I’m Jeffrey Rex Awards – Acting Winners


Best Body of Work: Film Acting (2019-)

Andrew Garfield as Jonathan Larson in Netflix’s tick, tick… BOOM! — Photo: Macall Polay / Netflix.
  • Andrew Garfield – The Eyes of Tammy Faye; Spider-Man: No Way Home; tick, tick… BOOM! – 2021
  • Chadwick Boseman – Da 5 Bloods; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – 2020
  • Adam Driver – Marriage Story; The Report; Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker; The Dead Don’t Die – 2019

Best Performance by an Actor in a Film (2013-)

Sir Anthony Hopkins in Florian Zeller’s THE FATHER — Photo: Sean Gleason / Sony Pictures Classics.
  • Sir Anthony Hopkins – The Father – 2021
  • Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – 2020
  • Adam Driver – Marriage Story – 2019
  • Ethan Hawke – First Reformed – 2018
  • Daniel Day-Lewis – Phantom Thread – 2017
  • Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea – 2016
  • Adam Driver – Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens – 2015
  • Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler – 2014
  • Mads Mikkelsen – The Hunt (Original Title: ‘Jagten’)* – 2013

* – Jagten/The Hunt was released at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012, but in Denmark in 2013.


Best Performance by an Actress in a Film (2013-)

Jodie Comer as Marguerite in Ridley Scott’s THE LAST DUEL — PHOTO: 20th Century Studios.
  • Jodie Comer – The Last Duel – 2021
  • Elisabeth Moss  The Invisible Man – 2020
  • Lupita Nyong’o – Us – 2019
  • Olivia Colman – The Favourite – 2018
  • Vicky Krieps – Phantom Thread – 2017
  • Amy Adams – Arrival – 2016
  • Alicia Vikander – EX_MACHINA – 2015
  • Patricia Arquette – Boyhood– 2014
  • Sandra Bullock – Gravity – 2013

Best Performance by a Cast in a Film (2016-)

Benedict Cumberbatch and Kodi Smit-McPhee in Jane Campion’s THE POWER OF THE DOG — Photo: Netflix.
  • The Power of the Dog – 2021
  • Retfærdighedens Ryttere (Riders of Justice) – 2020
  • Parasite – 2019
  • The Favourite – 2018
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – 2017
  • Manchester by the Sea – 2016

Best Performance by a Rising Star: Film Acting (2015-)

The Jets, The Sharks, and Tony & Maria in Spielberg’s West Side Story – Photo: 20th Century Studios.
  • Rachel Zegler – West Side Story – 2021
  • Wunmi Mosaku – His House – 2020
  • Florence Pugh – Midsommar – 2019
  • Cynthia Erivo – Bad Times at the El Royale – 2018
  • Timothée Chalamet – Call Me By Your Name – 2017
  • Anya Taylor-Joy – The Witch – 2016
  • Daisy Ridley –-Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens – 2015

Best Supporting Performance by an Actor in a Film (2017-)

Daniel Kaluuya (center) as ‘Fred Hampton’ in JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH — Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures.
  • Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah – 2021
  • Lars Brygmann – Retfærdighedens Ryttere (Riders of Justice) – 2020
  • Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – 2019
  • Steven Yeun – Burning – 2018
  • Barry Keoghan – The Killing of a Sacred Deer – 2017

Best Supporting Performance by an Actress in a Film (2017-)

  • Olivia Colman – The Father – 2021
  • Maria Bakalova – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm – 2020
  • Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers – 2019
  • Emma Stone – The Favourite – 2018
  • Lesley Manville – Phantom Thread – 2017

Best Visual Effects or Voice-Over Performance by an Actor in a Film (2017-)

Raya (voiced by Kelly Marie Tran) and her nemesis, Namaari (voiced by Gemma Chan), face off amid the snowy mountains of Spine. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Raya and the Last Dragon” in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access on March 5, 2021. — Photo: Disney.
  • Awkwafina – Raya and the Last Dragon – 2021
  • Tom Holland – Onward – 2020
  • Al Pacino – The Irishman – 2019
  • Josh Brolin – Avengers: Infinity War – 2018
  • Andy Serkis – War for the Planet of the Apes – 2017

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Show (2013-)

Sarah Snook, left, and Jeremy Strong, right, in Succession: Season Three — Photo: HBO.
  • Jeremy Strong – Succession – 2021
  • Paul Mescal – Normal People – 2020
  • Jharrel Jerome – When They See Us – 2019
  • Bill Hader – Barry: Season 1 – 2018
  • Justin Theroux – The Leftovers: Season 3 – 2017
  • John Turturro – The Night Of – 2016
  • Mads Mikkelsen – Hannibal: Season 3 – 2015
  • Matthew McConaughey – True Detective: Season 1 – 2014
  • Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad: Season 5* – 2013

* – Though initially undecided, the winner was finally chosen in 2016.


Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Show (2013-)

Sarah Snook, left, and Jeremy Strong, right, in Succession: Season Three — Photo: HBO.
  • Sarah Snook – Succession – 2021
  • Rhea Seehorn – Better Call Saul: Season 5 – 2020
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag: Series Two – 2019
  • Amy Adams – Sharp Objects – 2018
  • Carrie Coon – The Leftovers: Season 3 – 2017
  • Rhea Seehorn – Better Call Saul: Season 2 – 2016
  • Krysten Ritter – Marvel’s Jessica Jones: Season 1 – 2015
  • Robin Wright – House of Cards: Season 2 – 2014
  • Robin Wright – House of Cards: Season 1 – 2013

Best Performance by a Cast in a Television Show (2016-)

Matthew Macfadyen as Tom Wambsgans in Succession: Season Three, Episode Nine, “All The Bells Say,” — Photo: Graeme Hunter / HBO.
  • Succession: Season 3 – 2021
  • The Crown: Season 4 – 2020
  • Succession: Season 2 – 2019
  • Sharp Objects – 2018
  • The Leftovers: Season 3 – 2017
  • Westworld: Season 1 – 2016

Best Supporting Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Television Show (2018-)

Kieran Culkin in Succession — Photo: HBO.
  • Kieran Culkin – Succession: Season 3 – 2021
  • Tony Dalton – Better Call Saul: Season 5 – 2020
  • Andrew Scott – Fleabag: Series Two – 2019
  • Henry Winkler – Barry: Season 1 – 2018

Best Performance by an Actor in a Superhero Film or Television Show (2014-)

  • Willem Dafoe – Spider-Man: No Way Home – 2021
  • Antony Starr – The Boys: Season 2 – 2020
  • Joaquin Phoenix – Joker – 2019
  • Michael B. Jordan – Black Panther – 2018
  • Hugh Jackman – Logan – 2017
  • Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool – 2016
  • Michael Douglas – Ant-Man – 2015
  • Dave Bautista – Guardians of the Galaxy – 2014

Best Performance by an Actor in a Superhero Film or Television Show (2013-)

Elizabeth Olsen in WandaVision — Photo: Disney+.
  • Elizabeth Olsen – WandaVision – 2021
  • Margot Robbie – Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) – 2020
  • Regina King – Watchmen: Season 1 – 2019
  • Zoe Saldana – Avengers: Infinity War – 2018
  • Gal Gadot – Wonder Woman – 2017
  • Tilda Swinton – Doctor Strange – 2016
  • Scarlett Johansson – Avengers: Age of Ultron – 2015
  • Emma Stone – The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – 2014

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