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2016 British Academy Film Awards Nominations For Best Actor

The 69th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, will be held on 14 February 2016 at the Royal Opera House in London, to honor the best British and international contributions to film in 2015.The nominees were announced on 8 January 2016 by Stephen Fry and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, with Bridge of Spies and Carol both having the most nominations at 9 each. Here is the list of nominations for best actor.



Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston

Movie – Trumbo as Dalton Trumbo

Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, director and producer.Cranston is best known for portraying Walter White in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad, Hal in the Fox comedy series Malcolm in the Middle and Dr. Tim Whatley in the NBC comedy series Seinfeld. For Breaking Bad, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series four times (2008–2010, 2014), including three consecutive wins (the second time in television history after Bill Cosby in I Spy during the 1960s)


Matt Damon

Movie – The Martian as Mark Watney

Matthew Paige "Matt" Damonb is an American actor, filmmaker, and philanthropist. Damon and Ben Affleck wrote an Academy Award-winning screenplay, Good Will Hunting (1997), which he also starred in. He is among Forbes magazine's most bankable stars and one of the top-40 highest-grossing actors of all time.


Leonardo DiCaprio

Movie – The Revenant as Hugh Glass

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials, after which he had recurring roles in TV series such as the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains in the early 1990s. He began his film career by starring as Josh in Critters 3 before starring in the film adaptation of the memoir This Boy's Life (1993) alongside Robert De Niro


Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender

Movie – Steve Jobs as Steve Jobs

Michael Fassbender is a German–Irish actor of stage and screen whose career includes roles in both independent and blockbuster films.
His feature film debut was in the fantasy war epic 300 (2006) as a Spartan warrior; his earlier roles included various stage productions, as well as starring roles on television such as in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers (2001) and the Sky One fantasy drama Hex (2004–05). He first came to prominence for his biographical role as IRA activist Bobby Sands in the historical drama Hunger (2008), for which he won a British Independent Film Award for Best Actor.


Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne

Movie – The Danish Girl as Lili Elbe / Einar Wegener

Edward John David Redmayne is an English actor. He started his professional career in both theatre and television roles in the early 2000s and then made his film debut, Like Minds, in 2006. He has since appeared in films such as The Good Shepherd (2006), Savage Grace (2007), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), My Week with Marilyn (2011), Les Misérables (2012), The Theory of Everything (2014), Jupiter Ascending (2015), and The Danish Girl (2015).

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