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

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