Actors getting their first Oscar nomination this year?

by runefromnorway | created - 14 Aug 2016 | updated - 5 days ago | Public

All acting categories. Actors and actresses with a fair chance of getting their first nominations in the acting categories.

Honorable mentions: Ben Affleck, Alfie Allen, Joe Alwyn, Gemma Arterton, Caitriona Balfe, Aneurin Barnard, Zazie Beetz, Jillian Bell, Jon Bernthal, Connie Britton, Julia Butters, Honor Swinton Byrne, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Bobby Cannavale, Peter Capaldi, Jim Carter, Gwendoline Christie, James Corden, Ashleigh Cummings, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Rob Delaney, Lily-Rose Depp, Michelle Dockery, Mark Duplass, Idris Elba, Kimberly Elise, Alice Eve, Robert Fairchild, JJ Feild, Will Forte, Michael Gambon, Louis Garrel, Tim Guinee, Linda Hamilton, LisaGay Hamilton, Jon Hamm, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Kristofer Hivju, Riley Keough, Shia Labeouf, Hugh Laurie, Diana Lin, Josh Lucas, Sebastian Maniscalco, Malcolm McDowell, Ray McKinnon, Sophie McShera, Stephen Merchant, Sienna Miller, Zackary Momoh, James Norton, Denis O'Hare, Bob Odenkirk, Leslie Odom Jr., John Ortiz, Taylour Paige, Robert Patrick, Robert Pattinson, Sarah Paulson, Clarke Peters, Mary Kay Place, Jesse Plemons, Maryann Plunkett, Margaret Qualley, Dallas Roberts, Ray Romano, Ludivine Sagnier, Matthias Schoenaerts, David Schwimmer, Rufus Sewell, Dan Stevens, Corey Stoll, Donald Sutherland, Taylor Swift, Russell Tovey, John Turturro, Alanna Ubach, Taika Waititi, Emma Watson, Susan Kelechi Watson, Ben Whishaw, Luke Wilson, Rebel Wilson, Ray Winstone, Finn Wittrock, Benedict Wong.

1. Awkwafina

Actress | Crazy Rich Asians

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2. Antonio Banderas

Actor | The Mask of Zorro

Antonio Banderas, one of Spain's most famous faces, was a soccer player until breaking his foot at the age of fourteen; he is now an international film star known for playing Zorro in the eponymous film series.

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3. Taron Egerton

Actor | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Taron Egerton is a British actor and singer, known for his roles in the British television series The Smoke, the 2014 action comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service, and the film Rocketman (2019). He has also played Edward Brittain in the 2014 drama film Testament of Youth, appeared in the 2015 ...

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4. Cynthia Erivo

Actress | Bad Times at the El Royale

Cynthia Erivo was born on January 8, 1987 in Stockwell, London, England as Cynthia Chinasaokwu O. Erivo. She is an actress, known for Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), Widows (2018) and Step (2017).

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5. Aldis Hodge

Actor | Hidden Figures

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6. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Her

Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, is from a Jewish family from the Bronx, and her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, a brother, Adrian, a twin brother, Hunter ...

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7. Michael B. Jordan

Actor | Black Panther

Michael B. Jordan, the middle of three children, was born in Santa Ana, California and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He is the son of Donna (Davis), a high school counselor, and Michael A. Jordan. His middle name, Bakari, means "noble promise" in Swahili. (He is not related to, or named after, ...

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8. Tracy Letts

Actor | Lady Bird

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9. Jonathan Majors

Actor | Captive State

Jonathan graduated from the Yale School of Drama with an MFA in acting. Jonathan is a recipient of the National Society of Arts and Letters (NSAL) National Drama Competition. Jonathan made his screen debut starring in the ABC miniseries "When We Rise" and has since landed strong roles, cementing ...

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10. Thomasin McKenzie

Actress | Leave No Trace

Thomasin McKenzie was born in July 2000 in Wellington, New Zealand. She is an actress, known for Leave No Trace (2018), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) and Lost Girls (2019).

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11. Ben Mendelsohn

Actor | Rogue One

Despite his prominence in Hollywood as a character actor known for playing villains and criminals, Ben Mendelsohn has been a leading man in Australia since starting acting as a teenager.

Paul Benjamin Mendelsohn was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Carole Ann (Ferguson), a nurse, and Frederick ...

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12. Janelle Monáe

Soundtrack | Hidden Figures

Janelle Monáe is an American musical recording artist, actress, & model signed to her own imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, and Atlantic Records.

In 2010, Monáe released her first full-length studio album, The ArchAndroid.

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13. Elisabeth Moss

Actress | The One I Love

Elisabeth Moss is an American actress. She is best known for the AMC series Mad Men (2007-2015), Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale (2017) and the film The One I Love (2014).

Initially, Moss had aspirations of becoming a professional dancer. In her adolescence, she traveled to New York City to study ...

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14. Jonathan Pryce

Actor | Tomorrow Never Dies

From Holywell to Hollywood, Jonathan Pryce, CBE is a critically acclaimed and award winning actor from North Wales, internationally regarded as one of the greatest on both stage and screen. Renowned for his immense versatility and powerful presence he has transcended the industry, effortlessly ...

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15. Florence Pugh

Actress | The Falling

Florence Pugh is an English actress. She is known for The Falling (2014), her film debut, Lady Macbeth (2016), Outlaw King (2018), Fighting with My Family (2019), and Midsommar (2019).

Pugh also appear in the ITV detective series Marcella and starred in the AMC Mini-Series The Little Drummer Girl.

In...

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16. Matthew Rhys

Actor | The Americans

Matthew Rhys was born on November 8, 1974 in Cardiff, Wales as Matthew Rhys Evans. He is an actor and director, known for The Americans (2013), The Post (2017) and Burnt (2015).

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17. Eliza Scanlen

Actress | Sharp Objects

Australian actress Eliza Scanlen is perhaps best know for her starring role as Amma Crellin opposite Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson in the HBO critically acclaimed drama series "Sharp Objects". Based off of the novel written by Gillian Flynn of the same name, the story centers on reporter Camille ...

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18. Kristen Stewart

Actress | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight (2008) Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. Her mother is ...

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19. Jodie Turner-Smith

Actress | Nightflyers

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20. Bruce Willis

Actor | Die Hard

Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts.

Walter Bruce ...

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21. Jeffrey Wright

Actor | Shaft

Born and raised in Washington DC, Wright graduated from Amherst College in 1987. Although he studied Political Science while at Amherst, Wright left the school with a love for acting. Shortly after graduating he won an acting scholarship to NYU, but dropped out after only two months to pursue ...

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22. Shuzhen Zhao

Actress | The Farewell

Shuzhen Zhao is an actress, known for The Farewell (2019).

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