Top ten Oscars for Best Supporting Performances

November 30 2008 at 4:08 pm (Top tens)

My favourite Oscar winning supporting performances, inspired by George Kennedy’s performance as Dragline, Cool Hand Luke’s alpha male turned overgrown sidekick.

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1. Joe Pesci as Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas

2. Javier Bardem as Anton Chigurh in No Country For Old Men

3. Kevin Spacey as Roger ‘Verbal’ Kint in The Usual Suspects

4. Christopher Walken as Nick in The Deer Hunter

5. Chris Cooper as John Laroche in Adaptation

6. Whoopi Goldberg as Oda Mae Brown in Ghost

7. Alan Arkin as Grandpa Edwin Hoover in Little Miss Sunshine

8. Cuba Gooding Jr as Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire

9. Jack Palance as Curly Washburn in City Slickers

10. Robin Williams as Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting

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