Oscars for Best Actor 1990-2023

Can you name Academy Award winners for Best Actor since 1990?
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1. 1990
Robert De Niro (Awakenings)
Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves)
Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune)
Gérard Depardieu (Cyrano de Bergerac)
2. 1991
Robert De Niro (Cape Fear)
Nick Nolte (The Prince of Tides)
Warren Beatty (Bugsy)
Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs)
3. 1992
Clint Eastwood (Unforgiven)
Stephen Rea (The Crying Game)
Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman)
Robert Downey Jr. (Chaplin)
4. 1993
Tom Hanks (Philadelphia)
Laurence Fishburne (What's Love Got to Do with It)
Anthony Hopkins (The Remains of the Day)
Daniel Day-Lewis (In the Name of the Father)
5. 1994
Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump)
Morgan Freeman (The Shawshank Redemption)
Paul Newman (Nobody's Fool)
Nigel Hawthorne (The Madness of King George)
6. 1995
Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking)
Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas)
Anthony Hopkins (Nixon)
Richard Dreyfuss (Mr. Holland's Opus)
7. 1996
Tom Cruise (Jerry Maguire)
Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient)
Geoffrey Rush (Shine)
Woody Harrelson (The People vs. Larry Flynt)
8. 1997
Jack Nicholson (As Good as It Gets)
Robert Duvall (The Apostle)
Peter Fonda (Ulee's Gold)
Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting)
9. 1998
Ian McKellen (Gods and Monsters)
Nick Nolte (Affliction)
Roberto Benigni (Life Is Beautiful)
Tom Hanks (Saving Private Ryan)
10. 1999
Richard Farnsworth (The Straight Story)
Russell Crowe (The Insider)
Sean Penn (Sweet and Lowdown)
Kevin Spacey (American Beauty)
11. 2000
Tom Hanks (Cast Away)
Russell Crowe (Gladiator)
Ed Harris (Pollock)
Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls)
12. 2001
Sean Penn (I Am Sam)
Will Smith (Ali)
Denzel Washington (Training Day)
Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind)
13. 2002
Adrien Brody (The Pianist)
Michael Caine (The Quiet American)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Gangs of New York)
Nicolas Cage (Adaptation)
14. 2003
Sean Penn (Mystic River)
Jude Law (Cold Mountain)
Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl)
Ben Kingsley (House of Sand and Fog)
15. 2004
Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda)
Johnny Depp (Finding Neverland)
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Aviator)
Jamie Foxx (Ray)
16. 2005
Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote)
Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow)
Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain)
Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line)
17. 2006
Ryan Gosling (Half Nelson)
Leonardo DiCaprio (Blood Diamond)
Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland)
Peter O'Toole (Venus)
18. 2007
George Clooney (Michael Clayton)
Johnny Depp (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street)
Tommy Lee Jones (In the Valley of Elah)
Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood)
19. 2008
Richard Jenkins (The Visitor)
Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon)
Sean Penn (Milk)
Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
20. 2009
Colin Firth (A Single Man)
George Clooney (Up in the Air)
Morgan Freeman (Invictus)
Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)
21. 2010
Javier Bardem (Biutiful)
Colin Firth (The King's Speech)
Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network)
Jeff Bridges (True Grit)
22. 2011
Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
George Clooney (The Descendants)
Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy)
Demián Bichir (A Better Life)
23. 2012
Hugh Jackman (Les Misérables)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
24. 2013
Christian Bale (American Hustle)
Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)
25. 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game)
Steve Carell (Foxcatcher)
Bradley Cooper (American Sniper)
Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)
26. 2015
Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs)
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
Matt Damon (The Martian)
Bryan Cranston (Trumbo)
27. 2016
Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)
Ryan Gosling (La La Land)
Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)
28. 2017
Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Phantom Thread)
Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out)
Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name)
29. 2018
Willem Dafoe (At Eternity's Gate)
Christian Bale (Vice)
Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)
30. 2019
Adam Driver (Marriage Story)
Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
Antonio Banderas (Pain and Glory)
Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)
31. 2020
Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)
Gary Oldman (Mank)
Anthony Hopkins (The Father)
32. 2021
Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos)
Will Smith (King Richard)
Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick... Boom!)
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)
33. 2022
Brendan Fraser (The Whale)
Bill Nighy (Living)
Austin Butler (Elvis)
Colin Farrell (The Banshees of Inisherin)
34. 2023
Bradley Cooper (Maestro)
Paul Giamatti (The Holdovers)
Cillian Murphy (Oppenheimer)
Jeffrey Wright (American Fiction)
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