Monday, February 16, 2009

Raised in the 80s Roundup: Best Supporting Actors

What do you know about these films? What do you remember? The following actors were nominated for Best Supporting Actor in the 1980s. Can you remember who actually won?
Check back first thing tomorrow morning for the winners.

1980 Nominees:
  • Judd Hirsch as Dr. Tyrone C. Berger in Ordinary People
  • Timothy Hutton as Conrad Jarrett in Ordinary People
  • Michael O'Keefe as Ben Meechum in The Great Santini
  • Joe Pesci as Joey LaMotta in Raging Bull
  • Jason Robards as Howard Hughes in Melvin and Howard
1981 Nominees:
  • James Coco as Jimmy in Only When I Laugh
  • John Gielgud as Hobson in Arthur
  • Ian Holm as Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire
  • Jack Nicholson as Eugene O'Neill in Reds
  • Howard Rollins as Coalhouse Walker, Jr. in Ragtime
1982 Nominees:
  • Charles Durning as the Governor in Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
  • Louis Gossett, Jr. as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in An Officer and a Gentleman
  • John Lithgow as Roberta Muldoon in The World according to Garp
  • James Mason as Ed Concannon in The Verdict
  • Robert Preston as Carroll 'Toddy' Todd in Victor/Victoria
1983 Nominees:
  • Charles Durning as Colonel Erhardt in To Be or Not to Be
  • John Lithgow as Sam Burns in Terms of Endearment
  • Jack Nicholson as Garrett Breedlove in Terms of Endearment
  • Sam Shepard as Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff
  • Rip Torn as Marsh Turner in Cross Creek
1984 Nominees:

  • Adolph Caesar as Sergeant Waters in A Soldier's Story
  • John Malkovitch as Mr. Will in Places in the Heart
  • Noriyke Pat Morita as Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid
  • Haing S. Ngor as Dith Pran in The Killing Fields
  • Ralph Richardson as the Sixth Earl of Greystoke in Greystoke - the Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
1985 Nominees:
  • Don Ameche as Arthur Selwyn in Cocoon
  • Klaus Maria Brandauer as Baron Bror von Blixen-Finecke in Out of Africa
  • William Hickey as Don Corrado Prizzi in Prizzi's Honor
  • Robert Loggia as Sam Ransom in Jagged Edge
  • Eric Roberts as Buck in Runaway Train
1986 Nominees:
  • Tom Berneger as Sgt. Barnes in Platoon
  • Michael Caine as Elliot in Hannah and Her Sisters
  • Willem Dafoe as Sgt. Elias in Platoon
  • Denholm Elliott as Mr. Emerson in A Room with a View
  • Dennis Hopper as Shooter in Hoosiers
1987 Nominees:
  • Albert Brooks as Aaron Altman in Broadcast News
  • Sean Connery as Jim Malone in The Untouchables
  • Morgan Freeman as Fast Black in Street Smart
  • Vincent Gardenia as Cosmo Castorini in Moonstruck
  • Denzel Washington as Steve Biko in Cry Freedom
1988 Nominees:
  • Alec Guinness as William Dorrit in Little Dorrit
  • Kevin Kline as Otto West in A Fish Called Wanda
  • Martin Landau as Abe Karatz in Tucker: The Man and His Dream
  • River Phoenix as Danny Pope in Running on Empty
  • Dean Stockwell as Tony 'The Tiger' Russo in Married to the Mob
1989 Nominees:
  • Danny Aiello as Sal in Do the Right Thing
  • Dan Aykroyd as Boolie Werthan in Driving Miss Daisy
  • Marlon Brando as Ian Mackenzie in A Dry White Season
  • Martin Landau as Judah Rosenthal in Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • Denzel Washington as Pvt. Trip in Glory

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