denotes winner

Performance by an actor in a leading role

Bing Crosby as Father O'Malley
in THE BELLS OF ST. MARY'S Rainbow Productions; RKO Radio
Gene Kelly as Joseph Brady
in ANCHORS AWEIGH MGM
Ray Milland as Don Birnam
in THE LOST WEEKEND Paramount
Gregory Peck as Father Francis Chisholm
in THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM 20th Century-Fox
Cornel Wilde as Frederick Chopin
in A SONG TO REMEMBER Columbia

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Michael Chekhov as Dr. Alex Brulov
in SPELLBOUND Selznick International Pictures; UA
John Dall as Morgan Evans
in THE CORN IS GREEN Warner Bros.
James Dunn as Johnny Nolan
in A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN 20th Century-Fox