won the 1944 Best Actor Award for Going My Way
while his costar Barry Fitzgerald won the Best Supporting Actor Award
(see question 21) while also being nominated
for Best Actor.
won Best Actor for Judgment at Nuremberg, beating out
his costar Spencer Tracy.
won the very first posthumous Best Actor Award (see question
for Network over nominated costar William Holden.
is the only Best Actress winner to beat her nominated costar,
winning over Debra Winger in Terms of Endearment.
praised costar Tom Hulce in his acceptance speech for the 1984
Best Actor Award when both were nominated for Amadeus.
films that boasted two leading performers nominated in the same category
on the Bounty (Charles Laughton, Clark Gable and Frachot Tone
(see question 25)
- All About
Eve (Bette Davis and Anne Baxter)
- From Here
to Eternity (Burt Lancaster and Montgomery Clift)
(Rock Hudson and James Dean)
- The Defiant
Ones (Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier)
Last Summer (Elizabeth Taylor and Katharine Hepburn)
(Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole)
Cowboy (Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman)
- The Turning
Point (Anne Bancroft and Shirley MacLaine)
(Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine)
- The Dresser
(Tom Courtney and Albert Finney)
and Louise (Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis)
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