Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen

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In anticipation of the 85th Annual Academy Awards, airing tonight on ABC from the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center, BroadwayWorld's Walter McBride brings you a look back at this year's male nominees. Check out the photos below!

The telecast kicks off at 7 p.m. EST, and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live-updates of the winners all night!


Photos by: Walter McBride

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Alan Arkin attending the The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival Photo Call for 'Argo' at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto on 9/8/2012

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Ben Affleck attending the Opening Night Performance of. CYRANO de BERGERAC at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City on November 1, 2007.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Ben Affleck attending the Opening Night Performance of. CYRANO de BERGERAC at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City on November 1, 2007.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Ben Affleck.arriving for the Opening Night Performance of. CYRANO de BERGERAC at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City on November 1, 2007.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Ben Affleck attending the National Board Of Review at Tavern On The Green Restaurant in New York City on February 9, 1998.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Bradley Cooper attending the The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival Photo Call for 'Silver Linings Playbook' at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto on 9/9/2012

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Bradley Cooper attending the Opening Night Performance of GOOD BOYS AND TRUE at the Second Stage Theatre in New York City on May 19, 2008

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Bradley Cooper attending the The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival Photo Call for 'Silver Linings Playbook' at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto on 9/9/2012

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Bradley Cooper backstage at Times Talks: A Conversation with Bradley Cooper at the Times Center in New York City on 3/15/2011

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Robert De Niro attending the 34th Kennedy Center Honors Presentation at Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on December 4, 2011

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Robert De Niro photographed in New York City, 1982.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Robert DeNiro attending the "Precious" Red Carpet Premiere Screening at the 2009 tiff. Toronto International Film Festival at the Roy Thomson Hall on September 13, 2009 in Toronto, Canada.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Times Talks with Robert De Niro at The Times Center on 3/13/2012 in New York City.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Phillip Seymour Hoffman during the 68th Annual Theatre World Awards at the Belasco Theatre in New York City on June 5, 2012.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Phillip Seymour Hoffman attending the Opening Night for the LAByrinth Theater Company's World Premiere of a New Play UNCONDITIONAL at The Public Theatre with an after party at Colors Restaurant in New York City on February 18, 2008

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Phillip Seymour Hoffman attending LAByrinth Theater Company's 5th Annual Celebrity Charades at St. Paul's Hall in New York City on October 29, 2007

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Phillip Seymour Hoffman attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance for 'The Mother F**ker with the Hat' in New York City.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Phillip Seymour Hoffman attending the 22nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at the New World Stages in New York City on May 7, 2007

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Hugh Jackman attending the 70th Annual Drama League Awards Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on May 14, 2004

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Hugh Jackman attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance After Party for A STEADY RAIN at the Harvard Club in New York City on September 29, 2009

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Hugh Jackman attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance After Party for A STEADY RAIN at the Harvard Club in New York City on September 29, 2009

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Hugh Jackman attending The Museum of Moving Image salutes Hugh Jackman at Cipriani Wall Street in New York on December 11, 2012

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Hugh Jackman attending the Photo Call for 'Hugh Jackman, Back On Broadway' at the Pearl Studios in New York City.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Hugh Jackman attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance After Party for A STEADY RAIN at the Harvard Club in New York City on September 29, 2009

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Tony Kushner ( The Jacob Adler Award) attending the STELLA by STARLIGHT black tie gala celebrating the legacy of Stella Adler and the presentation of the 2004 Stella Adler Studio of Acting Awards. The evening was held at the Grand Ballroom in the Pierre Hotel in New York City on November 8, 2004

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Tony Kushner attending 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night After Party in New York City on 5/5/11

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Tony Kushner attending the Opening Night Performance of THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION at the Music Box Theatre in New York City on December 3, 2007

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Tony Kushner attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for the Signature Theatre Company's "Angels In America" at Pio Pio 604 Restaurant on October 28, 2010 in New York City.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Tony Kushner arrives at the 26th Annual Artios Awards at the American Airlines Theatre in New York City on 11/1/10

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Ang Lee attending the 'Taking Woodstock' premiere at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema on July 29, 2009 in New York City.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Ang Lee attending the 'Taking Woodstock' premiere at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema on July 29, 2009 in New York City.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Ang Lee attending the 'Taking Woodstock' premiere at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema on July 29, 2009 in New York City.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Daniel Day Lewis attending the Broadway Community Screening of "NINE" at the AMC - Empire 25 on 42nd Street in New York City on December 14, 2009

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Daniel Day Lewis attending the Broadway Community Screening of "NINE" at the AMC - Empire 25 on 42nd Street in New York City on December 14, 2009

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Daniel Day Lewis attending the Broadway Community Screening of "NINE" at the AMC - Empire 25 on 42nd Street in New York City on December 14, 2009

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Steven Spielberg attending the Opening Night Performance of thye new Broadway Hit Musical DREAMGIRLS at the Imperial Theatre in New York City on December 20, 1981

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Steven Spielberg attending the Opening Night Performance of THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION at the Music Box Theatre in New York City on December 3, 2007

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Steven Spielberg attending the 2009 White House Correspondents Dinner on May 9, 2009 at the Washingto Hilton in Washington, DC.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Steven Spielberg attending a Broadway show in New York City on November 1984

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Steven Spielberg attending the Opening Night Party for THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION at the Mariott Marquis Hotel in New York City on December 3, 2007

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Quentin Tarantino at the Friars Club Comedy Film Festival in New York City on September 29, 2010

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Quentin Tarantino at the Friars Club Comedy Film Festival in New York City on September 29, 2010

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Quentin Tarantino at the Friars Club Comedy Film Festival in New York City on September 29, 2010

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Denzel Washington attending The 60th Annual Outer Critic Circle Theatre Awards at Sardi's Restaurant, New York City on May 27, 2010

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Denzel Washington arriving for Rehearsals for The 31st Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on December 7, 2008

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Denzel Washington at the 2010 Tony Award Nominees "Meet the Nominees Press Reception" at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City on May 5, 2010.

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Denzel Washington attending The 60th Annual Outer Critic Circle Theatre Awards at Sardi's Restaurant, New York City on May 27, 2010

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Denzel Washington attending The 60th Annual Outer Critic Circle Theatre Awards at Sardi's Restaurant, New York City on May 27, 2010

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Denzel Washington attending The 60th Annual Outer Critic Circle Theatre Awards at Sardi's Restaurant, New York City on May 27, 2010

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
Denzel Washington attending The 60th Annual Outer Critic Circle Theatre Awards at Sardi's Restaurant, New York City on May 27, 2010

Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.