List of Best Actor winners by age

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This is a list of winners of the Academy Award for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)[1] to an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. More popularly known as the Academy Award (or the Oscar) for Best Actor, this award was initially presented at the 1st Academy Awards ceremony for 19271928 and was most recently presented at the 86th Academy Awards ceremony for 2013.[2] Throughout the past 86 years, accounting for ties and repeat winners, AMPAS has presented a total of 87 Best Actor awards to 77 different actors. This list is current as of the 86th Academy Awards ceremony held on March 2, 2014.[3]

List of winners[edit]

#
Actor
Film
Date of birth
Date of award Age upon
receiving award
Date of death
Lifespan
Notes
1 Jannings, EmilEmil Jannings The Way of All Flesh and The Last CommandThe Last Command,
The Way of All Flesh
1884-07-23(1884-07-23)July 23, 1884 May 16, 1929 (1929-05-16) 44-29744 years, 297 days 1950-01-02January 2, 1950(1950-01-02) 23,903 days (65 years, 163 days) Held record as oldest winner for 2 award ceremonies (from the 1st to the 3rd, May 1929–November 1930 [1 year, 6 months])
2 Baxter, WarnerWarner Baxter In Old ArizonaIn Old Arizona 1889-03-29(1889-03-29)March 29, 1889 April 3, 1930 (1930-04-03) 41-00541 years, 5 days 1951-05-07May 7, 1951(1951-05-07) 22,683 days (62 years, 39 days) Held record as youngest winner for 3 award ceremonies (from the 2nd to the 5th, April 1930–November 1932 [2 years, 7 months])
3 Arliss, GeorgeGeorge Arliss DisraeliDisraeli 1868-04-10(1868-04-10)April 10, 1868 November 5, 1930 (1930-11-05) 62-20962 years, 209 days 1946-02-05February 5, 1946(1946-02-05) 28,424 days (77 years, 301 days) Held record as oldest winner for 40 award ceremonies (from the 3rd to the 43rd, November 1930–April 1970 [39 years, 5 months])
4 Barrymore, LionelLionel Barrymore Free SoulA Free Soul 1878-04-28(1878-04-28)April 28, 1878 November 10, 1931 (1931-11-10) 53-21253 years, 196 days 1954-11-15November 15, 1954(1954-11-15) 27,959 days (76 years, 201 days)
5 Beery, WallaceWallace Beery ChampThe Champ 1885-04-01(1885-04-01)April 1, 1885 November 18, 1932 (1932-11-18) 47-23147 years, 231 days 1949-04-15April 15, 1949(1949-04-15) 23,389 days (64 years, 14 days) Tie
6 March, FredricFredric March Dr Jekyll and Mr. HydeDr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1897-08-31(1897-08-31)August 31, 1897 November 18, 1932 (1932-11-18) 35-07935 years, 79 days 1975-04-14April 14, 1975(1975-04-14) 28,349 days (77 years, 226 days) Tie; 1st of 2
Held record as youngest winner for 1 award ceremony (from the 6th to the 7th, November 1932–March 1934 [1 year, 4 months])
7 Laughton, CharlesCharles Laughton Private Life Of Henry 8The Private Life of Henry VIII 1899-07-01(1899-07-01)July 1, 1899 March 16, 1934 (1934-03-16) 34-25834 years, 258 days 1962-12-15December 15, 1962(1962-12-15) 23,177 days (63 years, 167 days) Held record as youngest winner for 1 award ceremony (from the 7th to the 8th, March 1934–February 1935)
8 Gable, ClarkClark Gable It Happened One NightIt Happened One Night 1901-02-01(1901-02-01)February 1, 1901 February 27, 1935 (1935-02-27) 34-02634 years, 26 days 1960-11-16November 16, 1960(1960-11-16) 21,838 days (59 years, 289 days) Held record as youngest winner for 6 award ceremonies (from the 8th to the 14th, February 1935–February 1941)
9 Mclaglen, VictorVictor McLaglen InformerThe Informer 1886-12-10(1886-12-10)December 10, 1886 March 5, 1936 (1936-03-05) 49-08649 years, 86 days 1959-11-07November 7, 1959(1959-11-07) 26,629 days (72 years, 332 days)
10 Muni, PaulPaul Muni Story Of Louis PasteurThe Story of Louis Pasteur 1895-09-22(1895-09-22)September 22, 1895 March 4, 1937 (1937-03-04) 41-16341 years, 163 days 1967-08-25August 25, 1967(1967-08-25) 26,269 days (71 years, 337 days)
11 Tracy, SpencerSpencer Tracy Captains CourageousCaptains Courageous 1900-04-05(1900-04-05)April 5, 1900 March 10, 1938 (1938-03-10) 37-33937 years, 339 days 1967-06-10June 10, 1967(1967-06-10) 24,537 days (67 years, 66 days) 1st of 2
12 Tracy, SpencerSpencer Tracy Boys TownBoys Town 1900-04-05(1900-04-05)April 5, 1900 February 23, 1939 (1939-02-23) 38-32438 years, 324 days 1967-06-10June 10, 1967(1967-06-10) 24,537 days (67 years, 66 days) 2nd of 2
13 Donat, RobertRobert Donat Goodbye Mr ChipsGoodbye, Mr. Chips 1905-03-18(1905-03-18)March 18, 1905 February 29, 1940 (1940-02-29) 34-34834 years, 348 days 1958-06-09June 9, 1958(1958-06-09) 19,441 days (53 years, 83 days)
14 Stewart, JamesJames Stewart Philadelphia StoryThe Philadelphia Story 1908-05-20(1908-05-20)May 20, 1908 February 27, 1941 (1941-02-27) 32-28332 years, 283 days 1997-07-02July 2, 1997(1997-07-02) 32,550 days (89 years, 43 days)[4] Held record as youngest winner for 14 award ceremonies (from the 14th to the 28th, February 1941–March 1955)
15 Cooper, GaryGary Cooper Sergeant YorkSergeant York 1901-05-07(1901-05-07)May 7, 1901 February 26, 1942 (1942-02-26) 40-29540 years, 295 days 1961-05-13May 13, 1961(1961-05-13) 21,921 days (60 years, 6 days) 1st of 2
16 Cagney, JamesJames Cagney Yankee Doodle DandyYankee Doodle Dandy 1899-07-17(1899-07-17)July 17, 1899 March 4, 1943 (1943-03-04) 43-23043 years, 230 days 1986-03-30March 30, 1986(1986-03-30) 31,667 days (86 years, 256 days)
17 Lukas, PaulPaul Lukas Watch On The RhineWatch on the Rhine 1895-05-26(1895-05-26)May 26, 1895 March 2, 1944 (1944-03-02) 48-28148 years, 281 days 1971-08-15August 15, 1971(1971-08-15) 27,839 days (76 years, 81 days)
18 Crosby, BingBing Crosby Going My WayGoing My Way 1903-05-03(1903-05-03)May 3, 1903 March 15, 1945 (1945-03-15) 41-31641 years, 316 days 1977-10-14October 14, 1977(1977-10-14) 27,193 days (74 years, 164 days)
19 Milland, RayRay Milland Lost WeekendThe Lost Weekend 1907-01-03(1907-01-03)January 3, 1907 March 7, 1946 (1946-03-07) 39-06339 years, 63 days 1986-03-10March 10, 1986(1986-03-10) 28,921 days (79 years, 66 days)
20 March, FredricFredric March Best Years Of Our LivesThe Best Years of Our Lives 1897-08-31(1897-08-31)August 31, 1897 March 13, 1947 (1947-03-13) 49-19449 years, 194 days 1975-04-14April 14, 1975(1975-04-14) 28,349 days (77 years, 226 days) 2nd of 2
21 Colman, RonaldRonald Colman Double LifeA Double Life 1891-02-09(1891-02-09)February 9, 1891 March 20, 1948 (1948-03-20) 57-04057 years, 40 days 1958-05-19May 19, 1958(1958-05-19) 24,570 days (67 years, 99 days)
22 Olivier, LaurenceLaurence Olivier HamletHamlet 1907-05-22(1907-05-22)May 22, 1907 March 24, 1949 (1949-03-24) 41-30641 years, 306 days 1989-07-11July 11, 1989(1989-07-11) 30,001 days (82 years, 50 days)
23 Crawford, BroderickBroderick Crawford All The Kings MenAll the King's Men 1911-12-09(1911-12-09)December 9, 1911 March 23, 1950 (1950-03-23) 38-10438 years, 104 days 1986-04-26April 26, 1986(1986-04-26) 27,167 days (74 years, 138 days)
24 Ferrer, JoseJosé Ferrer Cyrano De BergeracCyrano de Bergerac 1912-01-08(1912-01-08)January 8, 1912 March 29, 1951 (1951-03-29) 39-08039 years, 80 days 1992-01-26January 26, 1992(1992-01-26) 29,238 days (80 years, 18 days)
25 Bogart, HumphreyHumphrey Bogart African QueenThe African Queen 1899-12-25(1899-12-25)December 25, 1899 March 30, 1952 (1952-03-30) 52-09652 years, 96 days 1957-01-14January 14, 1957(1957-01-14) 20,839 days (57 years, 20 days)
26 Cooper, GaryGary Cooper High NoonHigh Noon 1901-05-07(1901-05-07)May 7, 1901 March 19, 1953 (1953-03-19) 51-31651 years, 316 days 1961-05-13May 13, 1961(1961-05-13) 21,921 days (60 years, 6 days) 2nd of 2
27 Holden, WilliamWilliam Holden Stalag 17Stalag 17 1918-04-17(1918-04-17)April 17, 1918 March 25, 1954 (1954-03-25) 35-34235 years, 342 days 1981-11-12November 12, 1981(1981-11-12) 23,220 days (63 years, 209 days)
28 Brando, MarlonMarlon Brando On The WaterfrontOn the Waterfront 1924-04-03(1924-04-03)April 3, 1924 March 30, 1955 (1955-03-30) 30-36130 years, 361 days 2004-07-01July 1, 2004(2004-07-01) 29,309 days (80 years, 89 days) 1st of 2
Held record as youngest winner for 23 award ceremonies (from the 28th to the 51st, March 1955–April 1978)
29 Borgnine, ErnestErnest Borgnine MartyMarty 1917-01-24(1917-01-24)January 24, 1917 March 21, 1956 (1956-03-21) 39-05739 years, 57 days 2012-07-08July 8, 2012(2012-07-08) 34,864 days (95 years, 166 days)[5]
30 Brynner, YulYul Brynner King And IThe King and I 1920-07-11(1920-07-11)July 11, 1920 March 27, 1957 (1957-03-27) 36-25936 years, 259 days 1985-10-10October 10, 1985(1985-10-10) 23,832 days (65 years, 91 days)
31 Guinness, AlecAlec Guinness Bridge On The River KwaiThe Bridge on the River Kwai 1914-04-02(1914-04-02)April 2, 1914 March 26, 1958 (1958-03-26) 43-35843 years, 358 days 2000-08-05August 5, 2000(2000-08-05) 31,537 days (86 years, 125 days)
32 Niven, DavidDavid Niven Separate TablesSeparate Tables 1910-03-01(1910-03-01)March 1, 1910 April 6, 1959 (1959-04-06) 49-03649 years, 36 days 1983-07-29July 29, 1983(1983-07-29) 26,813 days (73 years, 150 days)
33 Heston, CharltonCharlton Heston Ben-HurBen-Hur 1923-10-04(1923-10-04)October 4, 1923 April 4, 1960 (1960-04-04) 36-18336 years, 183 days 2008-04-05April 5, 2008(2008-04-05) 30,865 days (84 years, 184 days)
34 Lancaster, BurtBurt Lancaster Elmer GantryElmer Gantry 1913-11-02(1913-11-02)November 2, 1913 April 17, 1961 (1961-04-17) 47-16647 years, 166 days 1994-10-20October 20, 1994(1994-10-20) 29,572 days (80 years, 352 days)
35 Schell, MaximilianMaximilian Schell Judgment At NurembergJudgment at Nuremberg 1930-12-08(1930-12-08)December 8, 1930 April 9, 1962 (1962-04-09) 31-12231 years, 122 days 2014-02-01February 1, 2014(2014-02-01) 30,371 days (83 years, 55 days)
36 Peck, GregoryGregory Peck To Kill A MockingbirdTo Kill a Mockingbird 1916-04-05(1916-04-05)April 5, 1916 April 8, 1963 (1963-04-08) 47-00347 years, 3 days 2003-06-12June 12, 2003(2003-06-12) 31,844 days (87 years, 68 days)
37 Poitier, SidneySidney Poitier Lilies Of The FieldLilies of the Field 1927-02-20(1927-02-20)February 20, 1927 April 13, 1964 (1964-04-13) 37-05337 years, 53 days 2014-12-26 32,086 days (87 years, 309 days)
38 Harrison, RexRex Harrison My Fair LadyMy Fair Lady 1908-03-05(1908-03-05)March 5, 1908 April 5, 1965 (1965-04-05) 57-03157 years, 31 days 1990-06-02June 2, 1990(1990-06-02) 30,039 days (82 years, 89 days)
39 Marvin, LeeLee Marvin Cat BallouCat Ballou 1924-02-19(1924-02-19)February 19, 1924 April 18, 1966 (1966-04-18) 42-05842 years, 58 days 1987-08-29August 29, 1987(1987-08-29) 23,202 days (63 years, 191 days)
40 Scofield, PaulPaul Scofield Man For All SeasonsA Man for All Seasons 1922-01-21(1922-01-21)January 21, 1922 April 10, 1967 (1967-04-10) 45-07945 years, 79 days 2008-03-19March 19, 2008(2008-03-19) 31,469 days (86 years, 58 days)
41 Steiger, RodRod Steiger In The Heat Of The NightIn the Heat of the Night 1925-04-14(1925-04-14)April 14, 1925 April 10, 1968 (1968-04-10) 42-36242 years, 362 days 2002-07-09July 9, 2002(2002-07-09) 28,210 days (77 years, 86 days)
42 Robertson, CliffCliff Robertson CharlyCharly 1923-09-09(1923-09-09)September 9, 1923 April 14, 1969 (1969-04-14) 45-21745 years, 217 days 2011-09-10September 10, 2011(2011-09-10) 32,143 days (88 years, 1 day)
43 Wayne, JohnJohn Wayne True GritTrue Grit 1907-05-26(1907-05-26)May 26, 1907 April 7, 1970 (1970-04-07) 62-31662 years, 316 days 1979-06-11June 11, 1979(1979-06-11) 26,314 days (72 years, 16 days) Held record as oldest winner for 12 award ceremonies (from the 43rd to the 55th, April 1970–March 1982)
44 Scott, GeorgeGeorge C. Scott PattonPatton 1927-10-18(1927-10-18)October 18, 1927 April 15, 1971 (1971-04-15) 43-17943 years, 179 days 1999-09-22September 22, 1999(1999-09-22) 26,272 days (71 years, 339 days) Refused
45 Hackman, GeneGene Hackman French ConnectionThe French Connection 1930-01-30(1930-01-30)January 30, 1930 April 10, 1972 (1972-04-10) 42-07142 years, 71 days 2014-12-26 31,011 days (84 years, 330 days)
46 Brando, MarlonMarlon Brando GodfatherThe Godfather 1924-04-03(1924-04-03)April 3, 1924 March 27, 1973 (1973-03-27) 48-35848 years, 358 days 2004-07-01July 1, 2004(2004-07-01) 29,309 days (80 years, 89 days) Refused; 2nd of 2
47 Lemmon, JackJack Lemmon Save The TigerSave the Tiger 1925-02-08(1925-02-08)February 8, 1925 April 2, 1974 (1974-04-02) 49-05349 years, 53 days 2001-06-27June 27, 2001(2001-06-27) 27,898 days (76 years, 139 days)
48 Carney, ArtArt Carney Harry And TontoHarry and Tonto 1918-11-04(1918-11-04)November 4, 1918 April 8, 1975 (1975-04-08) 56-15556 years, 155 days 2003-11-09November 9, 2003(2003-11-09) 31,051 days (85 years, 5 days)
49 Nicholson, JackJack Nicholson One Flew Over The Cuckoos NestOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1937-04-22(1937-04-22)April 22, 1937 March 29, 1976 (1976-03-29) 38-34238 years, 342 days 2014-12-26 28,372 days (77 years, 248 days) 1st of 2
50 Finch, PeterPeter Finch NetworkNetwork 1916-09-28(1916-09-28)September 28, 1916 March 28, 1977 (1977-03-28) 60-18160 years, 181 days 1977-01-14January 14, 1977(1977-01-14) 22,023 days (60 years, 108 days) Posthumous (Finch died two months and two weeks before the ceremony)
51 Dreyfuss, RichardRichard Dreyfuss Goodbye GirlThe Goodbye Girl 1947-10-29(1947-10-29)October 29, 1947 April 3, 1978 (1978-04-03) 30-15630 years, 156 days 2014-12-26 24,530 days (67 years, 58 days) Held record as youngest winner for 25 award ceremonies (from the 51st to the 76th, April 1978–March 2003)
52 Voight, JonJon Voight Coming HomeComing Home 1938-12-29(1938-12-29)December 29, 1938 April 9, 1979 (1979-04-09) 40-10140 years, 101 days 2014-12-26 27,756 days (75 years, 362 days)
53 Hoffman, DustinDustin Hoffman Kramer Vs KramerKramer vs. Kramer 1937-08-08(1937-08-08)August 8, 1937 April 14, 1980 (1980-04-14) 42-25042 years, 250 days 2014-12-26 28,264 days (77 years, 140 days) 1st of 2
54 De Niro, RobertRobert De Niro Raging BullRaging Bull 1943-08-17(1943-08-17)August 17, 1943 March 31, 1981 (1981-03-31) 37-22637 years, 226 days 2014-12-26 26,064 days (71 years, 131 days)
55 Fonda, HenryHenry Fonda On Golden PondOn Golden Pond 1905-05-16(1905-05-16)May 16, 1905 March 29, 1982 (1982-03-29) 76-31776 years, 317 days 1982-08-12August 12, 1982(1982-08-12) 28,212 days (77 years, 88 days)[6] Has held record as oldest winner for 32 award ceremonies (from the 55th through the 87th, March 1982–March 2014)
56 Kingsley, BenBen Kingsley GandhiGandhi 1943-12-31(1943-12-31)December 31, 1943 April 11, 1983 (1983-04-11) 39-10139 years, 101 days 2014-12-26 25,928 days (70 years, 360 days)
57 Duvall, RobertRobert Duvall Tender MerciesTender Mercies 1931-01-05(1931-01-05)January 5, 1931 April 9, 1984 (1984-04-09) 53-09553 years, 95 days 2014-12-26 30,671 days (83 years, 355 days)
58 Abraham, F.F. Murray Abraham AmadeusAmadeus 1939-10-24(1939-10-24)October 24, 1939 March 25, 1985 (1985-03-25) 45-15245 years, 152 days 2014-12-26 27,457 days (75 years, 63 days)
59 Hurt, WilliamWilliam Hurt Kiss Of The Spider WomanKiss of the Spider Woman 1950-03-20(1950-03-20)March 20, 1950 March 24, 1986 (1986-03-24) 36-00436 years, 4 days 2014-12-26 23,657 days (64 years, 281 days)
60 Newman, PaulPaul Newman Color of MoneyThe Color of Money 1925-01-26(1925-01-26)January 26, 1925 March 30, 1987 (1987-03-30) 62-06362 years, 63 days 2008-09-26September 26, 2008(2008-09-26) 30,559 days (83 years, 244 days)
61 Douglas, MichaelMichael Douglas Wall StreetWall Street 1944-09-25(1944-09-25)September 25, 1944 April 11, 1988 (1988-04-11) 43-19943 years, 199 days 2014-12-26 25,659 days (70 years, 92 days)
62 Hoffman, DustinDustin Hoffman Rain ManRain Man 1937-08-08(1937-08-08)August 8, 1937 March 27, 1989 (1989-03-27) 51-23151 years, 231 days 2014-12-26 28,264 days (77 years, 140 days) 2nd of 2
63 Day-Lewis, DanielDaniel Day-Lewis My Left FootMy Left Foot 1957-04-29(1957-04-29)April 29, 1957 March 26, 1990 (1990-03-26) 32-33132 years, 331 days 2014-12-26 21,060 days (57 years, 241 days) 1st of 3
64 Irons, JeremyJeremy Irons Reversal Of FortuneReversal of Fortune 1948-09-19(1948-09-19)September 19, 1948 March 25, 1991 (1991-03-25) 42-18742 years, 187 days 2014-12-26 24,204 days (66 years, 98 days)
65 Hopkins, AnthonyAnthony Hopkins Silence Of The LambsThe Silence of the Lambs 1937-12-31(1937-12-31)December 31, 1937 March 30, 1992 (1992-03-30) 54-09054 years, 90 days 2014-12-26 28,119 days (76 years, 360 days)
66 Pacino, AlAl Pacino Scent Of A WomanScent of a Woman 1940-04-25(1940-04-25)April 25, 1940 March 29, 1993 (1993-03-29) 52-33852 years, 338 days 2014-12-26 27,273 days (74 years, 245 days)
67 Hanks, TomTom Hanks PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia 1956-07-09(1956-07-09)July 9, 1956 March 21, 1994 (1994-03-21) 37-25537 years, 255 days 2014-12-26 21,354 days (58 years, 170 days) 1st of 2
68 Hanks, TomTom Hanks Forrest GumpForrest Gump 1956-07-09(1956-07-09)July 9, 1956 March 27, 1995 (1995-03-27) 38-26138 years, 261 days 2014-12-26 21,354 days (58 years, 170 days) 2nd of 2
69 Cage, NicolasNicolas Cage Leaving Las VegasLeaving Las Vegas 1964-01-07(1964-01-07)January 7, 1964 March 25, 1996 (1996-03-25) 32-07832 years, 78 days 2014-12-26 18,616 days (50 years, 353 days)
70 Rush, GeoffreyGeoffrey Rush ShineShine 1951-07-06(1951-07-06)July 6, 1951 March 24, 1997 (1997-03-24) 45-26145 years, 261 days 2014-12-26 23,184 days (63 years, 173 days)
71 Nicholson, JackJack Nicholson As Good As It GetsAs Good as It Gets 1937-04-22(1937-04-22)April 22, 1937 March 23, 1998 (1998-03-23) 60-33560 years, 335 days 2014-12-26 28,372 days (77 years, 248 days) 2nd of 2
72 Benigni, RobertoRoberto Benigni Life Is BeautifulLife Is Beautiful 1952-10-27(1952-10-27)October 27, 1952 March 21, 1999 (1999-03-21) 46-14546 years, 145 days 2014-12-26 22,705 days (62 years, 60 days)
73 Spacey, KevinKevin Spacey American BeautyAmerican Beauty 1959-07-26(1959-07-26)July 26, 1959 March 26, 2000 (2000-03-26) 40-24440 years, 244 days 2014-12-26 20,242 days (55 years, 153 days)
74 Crowe, RussellRussell Crowe GladiatorGladiator 1964-04-07(1964-04-07)April 7, 1964 March 25, 2001 (2001-03-25) 36-35236 years, 352 days 2014-12-26 18,525 days (50 years, 263 days)
75 Washington, DenzelDenzel Washington Training DayTraining Day 1954-12-28(1954-12-28)December 28, 1954 March 24, 2002 (2002-03-24) 47-08647 years, 86 days 2014-12-26 21,913 days (59 years, 363 days)
76 Brody, AdrienAdrien Brody PianistThe Pianist 1973-04-14(1973-04-14)April 14, 1973 March 23, 2003 (2003-03-23) 29-34329 years, 343 days 2014-12-26 15,231 days (41 years, 256 days) Has held record as youngest winner for 11 award ceremonies (from the 76th through the 87th, March 2003–March 2014)
77 Penn, SeanSean Penn Mystic RiverMystic River 1960-08-17(1960-08-17)August 17, 1960 February 29, 2004 (2004-02-29) 43-19643 years, 196 days 2014-12-26 19,854 days (54 years, 131 days) 1st of 2
78 Foxx, JamieJamie Foxx RayRay 1967-12-13(1967-12-13)December 13, 1967 February 27, 2005 (2005-02-27) 37-07637 years, 76 days 2014-12-26 17,180 days (47 years, 13 days)
79 Hoffman, PhilipPhilip Seymour Hoffman CapoteCapote 1967-07-23(1967-07-23)July 23, 1967 March 5, 2006 (2006-03-05) 38-22538 years, 225 days 2014-02-02February 2, 2014(2014-02-02) 16,996 days (46 years, 194 days)[7]
80 Whitaker, ForestForest Whitaker Last King Of ScotlandThe Last King of Scotland 1961-07-15(1961-07-15)July 15, 1961 February 25, 2007 (2007-02-25) 45-22545 years, 225 days 2014-12-26 19,522 days (53 years, 164 days)
81 Day-Lewis, DanielDaniel Day-Lewis There Will Be BloodThere Will Be Blood 1957-04-29(1957-04-29)April 29, 1957 February 24, 2008 (2008-02-24) 50-30150 years, 301 days 2014-12-26 21,060 days (57 years, 241 days) 2nd of 3
82 Penn, SeanSean Penn MilkMilk 1960-08-17(1960-08-17)August 17, 1960 February 22, 2009 (2009-02-22) 48-18948 years, 189 days 2014-12-26 19,854 days (54 years, 131 days) 2nd of 2
83 Bridges, JeffJeff Bridges Crazy HeartCrazy Heart 1949-12-04(1949-12-04)December 4, 1949 March 7, 2010 (2010-03-07) 60-09360 years, 93 days 2014-12-26 23,763 days (65 years, 22 days)
84 Firth, ColinColin Firth Kings SpeechThe King's Speech 1960-09-10(1960-09-10)September 10, 1960 February 27, 2011 (2011-02-27) 50-17050 years, 170 days 2014-12-26 19,830 days (54 years, 107 days)
85 Dujardin, JeanJean Dujardin ArtistThe Artist 1972-06-19(1972-06-19)June 19, 1972 February 26, 2012 (2012-02-26) 39-25239 years, 252 days 2014-12-26 15,530 days (42 years, 190 days)
86 Day-Lewis, DanielDaniel Day-Lewis LincolnLincoln 1957-04-29(1957-04-29)April 29, 1957 February 24, 2013 (2013-02-24) 55-30155 years, 301 days 2014-12-26 21,060 days (57 years, 241 days) 3rd of 3
87 McConaughey, MatthewMatthew McConaughey Dallas Buyers ClubDallas Buyers Club 1969-11-04(1969-11-04)November 4, 1969 March 2, 2014 (2014-03-02) 44-11844 years, 118 days 2014-12-26 16,488 days (45 years, 52 days)
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  1. ^ Official website of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  2. ^ Official ceremony promotional website for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  3. ^ Official database website of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  4. ^ James Stewart holds the record for longest lifespan after receiving the award (56 years, 125 days).
  5. ^ Ernest Borgnine holds the record for longest lifespan (95 years, 166 days). His lifespan after receiving the award (56 years, 109 days) is 16 days shorter than that of James Stewart.
  6. ^ Henry Fonda holds the record for shortest lifespan after receiving the award (0 years, 136 days).
  7. ^ Philip Seymour Hoffman holds the record for shortest lifespan (46 years, 194 days).

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