There’s a worldly selection to choose from since the turn of the century, 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 is the best of the best? You can only vote for one performance, so choose wisely. Need help remembering the past 15 winners? Then click through our photo gallery right here that highlights every Best Actor champ since 2001.
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