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 is nominated for his portrayal of AIDS patient Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club.
- Christian Bale, American Hustle
- Bruce Dern, Nebraska
- Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
- Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
- Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
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