Tony Award For Best Actor in A Play - Award Records

Award Records

  • Alan Bates (two)
  • Brian Dennehy (two)
  • José Ferrer (two)
  • Judd Hirsch (two)
  • James Earl Jones (two)
  • Fredric March (two)
  • Mark Rylance (two)
  • Jason Robards was nominated seven times for this award, but he won just once (in 1959).
  • Brian Bedford was nominated seven times for this award, with one win (in 1971).
  • Donald Pleasence was nominated four times, but he never won this award.
  • Hume Cronyn was nominated four times, but he never won this award.
  • James Earl Jones has been nominated four times for this award.
  • Ben Gazzara was nominated three times for this award.
  • Donald Moffat was nominated for two different plays in 1967, but he did not win this award for either one of them.

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