Can You Name These 12 Academy Award Winning Actors?

Do you think you know the best of the best when it comes to actors? Take these 12 questions and find out if you can name these 12 Academy Award winning actors!

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Which talented star took home the Academy Award for best actor in 1939 for his role in "Goodbye, Mr. Chips?"
Mickey Rooney
James Stewart
Robert Donat

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Which handsome talent brought home the Academy Award for best actor in 1959 for his role in "Ben Hur?"
Charlton Heston
Jack Lemmon
James Stewart

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Which iconic actor brought home the golden statue in 1969 for his role in "True Grit?"
John Wayne
Clint Eastwood
Richard Burton

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Which quirky actor brought home the award in 1975 for his blistering performance in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?"
Walter Matthau
Marlon Brando
Jack Nicholson

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Who won the Academy Award for best actor in 1980?
Robert De Niro
Jon Hurt
Peter O'Toole

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Which actor won the award in 1987 for his role as the villainous Gordon Gekko?
Michael Douglas
Robin Williams
Jack Nicholson

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Which beloved actor won their first Academy Award in 1993?
Robert Downey Jr.
Tom Hanks
Liam Neeson

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Who won the award in 1999 for their role as the conflicted Lester Burnham?
Kevin Spacey
Sean Penn
Russell Crowe

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Which reclusive and quirky actor won the award in 2002 for his role in "The Pianist?"
Adrien Brody
Nicolas Cage
Michael Caine

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Which late actor won the award in 2005 for his portrayal of the author Truman Capote?
Heath Ledger
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Terrance Howard

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Which British actor took home the award in 2010 for his role in "The King's Speech?"
Colin Firth
Simon Pegg
Eddie Redmayne

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Which boisterous actor took home the golden statue in 2013 for his incredible role in "Dallas Buyers Club?"
Leonardo DiCaprio
Bruce Dern
Matthew McConaughey

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That was a solid attempt! Even though you missed a few questions on Academy Award winning actors, you still gave it a valiant effort. It can be hard to keep track of all of the winners over the years. What matters is that you tried!

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You are an Academy academic. We can tell that you are a bit of a movie buff. You appreciate good acting and like to give those that do it the recognition they deserve. You know your Academy Award winning actors very well!

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You are Academy awesome. Keeping track of all of the Academy Award winners throughout the years is definitely not an easy task, but you sure made it look easy. It is clear that you love and appreciate good acting. For that, we will give you a virtual high five!
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1
Which talented star took home the Academy Award for best actor in 1939 for his role in "Goodbye, Mr. Chips?"
Mickey Rooney
James Stewart
Robert Donat
2
Which handsome talent brought home the Academy Award for best actor in 1959 for his role in "Ben Hur?"
Charlton Heston
Jack Lemmon
James Stewart
3
Which iconic actor brought home the golden statue in 1969 for his role in "True Grit?"
John Wayne
Clint Eastwood
Richard Burton
4
Which quirky actor brought home the award in 1975 for his blistering performance in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?"
Walter Matthau
Marlon Brando
Jack Nicholson
5
Who won the Academy Award for best actor in 1980?
Robert De Niro
Jon Hurt
Peter O'Toole
6
Which actor won the award in 1987 for his role as the villainous Gordon Gekko?
Michael Douglas
Robin Williams
Jack Nicholson
7
Which beloved actor won their first Academy Award in 1993?
Robert Downey Jr.
Tom Hanks
Liam Neeson
8
Who won the award in 1999 for their role as the conflicted Lester Burnham?
Kevin Spacey
Sean Penn
Russell Crowe
9
Which reclusive and quirky actor won the award in 2002 for his role in "The Pianist?"
Adrien Brody
Nicolas Cage
Michael Caine
10
Which late actor won the award in 2005 for his portrayal of the author Truman Capote?
Heath Ledger
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Terrance Howard
11
Which British actor took home the award in 2010 for his role in "The King's Speech?"
Colin Firth
Simon Pegg
Eddie Redmayne
12
Which boisterous actor took home the golden statue in 2013 for his incredible role in "Dallas Buyers Club?"
Leonardo DiCaprio
Bruce Dern
Matthew McConaughey

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