Oscars 2024: Best Actor Nominees

Team FC

Bradley Cooper – Maestro

Cooper received his fifth Acting nod from the Oscars, and the fourth in the Leading Role category, for playing musical genius Leonard Bernstein in the biopic Maestro, which he also co-wrote, co-produced, and directed.

Colman Domingo – Rustin

Domingo scored his first ever nomination from the Oscars for his turn as civil rights lawyer Bayard Rustin and his involvement with the 1963 March on Washington.

Paul Giamatti – The Holdovers

For playing an authoritarian boarding school master in the Alexander Payne film, Giamatti scored his second Oscar nomination.

Cillian Murphy – Oppenheimer

Murphy secured his first ever Oscar nomination for his turn as Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer in the biopic directed by Christopher Nolan.

Jeffrey Wright – American Fiction

Wright won his first Oscar nomination for playing Thelonious Ellison, a writer and professor, in Cord Jefferson's comedy drama.