Best Actor Oscar Winners
Explore our collection of Best Actor Oscar winners, including Daniel Day-Lewis, Adrien Brody, Colin Firth, Forest Whitaker, Tom Hanks and Sean Penn. View full biographies, photos and videos, only at Biography.com.
Featured Best Actor Oscar Winners
Film Actor, Theater Actor / 1957 -
Academy Award-winning English actor Daniel Day-Lewis is known for going to extreme lengths to prepare for a role. He has starred in several films, including Sunday, Bloody Sunday; My Beautiful Laundrette; My Left Foot; and Lincoln.
Film Actor, Filmmaker / 1961 -
Actor, producer and director Forest Whitaker won an Academy Award for his portrayal of dictator Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland. He's also known for films like Bird, Ghost Dog and The Butler.
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profile name: Colin Firth profile occupation: Film Actor
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profile name: Sean Penn profile occupation: Film Actor, Director, Producer
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profile name: Tom Hanks profile occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, Director
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profile name: Forest Whitaker profile occupation: Film Actor, Filmmaker
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profile name: Charlton Heston profile occupation: Film Actor
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