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Poll: Oscar Knows My Name

Only one person named Oscar has won an Oscar. That would be Oscar Hammerstein II. Many characters have been named Oscar. Only one actor won! Edmond O'Brien as Oscar Muldoon in The Barefoot Contessa (1954). But many Actors have won an Oscar for a film that had a character's name in the title.

Who is your favorite Actor and their famous Character portrayal?

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Make Your Choice

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    Julia Roberts

    Best Actress: As Erin Brockovich in "Erin Brockovich" (2000)
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    Julie Andrews

    Best Actress: As Mary Poppins in "Mary Poppins" (1964)
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    Daniel Day-Lewis

    Best Actor: As Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln" (2012)
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    Ernest Borgnine

    Best Actor: As Marty Piletti in "Marty" (1955)
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    Julianne Moore

    Best Actress: As Alice Howland in "Still Alice" (2014)
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    Sally Field

    Best Actress: As Norma Rae in "Norma Rae" (1979)
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    Ellen Burstyn

    Best Actress: As Alice Hyatt in "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" (1974)
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    Ben Kingsley

    Best Actor: As Mahatma Gandhi in "Gandhi" (1982)
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    Jamie Foxx

    Best Actor: As Ray Charles in "Ray" (2004)
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    Art Carney

    Best Actor: As Harry in "Harry and Tonto" (1974)
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    Tom Hanks

    Best Actor: As Forrest Gump in "Forrest Gump" (1994)
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    Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Best Actor: As Truman Capote in "Capote" (2005)
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    George C. Scott

    Best Actor: As General George S. Patton Jr. in "Patton" (1970)
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    Gary Cooper

    Best Actor: As Alvin C. York in "Sergeant York" (1941)
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    Joaquin Phoenix

    Best Actor: As Joker in "Joker" (2019)
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    Charlton Heston

    Best Actor: As Judah Ben-Hur in "Ben-Hur" (1959)
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    Anjelica Huston

    Best Supporting Actress: As Maerose Prizzi in "Prizzi's Honor" (1985)
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    Joan Crawford

    Best Actress: As Mildred Pierce in "Mildred Pierce" (1944)
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    Renée Zellweger

    Best Actress As Judy Garland in "Judy' (2019)
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    Dustin Hoffman

    Best Actor: As Ted Kramer in "Kramer vs. Kramer" (1979)
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    Diane Keaton

    Best Actress: As Annie Hall in "Annie Hall" (1977)
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    José Ferrer

    Best Actor: As Cyrano de Bergerac in "Cyrano de Bergerac" (1950)
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    Meryl Streep

    Best Actress: As Sophie in "Sophie's Choice" (1982)

    Note: The supporting actress Oscar was left out in favor of the Best actress award.

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    Laurence Olivier

    Best Actor: As Hamlet - Prince of Denmark in "Hamlet" (1948)
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    Sean Penn

    Best Actor: As Harvey Milk in "Milk" (2008)
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    Vanessa Redgrave

    Best Supporting Actress: As Julia in "Julia" (1977)
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    Cliff Robertson

    Best Actor: As Charly Gordon in "Charly" (1968)
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    Maggie Smith

    Best Actress: As Jean Brodie in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" (1969)
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    Jessica Tandy

    Best Actress: As Daisy Werthan in "Driving Miss Daisy" (1989)
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    Joanne Woodward

    Best Actress: As Eve White/Eve Black/Jane in "The Three Faces of Eve" (1957)
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    Jane Wyman

    Best Actress: As Belinda McDonald in "Johnny Belinda" (1948)
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    Ginger Rogers

    Best Actress: As Kitty Foyle in "Kitty Foyle" (1940)
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    Anthony Quinn

    Best Supporting Actor: As Eufemio Zapata in "Viva Zapata!" (1952)
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    Charles Laughton

    Best Actor: As Henry VIII in "The Private Life of Henry VIII" (1933)
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    Jennifer Jones

    Best Actress: As Bernadette in "The Song of Bernadette" (1943)

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