Monday, October 25

BIFA – Best Actor

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2019 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Only You Josh O'Connor

Only You

Josh O’Connor

2018 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

A Prayer Before Dawn Joe Cole

A Prayer Before Dawn

Joe Cole

2017 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

God's Own Country Josh O'Connor

God’s Own Country

Josh O’Connor

2016 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

I, Daniel Blake Dave Johns

I, Daniel Blake

Dave Johns

2015 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Legend Tom Hardy

Legend

Tom Hardy

2014 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Calvary Brendan Gleeson

Calvary

Brendan Gleeson

2013 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Filth James McAvoy

Filth

James McAvoy

2012 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Berberian Sound Studio Toby Jones

Berberian Sound Studio

Toby Jones

2011 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Shame Michael Fassbender

Shame

Michael Fassbender

2010 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

The King's Speech Colin Firth

The King’s Speech

Colin Firth

2009 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Bronson Tom Hardy

Bronson

Tom Hardy

2008 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Hunger Michael Fassbender

Hunger

Michael Fassbender

2007 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Eastern Promises Viggo Mortensen

Eastern Promises

Viggo Mortensen

2006 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Red Road Tony Curran

Red Road

Tony Curran

2005 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

The Constant Gardener Ralph Fiennes

The Constant Gardener

Ralph Fiennes

2004 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Vera Drake Phil Davis

Vera Drake

Phil Davis

2003 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Dirty Pretty Things Chiwetel Ejiofor

Dirty Pretty Things

Chiwetel Ejiofor

2002 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Bloody Sunday James Nesbitt

Bloody Sunday

James Nesbitt

2001 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Sexy Beast Ben Kingsley

Sexy Beast

Ben Kingsley

2000 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Some Voices Daniel Craig

Some Voices

Daniel Craig

1999 British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor

Gods and Monsters Ian McKellen

Gods and Monsters

Ian McKellen