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TriviaBest Supporting Actor Oscar Winner
The second winner to have a 'Jr.' attached to his surname.
Though named the 'Greatest Shakespearean Actor of the 20th century'*, won his only Oscar in a modern-day comedy.
Beat out a co-star, an actor who previously won two Oscars and an actor who won one later.
The first actor to win the Best Supporting Actor opposite Paul Newman.
The first to win for a performance in a musical.
Starred opposite two actresses playing young/old versions of the same character; both were also nominated for Oscars that year.
Won his first Oscar for playing a newspaper editor; won his second for playing a novelist.
The first winner to have a 'Jr.' attached to his surname.
Won his Oscar for playing a role that was played by another Best Supporting Actor winner nearly 20 years earlier.
Won for a mob movie, beating out two actors who appeared in 'Godfather' films.
The first to win for a performance in a western.
The last winner to share a surname with a US president.
Life imitated art, and this actor was alcoholic and broke five years after winning.
The last winner to appear in that film's sequel as the same character.
His last on-screen appearance was in the first 'Naked Gun' film.
The first winner to portray a mobster.
Won for a film that was dedicated to Allen Ginsberg and William S. Boroughs.
Was nominated again three years after winning; the same man directed both films.
His character's wife was played by Greta Scacchi, but her scenes were cut.
The last winner to portray a police officer.
Co-starred in his winning role with the then-wife of the previous year's winner
The only person to win an Oscar in a Kubrick film.
Won his Oscar exactly 40 years after he earned a nomination for his first credited role.
The second winner to commit suicide.
Starred opposite a former Best Actor and Best Actress winner in his winning film; both were also nominated for their performances.
The only winner to also earn a medical license.
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At 80 years, the oldest guest to appear on 'Dennis Miller Live' in 1999.
According to date of birth, the oldest winner.
The last person to win for a film based on a Tennessee Williams play.
The first British winner.
Won for a film in which he co-starred with six other actors who were (at some point) Best Supporting Actor nominees.
The last person to win two Best Supporting Actor trophies.
The only performer to win an Oscar in a Tim Burton film.
The last winner to beat out three nominees from the same film.
He gained 30 pounds for his winning role, based on that character's description in a famous poem.
Co-starred in his winning film with an actor who later won two Oscars; this winner appeared in one of them.
The first to win for portraying a historical figure.
Of Greek origin, though he played a Latino in his winning film.
Won his second Oscar by beating two supporting category winners, one past and one future.
Wrote a book called Sea Songs of Sailing, Whaling, and Fishing two years before he won.
First winner to later win the Best Actor Oscar.
Outlived in years every other Best Supporting Actor winner.
The tallest winner in the category's history.
Earned his Oscar in the third Best Picture winner in which he appeared (to date).
The first Welsh winner.
Oscar-winning hairstylist Paul LeBlanc worked with this actor to achieve a 'strange and unsettling' effect.
The only winner from a film written by William Goldman
His winning performance was named as 'Worst Film Accent'.**
Shares a surname with the winner from 55 years earlier.
This actor reportedly won his winning role under suspicious circumstances, and the story was later fictionalized in a Best Picture winner.
This man and the previous year's winner were directed by the same man.
The only actor to play a villain in both a Batman film and a James Bond film.
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The first winner whose character has a death scene.
The only winner to speak four different languages during his Oscar-winning performance.
The first winner to commit suicide.
Portrayed Betty White's father on 'The Golden Girls'
He later penned an autobiography, the title of which was taken from his Oscar-winning film.
At the time of his win, shared his name with a president who left office two years prior.
Won his second Oscar for playing a Frenchman; won his first playing a Mexican.
The only male actor to win an Oscar in a Woody Allen film.
The only winner to not have a single line in his performance.
His other Oscar nominations came 38 and 39 years earlier.
The last winner to portray a gay man.
The only winner with an alliterative first/last name whose initials aren't C.C.
The first winner of the Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
Won his first Oscar at the age of 62; won his second at the age of 78.
The first to win for portraying a villain.
Shared his name with a president who died in office.
The first winner to die.
Won Best Actor 21 years before winning Best Supporting Actor; both films won Best Picture.
Won the Best Actor Oscar four years later, and has not since been nominated.
The first to win for his performance in a war movie.
This actor's winning film was his first of 11 onscreen match-ups with another supporting category winner.
Lost more than 30 pounds to portray a real-life person.
Alphabetically first of all supporting actor winners.
Later won the Best Actor Oscar; the same man directed him to both wins.

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