Best Actor Oscar Winners

About

Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the annual award is given to the actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role within the film industry.

Trivia

Traditionally, the award is presented by the previous year's Best Actress winner. Daniel Day-Lewis has earned the most trophies (3).

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First Winner
Emil Jannings
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Winners

1
Leonardo DiCaprio, 46
2015
2
Tom Hanks, 64
1993, 1994
3
Jamie Foxx, 53
2004
4
Rami Malek, 39
2018
5
Eddie Redmayne, 39
2014
6
Denzel Washington, 66
2001
7
Nicolas Cage, 57
1995
8
Matthew McConaughey, 51
2013
9
Robert De Niro, 77
1980
10
Gary Oldman, 62
2017
11
Al Pacino, 80
1992
12
Joaquin Phoenix, 46
Best Actor
13
Jack Nicholson, 83
1975, 1997
14
John Wayne (1907-1979)
1969
15
Colin Firth, 60
2010
16
Marlon Brando (1924-2004)
1954, 1972
17
Kevin Spacey, 61
1999
18
Anthony Hopkins, 83
1991
19
Russell Crowe, 56
2000
20
Bing Crosby (1903-1977)
1944
21
Michael Douglas, 76
1987
22
Paul Newman (1925-2008)
1986
23
James Stewart (1908-1997)
1940
24
Sean Penn, 60
2003, 2008
25
Dustin Hoffman, 83
1979, 1988
26
Jeff Bridges, 71
2009
27
Forest Whitaker, 59
2006
28
Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)
2005
29
Daniel Day-Lewis, 63
1989, 2007, 2012
30
Adrien Brody, 47
2002
31
Gregory Peck (1916-2003)
1962
32
Clark Gable (1901-1960)
1934
33
Jon Voight, 82
1978
34
Casey Affleck, 45
2016
35
Jeremy Irons, 72
1990
36
Alec Guinness (1914-2000)
1957
37
Ben Kingsley, 77
1982
38
Sidney Poitier, 93
1963
39
Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957)
1951
40
Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012)
1955
41
Robert Duvall, 90
1983
42
Gene Hackman, 90
1971
43
Geoffrey Rush, 69
1996
44
Charlton Heston (1923-2008)
1959
45
Richard Dreyfuss, 73
1977
46
Henry Fonda (1905-1982)
1981
47
Gary Cooper (1901-1961)
1941
48
Jack Lemmon (1925-2001)
1973

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