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?

Columbia Pictures
Clark Gable
James Stewart
Humphrey Bogart

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

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Gregory Peck
William Holden
James Stewart

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

Warner Bros.
William Holden
Gregory Peck
James Cagney

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

Paramount Pictures
Paul Newman
Marlon Brando
Bing Crosby

5 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Hamlet?

Universal Pictures
Laurence Olivier
Clark Gable
Paul Newman

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

Columbia Pictures
Marlon Brando
Broderick Crawford
James Stewart

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

United Artists
Gregory Peck
Humphrey Bogart
José Ferrer

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

United Artists
James Stewart
Clark Gable
Humphrey Bogart

9 of 25Who Won Best Actor For High Noon?

United Artists
William Holden
Humphrey Bogart
Gary Cooper

10 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Stalag 17?

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Marlon Brando
Paul Newman
William Holden

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

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Charlton Heston
Clark Gable
Paul Newman

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

Universal Pictures
James Stewart
Gregory Peck
Marlon Brando

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

United Artists
Sidney Poitier
Humphrey Bogart
William Holden

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

Warner Bros.
Rex Harrison
James Stewart
Clark Gable

15 of 25Who Won Best Actor For True Grit?

Paramount Pictures
William Holden
Humphrey Bogart
John Wayne

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

20th Century Fox
Gregory Peck
Marlon Brando
Gene Hackman

17 of 25Who Won Best Actor For The Godfather?

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Marlon Brando
Paul Newman
Dustin Hoffman

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

Paramount Pictures
Tom Hanks
Dustin Hoffman
Jack Lemmon

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

United Artists
Tom Hanks
Jack Nicholson
Marlon Brando

20 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Raging Bull?

United Artists
Robert De Niro
Paul Newman
Marlon Brando

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

Buena Vista Pictures
Dustin Hoffman
Tom Hanks
Paul Newman

22 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Wall Street?

20th Century Fox
Michael Douglas
Tom Hanks
Marlon Brando

23 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Rain Man?

Metro Goldwyn Mayer United Artists
Paul Newman
Dustin Hoffman
Tom Hanks

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

Orion Pictures
Dustin Hoffman
Paul Newman
Anthony Hopkins

25 of 25Who Won Best Actor For Forrest Gump?

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Marlon Brando
Paul Newman
Tom Hanks
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