream - Coretta Scott King". Scribd. Retrieved 24 May 2017.  ^ Breckenridge, Mary Beth (2013-04-19). "Actor Lithgow Revisits Akron Roots". Akron
Akron
Beacon Journal. Retrieved 2013-04-21.  ^ NBC. "Former Akronite John Lithgow
John Lithgow
takes on killer role for 'Dexter'". cleveland.com. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ "'Stupid mistake' changed John Lithgow's life – for the better < News". PopMatters. 2006-10-09. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ "Theater Hall of Fame inducts Thompson, Lithgow, others". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  ^ " John Lithgow
John Lithgow
adds Houston Ballet
Houston Ballet
dancer to his résumé,". The Houston Chronicle.  ^ Billington, Michael. "Theatre review: 'Twelfth Night', The Courtyard, Stratford-upon-Avon", The Guardian,September 6, 2007 ^ Cohen, Patricia. "Two Fathers Are Learning Lessons of 'All My Sons' ", The New York Times, November 12, 2008 ^ Hernandez, Ernio. "Blurb vs. Blog: Lithgow and Ehle are Gossipers 'Mr. & Mrs. Fitch', Opening Off-Broadway Feb. 22" playbill.com, February 22, 2010 ^ Jones, Kenneth. " John Lithgow
John Lithgow
Is David Auburn's 'The Columnist', Beginning Broadway Previews April 4" playbill.com, April 4, 2012 ^ Kozinn, Allan (2014-02-13). "Shakespeare in the Park Lineup: 'Much Ado About Nothing' and 'King Lear'". The New York Times.  ^ "What Play Can Come Along Next Season That Will Be More Star-Studded Than A Delicate Balance?". Retrieved 24 May 2017.  ^ Clement, Olivia. "Check Out John Lithgow
John Lithgow
in 'Stories by Heart' on Broadway" Playbill, January 9, 2018 ^ " John Lithgow: Stories By Heart 2008" lct.org, retrieved January 10, 2018 ^ " John Lithgow: Stories by Heart 2009 lct.org, retrieved January 11, 2018 ^ " Bill Moyers
Bill Moyers
Journal . Watch & Listen". PBS. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ Ebert, Roger. "The Manhattan Project Movie Review (1986) - Roger Ebert". www.rogerebert.com. Retrieved 24 May 2017.  ^ " John Lithgow
John Lithgow
a Fatherly Figure for 'Planet of the Apes' Prequel - Bloody Disgusting!". www.bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 24 May 2017.  ^ "Trinity, a War Machine, and a Slumdog Eying Planet of the Apes: Rise of the Apes". Dreadcentral.com. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ "TV: Showtime's 'Dexter' Posts Record-Breaking Ratings - Bloody Disgusting!". www.bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 24 May 2017.  ^ 2009 Golden Globe Nominees HFPA Nominations and Winners Archived 2010-12-12 at the Wayback Machine. ^ "2010 Emmy Nominations Include a Few Horror Favorites". Dreadcentral.com. 2010-07-08. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ Michael Ausiello (2011-02-17). "HIMYM Exclusive First Look: How Barney Met His Father". TVLine. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ Goldberg, Bryn Elise (June 18, 2015). "John Lithgow, Matt Smith cast in Netflix's 'The Crown'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 21, 2016.  ^ Hughes, William (February 16, 2016). " John Lithgow
John Lithgow
to spoof Making a Murderer and The Jinx for NBC". The A.V. Club. Retrieved February 21, 2016.  ^ "Lithgow has you guessing, laughing, in ‘Trial & Error’". Detroit News, Frazier Moore, Associated Press March 9, 2017 ^ Ryan, Mike (April 2, 2015). "That Time John Lithgow
John Lithgow
Played Yoda
Yoda
And Ed Asner
Ed Asner
Played Jabba The Hutt". Uproxx. Retrieved December 6, 2017.  ^ [1] booksbyyou.com.au ^ Beth Potier, "Of mice and manatees: Lithgow charms all: Commencement address gives star treatment by actor, author", Harvard Gazette, 2008-06-16. ^ Avery, Mary Ellen (9 June 2005). "Harvard awards 8 honorary degrees". Havard University Gazette. Archived from the original on 20 July 2008.  ^ The Harvard Crimson Staff (9 June 2005). "Eight to Receive Honorary Degrees". The Harvard Crimson.  ^ "Honorary Degrees". Harvard University.  ^ "'Requiem' an extraordinary Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Symphony Orchestra tribute to Mozart - Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Tribune-Review". Pittsburghlive.com. 2009-12-05. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ " John Lithgow
John Lithgow
Performs Gingrich Press Release - The Colbert Report
The Colbert Report
- 2011-19-05 - Video Clip Comedy Central". Colbertnation.com. 2011-05-19. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ "Atone Phone - John Lithgow
John Lithgow
Calls - The Colbert Report
The Colbert Report
- 2011-28-09 - Video Clip Comedy Central". Colbertnation.com. 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ " Colbert Super PAC
Colbert Super PAC
Ad - Attack In B Minor For Strings". Colbertnation.com. 2012-01-15. Retrieved 2013-02-26.  ^ "Prop 8 Play On Broadway Makes Its Debut". The Huffington Post. 2011-09-20. Retrieved March 17, 2012.  ^ Perkins, Dennis (March 19, 2018). "John Oliver hijacks homophobe Mike Pence's bunny book with a better one in A Day In The Life Of Marlon Bundo". AV Club. Retrieved March 19, 2018.  ^ Hoby, Hermione (2015-02-19). "John Lithgow: 'I just can't say no'". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2018-01-28.  ^ "Faculty: Professor Mary Yeager". UCLA Department of History. Retrieved 2018-01-28. 

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Awards for John Lithgow

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Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

John Noble
John Noble
(2011) Giancarlo Esposito
Giancarlo Esposito
(2012) Michael Cudlitz
Michael Cudlitz
(2013) Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul
(2014) Jonathan Banks
Jonathan Banks
(2015) Christian Slater
Christian Slater
(2016) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2016) David Harbour
David Harbour
(2017)

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play

Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(1975) John Wood (1976) Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(1977) Barnard Hughes
Barnard Hughes
(1978) Philip Anglim (1979) John Rubinstein
John Rubinstein
(1980) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1981) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1982) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(1983) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(1984) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1985) Ed Harris
Ed Harris
(1986) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
(1987) Ron Silver
Ron Silver
(1988) Philip Bosco (1989) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1990) Ron Rifkin
Ron Rifkin
(1991) Brian Bedford
Brian Bedford
(1992) Ron Leibman (1993) Brian Bedford
Brian Bedford
(1994) Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
(1995) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(1996) David Morse / Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1997) Anthony LaPaglia
Anthony LaPaglia
(1998) Brian Dennehy
Brian Dennehy
(1999) Stephen Dillane
Stephen Dillane
(2000) Richard Easton (2001) Alan Bates
Alan Bates
(2002) Eddie Izzard
Eddie Izzard
(2003) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(2004) Brían F. O'Byrne (2005) Richard Griffiths
Richard Griffiths
(2006) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(2007) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2008) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2009) Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
(2010) Bobby Cannavale
Bobby Cannavale
(2011) James Corden
James Corden
(2012) Tracy Letts
Tracy Letts
(2013) Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
(2014) Alex Sharp
Alex Sharp
(2015) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(2016) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(2017)

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical

John Cullum (1975) Ian Richardson
Ian Richardson
(1976) Lenny Baker (1977) Ken Page
Ken Page
(1978) Len Cariou
Len Cariou
(1979) Jim Dale (1980) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(1981) George Hearn (1984) Ron Richardson
Ron Richardson
(1985) George Rose (1986) Robert Lindsay (1987) Michael Crawford
Michael Crawford
(1988) Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander
(1989) James Naughton
James Naughton
(1990) Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
(1991) Gregory Hines / Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1992) Brent Carver (1993) Boyd Gaines
Boyd Gaines
(1994) Vernel Bagneris (1995) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1996) Robert Cuccioli (1997) Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming
(1998) Brent Carver (1999) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(2000) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2001) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2002) Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
/ Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) John Lloyd Young
John Lloyd Young
(2006) Raúl Esparza
Raúl Esparza
(2007) Paulo Szot
Paulo Szot
(2008) Brian d'Arcy James
Brian d'Arcy James
(2009) Douglas Hodge (2010) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2011) Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein
(2012) Billy Porter (2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
/ Jefferson Mays
Jefferson Mays
(2014) Robert Fairchild (2015) Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein
(2016) Andy Karl
Andy Karl
(2017)

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Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award

Katharine Cornell
Katharine Cornell
(1935) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1936) Maurice Evans (1937) Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwicke
(1938) Raymond Massey
Raymond Massey
(1939) Paul Muni
Paul Muni
(1940) Paul Lukas
Paul Lukas
(1941) Judith Evelyn
Judith Evelyn
(1942) Alfred Lunt
Alfred Lunt
(1943) Lynn Fontanne
Lynn Fontanne
(1944) Mady Christians
Mady Christians
(1945) Louis Calhern
Louis Calhern
(1946) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1947) Judith Anderson
Judith Anderson
(1948) Robert Morley
Robert Morley
(1949) Grace George
Grace George
(1950) Claude Rains
Claude Rains
(1951) Julie Harris (1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) Josephine Hull (1954) Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfors
(1955) David Wayne
David Wayne
(1956) Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
(1957) Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
(1958) Cyril Ritchard
Cyril Ritchard
(1959) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1960) Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
(1961) Paul Scofield
Paul Scofield
(1962) Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
(1963) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1964) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1965) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1966) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1967) Zoe Caldwell (1968) Alec McCowen
Alec McCowen
(1969) James Stewart
James Stewart
(1970) Anthony Quayle
Anthony Quayle
(1971) Eileen Atkins / Claire Bloom
Claire Bloom
(1972) Alan Bates
Alan Bates
(1973) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1974) John Wood (1975) Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallienne
(1976) Tom Courtenay
Tom Courtenay
(1977) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(1978) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1979) Roy Scheider
Roy Scheider
(1980) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1981) Milo O'Shea
Milo O'Shea
(1982) Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrmann
/ Kate Nelligan (1983) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(1984) Derek Jacobi
Derek Jacobi
(1985) Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters
(1986) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
(1987) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Robert Morse
Robert Morse
(1990) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1991) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1992) Stephen Rea
Stephen Rea
(1993) Sam Waterston
Sam Waterston
(1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1996) Charles Durning
Charles Durning
/ Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
(1997) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(1998) Kathleen Chalfant (1999) Eileen Heckart (2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
/ Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise
(2001) Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson
(2002) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole
(2006) Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
(2007) Patti LuPone
Patti LuPone
(2008) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2009) Alfred Molina
Alfred Molina
(2010) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2011) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2012) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2014) Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera
(2015) Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lin-Manuel Miranda
(2016) Ben Platt (2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Alan Young
Alan Young
(1950) Sid Caesar
Sid Caesar
(1951) Jimmy Durante
Jimmy Durante
(1952) Donald O'Connor
Donald O'Connor
(1953) Danny Thomas
Danny Thomas
(1954) Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
(1955) Sid Caesar
Sid Caesar
(1956) Jack Benny
Jack Benny
(1957) Jack Benny
Jack Benny
(1959) Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke
(1964) Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke
(1965) Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke
(1966) Don Adams
Don Adams
(1967) Don Adams
Don Adams
(1968) Don Adams
Don Adams
(1969) William Windom (1970) Jack Klugman
Jack Klugman
(1971) Carroll O'Connor
Carroll O'Connor
(1972) Jack Klugman
Jack Klugman
(1973) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1974) Tony Randall
Tony Randall
(1975) Jack Albertson
Jack Albertson
(1976) Carroll O'Connor
Carroll O'Connor
(1977) Carroll O'Connor
Carroll O'Connor
(1978) Carroll O'Connor
Carroll O'Connor
(1979) Richard Mulligan
Richard Mulligan
(1980) Judd Hirsch
Judd Hirsch
(1981) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1982) Judd Hirsch
Judd Hirsch
(1983) John Ritter
John Ritter
(1984) Robert Guillaume
Robert Guillaume
(1985) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1986) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1987) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1988) Richard Mulligan
Richard Mulligan
(1989) Ted Danson
Ted Danson
(1990) Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
(1991) Craig T. Nelson
Craig T. Nelson
(1992) Ted Danson
Ted Danson
(1993) Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer
(1994) Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer
(1995) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1996) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1997) Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer
(1998) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1999) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(2000) Eric McCormack
Eric McCormack
(2001) Ray Romano
Ray Romano
(2002) Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
(2003) Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer
(2004) Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
(2005) Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
(2006) Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais
(2007) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2008) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2009) Jim Parsons
Jim Parsons
(2010) Jim Parsons
Jim Parsons
(2011) Jon Cryer
Jon Cryer
(2012) Jim Parsons
Jim Parsons
(2013) Jim Parsons
Jim Parsons
(2014) Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey Tambor
(2015) Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey Tambor
(2016) Donald Glover
Donald Glover
(2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Patrick McGoohan
Patrick McGoohan
(1975) Gordon Jackson (1976) Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr.
(1977) Barnard Hughes
Barnard Hughes
(1978) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1986) Joe Spano (1989) Patrick McGoohan
Patrick McGoohan
(1990) David Opatoshu
David Opatoshu
(1991) Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne
(1993) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1994) Paul Winfield
Paul Winfield
(1995) Peter Boyle
Peter Boyle
(1996) Pruitt Taylor Vince (1997) John Larroquette
John Larroquette
(1998) Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrmann
(1999) James Whitmore
James Whitmore
(2000) Michael Emerson
Michael Emerson
(2001) Charles S. Dutton
Charles S. Dutton
(2002) Charles S. Dutton
Charles S. Dutton
(2003) William Shatner
William Shatner
(2004) Ray Liotta
Ray Liotta
(2005) Christian Clemenson (2006) John Goodman
John Goodman
(2007) Glynn Turman
Glynn Turman
(2008) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(2009) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2010) Paul McCrane (2011) Jeremy Davies
Jeremy Davies
(2012) Dan Bucatinsky
Dan Bucatinsky
(2013) Joe Morton
Joe Morton
(2014) Reg E. Cathey
Reg E. Cathey
(2015) Hank Azaria
Hank Azaria
(2016) Gerald McRaney
Gerald McRaney
(2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Dennis Weaver
Dennis Weaver
(1959) Roddy McDowall
Roddy McDowall
(1961) Albert Paulsen (1964) James Daly (1966) Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
(1967) Milburn Stone
Milburn Stone
(1968) James Brolin
James Brolin
(1970) David Burns (1971) Jack Warden
Jack Warden
(1972) Scott Jacoby (1973) Michael Moriarty (1974) Will Geer
Will Geer
(1975) Anthony Zerbe
Anthony Zerbe
(1976) Gary Frank (1977) Robert Vaughn
Robert Vaughn
(1978) Stuart Margolin (1979) Stuart Margolin (1980) Michael Conrad (1981) Michael Conrad (1982) James Coco
James Coco
(1983) Bruce Weitz
Bruce Weitz
(1984) Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos
(1985) John Karlen (1986) John Hillerman
John Hillerman
(1987) Larry Drake
Larry Drake
(1988) Larry Drake
Larry Drake
(1989) Jimmy Smits
Jimmy Smits
(1990) Timothy Busfield (1991) Richard Dysart
Richard Dysart
(1992) Chad Lowe (1993) Fyvush Finkel
Fyvush Finkel
(1994) Ray Walston
Ray Walston
(1995) Ray Walston
Ray Walston
(1996) Héctor Elizondo
Héctor Elizondo
(1997) Gordon Clapp (1998) Michael Badalucco (1999) Richard Schiff
Richard Schiff
(2000) Bradley Whitford
Bradley Whitford
(2001) John Spencer (2002) Joe Pantoliano
Joe Pantoliano
(2003) Michael Imperioli
Michael Imperioli
(2004) William Shatner
William Shatner
(2005) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(2006) Terry O'Quinn
Terry O'Quinn
(2007) Željko Ivanek (2008) Michael Emerson
Michael Emerson
(2009) Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul
(2010) Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage
(2011) Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul
(2012) Bobby Cannavale
Bobby Cannavale
(2013) Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul
(2014) Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage
(2015) Ben Mendelsohn
Ben Mendelsohn
(2016) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2017)

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Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy

1970–2000

Flip Wilson
Flip Wilson
(1970) Carroll O'Connor
Carroll O'Connor
(1971) Redd Foxx
Redd Foxx
(1972) Jack Klugman
Jack Klugman
(1973) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1974) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1975) Henry Winkler
Henry Winkler
(1976) Ron Howard/ Henry Winkler
Henry Winkler
(1977) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1978) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1979) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1980) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1981) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1982) John Ritter
John Ritter
(1983) Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
(1984) Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
(1985) Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis
(1986) Dabney Coleman
Dabney Coleman
(1987) Michael J. Fox/Judd Hirsch/ Richard Mulligan
Richard Mulligan
(1988) Ted Danson
Ted Danson
(1989) Ted Danson
Ted Danson
(1990) Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
(1991) John Goodman
John Goodman
(1992) Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld
(1993) Tim Allen
Tim Allen
(1994) Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer
(1995) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1996) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1997) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1998) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1999) Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer
(2000)

2001–present

Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen
(2001) Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
(2002) Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais
(2003) Jason Bateman
Jason Bateman
(2004) Steve Carell
Steve Carell
(2005) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2006) David Duchovny
David Duchovny
(2007) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2008) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2009) Jim Parsons
Jim Parsons
(2010) Matt LeBlanc
Matt LeBlanc
(2011) Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
(2012) Andy Samberg
Andy Samberg
(2013) Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey Tambor
(2014) Gael García Bernal
Gael García Bernal
(2015) Donald Glover
Donald Glover
(2016) Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari
(2017)

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Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

James Brolin
James Brolin
(1970) Edward Asner (1971) James Brolin
James Brolin
(1972) McLean Stevenson
McLean Stevenson
(1973) Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
(1974) Edward Asner/ Tim Conway
Tim Conway
(1975) Edward Asner (1976) Norman Fell
Norman Fell
(1978) Danny DeVito/ Vic Tayback
Vic Tayback
(1979) Pat Harrington Jr./ Vic Tayback
Vic Tayback
(1980) John Hillerman
John Hillerman
(1981) Lionel Stander
Lionel Stander
(1982) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1983) Paul Le Mat (1984) Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos
(1985) Jan Niklas (1986) Rutger Hauer
Rutger Hauer
(1987) Barry Bostwick/ John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1988) Dean Stockwell
Dean Stockwell
(1989) Charles Durning
Charles Durning
(1990) Louis Gossett, Jr.
Louis Gossett, Jr.
(1991) Maximilian Schell
Maximilian Schell
(1992) Beau Bridges
Beau Bridges
(1993) Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos
(1994) Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland
(1995) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1996) George C. Scott
George C. Scott
(1997) Don Cheadle/ Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
(1998) Peter Fonda
Peter Fonda
(1999) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2000) Stanley Tucci
Stanley Tucci
(2001) Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland
(2002) Jeffrey Wright
Jeffrey Wright
(2003) William Shatner
William Shatner
(2004) Paul Newman
Paul Newman
(2005) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(2006) Jeremy Piven
Jeremy Piven
(2007) Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
(2008) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2009) Chris Colfer
Chris Colfer
(2010) Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage
(2011) Ed Harris
Ed Harris
(2012) Jon Voight
Jon Voight
(2013) Matt Bomer
Matt Bomer
(2014) Christian Slater
Christian Slater
(2015) Hugh Laurie
Hugh Laurie
(2016) Alexander Skarsgård
Alexander Skarsgård
(2017)

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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor

Jason Robards
Jason Robards
(1977) Robert Morley
Robert Morley
(1978) Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
(1979) Timothy Hutton
Timothy Hutton
(1980) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1981) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1982) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1983) Adolph Caesar (1984) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1985) Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper
(1986) Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
(1987) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1988) Danny Aiello
Danny Aiello
(1989) Joe Pesci
Joe Pesci
(1990) Michael Lerner (1991) Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
(1992) Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
(1993) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1994) Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
(1995) Edward Norton
Edward Norton
(1996) Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
(1997) Bill Murray
Bill Murray
/ Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton
(1998) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1999) Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
(2000) Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent
(2001) Chris Cooper
Chris Cooper
(2002) Bill Nighy
Bill Nighy
(2003) Thomas Haden Church
Thomas Haden Church
(2004) William Hurt
William Hurt
(2005) Michael Sheen
Michael Sheen
(2006) Vlad Ivanov (2007) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
(2008) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2009) Niels Arestrup
Niels Arestrup
(2010) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(2011) Dwight Henry (2012) James Franco
James Franco
/ Jared Leto
Jared Leto
(2013) J. K. Simmons
J. K. Simmons
(2014) Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon
(2015) Mahershala Ali
Mahershala Ali
(2016) Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
(2017)

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New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor

Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1969) Chief Dan George
Chief Dan George
(1970) Ben Johnson (1971) Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
(1972) Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
(1973) Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
(1974) Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin
(1975) Jason Robards
Jason Robards
(1976) Maximilian Schell
Maximilian Schell
(1977) Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken
(1978) Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
(1979) Joe Pesci
Joe Pesci
(1980) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1981) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1982) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1983) Ralph Richardson
Ralph Richardson
(1984) Klaus Maria Brandauer
Klaus Maria Brandauer
(1985) Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
(1986) Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
(1987) Dean Stockwell
Dean Stockwell
(1988) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1989) Bruce Davison
Bruce Davison
(1990) Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson
(1991) Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
(1992) Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
(1993) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1994) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1995) Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
(1996) Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
(1997) Bill Murray
Bill Murray
(1998) John Malkovich
John Malkovich
(1999) Benicio del Toro
Benicio del Toro
(2000) Steve Buscemi
Steve Buscemi
(2001) Dennis Quaid
Dennis Quaid
(2002) Eugene Levy
Eugene Levy
(2003) Clive Owen
Clive Owen
(2004) William Hurt
William Hurt
(2005) Jackie Earle Haley
Jackie Earle Haley
(2006) Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
(2007) Josh Brolin
Josh Brolin
(2008) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2009) Mark Ruffalo
Mark Ruffalo
(2010) Albert Brooks
Albert Brooks
(2011) Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
(2012) Jared Leto
Jared Leto
(2013) J. K. Simmons
J. K. Simmons
(2014) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2015) Mahershala Ali
Mahershala Ali
(2016) Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
(2017)

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Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy

John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1996) Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer
(1997) Drew Carey
Drew Carey
(1998) Jay Mohr
Jay Mohr
(1999) Frankie Muniz
Frankie Muniz
(2000) Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer
(2001) Bernie Mac
Bernie Mac
(2002) Bernie Mac
Bernie Mac
(2003) Jason Bateman
Jason Bateman
(2004) Jason Bateman
Jason Bateman
(2005) James Spader
James Spader
(2006) Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert
(2007) Justin Kirk
Justin Kirk
(2008) Matthew Morrison
Matthew Morrison
(2009) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2010) Louis C.K.
Louis C.K.
(2011) Johnny Galecki
Johnny Galecki
(2012) John Goodman
John Goodman
(2013) Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey Tambor
(2014) Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey Tambor
(2015) William H. Macy
William H. Macy
(2016) William H. Macy
William H. Macy
(2017)

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Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Stanley Tucci
Stanley Tucci
(1996) Vondie Curtis-Hall (1997) David Clennon (1998) David Schwimmer
David Schwimmer
(2001) Linus Roache (2002) Justin Kirk
Justin Kirk
(2003) Bill Nighy
Bill Nighy
(2004) Randy Quaid
Randy Quaid
(2005) Tony Plana
Tony Plana
(2006) David Zayas
David Zayas
(2007) Nelsan Ellis
Nelsan Ellis
(2008) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2009) David Strathairn
David Strathairn
(2010) Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage
/ Ryan Hurst
Ryan Hurst
(2011) Neal McDonough
Neal McDonough
(2012) Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul
(2013) Rory Kinnear
Rory Kinnear
(2014) Christian Slater
Christian Slater
(2015) Ben Mendelsohn
Ben Mendelsohn
(2016) Michael McKean
Michael McKean
(2017)

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Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor

Marty Feldman
Marty Feldman
(1974/75) Jay Robinson
Jay Robinson
(1976) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1977) Burgess Meredith
Burgess Meredith
(1978) Arte Johnson
Arte Johnson
(1979) Scatman Crothers
Scatman Crothers
(1980) Burgess Meredith
Burgess Meredith
(1981) Richard Lynch
Richard Lynch
(1982) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1983) Tracey Walter
Tracey Walter
(1984) Roddy McDowall
Roddy McDowall
(1985) Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton
(1986) Richard Dawson
Richard Dawson
(1987) Robert Loggia
Robert Loggia
(1988) Thomas F. Wilson
Thomas F. Wilson
(1989/90) William Sadler (1991) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1992) Lance Henriksen
Lance Henriksen
(1993) Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise
(1994) Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
(1995) Brent Spiner
Brent Spiner
(1996) Vincent D'Onofrio
Vincent D'Onofrio
(1997) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1998) Michael Clarke Duncan
Michael Clarke Duncan
(1999) Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
(2000) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(2001) Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis
(2002) Sean Astin
Sean Astin
(2003) David Carradine
David Carradine
(2004) Mickey Rourke
Mickey Rourke
(2005) Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck
(2006) Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
(2007) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
(2008) Stephen Lang
Stephen Lang
(2009) Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield
(2010) Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis
(2011) Clark Gregg
Clark Gregg
(2012) Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
(2013) Richard Armitage (2014) Adam Driver
Adam Driver
(2015) John Goodman
John Goodman
(2016)

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Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander
(1994) David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pierce
(1995) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1996) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1997) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1998) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1999) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2000) Sean Hayes (2001) Sean Hayes (2002) Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
(2003) Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
(2004) Sean Hayes (2005) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2006) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2007) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2008) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2009) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2010) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2011) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2012) Ty Burrell
Ty Burrell
(2013) William H. Macy
William H. Macy
(2014) Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey Tambor
(2015) William H. Macy
William H. Macy
(2016) William H. Macy
William H. Macy
(2017)

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Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

Dennis Franz
Dennis Franz
(1994) Anthony Edwards
Anthony Edwards
(1995) Dennis Franz
Dennis Franz
(1996) Anthony Edwards
Anthony Edwards
(1997) Sam Waterston
Sam Waterston
(1998) James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini
(1999) Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen
(2000) Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen
(2001) James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini
(2002) Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland
(2003) Jerry Orbach
Jerry Orbach
(2004) Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland
(2005) Hugh Laurie
Hugh Laurie
(2006) James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini
(2007) Hugh Laurie
Hugh Laurie
(2008) Michael C. Hall
Michael C. Hall
(2009) Steve Buscemi
Steve Buscemi
(2010) Steve Buscemi
Steve Buscemi
(2011) Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
(2012) Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
(2013) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(2014) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(2015) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2016) Sterling K. Brown
Sterling K. Brown
(2017)

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Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical

1948–1975

Paul Hartman
Paul Hartman
(1948) Ray Bolger
Ray Bolger
(1949) Ezio Pinza
Ezio Pinza
(1950) Robert Alda
Robert Alda
(1951) Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
(1952) Thomas Mitchell (1953) Alfred Drake
Alfred Drake
(1954) Walter Slezak
Walter Slezak
(1955) Ray Walston
Ray Walston
(1956) Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
(1957) Robert Preston (1958) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1959) Jackie Gleason
Jackie Gleason
(1960) Richard Burton
Richard Burton
(1961) Robert Morse
Robert Morse
(1962) Zero Mostel
Zero Mostel
(1963) Bert Lahr
Bert Lahr
(1964) Zero Mostel
Zero Mostel
(1965) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1966) Robert Preston (1967) Robert Goulet
Robert Goulet
(1968) Jerry Orbach
Jerry Orbach
(1969) Cleavon Little
Cleavon Little
(1970) Hal Linden
Hal Linden
(1971) Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
(1972) Ben Vereen
Ben Vereen
(1973) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1974) John Cullum (1975)

1976–2000

George Rose (1976) Barry Bostwick
Barry Bostwick
(1977) John Cullum (1978) Len Cariou
Len Cariou
(1979) Jim Dale (1980) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(1981) Ben Harney (1982) Tommy Tune
Tommy Tune
(1983) George Hearn (1984) No award (1985) George Rose (1986) Robert Lindsay (1987) Michael Crawford
Michael Crawford
(1988) Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander
(1989) James Naughton
James Naughton
(1990) Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
(1991) Gregory Hines (1992) Brent Carver (1993) Boyd Gaines
Boyd Gaines
(1994) Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick
(1995) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1996) James Naughton
James Naughton
(1997) Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming
(1998) Martin Short
Martin Short
(1999) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(2000)

2001–present

Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2001) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2002) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) John Lloyd Young
John Lloyd Young
(2006) David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pierce
(2007) Paulo Szot
Paulo Szot
(2008) David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik
Trent Kowalik
and Kiril Kulish (2009) Douglas Hodge (2010) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2011) Steve Kazee
Steve Kazee
(2012) Billy Porter (2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2014) Michael Cerveris
Michael Cerveris
(2015) Leslie Odom Jr. (2016) Ben Platt (2017)

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Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play

1949–1975

Arthur Kennedy
Arthur Kennedy
(1949) Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
(1951) John Cromwell (1952) John Williams (1953) John Kerr (1954) Francis L. Sullivan
Francis L. Sullivan
(1955) Ed Begley
Ed Begley
(1956) Frank Conroy (1957) Henry Jones (1958) Charlie Ruggles
Charlie Ruggles
(1959) Roddy McDowall
Roddy McDowall
(1960) Martin Gabel
Martin Gabel
(1961) Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau
(1962) Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin
(1963) Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
(1964) Jack Albertson
Jack Albertson
(1965) Patrick Magee (1966) Ian Holm
Ian Holm
(1967) James Patterson (1968) Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(1969) Ken Howard
Ken Howard
(1970) Paul Sand (1971) Vincent Gardenia
Vincent Gardenia
(1972) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1973) Ed Flanders
Ed Flanders
(1974) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(1975)

1976–2000

Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrmann
(1976) Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
(1977) Lester Rawlins (1978) Michael Gough (1979) David Rounds (1980) Brian Backer (1981) Zakes Mokae (1982) Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick
(1983) Joe Mantegna
Joe Mantegna
(1984) Barry Miller (1985) John Mahoney
John Mahoney
(1986) John Randolph (1987) B. D. Wong
B. D. Wong
(1988) Boyd Gaines
Boyd Gaines
(1989) Charles Durning
Charles Durning
(1990) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1991) Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne
(1992) Stephen Spinella (1993) Jeffrey Wright
Jeffrey Wright
(1994) John Glover (1995) Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
(1996) Owen Teale
Owen Teale
(1997) Tom Murphy (1998) Frank Wood (1999) Roy Dotrice
Roy Dotrice
(2000)

2001–present

Robert Sean Leonard
Robert Sean Leonard
(2001) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(2002) Denis O'Hare
Denis O'Hare
(2003) Brían F. O'Byrne (2004) Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
(2005) Ian McDiarmid
Ian McDiarmid
(2006) Billy Crudup
Billy Crudup
(2007) Jim Norton (2008) Roger Robinson (2009) Eddie Redmayne
Eddie Redmayne
(2010) John Benjamin Hickey
John Benjamin Hickey
(2011) Christian Borle
Christian Borle
(2012) Courtney B. Vance
Courtney B. Vance
(2013) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2014) Richard McCabe (2015) Reed Birney (2016) Michael Aronov (2017)

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