Oscar: Comedy–Best Actors

The following men have won the Best Actor Oscar for playing a part in the comedy genre.

The list also includes dramedy and dark comedy.

1934: Clark Gable, It Happened One Night

1940: Jimmy Stewart, The Philadelphia Story

1944: Bing Crosby, Going My Way

1965: Lee Marvin, Cat Ballou

1974: Art Carney, Harry and Tonto

1977: Richard Dreyfuss, The Goodbye Girl

1997: Jack Nicholson, As Good As It Gets

1998: Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful

1999: Kevin Spacey, American Beauty