Best Actor Nominees
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Here are the nominees for actor in a leading role. Bradley Cooper is nominated for his portrayal of Chris Kyle, the deadliest marksman in U.S. military history, in American Sniper.
This is Bradley Cooper's third consecutive Oscar nomination.
And the Nominees for Best Actor Are:
- Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
- Bradley Cooper, American Sniper
- Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
- Michael Keaton, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
- Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything