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Karl Malden
Karl Malden
(born Mladen George Sekulovich; Serbian Cyrillic: Младен Ђорђе Секуловић; March 22, 1912 – July 1, 2009) was an American actor. He was primarily a character actor who "for more than 60 years brought an intelligent intensity and a homespun authenticity to roles in theater, film and television",[2] especially in such classic films as A Streetcar Named Desire (for which he won the Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actor), On the Waterfront, Pollyanna, and One-Eyed Jacks. Malden later played in high-profile Hollywood films such as Baby Doll, How the West Was Won, and Patton, as well as appearing on U.S. television as Lt. Mike Stone on the 1970s crime drama, The Streets of San Francisco
The Streets of San Francisco
and as the spokesman for American Express. Film and culture critic Charles Champlin described Malden as "an Everyman, but one whose range moved easily up and down the levels of society and the IQ scale, from heroes to heavies and ordinary, decent guys just trying to get along",[3] and at the time of his death, Malden was described as "one of the great character actors of his time"[4] who created a number of "powerhouse performances on screen".[5] Malden was also President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1989 to 1992.[6]


1 Early life 2 Education and early stage work 3 Acting career around World War II 4 Film career: 1950s to 1970s 5 Television work 6 Other work 7 Personal life 8 Death 9 Awards and recognition 10 Filmography

10.1 Television miniseries

11 Radio appearances 12 See also 13 Footnotes 14 References 15 External links

Early life[edit]

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Karl Malden, the eldest of three sons, was born Mladen Sekulovich in Chicago, Illinois
on March 22, 1912; he was born on his mother's 20th birthday and was raised in Gary, Indiana.[7] His Bosnian Serb
Bosnian Serb
father, Petar Sekulović (1886–1975), worked in the steel mills and as a milkman, and his mother, Minnie (née Sebera) Sekulovich (22 March 1892 – 15 July 1995), was a Czech seamstress and actress.[8] The Sekulovich family's roots trace back to Podosoje near Bileća, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Malden only spoke Serbian until he was in kindergarten and was fluent in the language until his death. Malden's father had a passion for music, and organized a choir. As a teenager, Malden joined the Karageorge Choir at Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Church. His father then produced Serbian plays at his church and taught acting. A young Malden took part in many of these plays, which included a version of Jack and the Beanstalk
Jack and the Beanstalk
but mostly centered on the community's Serbian heritage. In high school, he was a popular student and the star of the basketball team (according to his autobiography, Malden broke his nose twice while playing, taking elbows to the face and resulting in his trademark bulbous nose).[9] He participated in the drama department and was narrowly elected senior class president. Among other roles, he played Pooh-Bah in The Mikado. After graduating from Emerson High School in 1931 with high marks, he briefly planned to leave Gary for Arkansas, where he hoped to win an athletic scholarship, but college officials did not admit him owing to his refusal to play any sport besides basketball. From 1931 until 1934, he worked in the steel mills, as had his father.[citation needed] He changed his name from Mladen Sekulovich to Karl Malden
Karl Malden
at age 22. He anglicized his first name by swapping its letters "l" and "a" and used it as his last and taking his grandfather's first name as his own.[10] This was because the first theatre company he was in wanted him to shorten his name for its marquee. He thought that they wanted to fire him and were using his name as an excuse; although that was not the case, he still changed his name to give them no excuse.[citation needed] Malden often found ways to say "Sekulovich" in films and television shows in which he appeared. For example, as General Omar Bradley
Omar Bradley
in Patton, as his troops slog their way through enemy fire in Sicily, Malden says "Hand me that helmet, Sekulovich" to another soldier. In Dead Ringer, as a police detective in the squad room, Malden tells another detective: "Sekulovich, gimme my hat." In Fear Strikes Out, Malden, playing Jimmy Piersall's father John, introduces Jimmy to a baseball scout named Sekulovich.[citation needed] In Birdman of Alcatraz, as a prison warden touring the cell block, Malden recites a list of inmates' names, including Sekulovich. (Malden's father was not pleased, as he told his son "Mladen, no Sekulovich has ever been in prison!") In On the Waterfront, in which Malden plays the priest, among the names of the officers of Local 374 called out in the courtroom scene is Mladen Sekulovich, Delegate. Perhaps the most notable usage of his real name, however, was in the television series The Streets of San Francisco, where Malden's character, Mike Stone, employed a legman (played by Art Passarella) with that name.[citation needed] Education and early stage work[edit] In September 1934, Malden decided to leave his home in Gary, Indiana, to pursue formal dramatic training at the Goodman School (later part of DePaul University), then associated with the Goodman Theater
Goodman Theater
in Chicago. Although he had worked in the steel mills in Gary for three years, he had helped support his family and was consequently unable to save enough money to pay for his schooling. Making a deal with the director of the program, he gave the institute the little money that he did have, with the director agreeing that, if Malden did well, he would be rewarded with a full scholarship. He won the scholarship. When Malden performed in the Goodman's children's theater, he wooed the actress Mona Greenberg (stage name: Mona Graham), who married him in 1938. He graduated from the Chicago
Art Institute in 1937. Soon after, without work and without money, Malden returned to his hometown. Acting career around World War II[edit]

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He eventually traveled to New York City, and first appeared as an actor on Broadway
in 1937. He did some radio work and in a small role made his film debut in They Knew What They Wanted. He also joined the Group Theatre, where he began acting in many plays and was introduced to a young Elia Kazan, who later worked with him on A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront
(1954). His acting career was interrupted by World War II, during which he served as a noncommissioned officer in the United States Army Air Corps in the 8th Air Force. While in the service, he was given a small role in the United States Army Air Forces
United States Army Air Forces
play and film Winged Victory. After the war ended in 1945, he resumed his acting career, playing yet another small supporting role in the Maxwell Anderson
Maxwell Anderson
play Truckline Cafe, with a then-unknown Marlon Brando. He was given a co-starring role in the Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller
play All My Sons
All My Sons
with the help of director Elia Kazan. With that success, he then crossed over into steady film work. Film career: 1950s to 1970s[edit] Malden resumed his film acting career in the 1950s, starting with The Gunfighter (1950) and Halls of Montezuma (1950). The following year, he was in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), playing Mitch, Stanley Kowalski's best friend, who starts a romance with Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh). For this role, he won an Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actor. Other films during this period included Alfred Hitchcock's I Confess with Montgomery Clift and Anne Baxter (1953), On the Waterfront (1954), where he played a priest who influenced Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) to testify against mobster-union boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb). In Baby Doll
Baby Doll
(1956), he played a man frustrated by a teenaged wife. The film was condemned by the Legion of Decency and did not air long. He starred in dozens of films from the late 1950s to the early 1970s, such as Fear Strikes Out
Fear Strikes Out
(1957), Pollyanna (1960), Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), Gypsy (1962), How the West Was Won (1962), The Cincinnati Kid (1965), and Patton (1970), playing General Omar Bradley. At the 1971 Academy Awards
Academy Awards
ceremony, Malden accepted the best actor Oscar on behalf of George C. Scott, who won for his role as Patton. After Summertime Killer
Summertime Killer
(1972), he appeared in the made-for-television film The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (1989) (as Leon Klinghoffer). He directed one complete film Time Limit (1957), and when Delmer Daves took ill during the shooting of The Hanging Tree, Malden took over direction of the film for two weeks. Malden’s wife, Mona, the former Mildred Greenberg, graduated from Roosevelt High School in Emporia, Kansas, where she attended Kansas State Teachers College, now Emporia State University. He first visited the campus with her in 1959 and was impressed by the ESU Summer Theatre. He returned in the summer of 1964 to teach, working with the actors in the company. Upon leaving, he gave his honorarium to establish the Karl Malden
Karl Malden
Theater Scholarship still given today.[11] In 1963, he was a member of the jury at the 13th Berlin International Film Festival.[12] Television work[edit]

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Malden in 1996

In 1972, Malden was approached by producer Quinn Martin about starring as Lt. Mike Stone in The Streets of San Francisco. Although the concept originated as a made-for-television movie, ABC quickly signed on to carry it as a series. Martin hired Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
to play Lt. Stone's young partner, Inspector Steve Keller. On Streets, Malden played a widowed veteran cop with more than 20 years of experience who is paired with a young officer recently graduated from college. During its first season, it was a ratings winner among many other 1970s crime dramas, and served as ABC's answer to such shows as Hawaii Five-O, Adam-12, Ironside, Barnaby Jones, Kojak, McMillan & Wife, Police Woman, The Rockford Files, and Switch. For his work as Lt. Stone, Malden was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series four times between 1974 and 1977, but never won. After two episodes in the fifth season, Douglas left the show to act in movies; Douglas had also produced the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest in 1975. Lt. Stone's new partner was Inspector Dan Robbins, played by Richard Hatch. The show took a ratings nosedive, and ABC cancelled it after five seasons and 119 episodes. In 1980, Malden starred in Skag, an hour-long drama that focused on the life of a foreman at a Pittsburgh
steel mill. Malden described his character, Pete Skagska, as a simple man trying to keep his family together. The pilot episode for the series had Skag temporarily disabled by a stroke and explored the effects it had on his family and co-workers. While Skag met with poor ratings, critics praised it. In some instances, even full page ads were taken out in newspapers[by whom?] in an attempt to keep the program from being taken off the air.[citation needed] Nevertheless, the series was cancelled after several episodes. In 1987, he was the host/narrator for the second and third television specials that later became the long-running series Unsolved Mysteries. His last role in film or television was in 2000 in the highly acclaimed first-season episode of The West Wing
The West Wing
titled "Take This Sabbath Day" in which he portrayed a Catholic priest and used the same Bible he had used in On the Waterfront. Other work[edit] Malden delivered the line "Don't leave home without them!" in a series of U.S. television commercials for American Express
American Express
Travelers Cheques in the 1970s and 1980s. He also advertised the American Express
American Express
card, with the famous opening line, "Do you know me?" These ads were occasionally spoofed on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.[citation needed] Malden was a member of the United States Postal Service's 16-member Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, which meets to review recommendations for U.S. commemorative postage stamps.[13][14] Personal life[edit] On December 18, 1938, Malden married Mona Greenberg (born May 9, 1917), who survived him. Their marriage was one of the longest in Hollywood's history,[15] lasting nearly 71 years. In addition to his wife, Malden was survived by his daughters Mila and Carla and his son-in-law Tom; his other son-in-law Laurence predeceased him in 2007, and he was also survived by his three granddaughters and four great-grandchildren.[16] In 2008, he and Mona celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. In 1997, Malden published his autobiography, When Do I Start?, written with his daughter Carla.[9] Death[edit]

Karl Malden's grave

Malden died at his home in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
on July 1, 2009, at the age of 97. He is said to have died of natural causes. Malden's manager said, "It could be many things. I mean, he was 97 years old!" He is said to have been in poor health for several years.[17][18][19] Malden's friend and former co-star Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
wrote a tribute to Malden for Time's "Milestones" section.[20] His remains are buried at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Westwood, California.[21] Awards and recognition[edit] Malden won the 1951 Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actor for A Streetcar Named Desire and was nominated in 1954 for his supporting role in On the Waterfront. Malden was a past president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In October 2003, he was named the 40th recipient of the Screen Actors' Guild's Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. In 1985, he was awarded an Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for his performance as Freddy Kassab in Fatal Vision. During the same year, he was also awarded an honorary doctoral degree in fine arts by Emporia State University.[11] In May 2001, Malden received an honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Valparaiso University. Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
presented Malden with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild on February 22, 2004.[22] On November 11, 2004, Douglas also presented Malden with the Monte Cristo Award of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut, which is given for "distinguished careers exemplifying Eugene O'Neill's standard of excellence and pioneering spirit." Among other past winners were Jason Robards, Zoe Caldwell, Edward Albee, August Wilson, and Brian Dennehy. On November 12, 2005, the United States House of Representatives authorized the United States Postal Service
United States Postal Service
to rename the Los Angeles Barrington Postal Station as the Karl Malden
Karl Malden
Postal Station in honor of Malden's achievements. The bill, H.R. 3667, was sponsored by Representatives Henry Waxman
Henry Waxman
and Diane Watson. For his contribution to the film industry, Malden has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
at 6231 Hollywood Blvd. In 2005, he was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma
City, Oklahoma.[23] Filmography[edit]

Karl Malden
Karl Malden
in the trailer for I Confess (1953)

Karl Malden
Karl Malden
with Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
in the trailer for On the Waterfront (1954)

Karl Malden
Karl Malden
with Eva Marie Saint
Eva Marie Saint
in the trailer for On the Waterfront (1954)

Karl Malden
Karl Malden
as Father Barry in the trailer for On the Waterfront (1954)

They Knew What They Wanted (1940) as Red Winged Victory (1944) as Adams 13 Rue Madeleine
13 Rue Madeleine
(1946) as Jump Master (uncredited) Boomerang (1947) as Det. Lt. White (uncredited) Kiss of Death (1947) as Sgt. William Cullen The Gunfighter
The Gunfighter
(1950) as Mac Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) as Lt. Thomas Halls of Montezuma (1951) as Doc A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) as Mitch The Sellout (1952) as Capt. Buck Maxwell Diplomatic Courier (1952) as Sgt. Ernie Guelvada Operation Secret
Operation Secret
(1952) as Maj. Latrec Ruby Gentry
Ruby Gentry
(1952) as Jim Gentry I Confess (1953) as Inspector Larrue Take the High Ground!
Take the High Ground!
(1953) as Sgt. Laverne Holt Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954) as Dr. Marais On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront
(1954) as Father Barry Baby Doll
Baby Doll
(1956) as Archie Lee Meighan Fear Strikes Out
Fear Strikes Out
(1957) as John Piersall Time Limit (1957) as Prisoner (uncredited) Bombers B-52
Bombers B-52
(1957) as MSgt. Chuck V. Brennan The Hanging Tree
The Hanging Tree
(1959) as Frenchy Plante Pollyanna (1960) as Reverend Paul Ford The Great Impostor
The Great Impostor
(1961) as Father Devlin One-Eyed Jacks
One-Eyed Jacks
(1961) as Sheriff Dad Longworth Parrish (1961) as Judd Raike All Fall Down (1962) as Ralph Willart Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) as Harvey Shoemaker Gypsy (1962) as Herbie Sommers How the West Was Won (1962) as Zebulon Prescott Come Fly with Me (1963) as Walter Lucas Dead Ringer (1964) as Sergeant Jim Hobbson Cheyenne Autumn
Cheyenne Autumn
(1964) as Capt. Wessels The Cincinnati Kid (1965) as Shooter Nevada Smith
Nevada Smith
(1966) as Tom Fitch Murderers' Row (1966) as Julian Wall Hotel (1967) as Keycase Milne The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967) as Judge Higgins Billion Dollar Brain
Billion Dollar Brain
(1967) as Leo Newbigen Blue (1968) as Doc Morton Hot Millions
Hot Millions
(1968) as Carlton J. Klemper Patton (1970) as General Omar N. Bradley The Cat o' Nine Tails
The Cat o' Nine Tails
(1971) as Franco Arnò Wild Rovers
Wild Rovers
(1971) as Walter Buckman The Streets of San Francisco
The Streets of San Francisco
(1972–1977) as Detective Lieutenant Mike Stone Summertime Killer
Summertime Killer
(1972) as Captain John Kiley Captains Courageous (TV movie 1977) as Disko Troop Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
(1979) as Wilbur Hubbard Meteor (1979) as Harry Sherwood Word of Honor (1981) as Mike McNeill Miracle on Ice (1981) as Herb Brooks Twilight Time (1982) as Marko Sekulovic The Sting II
The Sting II
(1983) as Gus Macalinski Dario Argento's World of Horror
Dario Argento's World of Horror
(1985) as Himself (documentary) Billy Galvin (1986) as Jack Galvin Nuts (1987) as Arthur Kirk My Father, My Son (1988) as Elmo Zumwalt Jr. The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (1989) as Leon Klinghoffer Absolute Strangers
Absolute Strangers
(1991) as Fred Zusselman Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992) as Mike Stone Vanished Without a Trace (TV Movie 1992) The West Wing
The West Wing
(2000) as Father Thomas Cavanaugh Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003) as Himself

Television miniseries[edit]

Fatal Vision (1984) as Freddy Kassab Alice in Wonderland (1985) as The Walrus

Radio appearances[edit]

Year Program Episode/source

1952 Theatre Guild on the Air Lilim[24]

See also[edit]

Biography portal



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Karl Malden
- SAG Life Achievement Award in Los Angeles, 2004 on YouTube. Retrieved 5 April 2012. ^ Berkvist, Robert (July 1, 2009). "Karl Malden, Actor Who Played the Uncommon Everyman, Dies at 97". The New York Times. Retrieved March 11, 2015.  ^ McClellan, Dennis (July 2, 2009). " Karl Malden
Karl Malden
dies at 97; Oscar-winning actor". The Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Times. Retrieved March 11, 2015.  ^ Staff. " Karl Malden
Karl Malden
profile". InfoPlease.com. Pearson Education. Retrieved March 11, 2015.  ^ Bergan, Ronald (July 2, 2009). "Karl Malden". The Guardian. Retrieved March 11, 2015.  ^ Biodata, imdb.com; accessed December 10, 2015. ^ McLellan, Dennis (2009-07-01). "Oscar-winning actor Karl Malden
Karl Malden
dies at 97". Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Times. Retrieved 2009-07-01.  ^ " Karl Malden
Karl Malden
profile". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2012-03-09.  ^ a b When Do I Start?: A Memoir. (Karl Malden, with Carla Malden). Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.: Simon & Schuster, 1997; ISBN 978-0-6848-4309-4. ^ "Oscar-winning actor Karl Malden
Karl Malden
dead at 97". CNN. July 1, 2009. Retrieved May 7, 2010.  ^ a b "Actor Karl Malden
Karl Malden
was supporter of theater at ESU". Emporia Gazette. 2009-07-02. Archived from the original on 2013-01-22. Retrieved 2009-07-02.  ^ "Berlinale: Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-02-13.  ^ USPS: Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee Archived 2007-04-27 at the Wayback Machine., USPS.com; accessed December 10, 2015. ^ See this for a picture of the Yip Harburg commemorative Malden was partly responsible for and a description of the campaign to have it issued Archived 2009-11-08 at the Wayback Machine., thefastertimes.com, November 1, 2009; accessed December 10, 2015. ^ "Oscar-winning actor Karl Malden
Karl Malden
dies aged 97". Yahoo!. Archived from the original on 2009-07-04.  ^ Stein, Ruthe (July 2, 2009). "KARL MALDEN 1912-2009 "Streetcar to Streets - actor who could do it all"". The San Francisco Chronicle.  ^ "Hollywood actor Karl Malden
Karl Malden
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Karl Malden
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(online).  ^ Potempa, Philip (December 2, 2007). "Hard work and dreams: Karl Malden remembers his roots". The Times of Northwest Indiana. Retrieved December 10, 2015.  ^ Douglas, Michael (July 20, 2009). "Milestones: Karl Malden". Time. Retrieved January 15, 2018.  ^ Karl Malden
Karl Malden
at Find a Grave ^ Karl Malden
Karl Malden
receives a lifetime achievement award (Screen Actors Guild) on YouTube. Retrieved 21 Jan 2011. ^ "Great Western Performers". Nationalcowboymuseum.org. Retrieved 2012-03-09.  ^ Kirby, Walter (November 30, 1952). "Better Radio Programs for the Week". The Decatur Daily Review. p. 48. Retrieved June 14, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. 

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Awards for Karl Malden

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Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actor


Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan
(1936) Joseph Schildkraut
Joseph Schildkraut
(1937) Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan
(1938) Thomas Mitchell (1939) Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan
(1940) Donald Crisp
Donald Crisp
(1941) Van Heflin
Van Heflin
(1942) Charles Coburn
Charles Coburn
(1943) Barry Fitzgerald
Barry Fitzgerald
(1944) James Dunn (1945) Harold Russell
Harold Russell
(1946) Edmund Gwenn
Edmund Gwenn
(1947) Walter Huston
Walter Huston
(1948) Dean Jagger
Dean Jagger
(1949) George Sanders
George Sanders


Karl Malden
Karl Malden
(1951) Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
(1952) Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1953) Edmond O'Brien
Edmond O'Brien
(1954) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1955) Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
(1956) Red Buttons
Red Buttons
(1957) Burl Ives
Burl Ives
(1958) Hugh Griffith
Hugh Griffith
(1959) Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
(1960) George Chakiris
George Chakiris
(1961) Ed Begley
Ed Begley
(1962) Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
(1963) Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
(1964) Martin Balsam
Martin Balsam
(1965) Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau
(1966) George Kennedy
George Kennedy
(1967) Jack Albertson
Jack Albertson
(1968) Gig Young
Gig Young
(1969) John Mills
John Mills
(1970) Ben Johnson (1971) Joel Grey
Joel Grey
(1972) John Houseman
John Houseman
(1973) Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
(1974) George Burns
George Burns


Jason Robards
Jason Robards
(1976) Jason Robards
Jason Robards
(1977) Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken
(1978) Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
(1979) Timothy Hutton
Timothy Hutton
(1980) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1981) Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr.
(1982) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1983) Haing S. Ngor
Haing S. Ngor
(1984) Don Ameche
Don Ameche
(1985) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(1986) Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1987) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(1988) Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
(1989) Joe Pesci
Joe Pesci
(1990) Jack Palance
Jack Palance
(1991) Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
(1992) Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
(1993) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1994) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1995) Cuba Gooding Jr.
Cuba Gooding Jr.
(1996) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1997) James Coburn
James Coburn
(1998) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(1999) Benicio del Toro
Benicio del Toro


Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent
(2001) Chris Cooper
Chris Cooper
(2002) Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(2003) Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
(2004) George Clooney
George Clooney
(2005) Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin
(2006) Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
(2007) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
(2008) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2009) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(2010) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(2011) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2012) Jared Leto
Jared Leto
(2013) J. K. Simmons
J. K. Simmons
(2014) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2015) Mahershala Ali
Mahershala Ali
(2016) Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell

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Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Anthony Quayle
Anthony Quayle
(1975) Ed Flanders
Ed Flanders
(1976) Burgess Meredith
Burgess Meredith
(1977) Howard Da Silva
Howard Da Silva
(1978) Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
(1979) George Grizzard
George Grizzard
(1980) David Warner (1981) Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
(1982) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1983) Art Carney
Art Carney
(1984) Karl Malden
Karl Malden
(1985) John Malkovich
John Malkovich
(1986) Dabney Coleman
Dabney Coleman
(1987) John Shea
John Shea
(1988) Derek Jacobi
Derek Jacobi
(1989) Vincent Gardenia
Vincent Gardenia
(1990) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
(1991) Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
(1992) Beau Bridges
Beau Bridges
(1993) Michael A. Goorjian (1994) Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland
(1995) Tom Hulce
Tom Hulce
(1996) Beau Bridges
Beau Bridges
(1997) George C. Scott
George C. Scott
(1998) Peter O'Toole
Peter O'Toole
(1999) Hank Azaria
Hank Azaria
(2000) Brian Cox (2001) Michael Moriarty (2002) Ben Gazzara
Ben Gazzara
(2003) Jeffrey Wright
Jeffrey Wright
(2004) Paul Newman
Paul Newman
(2005) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(2006) Thomas Haden Church
Thomas Haden Church
(2007) Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
(2008) Ken Howard
Ken Howard
(2009) David Strathairn
David Strathairn
(2010) Guy Pearce
Guy Pearce
(2011) Tom Berenger
Tom Berenger
(2012) James Cromwell
James Cromwell
(2013) Martin Freeman
Martin Freeman
(2014) Bill Murray
Bill Murray
(2015) Sterling K. Brown
Sterling K. Brown
(2016) Alexander Skarsgård
Alexander Skarsgård

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Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award

1962: Eddie Cantor 1963: Stan Laurel 1965: Bob Hope 1966: Barbara Stanwyck 1967: William Gargan 1968: James Stewart 1969: Edward G. Robinson 1970: Gregory Peck 1971: Charlton Heston 1972: Frank Sinatra 1973: Martha Raye 1974: Walter Pidgeon 1975: Rosalind Russell 1976: Pearl Bailey 1977: James Cagney 1978: Edgar Bergen 1979: Katharine Hepburn 1980: Leon Ames 1982: Danny Kaye 1983: Ralph Bellamy 1984: Iggie Wolfington 1985: Paul Newman
Paul Newman
and Joanne Woodward 1986: Nanette Fabray 1987: Red Skelton 1988: Gene Kelly 1989: Jack Lemmon 1990: Brock Peters 1991: Burt Lancaster 1992: Audrey Hepburn 1993: Ricardo Montalbán 1994: George Burns 1995: Robert Redford 1996: Angela Lansbury 1997: Elizabeth Taylor 1998: Kirk Douglas 1999: Sidney Poitier 2000: Ossie Davis
Ossie Davis
and Ruby Dee 2001: Ed Asner 2002: Clint Eastwood 2003: Karl Malden 2004: James Garner 2005: Shirley Temple 2006: Julie Andrews 2007: Charles Durning 2008: James Earl Jones 2009: Betty White 2010: Ernest Borgnine 2011: Mary Tyler Moore 2012: Dick Van Dyke 2013: Rita Moreno 2014: Debbie Reynolds 2015: Carol Burnett 2016: Lily Tomlin 2017: Morgan Freeman

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