Who is the best of the Best Actor Oscar winners? [Poll]


Our forum posters have run down the least deserving performers to take home Oscars in debates over Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Actress and Best Actor. And they have named the worst of the Best Picture winners.  

Now, they have turned their attention to the best of the best. They have already dished director and leading lady and now consider the leading man who was most deserving of an Academy Award. Below, just a sample of their thoughts.

Join in with your opinion as to which actor stands above all the others.  


My top five:
1. Jack Nicholson, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo´s Nest”
2. Anthony Hopkins, “Silence of the Lambs”
3. Daniel Day Lewis, “There Will be Blood”
4. Marlon Brando, “The Godfather”
5. F. Murray Abraham, “Amadeus

Carol Channing

My top three:
1. Philip Seymour Hoffman, “Capote”
2. F. Murray Abraham, “Amadeus”
3. Richard Dreyfuss, “The Goodbye Girl” (I know, I know … lots of people aren’t fans, but I just love him in it!) 


Gregory Peck in “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Watched the movie in high school and Peck is amazing. Just pure perfection.

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Denzel Washington in “Training Day”


My personal favourites:
1. Anthony Hopkins, “Silence of the Lambs”
2. Dustin Hoffman, “Rain Man”
3. Jack Nicholson, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
4. Marlon Brando, “The Godfather”


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