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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Best Actor Oscar Winners Winners

1
Leonardo DiCaprio, 47
2015
2
Tom Hanks, 65
1993, 1994
3
Jamie Foxx, 54
2004
4
Rami Malek, 40
2018
5
Denzel Washington, 67
2001
6
Nicolas Cage, 58
1995
7
Eddie Redmayne, 40
2014
8
Matthew McConaughey, 52
2013
9
Sidney Poitier (1927-2022)
1963
10
Robert De Niro, 78
1980
11
Al Pacino, 81
1992
12
Gary Oldman, 63
2017
13
Joaquin Phoenix, 47
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14
Jack Nicholson, 84
1975, 1997
15
John Wayne (1907-1979)
1969
16
Colin Firth, 61
2010
17
Marlon Brando (1924-2004)
1954, 1972
18
Anthony Hopkins, 84
1991
19
Russell Crowe, 57
2000
20
Kevin Spacey, 62
1999
21
Paul Newman (1925-2008)
1986
22
Bing Crosby (1903-1977)
1944
23
Michael Douglas, 77
1987
24
Sean Penn, 61
2003, 2008
25
James Stewart (1908-1997)
1940
26
Dustin Hoffman, 84
1979, 1988
27
Adrien Brody, 48
2002
28
Daniel Day-Lewis, 64
1989, 2007, 2012
29
Jeff Bridges, 72
2009
30
Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)
2005
31
Clark Gable (1901-1960)
1934
32
Forest Whitaker, 60
2006
33
Gregory Peck (1916-2003)
1962
34
Jeremy Irons, 73
1990
35
Ben Kingsley, 78
1982
36
Casey Affleck, 46
2016
37
Jon Voight, 83
1978
38
Robert Duvall, 91
1983
39
Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957)
1951
40
Gene Hackman, 91
1971
41
Alec Guinness (1914-2000)
1957
42
Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012)
1955
43
Gary Cooper (1901-1961)
1941
44
Charlton Heston (1923-2008)
1959
45
Richard Dreyfuss, 74
1977
46
Geoffrey Rush, 70
1996
47
Jack Lemmon (1925-2001)
1973
48
Cliff Robertson (1923-2011)
1968

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