Oscar: Weakest Performances–Best Supporting Actor Winners

The Best Supporting Actor category was established by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in 1936.

Below please find my list of the weakest (least deserving) performances, honored with the Best Supporting Actor Oscar.

I have arranged them chronologically.

Walter Brennan, Come and Get It, 1936

Anthony Quinn, Viva Zapata, 1952

Red Buttons, Sayonara, 1957

Martin Balsam, A Thousand Clowns, 1965

Jason Robards, Julia, 1977

Don Ameche, Cocoon, 1985

Jack Palance, City Slickers, 1991

Cuba Gooding Jr., Jerry Maguire, 1996

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained, 2012