There’s a worldly selection to choose from over the past 14 years, with American (Denzel Washington), British (Colin Firth) and French (Jean Dujardin) actors all in consideration. Two performers even appear twice in our poll thanks to their recent double wins: Daniel Day-Lewis and Sean Penn.
But which one of these actors is the best of the best? You can only vote for one performance, so choose wisely.
Need help remembering the past 14 winners? Then scroll through our Oscars photo gallery below the poll that highlights every Best Actor champ since 2001.