Best Actor Nominees
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The 86th Academy Award Best Actor Nominees

Here are the nominees for actor in a leading role. At age 77, Bruce Dern is the second oldest best actor nominee, behind 79-year-old Richard Farnsworth. Farnsworth was nominated for the 1999 film, The Straight Story.

Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey is nominated for his portrayal of AIDS patient Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club.
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