Who was the first actor to win an Oscar for a sound movie?
Nominees for 'Best Actor' 1965 The Academy Award winner for Best Actor in 1965 went to Lee Marvin in the movie "Cat Ballou" for his role as Kid Shelleen. Other nominees for "Best Actor", performance by an Actor in a Leading Role were: Richard Burton in the movie "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" as Alec Leamas, Laurence Olivier in the movie "Othello" as Othello, Rod Steiger in the movie "The Pawnbroker" as…
The Academy Award for Best Actor for 1959 went to Charleton Heston for Ben-Hur. The film was also nominated and won for ten other Academy Awards. They were for Actor in a Supporting Role (Hugh Griffith), Directing (William Wyler), Sound Effects, Sound, Art Direction, Costume Design, Editing, Music, Cinematography and Best Picture. The Academy Award winner for Best Actor in 1959 was Charlton Heston in the movie "Ben-Hur"