Top 20 Performances of 2018by Aunt-Peg | created - 3 weeks ago | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
These are my top 20 performances listed in order for each category (lead actor, lead actress, supporting actor & supporting actress)
1. Ah-in Yoo
Actor | Yungnyong-i Nareusya
Yoo Ah-in is a South Korean actor and creative director. He has built a unique filmography that distinguishes him from other actors of the same age, playing a series of impressive characters in films and TV series. Not only is he known as an icon of youth in Korea, but also he has made remarkable ...
in Burning (best performance by an actor in a lead role 2018)
Actor | The Natural
Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955,...
in The Old Man & the Gun (2nd choice)
Actor | Bairro
Carloto Cotta is a Portuguese actor, born in Paris on January 31, 1984. He grew up in Lisbon, and at the age of 15 he started his acting training at the Escola Profissional de Teatro de Cascais. He debuted his film career with Miguel Gomes' 31 (2003). Since then, Cotta is a regular presence in the ...
in Diamantino (3rd choice)
4. Ethan Hawke
Actor | Training Day
Ethan Green Hawke was born on November 6, 1970 in Austin, Texas, to Leslie Carole (Green), a charity worker, and James Steven Hawke, an insurance actuary. His parents were students at the University of Texas at the time but divorced when Ethan was 5 years old. His mother raised him alone for the ...
in First Reformed (4th choice)
Actor | Girl
in Girl (5th choice)
6. Tao Zhao
Actress | Shan he gu ren
Tao Zhao was born on January 28, 1977 in Taiyuan, Shanxi, China. She is an actress, known for Shan he gu ren (2015), Io sono Li (2011) and Jiang hu er nv (2018). She has been married to Zhangke Jia since January 7, 2012.
in Ash is Purest White (best performance by an actress in a lead role 2018)
Actress | Kona fer í stríð
in Woman at War (2nd choice)
in The Heiresses (3rd choice)
9. Emma Stone
Actress | La La Land
Emily Jean "Emma" Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Charles Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. She is of Swedish, German, and British Isles descent. Stone began acting as a child as a member of the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona...
in The Favourite (4th choice)
10. Olivia Colman
Actress | The Favourite
Olivia Colman was born on January 30, 1974 in Norwich, Norfolk, England as Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman. She is an actress, known for The Favourite (2018), Tyrannosaur (2011) and The Lobster (2015). She has been married to Ed Sinclair since August 2001. They have three children.
in The Favourite (5th choice)
11. Steven Yeun
Actor | Okja
Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea, to June and Je Yeun. His family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year, and then moved to the U.S. He has a brother named Brian. He began acting while at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI, where he studied Psychology as a major (BS in ...
in Burning (best performance by an actor in a supporting role 2018)
12. Thomas Gioria
Actor | Jusqu'à la garde
in Custody (2nd choice)
13. Harry Belafonte
Actor | Bobby
Harold George Belafonte was born on March 1, 1927 in New York City. He was educated at the New York Dramatic Workshop. He grew up in Jamaica, British West Indies, and did folk-singing in nightclubs and theaters, and on television and records. His debut was at the Village Vanguard in New York. Also,...
in BlacKkKlansman (3rd choice)
14. Jim Broadbent
Actor | Moulin Rouge!
One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ...
in Black '47 (4th choice)
15. Casey Affleck
Actor | Manchester by the Sea
An accomplished and striking performer, Academy Award® winner Casey Affleck has established himself as a powerful leading man with performances in multiple upcoming projects.
Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school ...
in The Old Man & the Gun (5th choice)
16. Julia Ormond
Actress | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The dark and classically beautiful British actress Julia Ormond was born into privileged surroundings as the daughter of a well-to-do laboratory technician. Her parents divorced when she was young; she was the second of five children. She attended Cranleigh, a private school, and showed interest in...
in Ladies in Black (best performance by an actress in a supporting role 2018)
17. Ophélie Bau
Actress | Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno
in Mektoub: My Love: Canto Uno (2nd choice)
18. Rachael Taylor
Actress | Transformers
Rachael Taylor grew up in Tasmania, Australia, with her parents Nigel and Christine Taylor. She began modelling during her teens, working for the Skye-Jilly International agency. She competed for Miss Teen Tasmania, as well as the Miss Universe/Miss World state finals. She moved to Sydney to ...
in Ladies in Black (3rd choice)
19. Sissy Spacek
Actress | In the Bedroom
As a kid, Sissy Spacek climbed trees, rode horses, swam, and played in the woods. She was born Mary Elizabeth Spacek on December 25, 1949, in Quitman, Texas, to Virginia Frances (Spilman) and Edwin Arnold Spacek, Sr., a county agricultural agent. Her father's family was of Czech and German origin.
in The Old Man & the Gun (4th choice)
Actress | Der Untergang
Birgit Minichmayr was born on April 3, 1977 in Linz, Upper Austria, Austria. She is an actress, known for Der Untergang (2004), Das weiße Band - Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte (2009) and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006).
in 3 Days in Quiberon (5th choice)