So you think you’re an Oscar fan? Well, we’re willing to bet that you won’t even score better than 80% in our ultimate Best Actor Oscar quiz. Sure, everyone knows that Leonardo DiCaprio (“The Revenant”) prevailed last year and that Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) took home the gold in 2014 — those are easy freebies. But how well do you know your Emil Jannings from your Richard Barthelmess? And which two men won the only tie in this category in 1932? The quiz is below, so scroll down and click the green “Start Quiz” button to begin. We don’t encourage cheating, but if you’re having trouble with some of the answers you can always click through our photo gallery above to see every Best Actor winner in Oscar history.
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Who will join the esteemed list of Best Actor Oscar winners this year? Based on Gold Derby’s Oscar experts from major media outlets, Denzel Washington (“Fences”) is out front with leading 1/1 odds, but the race is far from over. Casey Affleck (“Manchester by the Sea”) is currently in second place with 5/4 odds, followed by Ryan Gosling (“La La Land”) at 50/1 odds, Andrew Garfield (“Hacksaw Ridge”) with 66/1 odds and Viggo Mortensen (“Captain Fantastic”) at odds of 80/1.
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