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Victor Andrew de Bier Everleigh McLaglen (10 December 1886 – 7 November 1959) was a British-American film actor.[1] He was known as a character actor, particularly in Westerns, and made seven films with John Ford
John Ford
and John Wayne. McLaglen won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1935 for his role in The Informer.


1 Early life

1.1 Military service

2 Career

2.1 Britain 2.2 Hollywood 2.3 What Price Glory? and Stardom 2.4 Talking Movies 2.5 The Informer 2.6 Gunga Din 2.7 Supporting Actor 2.8 Later career

3 Activism 4 Personal life 5 Filmography 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

Early life[edit] McLaglen claimed to have been born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, although his birth certificate records Stepney
in the East End of London
East End of London
as his true birthplace.[2] His father, Andrew Charles Albert McClaglen, later a bishop of the Free Protestant Episcopal Church
Free Protestant Episcopal Church
of England,[3] moved the family to South Africa
South Africa
when McLaglen was a child. One of ten siblings, he had eight brothers and a sister. Four of his brothers also became actors: Arthur (1888–1972), an actor and sculptor, and Clifford (1892–1978), Cyril (1899–1987) and Kenneth (circa 1901-1979).[4] Other siblings included Frederick (born circa 1882), Sydney (born circa 1884), Lewis (born circa 1889) and a sister, Lily (born circa 1893). Another brother, Leopold McLaglen (1884-1951), who appeared in one film, gained notoriety prior to World War I as a showman and self-proclaimed world jujutsu champion,[5] who authored a book on the subject.[6] Military service[edit] McLaglen left home at 14 to join the British Army
British Army
with the intention of fighting in the Second Boer War. However, much to his chagrin, he was stationed at Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle
in the Life Guards and was later forced to leave the army when his true age was discovered.[citation needed] Four years later, he moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, where he became a local celebrity,[7] earning a living as a wrestler and heavyweight boxer, with several notable wins in the ring.[8] One of his most famous fights was against heavyweight champion Jack Johnson in a six-round exhibition bout.[9][10] This was Johnson's first bout since winning the heavyweight title from Tommy Burns. Between bouts, McLaglen toured with a circus, which offered $25 to anyone who could go three rounds with him. He also briefly served as a constable in the Winnipeg
Police Force in 1907.[citation needed] He returned to Britain in 1913 and during the First World War served as a captain (acting) with the 10th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Later, he claimed to have served with the Royal Irish Fusiliers. He served for a time as military Assistant Provost Marshal
Assistant Provost Marshal
for the city of Baghdad.[11] He continued boxing, and was named heavyweight champion of the British Army
British Army
in 1918.[9] After the war, he continued boxing.[12] Career[edit]

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Britain[edit] McLaglen was visiting a sporting club when spotted by a film producer who was looking for a boxer to play the lead in a film, The Call of the Road (1920). Although McLaglen had never acted before he auditioned and got the part.[13] He was in the adventure films: Corinthian Jack (1921), andThe Prey of the Dragon (1921). He followed it with The Sport of Kings (1921). Donald Crisp
Donald Crisp
cast him in The Glorious Adventure (1922)[14][15] and he was in A Romance of Old Baghdad
(1922), Little Brother of God (1922), A Sailor Tramp (1922), The Crimson Circle (1922), The Romany (1922), and Heartstrings (1922).[16] McLaglen played leads in M'Lord of the White Road (1923), In the Blood (1923), The Boatswain's Mate
The Boatswain's Mate
(1923), Women and Diamonds (1924), and The Gay Corinthian (1924). He was in The Passionate Adventure (1924), co written by Alfred Hitchcock, and The Beloved Brute (1924), The Hunted Woman (1925), and Percy (1925).[17] Hollywood[edit] McLaglen's career took a surprise turn in the 1920s when he moved to Hollywood. He became a popular character actor, with a particular knack for playing drunks. He also usually played Irishmen, leading many film fans to mistakenly assume he was Irish rather than English. McLaglen played one of the titular Unholy Three (1925) in Lon Chaney Sr.'s original silent version of the macabre crime drama. McLaglen had a support part in Winds of Chance (1925), directed by Frank Lloyd, then made The Fighting Heart (1925) at Fox, directed by John Ford. Ford would have a major impact on McLaglen's career. McLaglen was in The Isle of Retribution (1925), Men of Steel (1926), and Beau Geste (1926), playing Hank in the latter. What Price Glory? and Stardom[edit]

Edmund Lowe, Dolores del Rio, and McLaglen in What Price Glory? (1926)

McLaglen was the top-billed leading man in director Raoul Walsh's First World War classic What Price Glory? (1926) with Edmund Lowe
Edmund Lowe
and Dolores del Rio. The film was a huge success, making over $2 million, and Fox signed McLaglen to a long term contract.[18] Fox put McLaglen in The Loves of Carmen (1927) with del Rio, directed by Walsh. He was top billed in Mother Machree
Mother Machree
(1928), directed by Ford. He was top billed in A Girl in Every Port (1928), co-starring Robert Armstrong and Louise Brooks. He starred in Hangman's House (1928) for Ford, a romantic drama set in Ireland, and The River Pirate (1928), and Captain Lash
Captain Lash
(1929). McLaglen then made two films for Ford: Strong Boy
Strong Boy
(1929) and The Black Watch
The Black Watch
(1929).[19] Talking Movies[edit] McLaglen was one of many Fox stars who had cameos in the musical Happy Days (1929). He was reunited with Edmund Lowe
Edmund Lowe
and Raoul Walsh
Raoul Walsh
in a sequel to What Price Glory?, The Cock-Eyed World
The Cock-Eyed World
(1929), which was another huge success at the box office.[18] McLaglen made a musical with Walsh, Hot for Paris
Hot for Paris
(1930), then made On the Level (1930). A Devil with Women
A Devil with Women
(1931) was a buddy comedy with Humphrey Bogart. He was borrowed by Paramount for Dishonored (1931), starring Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich
and directed by Joseph von Sternberg. He was in Not Exactly Gentlemen
Not Exactly Gentlemen
(1931) and hada cameo in the short film The Stolen Jools (1931). McLaglen, Lowe and Walsh reunited for a second sequel to What Price Glory?, Women of All Nations
Women of All Nations
(1931). He was in Annabelle's Affairs
Annabelle's Affairs
(1931), Wicked (1931), The Gay Caballero (1932), and Devil's Lottery (1923). McLaglen and Lowe went to Paramount for Guilty as Hell
Guilty as Hell
(1932). Back at Fox he was in Rackety Rax (1932) then made a fourth What Price Glory? film with Lowe, Hot Pepper (1933). McLaglen starred in Laughing at Life (1933) and returned to Britain to make Dick Turpin (1933). McLaglen starred opposite Boris Karloff's crazed religious fanatic in John Ford's The Lost Patrol (1934) at RKO, a picture about desperate soldiers gradually losing their minds fighting Arabs
in the desert of what is now Iraq. At Paramount, McLaglen and Lowe were in No More Women
No More Women
(1934) (a non-What Price Glory? film), then McLaglen made Wharf Angel
Wharf Angel
(1934). He was one of many stars in Murder at the Vanities (1934). At Columbia, McLaglen starred in The Captain Hates the Sea
The Captain Hates the Sea
(1934) with John Gilbert. He and Lowe reunited at Fox for Under Pressure (1935) (directed by Walsh) and The Great Hotel Murder (1935). The Informer[edit] Another highlight of his career was winning an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Ford's The Informer (1935), shot at RKO, based on a novel of the same name by Liam O'Flaherty. Frank Tashlin's 1938 cartoon Have You Got Any Castles?
Have You Got Any Castles?
features a caricature of McLaglen emerging from the novel and literally informing someone about some shady characters. Back at Fox - now 20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox
- McLaglen made Professional Soldier (1935) with Freddie Bartholomew. At Paramount he was teamed with Mae West
Mae West
in Klondike Annie
Klondike Annie
(1936), then he went back to Fox for Under Two Flags (1936) with Rosalind Russell
Rosalind Russell
and Ronald Colman. McLaglen starred in Magnificent Brute
Magnificent Brute
(1937) for Universal, Sea Devils (1937) for RKO and Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937) for Fox. He stayed at Fox to support Robert Taylor in This Is My Affair
This Is My Affair
(1937) and, notably, Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple
in Wee Willie Winkie (1937) directed by Fox. He had a cameo in Ali Baba Goes to Town
Ali Baba Goes to Town
(1937). He and Brian Donlevy made a comedy Battle of Broadway (1938) at Fox, then he went to Universal for The Devil's Party
The Devil's Party
(1938). Gunga Din[edit] McLaglen returned to Britain for We're Going to Be Rich
We're Going to Be Rich
(1938) with Gracie Fields. Back in Hollywood
he did some films for RKO: Pacific Liner (1939) and Gunga Din (1939). The latter, with Cary Grant
Cary Grant
and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., was an adventure epic loosely based on Rudyard Kipling's poem that served as the template decades later for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). He supported Nelson Eddy
Nelson Eddy
in Let Freedom Ring (1939) at MGM and was in Ex-Champ (1939). He supported Brian Aherne
Brian Aherne
in Captain Fury
Captain Fury
(1939) and starred in Full Confession
Full Confession
(1939) for John Farrow
John Farrow
at RKO, the latter film being a semi-remake of The Informer. At Universal McLaglen teamed with Basil Rathbone
Basil Rathbone
in Rio (1939) and Jackie Cooper
Jackie Cooper
in The Big Guy
The Big Guy
(1939). He was top billed in Edward Small's South Seas adventure, South of Pago Pago
South of Pago Pago
(1940). He remained top billed for Diamond Frontier (1940), and Broadway Limited (1941). McLaglen and Lowe reprised their roles from What Price Glory? in the radio program Captain Flagg and Sergeant Quirt, broadcast on the Blue Network (28 September 1941 – 25 January 1942, and on NBC
13 February 1942 – 3 April 1942).[20] McLaglen and Lowe then played basically the same roles but under different names in Call Out the Marines
Call Out the Marines
(1942) at RKO. He starred in Powder Town
Powder Town
(1942) and went to Fox to support Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney
in China Girl (1942). He was one of many stars in Forever and a Day (1943) and had a support role in Tampico (1943), and Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944). McLaglen was a villain in Bob Hope's The Princess and the Pirate (1944) and he could be seen in Rough, Tough and Ready. Supporting Actor[edit] McLaglen began to be exclusively a support actor, with parts in Love, Honor and Goodbye (1945), Whistle Stop (1946), Calendar Girl (1947), The Michigan Kid (1947), and The Foxes of Harrow
The Foxes of Harrow
(1947). McLaglen was back with John Ford
John Ford
for Fort Apache (1948) with John Wayne. It was very much a support part, as a cavalry sergeant, but so well received that McLaglen basically reprised it in the other two films in the Ford-Wayne "cavalry trilogy": She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) and Rio Grande (1950). McLaglen was later nominated for another Oscar, this time for an Best Supporting Actor for his role opposite John Wayne
John Wayne
in The Quiet Man (1952). He continued to be in demand as a support actor in action films: Fair Wind to Java
Fair Wind to Java
(1953) and Prince Valiant (1954). He went to Britain for Trouble in the Glen
Trouble in the Glen
(1954), an unsuccessful attempt to do for Scotland what The Quiet Man
The Quiet Man
did for Ireland. Back in Hollywood
he was in Many Rivers to Cross (1955) at MGM. Later career[edit] McLaglen had a rare late career lead role in City of Shadows
City of Shadows
(1955) at Republic and he was second billed in Bengazi (1955). However he went back to supports with Lady Godiva of Coventry
Lady Godiva of Coventry
(1955). He had a cameo in Around the World in 80 Days (1956) then had another lead in The Abductors (1957), directed by his son, Andrew. Toward the end of his career, McLaglen made several guest appearances on television, particularly in Western series such as Have Gun, Will Travel and Rawhide. The episodes in which McLaglen guest-starred were both directed by his son, Andrew V. McLaglen, who later became a film director who frequently directed John Wayne.[21] He went to Italy for Gli Italiani sono matti and had a good part in Sea Fury (1958), shot in England with Stanley Baker.[citation needed] Activism[edit] In 1933, he founded the California Light Horse Regiment, which included a "riding parade club, a polo-playing group and a precision motorcycle contingent". He described it in a press interview as promoting "Americanism". He said it was organized to fight communists and others "opposed to the American ideal", both inside and outside the country. McLaglen was attacked by some on the left as fascist, which he denied. He said he was a "patriot of the good old-fashioned American kind."[22] Personal life[edit]

Fay Wray, unidentified player on left and McLaglen in Not Exactly Gentlemen, also known as Three Rogues (1931) [23]

In 1935, McLaglen spent a reported $40,000 to build his own stadium near Riverside Drive and Hyperion Avenue, near Griffith Park
Griffith Park
and the Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles. The stadium was used for football and many other activities. The Los Angeles
Los Angeles
River flood of 1938 seriously damaged the stadium, and it fell into disuse thereafter.[24][25] In 1941, he was selected as the grand marshal of the Clovis Rodeo parade in Clovis, California.[26] Victor McLaglen
Victor McLaglen
was married three times. He first married Enid Lamont in 1919. The couple had one daughter, Sheila, and one son, Andrew. Andrew McLaglen was a television and film director who worked on several film projects with John Wayne. Andrew's children, Mary and Josh McLaglen, are both film producers and directors. Sheila's daughter, Gwyneth Horder-Payton, is a television director. Enid Lamont McLaglen died in 1942 as a result of a horse-riding accident. His second marriage was to Suzanne M. Brueggeman. That marriage lasted from 1943 until 1948. His third and final marriage was to Margaret Pumphrey, a Seattle
socialite he married in 1948.[27] They remained married until his death of a heart attack in 1959.[28] He had by that time become a naturalized U.S. citizen. His cremated remains are interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
in the Garden of Memory, Columbarium of Eternal Light.[29] On 8 February 1960, McLaglen received a star on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame at 1735 Vine Street, for his contributions to the motion picture industry.[30][31] Filmography[edit]

With Lili Damita
Lili Damita
in The Cock-Eyed World
The Cock-Eyed World
(1929), an early talkie

Promotional photo of McLaglen, with Greta Nissen
Greta Nissen
and Edmund Lowe, for the 1931 comedy film Women of All Nations

McLaglen and Cary Grant
Cary Grant
in Gunga Din (1939)

Year Title Role Notes

1920 Call of the Road, TheThe Call of the Road Alf Truscott

1921 Carnival Baron

1921 Corinthian Jack Jack Halstead

1921 Prey of the Dragon, TheThe Prey of the Dragon Brett 'Dragon' Mercer

1921 Sport of Kings, TheThe Sport of Kings Frank Rosedale

1922 Glorious Adventure, TheThe Glorious Adventure Bulfinch

1922 Romance of Old Baghdad, AA Romance of Old Baghdad Miski

1922 Little Brother of God King Kennidy

1922 Sailor Tramp, AA Sailor Tramp Sailor Tramp, TheThe Sailor Tramp

1922 Crimson Circle, TheThe Crimson Circle

1923 Romany, TheThe Romany Chief, TheThe Chief

1923 Heartstrings Frank Wilson

1923 Woman to Woman Nubian slave Uncredited

1923 M'Lord of the White Road Lord Annerley / John

1923 In the Blood Tony Crabtree

1924 Boatswain's Mate, TheThe Boatswain's Mate Ned Travers

1924 Women and Diamonds Brian Owen

1924 Gay Corinthian, TheThe Gay Corinthian Squire Hardcastle

1924 Passionate Adventure, TheThe Passionate Adventure Herb Harris

1924 Beloved Brute, TheThe Beloved Brute Charles Hinges

1925 Hunted Woman, TheThe Hunted Woman Quade

1925 Percy Reedy Jenkins

1925 Unholy Three, TheThe Unholy Three Hercules, the strongman

1925 Winds of Chance Poleon Doret

1925 Fighting Heart, TheThe Fighting Heart Soapy Williams

1926 Isle of Retribution, TheThe Isle of Retribution Doomsdorf

1926 Men of Steel Pete Masarick

1926 Beau Geste Hank

1926 What Price Glory? Capt. Flagg

1927 The Loves of Carmen Escamillo

1928 Mother Machree Giant of Kilkenny (Terence O'Dowd), TheThe Giant of Kilkenny (Terence O'Dowd) With John Ford
John Ford
& John Wayne.

1928 Girl in Every Port, AA Girl in Every Port Spike Madden

1928 Hangman's House Citizen Denis Hogan With John Ford
John Ford
& John Wayne.

1928 River Pirate, TheThe River Pirate Sailor Fritz

1929 Captain Lash Captain Lash

1929 Strong Boy Strong Boy

1929 Black Watch, TheThe Black Watch Capt. Donald Gordon King With John Ford
John Ford
& John Wayne.

1929 Happy Days Minstrel Show Performer

1929 Cock-Eyed World, TheThe Cock-Eyed World Top Sergeant Flagg

1929 Hot for Paris John Patrick Duke

1930 On the Level Biff Williams

1930 Devil with Women, AA Devil with Women Jerry Maxton

1931 Dishonored Col. Kranau

1931 Not Exactly Gentlemen Bull Stanley

1931 Stolen Jools, TheThe Stolen Jools Sergeant Flagg

1931 Women of All Nations Captain Jim Flagg

1931 Annabelle's Affairs John Rawson / Hefly Jack

1931 Wicked Scott Burrows

1932 The Gay Caballero Don Bob Harkness / El Coyote

1932 Devil's Lottery Jem Meech

1932 While Paris Sleeps Jacques Costaud

1932 Guilty as Hell Detective Capt. T.R. McKinley

1932 Rackety Rax 'Knucks' McGloin

1933 Hot Pepper Jim Flagg

1933 Laughing at Life Dennis P. McHale / Burke / Captain Hale

1934 Lost Patrol, TheThe Lost Patrol Sergeant, TheThe Sergeant

1934 No More Women Forty-Fathoms

1934 Wharf Angel Turk

1934 Dick Turpin Dick Turpin

1934 Murder at the Vanities Police Lt. Bill Murdock

1934 Captain Hates the Sea, TheThe Captain Hates the Sea Junius P. Schulte

1935 Under Pressure Jumbo Smith

1935 Great Hotel Murder, TheThe Great Hotel Murder Andrew W. 'Andy' McCabe

1935 Informer, TheThe Informer Gypo Nolan Academy Award for Best Actor Nominated — New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor

1935 Professional Soldier Michael Donovan

1936 Klondike Annie Bull Brackett

1936 Under Two Flags J.C. Doyle

1936 Magnificent Brute 'Big Steve' Andrews as Victor McLaglen
Victor McLaglen
- Academy Award Winner

1937 Sea Devils CPO William 'Medals' Malone

1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing! Dannie O'Neill

1937 This Is My Affair Jock Ramsay

1937 Wee Willie Winkie Sgt. Donald MacDuff

1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town Himself Uncredited

1938 Battle of Broadway Big Ben Wheeler

1938 The Devil's Party Marty Malone

1938 We're Going to Be Rich Dobbie

1939 Pacific Liner J.B. 'Crusher' McKay, Chief Engineer

1939 Gunga Din Sgt. 'Mac' MacChesney

1939 Let Freedom Ring Chris Mulligan

1939 Ex-Champ Tom 'Gunner' Grey

1939 Captain Fury Jerry Black aka Blackie

1939 Full Confession Patt McGinnis

1939 Rio Dirk

1939 Big Guy, TheThe Big Guy Warden Bill Whitlock

1940 South of Pago Pago Bucko Larson

1940 Diamond Frontier Terrence Regan

1941 Broadway Limited Maurice 'Mike' Monohan

1942 Call Out the Marines Sgt. Jimmy McGinnis

1942 Powder Town Jeems O'Shea

1942 China Girl Major Bull Weed

1943 Forever and a Day Archibald Spavin (hotel doorman)

1944 Tampico Fred Adamson

1944 Roger Touhy, Gangster Herman 'Owl' Banghart

1944 Princess and the Pirate, TheThe Princess and the Pirate Captain Barrett ak The Hook

1945 Rough, Tough and Ready Owen McCare

1945 Love, Honor and Goodbye Terry O'Farrell

1946 Whistle Stop Gitlo

1947 Calendar Girl Matthew O'Neil

1947 Michigan Kid, TheThe Michigan Kid Curley Davis

1947 Foxes of Harrow, TheThe Foxes of Harrow Captain Mike Farrell

1948 Fort Apache Sgt. Festus Mulcahy With John Ford
John Ford
& John Wayne.

1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon Top Sgt. Quincannon With John Ford
John Ford
& John Wayne.

1950 Rio Grande Sgt. Maj. Timothy Quincannon With John Ford
John Ford
& John Wayne.

1952 Quiet Man, TheThe Quiet Man Squire 'Red' Will Danaher With John Ford
John Ford
& John Wayne Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

1953 Fair Wind to Java O'Brien

1953 This Is Your Life Himself episode: Victor McLaglen

1954 Prince Valiant Boltar

1954 Trouble in the Glen Parlan

1955 Many Rivers to Cross Mr. Cadmus Cherne

1955 City of Shadows Big Tim Channing

1955 Bengazi Robert Emmett Donovan

1955 Lady Godiva of Coventry Grimald

1956 Around the World in 80 Days Helmsman of the SS Henrietta

1957 Abductors, TheThe Abductors Tom Muldoon

1958 Have Gun - Will Travel Mike O'Hare episode: The O'Hare Story

1958 Gli Italiani sono matti Sergente O'Riley

1958 Sea Fury Captain Bellew

1959 Rawhide Harry Wittman episode: Incident of the Shambling Man, (final television appearance)

See also[edit]

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List of actors with Academy Award nominations List of bare-knuckle boxers


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Cliff Robertson
(1968) John Wayne
John Wayne
(1969) George C. Scott1 (1970) Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
(1971) Marlon Brando1 (1972) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1973) Art Carney
Art Carney
(1974) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson


Peter Finch
Peter Finch
(1976) Richard Dreyfuss
Richard Dreyfuss
(1977) Jon Voight
Jon Voight
(1978) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(1979) Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
(1980) Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda
(1981) Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
(1982) Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
(1983) F. Murray Abraham
F. Murray Abraham
(1984) William Hurt
William Hurt
(1985) Paul Newman
Paul Newman
(1986) Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
(1987) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(1988) Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
(1989) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(1990) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(1991) Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(1992) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(1993) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(1994) Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
(1995) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(1996) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1997) Roberto Benigni
Roberto Benigni
(1998) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1999) Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe


Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
(2001) Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody
(2002) Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(2003) Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx
(2004) Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
(2005) Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
(2006) Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
(2007) Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(2008) Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
(2009) Colin Firth
Colin Firth
(2010) Jean Dujardin
Jean Dujardin
(2011) Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
(2012) Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
(2013) Eddie Redmayne
Eddie Redmayne
(2014) Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio
(2015) Casey Affleck
Casey Affleck
(2016) Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman

1 refused award that year

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