Quiz: How Many "Best Actor" Winners Can You Actually Recognize?

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How well do you know Hollywood's biggest actors and the roles that won them Best Actor at the Academy Awards?

 Jul 26, 2020

1 of 25Who Won Best Actor For It Happened One Night?

It Happened One Night, best actor, movies
Columbia Pictures
Humphrey Bogart
Clark Gable
James Stewart

2 of 25Who Won Best Actor For The Philadelphia Story?

The Philadelphia Story, best actor, movies
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
William Holden
Gregory Peck
James Stewart

3 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Yankee Doodle Dandy?

best actor, movies, yankee doodle dandy
Warner Bros.
Gregory Peck
James Cagney
William Holden

4 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Going My Way?

Going My Way, best actor, movies
Paramount Pictures
Paul Newman
Bing Crosby
Marlon Brando

5 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Hamlet?

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Universal Pictures
Clark Gable
Paul Newman
Laurence Olivier

6 of 25Who Won Best Actor For All the King's Men?

All the King's Men, best actor, movies
Columbia Pictures
Broderick Crawford
James Stewart
Marlon Brando

7 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Cyrano de Bergerac?

Cyrano de Bergerac, best actor, movies
United Artists
Gregory Peck
Humphrey Bogart
José Ferrer

8 of 25Who Won Best Actor For The African Queen?

the african queen, best actor, movies
United Artists
Clark Gable
Humphrey Bogart
James Stewart

9 of 25Who Won Best Actor For High Noon?

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United Artists
Humphrey Bogart
Gary Cooper
William Holden

10 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Stalag 17?

Stalag 17, best actor, movies
Paramount Pictures
Marlon Brando
William Holden
Paul Newman

11 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Ben-Hur?

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Charlton Heston
Clark Gable
Paul Newman

12 of 25Who Won Best Actor For To Kill a Mockingbird?

to kill a mockingbird, best actor, movies
Universal Pictures
James Stewart
Gregory Peck
Marlon Brando

13 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Lilies of the Field?

Lilies of the Field, best actor, movies
United Artists
Humphrey Bogart
William Holden
Sidney Poitier

14 of 25Who Won Best Actor For My Fair Lady?

My Fair Lady, best actor, movies
Warner Bros.
James Stewart
Clark Gable
Rex Harrison

15 of 25Who Won Best Actor For True Grit?

True Grit, best actor, movies
Paramount Pictures
John Wayne
William Holden
Humphrey Bogart

16 of 25Who Won Best Actor For The French Connection?

the french connection, best actor, movies
20th Century Fox
Gregory Peck
Marlon Brando
Gene Hackman

17 of 25Who Won Best Actor For The Godfather?

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Paramount Pictures
Dustin Hoffman
Marlon Brando
Paul Newman

18 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Save the Tiger?

Save the Tiger, best actor, movies
Paramount Pictures
Dustin Hoffman
Tom Hanks
Jack Lemmon

19 of 25Who Won Best Actor For One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?

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United Artists
Tom Hanks
Marlon Brando
Jack Nicholson

20 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Raging Bull?

Raging Bull, best actor, movies
United Artists
Robert De Niro
Paul Newman
Marlon Brando

21 of 25Who Won Best Actor For The Color of Money?

the color of money, best actor, movies
Buena Vista Pictures
Paul Newman
Tom Hanks
Dustin Hoffman

22 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Wall Street?

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20th Century Fox
Tom Hanks
Marlon Brando
Michael Douglas

23 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Rain Man?

Rain Man, movies/tv
Metro Goldwyn Mayer United Artists
Dustin Hoffman
Tom Hanks
Paul Newman

24 of 25Who Won Best Actor For The Silence of the Lambs?

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Orion Pictures
Anthony Hopkins
Paul Newman
Dustin Hoffman

25 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Forrest Gump?

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Paul Newman
Tom Hanks
Marlon Brando
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