Best Actor - Musical/Comedy
The second leading actor category will see Hugh Jackman's portrayal of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables compete against Bradley Cooper's role in Silver Linings Playbook, Bill Murray's take on US President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Hyde Park on Hudson, Ewan McGregor in Salmon Fishing In The Yemen and Jack Black's performance as the titular murderer in Bernie.
Jack Black (Bernie)
Bill Murray (Hyde Park On Hudson)
Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
Ewan McGregor (Salmon Fishing In The Yemen)
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)