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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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Results of 221 votes:

  1. 1.

    Tom Hanks

     
    Best Actor: As Forrest Gump in "Forrest Gump" (1994)
  2. 2.

    Daniel Day-Lewis

     
    Best Actor: As Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln" (2012)
  3. 3.

    Joaquin Phoenix

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

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