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1940s Oscar Best Actor Nominees

Try to name the actors who received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor from 1940-1949.
Year = year of the ceremony honoring the previous year's films
Winners in bold
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1999
Hamlet
Laurence Olivier
Johnny Belinda
Lew Ayres
The Search
Montgomery Clift
When My Baby Smiles at Me
Dan Dailey
Sitting Pretty
Clifton Webb
 
 
1998
A Double Life
Ronald Colman
Body and Soul
John Garfield
Gentleman's Agreement
Gregory Peck
Life with Father
William Powell
Mourning Becomes Electra
Michael Redgrave
 
 
1997
The Best Years of Our Lives
Fredric March
Henry V
Laurence Olivier
The Jolson Story
Larry Parks
The Yearling
Gregory Peck
It's a Wonderful Life
James Stewart
 
1996
The Lost Weekend
Ray Milland
The Bells of St. Mary's
Bing Crosby
Anchors Aweigh
Gene Kelly
The Keys of the Kingdom
Gregory Peck
A Song to Remember
Cornel Wilde
 
1995
Going My Way
Bing Crosby
Gaslight
Charles Boyer
Going My Way
Barry Fitzgerald
None by the Lonely Heart
Cary Grant
Wilson
Alexander Knox
1994
Watch on the Rhine
Paul Lukas
Casablanca
Humphrey Bogart
For Whom the Bells Tolls
Gary Cooper
Madame Curie
Walter Pidgeon
The Human Comedy
Mickey Rooney
 
 
1993
Yankee Doodle Dandy
James Cagney
Random Harvest
Ronald Colman
The Pride of the Yankees
Gary Cooper
Mrs. Miniver
Walter Pidgeon
The Pied Piper
Monty Woolley
 
1992
Sergeant York
Gary Cooper
Penndy Serenade
Cary Grant
The Devil and Daniel Webster
Walter Huston
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Robert Montgomery
Citizen Kane
Orson Welles
 
1991
The Philadelphia Story
James Stewart
The Great Dictator
Charlie Chaplin
The Grapes of Wrath
Henry Fonda
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Raymond Massey
Rebecca
Laurence Olivier
 
1990
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Robert Donat
Gone with the Wind
Clark Gable
Wuthering Heighs
Laurence Olivier
Babes in Arms
Mickey Rooney
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
James Stewart
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