Gary Oldman at the 68th Venice Film Festival, September 2011
Born Gary Leonard Oldman
21 March 1958
New Cross, London, England, UK
Occupation Actor, filmmaker, musician Years active 1979–present Spouse Lesley Manville (1987–1990)
Uma Thurman (1990–1992)
Donya Fiorentino (1997–2001)
Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958) is an English actor, filmmaker and musician.
A member of the 1980s Brit Pack, Oldman came to prominence via starring roles in British films Meantime (1983), Sid and Nancy (1986) and Prick Up Your Ears (1987), with the latter bringing him a BAFTA Award nomination; in 1987, film critic Roger Ebert described him as "the best young British actor around". Oldman went on to star in many popular motion pictures of the 1990s to the present day, often as weirdos and villains. His acting credits include: The Firm (1989), State of Grace (1990), JFK (1991), Dracula (1992), True Romance (1993), Immortal Beloved (1994), Léon (1994), The Fifth Element (1997), The Contender (2000), the Harry Potter film series, Christopher Nolan's Batman film trilogy, and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011). In addition to his film career, Oldman has starred in United States television shows such as Knots Landing, Fallen Angels, Tracey Takes On... and Friends. He is also known for providing the voice of Viktor Reznov in the popular Call of Duty video game series and Lord Shen in Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011).
Oldman has been cited as an influence by a number of successful actors. Although he has won, and been nominated for, multiple awards during his career, he has been described as one of the greatest actors never nominated for an Academy Award. Aside from acting, he has served as a producer on several films, and directed, wrote and co-produced Nil by Mouth (1997), a film partially based on his own childhood, for which he was nominated for the 1997 Palme d'Or and won two BAFTA Awards. Oldman also attracted media attention for his marriage to actress Uma Thurman in the early 1990s. In 2011, he was voted an "Icon of Film" by Empire readers, in recognition of his contributions to cinema.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Film career
- 3 Other ventures
- 4 Popularity and influence
- 5 Personal life
- 6 Filmography
- 7 Awards and nominations
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Gary Oldman was born in London, the son of Kathleen (née Cheriton; b. 28 November 1919), a housewife, and Leonard Bertram Oldman (21 May 1921 – October 1985), a former sailor who worked as a welder. Oldman has a sister who is also an actress, Laila Morse. Oldman has said that his father was an abusive alcoholic who left his family when Oldman was seven. Oldman was an accomplished singer and pianist as a child, but gave up music to pursue an acting career. His inspiration was Malcolm McDowell's performance in 1970 film The Raging Moon. In a 1995 interview with Charlie Rose, Oldman said: "Something about Malcolm [McDowell] just arrested me, and I connected, and I said 'I wanna do that'." Oldman retained his love for music, however, and can be seen singing and playing piano in the 1988 film Track 29, and tracing over pre-recorded versions of Beethoven's music in Immortal Beloved. Oldman attended the South East London Boys' School on Creek Road in Deptford, leaving school at 16.
Early work and foray into American cinema (1978–1990)
After graduating with a BA in Acting from Rose Bruford College in Sidcup, Kent in 1978, Oldman spent almost eight years in theatre, winning a number of awards. During this time he appeared in several films such as Remembrance (1982) and Meantime (1983) and would have starred in Don Boyd's Gossip (1982) if that film had not collapsed. In 1986 he won the role of the Sex Pistols' ill-fated bassist Sid Vicious in the 1986 motion picture Sid and Nancy. The role launched Oldman's career and paved the way for work in Hollywood. Oldman's performance was highly regarded by many, perhaps most notably ex-Sex Pistols vocalist John Lydon, who despite questioning the authenticity of some parts of the film, said of Oldman in his biography: "The chap who played Sid, Gary Oldman, I thought was quite good", and later called him a "bloody good actor". Oldman reportedly lost considerable weight for the role and was briefly hospitalised. His performance was ranked #62 in Premiere magazine's "100 Greatest Performances of All Time" and #8 in Uncut magazine's "10 Best actors in rockin' roles", the latter describing his portrayal as a "hugely sympathetic reading of the punk figurehead as a lost and bewildered manchild." After coming to prominence for his portrayal of Vicious, Oldman increased his profile during the mid-to-late 1980s and early 1990s via starring roles in cult films such as Prick Up Your Ears (in which he played his second real-life portrayal, troubled playwright Joe Orton, and earned a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor), Criminal Law (which marked Oldman's first use of an American accent), The Firm, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead and State of Grace, with Janet Maslin referring to his work as "phenomenal" and Roger Ebert calling him "the best young British actor around." In late 1988, he starred opposite long-time hero Alan Bates in We Think the World of You, and alongside Dennis Hopper and Frances McDormand in Chattahoochee (1989). In 1989, Oldman also starred as football hooligan Clive Bissel in British drama The Firm; in 2011, Total Film named Oldman's performance as the best of his career. Oldman moved to the United States in the early 1990s, where he has since lived. Oldman and other young British actors of the 1980s who were becoming established Hollywood film actors, such as Tim Roth, Bruce Payne, Colin Firth and Paul McGann, were dubbed the 'Brit Pack'.
Villain roles and mainstream success (1991-2001)
In 1991, Oldman starred in what was at that point the most significant role of his career as Lee Harvey Oswald in Oliver Stone's JFK. The following year, he starred as Count Dracula in Francis Ford Coppola's romance-horror Dracula. A commercially successful film adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel, it was a box office success worldwide. Oldman's performance is regarded by many as a staple of the horror genre, and was recognised by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films as the best male performance of 1992, who awarded Oldman the Best Actor award. Oldman would later become a popular portrayer of villains: he played violent pimp Drexl Spivey in True Romance (1993), corrupt DEA officer Norman Stansfield in Léon (1994) (ranked #43 in the Online Film Critics Society's "Top 100 Villains of All Time" in 2002) a sadistic prison warden in Murder in the First (1995), a futuristic corporate tyrant in The Fifth Element (1997), and Dr. Zachary Smith/Spider Smith in the commercially successful but critically panned Lost in Space (1998). Oldman also displayed a skill for world accents; along with the Transylvanian Count Dracula, Oldman played German-born Viennese composer Ludwig van Beethoven in Immortal Beloved, and Russian terrorist Ivan Korshunov in the 1997 blockbuster Air Force One. He portrayed another historical figure, Pontius Pilate, in Jesus (1999). Oldman also appeared as the Devil in the 1993 promo video to the Guns N' Roses single "Since I Don't Have You", and served as a member of Jury at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. Oldman's visbility as one of the foremost portrayers of villains in Hollywood became apparent when MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch aired a match between Oldman and Christopher Walken to determine the greatest cinematic villain.
Oldman appeared opposite Jeff Bridges as zealous Republican congressman Sheldon Runyon in The Contender (2000), in which he was also credited as a producer. He received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for his performance. In 2001, he starred opposite Anthony Hopkins in Hannibal, as Mason Verger, the only surviving victim of Hannibal Lecter. Oldman reportedly spent six hours per day in the make-up room to achieve the character's hideously disfigured appearance. It marked the second time Oldman had appeared opposite Hopkins, a personal friend who was part of the supporting cast of Dracula. Oldman is uncredited in the film, reportedly over a dispute regarding top billing, which was going to co-star Anthony Hopkins and Julianne Moore. Oldman received an Emmy Award nomination for two guest appearances in Friends in May 2001, appearing in the two-part episode "The One With Chandler and Monica's Wedding" as Richard Crosby, a pedantic actor who insists that "real" actors spit on one another when they enunciate, leading to the famous spitting scene between Joey Tribbiani (Matt LeBlanc) and himself. Oldman agreed to appear in the series after meeting LeBlanc on the set of Lost in Space in 1998.
Career slump and mainstream resurgence (2001-present)
Following his Friends appearance, Oldman did not appear in any significant roles until 2004. He starred the generally well-received Interstate 60 (2002), and Tiptoes (2003) and Sin (2003), both of which were received poorly by critics. Although the film failed to impress critics, Oldman did garner critical acclaim for his portrayal of a man afflicted with dwarfism in Tiptoes: Variety described his work in the film as an "astonishingly fine" performance. Oldman starred as the Devil in the BMW short film, Beat The Devil (2002), and contributed voice acting to several video games.
In 2004, Oldman returned to prominence when he landed a significant role in the Harry Potter film series, playing Harry Potter's godfather Sirius Black. Oldman and star Daniel Radcliffe reportedly became very close during the filming of the series. The following year, Oldman starred as James Gordon in Christopher Nolan's commercially and critically acclaimed Batman Begins, a role he reprised in the even more successful sequel The Dark Knight (2008) and will reprise again in the upcoming installment The Dark Knight Rises (2012). Oldman co-starred with Jim Carrey in the 2009 version of A Christmas Carol in which Oldman played three roles. He had a starring role in David Goyer's supernatural thriller The Unborn, released in 2009. In 2010, Oldman co-starred with Denzel Washington in The Book of Eli. He also played a lead role in Catherine Hardwicke's Red Riding Hood. Oldman voiced the role of villain Lord Shen in Kung Fu Panda 2.
He has also participated in the creation of The Legend of Spyro games produced by Sierra Entertainment, providing the voice to the Fire Guardian, Ignitus. He also voices Sergeant Reznov in the award-winning video games Call of Duty: World at War and Call of Duty: Black Ops, the latter of which he also voiced a British scientist by the name of Daniel Clarke.
In 1997, Oldman directed, produced, and wrote the award-winning Nil by Mouth, a movie partially based on his own childhood. Nil By Mouth went on to win the BAFTA Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film (shared with Douglas Urbanski) and also the BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, the Channel 4 Director's Award, and an Empire Award. It was adjudged by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts as one of the one hundred best films of all time.[when?] Nil By Mouth was listed by Time Out as number twenty-one of the top 100 best British films ever.
Oldman and producing partner Douglas Urbanski formed the SE8 GROUP to produce Nil By Mouth. The company also produced The Contender, which also starred Oldman. He was also credited as a producer. Some media outlets reported that Oldman was unhappy with the finished product and felt that DreamWorks had heavily edited the film to reflect their pro-Democratic leanings. These claims were later debunked; Oldman, who is not a U.S. citizen, was described as "so uninvolved in politics, he has never even declared a party affiliation". Oldman has finished his latest screenplay, Chang & Eng, co-written with Darin Strauss, based on the author's book of the same name; SE8 Group will produce. In September 2006, Nokia Nseries Studio released the Oldman-directed short film Donut, with music by Tor Hyams. The film was shot with an N93 in order to promote the phone. Oldman also directed the music video for "Red Rover", a song from Jewish rap group Chutzpah's second CD Hip Hop Fantasy, shot entirely on the N93. Juliet Landau made a 25-minute documentary about the making of the video. In 2011, he directed a music video for Alex Eden's first single, "Kiss Me Like the Woman You Loved", for Side Tracked Records.
Oldman won a scholarship to the Rose Bruford College, where he received a BA in Theatre Arts in 1979. He had initially applied for enrolment into the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, but was refused entry. Oldman told Charlie Rose in 1995 that he was told to "find something else to do for a living". Rose, surprised, asked jokingly, "Have you reminded them of this?", to which Oldman replied that "the work speaks for itself." Following his graduation from Rose Bruford College, he later studied with the Greenwich Young People's Theatre and went on to appear in a number of stage plays including The Pope's Wedding, for which he received Time Out's Fringe Award for Best Newcomer of 1985–1986 and the British Theatre Association's Drama Magazine Award as Best Actor of 1985. He was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company during their 1985–86 London season, appearing in small-scale productions at the Pit and Almeida theatres.
Oldman has had a keen interest in music from an early age. He is a proficient pianist and stated in a 1995 interview with Charlie Rose that he would rather be a musician than an actor. Oldman sang several tracks on the Sid and Nancy soundtrack, and sang and played live piano in the 1988 movie Track 29. He traced over Beethoven compositions in 1994's Immortal Beloved. He also tutored Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe on bass guitar. Oldman appeared on Reeves Gabrels' album The Sacred Squall of Now, performing a vocal duet with David Bowie on the track "You've Been Around".
Popularity and influence
Oldman has long established a cult following among film fans. He is known for playing the primary antagonist in a number of popular motion pictures, which has seen him referenced in popular culture. At the peak of his popularity in the 1990s, Oldman was dubbed by Empire magazine as Hollywood's "psycho deluxe", and was spoofed on popular television shows such as Fox comedy series In Living Color and MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch, as well as drafted in to appear on the first ever cover of Loaded magazine. In 1993, he had a cameo role as the Devil in the promo video to the Guns N' Roses single "Since I Don't Have You"—he also played the Devil in the 2002 BMW short Beat The Devil, alongside Clive Owen, James Brown and Marilyn Manson. On YouTube, Oldman is the subject of a number of tribute videos. In contrast to his often dark on-screen roles, Oldman's affable real-life demeanour has been noted, and he was named as one of Empire magazine's "100 Sexiest Stars in Film History" in 2007.
Allmovie has described Oldman as "capable of portraying almost any type of character", and as having "consistently amazed viewers with his ability to completely disappear into his roles." His performances during his career have provided inspiration for younger actors who would go on to enjoy successful Hollywood careers. Brad Pitt has described Oldman as his foremost acting "god", while Daniel Radcliffe has cited Oldman as the actor whose career he would most like to emulate. Tom Hardy has named Oldman as his "hero"; Ryan Gosling has also named Oldman as his favourite actor. Other actors who have been influenced by Oldman include: Shia LaBeouf, Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Foster, Johnny Depp, Chris Pine, and Jason Isaacs. Dracula and Hannibal co-star, Anthony Hopkins, has described Oldman as "multi-talented", and as possessing "a great genius and flair for creativity", while Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy co-star Colin Firth described him as "a candidate for the title of 'greatest living actor'." Oldman has garnered critical acclaim for his diverse performances and portrayals of real-life historical figures and is noted for his avoidance of the Hollywood celebrity scene, often being referred to as an "actor's actor". Oldman's performances have gained the admiration of prominent film critics: Roger Ebert has hailed him as "one of the great actors, able to play high, low, crass, noble". He also said of Oldman, "like a few gifted actors, he is able to re-invent himself for every role". Ebert's co-presenter on film review television show, At the Movies, Gene Siskel, described him as a "wonderful" actor; following Siskel's death in 1999, Oldman said, "it's pretty overwhelming for a kid from South London to hear the two most important film critics in the world call you one of the greatest actors in the world." Janet Maslin of The New York Times has described him a "phenomenal" actor who "since Sid and Nancy has taken on a string of new accents and dramatic identities with stunning ease." Oldman's portrayals of eccentric characters — many of which Oldman has himself described as "wacky or strange" — have occasionally polarized critics. He has stated, however, that he seeks to play more reserved roles at this stage in his career.
As of 15 September 2011, motion pictures starring Oldman as leading actor or supporting co-star have grossed over $3.2 billion at the United States box office, and over $8.4 billion worldwide.
Despite numerous lead and supporting roles in major Hollywood productions, Oldman is intensely private with his personal life and is known for his stance on celebrity and the ideals of Hollywood, once stating that "being famous, that's a whole other career. And I haven't got any energy for it." Oldman was born and brought up in London, England, but moved to the United States in the early 1990s. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his young family.
Alcohol and legal problems
His problems with alcohol were well known during the early 1990s. After a string of alcohol-fuelled debacles he checked himself into Marworth treatment facility in Waverly Township, Pennsylvania, for alcoholism treatment in 1993. In subsequent interviews Oldman acknowledged his problems with alcohol, and called himself a recovering alcoholic on a 2001 interview with Charlie Rose. In 2001, former wife Donya Fiorentino claimed that Oldman had a drug habit and abused her, a claim which was investigated by the family courts, child custody evaluator, the police, and Los Angeles city attorney. Oldman was awarded legal custody of their children; Fiorentino was granted short court-monitored visits. Today, Oldman lives a teetotal lifestyle and attributes his success in beating his addiction to Alcoholics Anonymous, and has since publicly praised the organisation.
Marriages and family
Oldman has been married four times:
- Lesley Manville (1987–1990)
- Uma Thurman (1990–1992)
- Donya Fiorentino (1997–2001)
- Alexandra Edenborough (2008–present)
He has three sons: Alfie (b. 1988), from his marriage to Manville, and Gulliver Flynn (b. 20 August 1997) and Charlie John (b. 11 February 1999), from his marriage to Fiorentino. His sister, Laila Morse, is also an actress, best known as Mo Harris in the BBC's long-running series EastEnders; she also had a role in Oldman's directorial debut, Nil by Mouth. Oldman supports South East London football team Millwall.
Films Year Title Role Notes 1982 Remembrance Daniel 1983 Meantime Coxy the Skinhead TV 1984 Morgan's Boy Colin TV 1985 Honest, Decent & True Derek Bates TV 1986 Sid and Nancy Sid Vicious 1987 Prick Up Your Ears Joe Orton 1988 Track 29 Martin 1988 Criminal Law Ben Chase 1988 We Think the World of You Johnny 1988 The Firm Clive "Bex" Bissell TV 1989 Chattahoochee Emmett Foley 1990 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Rosencrantz 1990 State of Grace Jackie Flannery 1990 Henry & June Pop Credited as Maurice Escargot 1991 JFK Lee Harvey Oswald 1991 Heading Home Ian Tyson TV 1992 Dracula Count Dracula 1993 True Romance Drexl Spivey 1993 Romeo Is Bleeding Jack Grimaldi 1994 Léon Norman Stansfield Released as The Professional in the US 1994 Immortal Beloved Ludwig van Beethoven 1995 Murder in the First Milton Glenn 1995 The Scarlet Letter Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale 1996 Basquiat Albert Milo 1997 The Fifth Element Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg 1997 Air Force One Ivan Korshunov 1998 Lost in Space Dr. Zachary Smith 1998 Quest for Camelot Sir Ruber Voice 1999 Jesus Pontius Pilate TV 2000 The Contender Rep. Sheldon Runyon Also executive producer 2000 Monsignor Renard Unlisted TV, uncredited 2001 Nobody's Baby Buford Hill Also producer 2001 Hannibal Mason Verger 2001 Friends Richard Crosby TV (2 episodes) 2002 Interstate 60 O. W. Grant 2002 The Hire: Beat the Devil The Devil Short subject 2002 Greg the Bunny Himself TV (1 episode) 2003 Tiptoes Rolfe 2003 Sin Charlie Strom 2004 Dead Fish Lynch 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Sirius Black 2004 Who's Kyle? Scouse 2005 Batman Begins James Gordon 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Sirius Black 2006 The Backwoods Paul 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Sirius Black 2008 The Dark Knight James Gordon 2009 The Unborn Rabbi Joseph Sendak 2009 Rain Fall Holtzer 2009 A Christmas Carol Tiny Tim/Bob Cratchit/Jacob Marley Voice 2009 Planet 51 General Grawl Voice 2010 The Book of Eli Carnegie 2011 Red Riding Hood Father Soloman 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 Lord Shen Voice 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Sirius Black 2011 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy George Smiley 2011 Guns, Girls and Gambling Elvis Filming 2012 The Wettest County in the World Floyd Banner Filming 2012 The Dark Knight Rises James Gordon Filming
Video games Year Title Role Notes 1998 The Fifth Element Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg Voice 2003 Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Sgt. Jack Barnes Voice 2003 True Crime: Streets of LA Rasputin "Rocky" Kuznetskov
Voice 2006 The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning Ignitus Voice 2007 The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night Ignitus Voice 2008 The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon Ignitus Voice 2008 Call of Duty: World at War Sgt. Viktor Reznov Voice 2010 Call of Duty: Black Ops Captain. Viktor Reznov
Dr. Daniel Clarke
Awards and nominations
Year Group Award Film/Show Result 1987 Evening Standard British Film Awards Most Promising Newcomer Sid and Nancy Won BAFTA Awards Best Actor Prick Up Your Ears Nominated 1988 London Film Critics' Circle Awards ALFS Award for Actor of the Year Sid and Nancy Won 1990 Independent Spirit Award Best Leading Male Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Nominated 1992 Saturn Awards Best Actor Dracula Won 1993 MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss (shared with Winona Ryder) Nominated 1995 Golden Raspberry Awards Worst Screen Couple (shared with Demi Moore) The Scarlet Letter Nominated 1997 BAFTA Awards Best British Film Nil by Mouth Won Best Screenplay Won British Independent Film Awards Best British Director of an Independent Film Nominated Best Original Screenplay by a British Writer of a Produced Independent Film Nominated Edinburgh International Film Festival Channel 4 Director's Award Won Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or Nominated 1998 Empire Awards Best Debut Won Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Supporting Actor – Action/Adventure Air Force One Nominated MTV Movie Awards Best Fight (shared with Harrison Ford) Nominated MTV Movie Awards Best Villain Nominated 1999 Saturn Awards Best Supporting Actor Lost in Space Nominated 2001 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Alan J. Pakula Award The Contender Won Independent Spirit Award Best Supporting Male Nominated Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated USA Film Festival Master Screen Artist Tribute Award Won 2003 DVD Exclusive Awards Best Supporting Actor Interstate 60 Nominated 2005 Saturn Awards Best Supporting Actor Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Nominated 2008 Scream Awards Best Supporting Actor The Dark Knight Won 2009 People's Choice Awards Best Cast (w/ Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal) Won 2011 Empire Awards Film Icon Won Scream Awards Best Ensemble Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Nominated British Independent Film Awards Best Actor Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Nominated
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BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay (1983–1999)
Paul D. Zimmerman (1983) · Woody Allen (1984) · Woody Allen (1985) · Woody Allen (1986) · David Leland (1987) · Shawn Slovo (1988) · Nora Ephron (1989) · Giuseppe Tornatore (1990) · Anthony Minghella (1991) · Woody Allen (1992) · Harold Ramis and Danny Rubin (1993) · Roger Avary and Quentin Tarantino (1994) · Christopher McQuarrie (1995) · Mike Leigh (1996) · Gary Oldman (1997) · Andrew Niccol (1998) · Charlie Kaufman (1999)
Complete list · (1983–1999) · (2000–2019) Saturn Award for Best Actor
James Caan, Don Johnson (1974/75) · David Bowie (1976) · George Burns (1977) · Warren Beatty (1978) · George Hamilton (1979) · Mark Hamill (1980) · Harrison Ford (1981) · William Shatner (1982) · Mark Hamill (1983) · Jeff Bridges (1984) · Michael J. Fox (1985) · Jeff Goldblum (1986) · Jack Nicholson (1987) · Tom Hanks (1988) · Jeff Daniels (1989/90) · Anthony Hopkins (1991) · Gary Oldman (1992) · Robert Downey, Jr. (1993) · Martin Landau (1994) · George Clooney (1995) · Eddie Murphy (1996) · Pierce Brosnan (1997) · James Woods (1998) · Tim Allen (1999) · Hugh Jackman (2000) · Tom Cruise (2001) · Robin Williams (2002) · Elijah Wood (2003) · Tobey Maguire (2004) · Christian Bale (2005) · Brandon Routh (2006) · Will Smith (2007) · Robert Downey, Jr. (2008) · Sam Worthington (2009) · Jeff Bridges (2010)
Note: The years are listed as per convention, usually the year of film release; the ceremonies are usually held the next year.
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