Wednesday, May 12

Gotham – Breakthrough Actor

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

2019 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Waves Taylor Russell

Waves

Taylor Russell

2018 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Eighth Grade Elsie Fisher

Eighth Grade

Elsie Fisher

2017 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Call Me by Your Name Timothée Chalamet

Call Me by Your Name

Timothée Chalamet

2016 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

The Witch Anya Taylor-Joy

The Witch

Anya Taylor-Joy

2015 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Tangerine Mya Taylor

Tangerine

Mya Taylor

2014 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Dear White People Tessa Thompson

Dear White People

Tessa Thompson

2013 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Fruitvale Station Michael B. Jordan

Fruitvale Station

Michael B. Jordan

2012 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Middle of Nowhere Emayatzy Corinealdi

Middle of Nowhere

Emayatzy Corinealdi

2011 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Like Crazy Felicity Jones

Like Crazy

Felicity Jones

2010 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Go Get Some Rosemary Ronald Bronstein

Go Get Some Rosemary

Ronald Bronstein

2009 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

The Maid Catalina Saavedra

The Maid

Catalina Saavedra

2008 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Frozen River Melissa Leo

Frozen River

Melissa Leo

2007 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Juno Ellen Page

Juno

Ellen Page

2006 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Babel Rinko Kikuchi

Babel

Rinko Kikuchi

2006 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Half Nelson Shareeka Epps

Half Nelson

Shareeka Epps

2005 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Junebug Amy Adams

Junebug

Amy Adams

2004 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Maria Full of Grace Catalina Sandino Moreno

Maria Full of Grace

Catalina Sandino Moreno

2003 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Soldier's Girl Lee Pace

Soldier’s Girl

Lee Pace

2002 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Secretary Maggie Gyllenhaal

Secretary

Maggie Gyllenhaal

2001 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Stranger Inside Yolonda Ross

Stranger Inside

Yolonda Ross

2000 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Girlfight Michelle Rodriguez

Girlfight

Michelle Rodriguez

1999 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Happiness Dylan Baker

Happiness

Dylan Baker

1999 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Tumbleweeds Janet McTeer

Tumbleweeds

Janet McTeer

1998 Gotham Independent Film Award – Breakthrough Actor

Slam Sonja Sohn

Slam

Sonja Sohn