TONY AWARDS – Best Actor in a Play Winners, 1947 to present

TONY AWARDS – Actor (Play) – Winners

2013 – Actor (Play) Winner – Tracy Letts, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
2012 Actor (Play) Winner – James Corden, One Man, Two Guvnors
2011 Actor (Play) Winner – Mark Rylance, Jerusalem
2010 Actor (Play) Winner – Denzel Washington, Fences
2009 Actor (Play) Winner – Geoffrey Rush, Exit the King
2008 Actor (Play) Winner – Mark Rylance, Boeing-Boeing
2007 Actor (Play) Winner – Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon
2006 Actor (Play) Winner – Richard Griffiths, The History Boys
2005 Actor (Play) Winner – Bill Irwin, Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
2004 Actor (Play) Winner – Jefferson Mays, I Am My Own Wife
2003 Actor (Play) Winner – Brian Dennehy, Long Day’s Journey into Night
2002 Actor (Play) Winner – Alan Bates, Fortune’s Fool
2001 Actor (Play) Winner – Richard Easton (The Invention of Love)
2000 Actor (Play) Winner – Stephen Dillane (The Real Thing)
1999 Actor (Play) Winner – Brian Dennehy (Death of a Salesman)
1998 Actor (Play) Winner – Anthony LaPaglia (A View From the Bridge)
1997 Actor (Play) Winner – Christopher Plummer (Barrymore)
1996 Actor (Play) Winner – George Grizzard (A Delicate Balance)
1995 Actor (Play) Winner – Ralph Fiennes (Hamlet)
1994 Actor (Play) Winner – Stephen Spinella (Angels in America: Perestroika)
1993 Actor (Play) Winner – Ron Leibman (Angels in America: Millennium Approaches)
1992 Actor (Play) Winner – Judd Hirsch (Conversations With My Father)
1991 Actor (Play) Winner – Nigel Hawthorne (Shadowlands)
1990 Actor (Play) Winner – Robert Morse (Tru)
1989 Actor (Play) Winner – Philip Bosco (Lend Me a Tenor)
1988 Actor (Play) Winner – Ron Silver (Speed the Plow)
1987 Actor (Play) Winner – James Earl Jones (Fences)
1986 Actor (Play) Winner – Judd Hirsch (I’m Not Rappaport)
1985 Actor (Play) Winner – Derek Jacobi (Much Ado About Nothing)
1984 Actor (Play) Winner – Jeremy Irons (The Real Thing)
1983 Actor (Play) Winner – Harvey Fierstein (Torch Song Trilogy)
1982 Actor (Play) Winner – Roger Rees (The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby)
1981 Actor (Play) Winner – Ian McKellen (Amadeus)
1980 Actor (Play) Winner – John Rubinstein (Children of a Lesser God)
1979 Actor (Play) Winner – Tom Conti (Who’s Life Is It Anyway?)
1978 Actor (Play) Winner – Barnard Hughes (Da)
1977 Actor (Play) Winner – Al Pacino (The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel)
1976 Actor (Play) Winner – John Wood (Travesties)
1975 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – John Kani and Winston Ntshona (Sizwe Banzi is Dead and The Island)
1974 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Michael Moriarty (Find Your Way Home)
1973 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Alan Bates (Butley)
1972 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Cliff Gorman (Lenny)
1971 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Brian Bedford (The School for Wives)
1970 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Fritz Weaver (Child’s Play)
1969 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – James Earl Jones (The Great White Hope)
1968 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Martin Balsam (You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running)
1967 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Paul Rogers (The Homecoming)
1966 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Hal Holbrook (Mark Twain Tonight!)
1965 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Walter Matthau (The Odd Couple)
1964 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Alec Guinness (Dylan)
1963 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Arthur Hill (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)
1962 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Paul Scofield (A Man for All Seasons)
1961 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Zero Mostel (Rhinoceros)
1960 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Melvyn Douglas (The Best Man)
1959 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Jason Robards, Jr. (The Disenchanted)
1958 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Ralph Bellamy (Sunrise At Campobello)
1957 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Fredric March (Long Day’s Journey Into Night)
1956 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Paul Muni (Inherit the Wind)
1955 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Alfred Lunt (Quadrille)
1954 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – David Wayne (The Teahouse of the August Moon)
1953 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Tom Ewell (The Seven Year Itch)
1952 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – José Ferrer (The Shrike)
1951 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Claude Rains (Darkness At Noon)
1950 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Sidney Blackmer (Come Back, Little Sheba)
1949 Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Rex Harrison (Anne of the Thousand Days)
1948 Actors (Dramatic) Winner – Henry Fonda (Mister Roberts)
1947 Actors (Dramatic) Winner – José Ferrer (Cyrano de Bergerac)

TONY AWARDS – Actor (Featured Role–Play) – Winners

2012 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Christian Borle, Peter and the Starcatcher
2011 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – John Benjamin Hickey, The Normal Heart
2010 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Eddie Redmayne, Red
2009 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Roger Robinson, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone
2008 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Jim Norton, The Seafarer
2007 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Billy Crudup, The Coast of Utopia
2006 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Ian McDiarmid, Faith Healer
2005 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Liev Schreiber, Glengarry Glen Ross
2004 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Brían F. O’Byrne, Frozen
2003 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Denis O’Hare, Take Me Out
2002 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Frank Langella, Fortune’s Fool
2001 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Robert Sean Leonard (The Invention of Love)
2000 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Roy Dotrice (A Moon for the Misbegotten)
1999 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Frank Wood (Side Man)
1998 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Tom Murphy (The Beauty Queen of Leenane)
1997 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Owen Teale (A Doll’s House)
1996 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Seven Guitars)
1995 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – John Glover (Love! Valour! Compassion!)
1994 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Jeffrey Wright (Angels in America: Perestroika)
1993 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Stephen Spinella (Angels in America: Millennium Approaches)
1992 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Larry Fishburne (Two Trains Running)
1991 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Kevin Spacey (Lost in Yonkers)
1990 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Charles Durning (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
1989 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Boyd Gaines (The Heidi Chronicles)
1988 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – B.D. Wong (M. Butterfly)
1987 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – John Randolph (Broadway Bound)
1986 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – John Mahoney (The House of Blue Leaves)
1985 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Barry Miller (Biloxi Blues)
1984 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Joe Mantegna (Glengarry Glen Ross)
1983 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Matthew Broderick (Brighton Beach Memoirs)
1982 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Zakes Mokae (‘Master Harold’…and the Boys)
1981 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Brian Backer (The Floating Light Bulb)
1980 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – David Rounds (Morning’s at Seven)
1979 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Michael Gough (Bedroom Farce)
1978 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Lester Rawlins (Da)
1977 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Jonathan Pryce (Comedians)
1976 Actor (Featured Role–Play)Winner – Edward Herrmann (Mrs. Warren’s Profession)
1975 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Frank Langella (Seascape)
1974 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Ed Flanders (A Moon for the Misbegotten)
1973 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – John Lithgow (The Changing Room)
1972 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Vincent Gardenia (The Prisoner of Second Avenue)
1971 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Paul Sand (Story Theatre)
1970 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Ken Howard (Child’s Play)
1969 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Al Pacino (Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?)
1968 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – James Patterson (The Birthday Party)
1967 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Ian Holm (The Homecoming)
1966 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Patrick Magee (Marat/Sade)
1965 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Jack Albertson (The Subject was Roses)
1964 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Hume Cronyn (Hamlet)
1963 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Alan Arkin (Enter Laughing)
1962 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Walter Matthau (A Shot in the Dark)
1961 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Martin Gable (Big Fish, Little Fish)
1960 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Roddy McDowell (The Fighting Cock)
1959 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Charlie Ruggles (The Pleasure of His Company)
1958 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Henry Jones (Sunrise At Campobello)
1957 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Frank Conroy (The Potting Shed)
1956 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Ed Begley (Inherit the Wind)
1955 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Francis L. Sullivan (Witness for the Prosecution)
1954 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – John Kerr (Tea and Sympathy)
1953 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – John Williams (Dial M for Murder)
1952 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – John Cromwell (Point of No Return)
1951 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Eli Wallach (The Rose Tattoo)
1949 Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic)Winner – Arthur Kennedy (Death of a Salesman)

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