Best Supporting Actor Oscar Winners by Trivia

Random Movies or actor Quiz

Can you name the Best Supporting Actor by Trivia?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

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

Friend Scores

  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...