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Won Best Supporting Actor for playing a character that won another actor a Best Actor Oscar just two years earlier.
Only Best Supporting Actor winner who lived to see his 100th birthday.
Only Best Supporting Actor winner who's also a two-times best Actor winner.
First Oscar winning actor who would play a James Bond villain later in his career.
Most recent Best Supporting Actor winner for a film that also won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
Five years after the release of the film, this actor would reprise his Oscar winning role for a TV series, earning him two Golden Globe nominations during its eight year run.
To get his Oscar, this actor spent at least 5.000 $ of his own money on campaign ads, showing, among other things, him carrying ('supporting') his film's lead actor,
Won for the only movie that won eleven Oscars that included awards for acting.
The first cast member of '12 Angry Men' to win an Oscar.
First British winner of a Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
Besides his Best Supporting Actor Oscar, he also won an honorary Oscar for 'bringing hope and courage to his fellow veterans' for the same performance.
Youngest Best Supporting Actor winner at the time of the ceremony.
Accepted his Oscar winning part only after the director enlisted John Ford's help to appeal to him, and only after swear words were removed from his dialog.
Only cast member of Hitchcock's 'Psycho' to went on to win an Oscar.
Most recent Best Supporting Actor winner to win for his film's only nomination.
Most recent Best Supporting Actor winner from a black-and-white film.
Only Oscar winning actor who is also a doctor of medicine, trained as a surgeon and gynecologist.
Won Best Supporting Actor for the last Best Picture winner to receive nominations in all of the four acting categories.
Only winner of an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for a performance that is entirely not in the English language.
Most recent actor to win an Oscar for reprising a role that had already won him a Tony.
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Only Best Supporting Actor winner from a film with three acting Oscars.
Most Recent Best Supporting Actor winner for his year's Best Picture winner.
Only winner of three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor.
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He was nominated for Best (Lead) Actor at the BAFTAs for the same performance; the Best Supporting Actor BAFTA went to a British co-star from the same film.
Only Oscar winner under Stanley Kubrick's direction.
First (of nine) actors to win an Oscar under Elia Kazan's direction.
He is the Best Supporting Actor winner with the earliest date of birth (June 19th 1877)
Tallest Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actor (at 196 cm).
First Best Supporting Actor winner born in the 20th century.
First actor to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for reprising a role that had already won him a Tony.
In his autobiography, this actor wrote about winning an Oscar that 'apart from making my already large ego one size larger it did absolutely nothing for me.'
Only actor to win Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor out of his only two career nominations.
Holds the record for the biggest span between two Best Supporting Actor Oscars (16 years).
Suffered a heart attack during the making of his Oscar film and had to wear a cast on his left arms when he accepted his Oscar due to a fall a few days before the ceremony.
The only cast member of 'The Magnificent Seven' to win an Oscar after making that film.
Only Best Supporting Actor winner for a non-speaking part.
Beat out a Japanese nominee for the award, and had a Japanese love interest in the film he won for.
Most recent Best Supporting Actor winner for a film that also won for Best Actress.
Not only was his Oscar film a Best Picture nominee, but he also co-starred in two more Best Picture nominees that year, including the Best Picture winner.
The second of his two Oscar performances was the shortest ever to win for Best Supporting Actor.
With 39 years, this actor holds the record for the longest time span between a first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor and a victory in that category.
Won an Oscar for playing Santa Claus.
First Best Supporting Actor winner for his year's Best Picture winner.
Only posthumous Best Supporting Actor winner.
Won his Oscar for playing a character he had previously played in a short movie of the same namee.
Only Best Supporting Actor winner for playing a transgender character.
Won an Oscar for playing a professional football player.
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Only Oscar winner under Brian de Palma's direction.
Only winner of back-to-back Best Supporting Actor Oscars.
Holds the record for most Oscar nominations for a black actor.
His complete acceptance speech was: 'It's my privilege. Thank you.'
The earliest Best Supporting Actor winner still alive.
The only actor besides Jack Nicholson to win Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor for performances in two Best Picture winners.
The same year he won his Best Supporting Actor Oscar, he was also Oscar nominated as the writer and the director of another film.
With 5 competetive awards there, he's something of a Golden Globes favorite - yet he did not win for the performance that would win him his only Oscar.
Only male actor to win an Oscar under Woody Allen's direction.
Was nominated for the same performance in both the Lead Actor and Supporting Actor category, and won the latter.
First winner of Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor Oscars.
Winner of an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony, and being 87 when he received the last of these accolades, he was the oldest artist to win all four.
The most recent Oscar winner from a year when all Best Supporting Actor nominees were first-time nominees and none of the five has returned for a second nomination.
Only Oscar winner under Quentin Tarantino's direction.
First black Best Supporting Actor winner.
With 46 years, he holds the record for the longest time span between a first and last Oscar nomination for acting for a man.
In the year of his Oscar win, he also was a co-star of three of that year's Best Actress nominees, playing their husband, father and boss respectively. (All three lost.)
Won his Oscar for playing a character actually named 'Oscar'.
Only male actor to win an Oscar under Henry King's direction.
According to his co-star Joe Pantoliano, this actor dismissed his Oscar role during the shooting by saying 'It's not like any of us are going to win any Oscars for this.'
Was directed to his Oscar win by his son.
Won the only Oscar for the film that holds the record for most Oscar nominations without a Best Picture nomination.
Only Oscar winner under Spike Jonze's direction.

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