Saturday, February 27

CCA – Best Actor

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

2019 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Joker Joaquin Phoenix

Joker

Joaquin Phoenix

2018 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Vice Christian Bale

Vice

Christian Bale

2017 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Darkest Hour Gary Oldman

Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman

2016 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Manchester by the Sea Casey Affleck

Manchester by the Sea

Casey Affleck

2016 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

The Revenant Leonardo DiCaprio

The Revenant

Leonardo DiCaprio

2015 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Michael Keaton

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Michael Keaton

2014 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club Matthew McConaughey

Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey

2013 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis

Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis

2012 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

The Descendants George Clooney

The Descendants

George Clooney

2011 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

The King's Speech Colin Firth

The King’s Speech

Colin Firth

2010 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Crazy Heart Jeff Bridges

Crazy Heart

Jeff Bridges

2009 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Milk Sean Penn

Milk

Sean Penn

2008 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

There Will Be Blood Daniel Day-Lewis

There Will Be Blood

Daniel Day-Lewis

2007 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

The Last King of Scotland Forest Whitaker

The Last King of Scotland

Forest Whitaker

2006 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Capote Philip Seymour Hoffman

Capote

Philip Seymour Hoffman

2005 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Ray Jamie Foxx

Ray

Jamie Foxx

2004 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Mystic River Sean Penn

Mystic River

Sean Penn

2003 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

About Schmidt Jack Nicholson

About Schmidt

Jack Nicholson

2003 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Gangs of New York Daniel Day-Lewis

Gangs of New York

Daniel Day-Lewis

2002 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

A Beautiful Mind Russell Crowe

A Beautiful Mind

Russell Crowe

2001 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Gladiator Russell Crowe

Gladiator

Russell Crowe

2000 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

The Insider Russell Crowe

The Insider

Russell Crowe

1999 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Gods and Monsters Ian McKellen

Gods and Monsters

Ian McKellen

1998 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

As Good as It Gets Jack Nicholson

As Good as It Gets

Jack Nicholson

1997 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Shine Geoffrey Rush

Shine

Geoffrey Rush

1996 Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor

Murder in the First Kevin Bacon

Murder in the First

Kevin Bacon