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1947 Fredric March Years Ago
1947 José Ferrer Cyrano de Bergerac
1948 Henry Fonda Mister Roberts
1948 Paul Kelly Command Decision
1948 Basil Rathbone The Heiress
1949 Rex Harrison Anne of the Thousand Days
1950 Sidney Blackmer Come Back, Little Sheba
1951 Claude Rains Darkness At Noon
1952 José Ferrer The Shrike
1953 Tom Ewell The Seven Year Itch
1954 David Wayne The Teahouse of the August Moon
1955 Alfred Lunt Quadrille
1956 Paul Muni Inherit the Wind
1956 Ben Gazzara A Hatful of Rain
1956 Boris Karloff The Lark
1956 Michael Redgrave Tiger at the Gates
1956 Edward G. Robinson Middle of the Night
1957 Fredric March Long Day's Journey Into Night
1957 Maurice Evans The Apple Cart
1957 Wilfred Hyde-White The Reluctant Debutante
1957 Eric Portman Separate Table
1957 Ralph Richardson The Waltz Of The Toreadors
1957 Cyril Ritchard A Visit To A Small Planet
1958 Ralph Bellamy Sunrise At Campobello
1958 Richard Burton Time Remembered
1958 Hugh Griffith Look Homeward, Angel
1958 Laurence Olivier The Entertainer
1958 Anthony Perkins Look Homeward, Angel
1958 Peter Ustinov Romanoff and Juliet
1958 Emlyn Williams A Boy Growing Up
1959 Jason Robards, Jr. The Disenchanted
1959 Cedric Hardwicke A Majority of One
1959 Alfred Lunt The Visit
1959 Christopher Plummer J.B.
1959 Cyril Ritchard The Pleasure of His Company
1959 Robert Stephens Epitaph for George Dillon
1960 Melvyn Douglas The Best Man
1960 Lee Tracy The Best Man
1960 Jason Robards, Jr., Toys in the Attic
1960 Sidney Poitier A Raisin in the Sun
1960 George C. Scott The Andersonville Trial
1961 Zero Mostel Rhinoceros
1961 Hume Cronyn Big Fish, Little Fish
1961 Sam Levene The Devil's Advocate
1961 Anthony Quinn Beckett
1962 Paul Scofield A Man for All Seasons
1962 Frederic March Gideon
1962 John Mills Ross
1962 Donald Pleasence The Caretaker
1963 Arthur Hill Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1963 Charles Boyer Lord Pengo
1963 Paul Ford Never Too Late
1963 Bert Lahr The Beauty Part
1964 Alec Guinness Dylan
1964 Richard Burton Hamlet
1964 Albert Finney Luther
1964 Jason Robards, Jr. After the Fall
1965 Walter Matthau The Odd Couple
1965 John Gielgud Tiny Alice
1965 Donald Pleasence Poor Bitos
1965 Jason Robards Hughie
1966 Hal Holbrook Mark Twain Tonight!
1966 Roland Culber Ivanov
1966 Donal Donnelly and Patrick Bedford Philadelphia, Here I Come!
1966 Nicol Williamson Inadmissible Evidence
1967 Paul Rogers The Homecoming
1967 Hume Cronyn A Delicate Balance
1967 Donald Madden Black Comedy
1967 Donald Moffat Right You Are and The Wild Duck
1968 Martin Balsam You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running
1968 Albert Finney Joe Egg
1968 Milo O'Shea Staircase
1968 Alan Webb I Never Sang for My Father
1969 James Earl Jones The Great White Hope
1969 Art Carney Lovers
1969 Alec McGowen Hadrian VII
1969 Donald Pleasence The Man in the Glass Booth
1970 Fritz Weaver Child's Play
1970 James Coco Last of the Red Hot Lovers
1970 Frank Grimes Borstal Boy
1970 Stacy Keach Indians
1971 Brian Bedford The School for Wives
1971 John Gielgud Home
1971 Alec McGowen The Philanthropist
1971 Ralph Richardson Home
1972 Cliff Gorman Lenny
1972 Tom Aldredge Sticks and Bones
1972 Donald Pleasence Wise Child
1972 Jason Robards The Country Girl
1973 Alan Bates Butley
1973 Jack Albertson The Sunshine Boys
1973 Wilfrid Hyde White The Jockey Club Stakes
1973 Paul Sorvino That Championship Season
1974 Michael Moriarty Find Your Way Home
1974 Zero Mostel Ulysses in Nightgown
1974 Jason Robards A Moon for the Misbegotten
1974 George C. Scott Uncle Vanya
1974 Nicol Williamson Uncle Vanya
1975 John Kani and Winston Ntshona Sizwe Banzi is Dead and The Island
1975 James Dale Scapino
1975 Peter Firth Equus
1975 Henry Fonda Clarence Darrow
1975 Ben Gazzara Hughie and Duet
1975 John Wood Sherlock Holmes
1976 John Wood Travesties
1976 Moses Gunn The Poison Tree
1976 George C. Scott Death of a Salesman
1976 Donald Sinden Habeas Corpus
1977 Al Pacino The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel
1977 Tom Courtenay Otherwise Engaged
1977 Ben Gazzara Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1977 Ralph Richardson No Man's Land
1978 Barnard Hughes Da
1978 Hume Cronyn The Gin Game
1978 Frank Langella Dracula
1978 Jason Robards A Touch of the Poet
1979 Tom Conti Who's Life Is It Anyway?
1979 Philip Anglim The Elephant Song
1979 Jack Lemmon Tribute
1979 Alec McCowen St. Mark's Gospel
1980 John Rubinstein Children of a Lesser God
1980 Charles Brown Home
1980 Gerlad Hiken Strider
1980 Judd Hirsch Talley's Folly
1981 Ian McKellen Amadeus
1981 Tim Curry Amadeus
1981 Roy Dotrice A Life
1981 Jack Weston The Floating Light Bulb
1982 Roger Rees The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
1982 Tom Courtenay The Dresser
1982 Milo O'Shea Mass Appeal
1982 Christopher Plummer Othello
1983 Harvey Fierstein Torch Song Trilogy
1983 Jeffrey DeMunn K2
1983 Edward Herrmann Plenty
1983 Tony Lo Bianco A View from the Bridge
1984 Jeremy Irons The Real Thing
1984 Calvin Levels Open Admissions
1984 Rex Harrison Heartbreak House
1984 Ian McKellen Ian McKellen Acting Shakespeare
1985 Derek Jacobi Much Ado About Nothing
1985 Jim Dale Joe Egg
1985 Jonathan Hogan As Is
1985 John Lithgow Requiem for a Heavyweight
1986 Judd Hirsch I'm Not Rappaport
1986 Hume Cronyn The Petition
1986 Ed Harris Precious Sons
1986 Jack Lemmon Long Day's Journey Into Night
1987 James Earl Jones Fences
1987 Philip Bosco You Never Can Tell
1987 Richard Kiley All My Sons
1987 Alan Rickman Les Liaisons Dangereuses
1988 Ron Silver Speed the Plow
1988 Derek Jacobi Breaking the Code
1988 John Lithgow M. Butterfly
1988 Robert Prosky A Walk in the Woods
1989 Philip Bosco Lend Me a Tenor
1989 Victor Garber Lend Me a Tenor
1989 Mikhail Baryshnikov Metamorphosis
1989 Bill Irwin Largely New York
1990 Robert Morse Tru
1990 Charles S. Dutton The Piano Lesson
1990 Dustin Hoffman The Merchant of Venice
1990 Tom Hulce A Few Good Men
1991 Nigel Hawthorne Shadowlands
1991 Peter Frechette Our Country's Good
1991 Tom McGowan La Bête
1991 Courtney B. Vance Six Degrees of Separation
1992 Judd Hirsch Conversations with my Father
1992 Alan Alda Jake's Women
1992 Alec Baldwin A Streetcar Named Desire
1992 Brian Bedford Two Shakespearean Actors
1993 Ron Leibman Angels in America: Millenium Approaches
1993 K. Todd Freeman The Song of Jacob Zulu
1993 Liam Neeson Anna Christie
1993 Stephen Rea Someone Who'll Watch Over Me
1994 Stephen Spinella Angels in America: Perestroika
1994 Brian Bedford Timon of Athens
1994 Christopher Plummer No Man's Land
1994 Sam Waterston Abe Lincoln in Illinois
1995 Ralph Fiennes Hamlet
1995 Brian Bedford The Moliere Comedies
1995 Roger Rees Indiscretions
1995 Joe Sears A Tuna Christmas
1996 George Grizzard A Delicate Balance
1996 Philip Bosco Moon Over Buffalo
1996 George C. Scott Inherit the Wind
1996 Martin Shaw An Ideal Husband
1997 Christopher Plummer Barrymore
1997 Brian Bedford London Assurance
1997 Michael Gambon Skylight
1997 Anthony Sher Stanley
1998 Anthony LaPaglia A View from the Bridge
1998 Richard Briers The Chairs
1998 John Leguizamo Freak
1998 Alfred Molina Art
1999 Brian Dennehy Death of a Salesman
1999 Brian F. O'Byrne The Lonesome West
1999 Corin Redgrave Not About Nightingales
1999 Kevin Spacey The Iceman Cometh
2000 Stephen Dillane The Real Thing
2000 Gabriel Byrne A Moon for the Misbegotten
2000 Philip Seymour Hoffman True West
2000 John C. Reilly True West
2000 David Suchet Amadeus
2001 Richard Easton The Invention of Love
2001 Seán Campion Stones in His Pocket
2001 Conleth Hill Stones in His Pocket
2001 Brian Stokes Mitchell King Hedley II
2001 Gary Sinise One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
2002 Alan Bates Fortune's Fool
2002 Bill Crudup The Elephant Man
2002 Liam Neeson The Crucible
2002 Alan Rickman Private Lives
2002 Jeffrey Wright Topdog/Underdog
2003 Brian Dennehy Long Day's Journey into Night
2003 Brian Bedford Tartuffe
2003 Eddie Izzard A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
2003 Paul Newman Our Town
2003 Stanley Tucci Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
2004 Jefferson Mays I Am My Own Wife
2004 Simon Russell Beale Jumpers
2004 Kevin Kline Henry IV
2004 Frank Langella Match
2004 Christopher Plummer King Lear
2005 Bill Irwin Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
2005 Philip Bosco Twelve Angry Men
2005 Billy Crudup The Pillowman
2005 James Earl Jones On Golden Pond
2005 Brian F. O'Byrne Doubt
2006 Ralph Fiennes Faith Healer
2006 Richard Griffiths The History Boys
2006 Zeljko Ivanek The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
2006 Oliver Platt Shining City
2006 David Wilmot The Lieutenant of Inishmore
2007 Frank Langella Frost/Nixon
2007 Boyd Gaines Journey's End
2007 Brian F. O'Byrne The Coast of Utopia
2007 Christopher Plummer Inherit the Wind
2007 Liev Schreiber Talk Radio
2008 Ben Daniels Les Liaisons Dangereuses
2008 Laurence Fishburne Thurgood
2008 Mark Rylance Boeing-Boeing
2008 Rufus Sewell Rock 'n' Roll
2008 Patrick Stewart Macbeth
2009 Jeff Daniels God of Carnage
2009 James Gandolfini God of Carnage
2009 Raúl Esparza Speed-the-Plow
2009 Geoffrey Rush Exit the King
2009 Thomas Sadoski Reasons to Be Pretty
2010 Jude Law Hamlet
2010 Alfred Molina Red
2010 Liev Schreiber A View from the Bridge
2010 Christopher Walken A Behanding in Spokane
2010 Denzel Washington Fences
2011 Brian Bedford The Importance of Being Earnest
2011 Bobby Cannavale The Motherf**ker with the Hat
2011 Joe Mantello The Normal Heart
2011 Al Pacino The Merchant of Venice
2011 Mark Rylance Jerusalem
2013 Tom Hanks Lucky Guy
2013 Nathan Lane The Nance
2013 Tracy Letts Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
2013 David Hyde Pierce Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
2013 Tom Sturridge Orphans