AACTA International Award for Best Actor
|Best International Actor
|Presented by||Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA)|
|Currently held by||Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave (2013)|
The AACTA International Award for Best Actor is an award that is presented by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA), for a performance by a male actor in a film made outside of Australia. It was first handed out by the Academy after its establishment in 2011 by the Australian Film Institute (AFI). The winners and nominees for 2011 were determined by a jury. The award was presented at the inaugural AACTA International Awards in Los Angeles, on 27 January 2012.
Winners and nominees
In the following table, the winner is marked in a separate colour, and highlighted in boldface; the nominees are those that are not highlighted or in boldface.
|Jean Dujardin||The Artist||George Valentin|
|George Clooney||The Descendants||Matt King|
|Leonardo DiCaprio||J. Edgar||J. Edgar Hoover|
|Michael Fassbender||Shame||Brandon Sullivan|
|Ryan Gosling||The Ides of March||Stephen Meyers|
|Brad Pitt||Moneyball||Billy Beane|
|Daniel Day-Lewis||Lincoln||Abraham Lincoln|
|Bradley Cooper||Silver Linings Playbook||Pat Solitano|
|John Hawkes||The Sessions||Mark O'Brien|
|Hugh Jackman||Les Misérables||Jean Valjean|
|Joaquin Phoenix||The Master||Freddie Quell|
|Denzel Washington||Flight||Captain Whip Whitaker|
|Chiwetel Ejiofor||12 Years a Slave||Solomon Northup|
|Christian Bale||American Hustle||Irving Rosenfeld|
|Leonardo DiCaprio||The Wolf of Wall Street||Jordan Belfort|
|Tom Hanks||Captain Phillips||Captain Richard Phillips|
|Matthew McConaughey||Dallas Buyers Club||Ron Woodroof|
- "AACTA - The Academy". Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- Maddox, Gary (1 December 2011). "And the winner is ... the AFI". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
- "AACTA International Award Nominees". Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). 15 January 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2012.