Top 20 Performances of 2015by Aunt-Peg | created - 07 Mar 2016 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
These are my top 20 performances listed in order for each category (lead actor, lead actress, supporting actor & supporting actress)
Actor | Dans la maison
in Courted (best performance by an actor in a leading role 2015)
Actor | La loi du marché
Vincent Lindon was born on July 15, 1959 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Vincent Alfred Fernand Lindon. He is an actor and writer, known for The Measure of a Man (2015), La Haine (1995) and Anything for Her (2008). He was previously married to Sandrine Kiberlain.
in The Measure of a Man (2nd choice)
Actor | The Lobster
Colin Farrell is one of Ireland's biggest stars in Hollywood and abroad. His film presence has been filled with memorable roles that range from an inwardly tortured hit man, to an adventurous explorer, a determined-but-failing writer, and the greatest military leader in history.
Farrell was born on ...
in The Lobster (3rd choice)
Actor | 45 Years
Acting chameleon Sir Tom Courtenay, along with Sirs Alan Bates and Albert Finney, became a front-runner in an up-and-coming company of rebel upstarts who created quite a stir in British "kitchen sink" cinema during the early '60s. An undying love for the theatre, however, had Courtenay channeling a...
in 45 Years (4th choice)
Actor | The Lady in the Van
Alex Jennings was born on May 10, 1957 in Essex, England. He is an actor, known for The Lady in the Van (2015), The Queen (2006) and Babel (2006). He has been married to Lesley Moors since 2012. They have two children.
in The Lady in the Van (5th choice)
Actress | Carol
Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...
in Carol (best performance by an actress in a lead role 2015)
Actress | 45 Years
Tessa Charlotte Rampling was born 5 February 1946 in Sturmer, England, to Isabel Anne (Gurteen), a painter, and Godfrey Lionel Rampling, an Olympic gold medalist, army officer, and colonel, who became a NATO commander. She was educated at Jeanne d'Arc Académie pour Jeunes Filles in Versailles, ...
in 45 Years (2nd choice)
Actress | Hanna
Saoirse Una Ronan was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, to Irish parents, Monica Ronan (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, an actor. When Saoirse was three, the family moved back to Dublin, Ireland. Saoirse grew up in Dublin and briefly in Co. Carlow before moving back to Dublin ...
in Brooklyn (3rd choice)
9. Mya Taylor
Actress | Tangerine
Mya Jeanette Taylor is an American actor/singer. She is a rising transgender woman in the entertainment business well known for her leading role in Sean Baker's film Tangerine (2015). Her career began its rise when the film became one of the biggest films at the 2015 Sundance Festival. It will be ...
in Tangerine (4th choice)
10. Rooney Mara
Actress | Carol
Actress and philanthropist Rooney Mara was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and has since starred in the horror ...
in Carol (5th choice)
11. Emory Cohen
Actor | Brooklyn
Emory Cohen was born in New York City. He graduated from Elisabeth Irwin High School and started acting at UArts in Philadelphia, receiving a full scholarship.
His first major role was portraying Leo, son of Julia Houston's character (portrayed by Debra Messing) on NBC's Smash (2012). His stand-out ...
in Brooklyn (best performance by an actor in a supporting role 2015)
12. Kevin Corrigan
Actor | True Romance
A native of the Bronx, New York, Kevin Corrigan has been acting and writing since the age of 15. He made his film debut in Lost Angels (1989) and around that time, when he was just 17, his original play "The Boiler Room" was produced by the Young Playwrights Festival of New York. He has gone on to ...
in Results (2nd choice)
13. Liev Schreiber
Actor | Spotlight
Liev (pronounced Lee-ev) Schreiber was born in San Francisco. His mother, Heather (Milgram), is a painter, and his father, Tell Schreiber (Tell Carroll Schreiber III), is a theatrical actor who had a small role in The Keeper (1976). His mother is from a working-class Jewish family from Poland and ...
in Spotlight (3rd choice)
14. Michael Keaton
Quirky, inventive and handsome American actor Michael Keaton first achieved major fame with his door-busting performance as fast-talking ideas man Bill Blazejowski, alongside a nerdish morgue attendant (Henry Winkler), in Night Shift (1982). He played further comedic roles in Mr. Mom (1983), Johnny...
in Spotlight (4th choice)
Actor | Pulp Fiction
Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005),...
in Kingsman: The Secret Service (5th choice)
16. Hye-su Kim
Actress | Eolguleobtneun minyeo
in Coin Locker Girl (best performance by an actress in a supporting role 2015)
17. Mailes Kanapi
Actress | Mula sa kung ano ang noon
in From What is Before (2nd choice)
18. Noni Hazlehurst
Actress | Candy
in Truth (3rd choice)
Actress | Borgen
in Courted (4th choice)
20. Regina Hall
Actress | Girls Trip
Regina Hall was born December 12, 1970 in Washington, D.C., to Ruby, a teacher, and Odie Hall, a contractor. She graduated from Fordham University in 1992, and went on to earn a master's degree in journalism from New York University before shifting to an acting career. In 1997 at age 26, she began ...
in People Places Things (5th choice)