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Oscars for Best Actor 1990-2021

Can you name Academy Award winners for Best Actor from 1990 to 2021?
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1. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1990?
Robert De Niro (Awakenings)
Richard Harris (The Field)
Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune)
Gérard Depardieu (Cyrano de Bergerac)
Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves)
2. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1991?
Robin Williams (The Fisher King)
Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs)
Nick Nolte (The Prince of Tides)
Warren Beatty (Bugsy)
Robert De Niro (Cape Fear)
3. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992?
Stephen Rea (The Crying Game)
Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman)
Robert Downey Jr. (Chaplin)
Clint Eastwood (Unforgiven)
Denzel Washington (Malcolm X)
4. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1993?
Liam Neeson (Schindler's List)
Daniel Day-Lewis (In the Name of the Father)
Anthony Hopkins (The Remains of the Day)
Laurence Fishburne (What's Love Got to Do with It)
Tom Hanks (Philadelphia)
5. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1994?
Morgan Freeman (The Shawshank Redemption)
Paul Newman (Nobody's Fool)
Nigel Hawthorne (The Madness of King George)
Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump)
John Travolta (Pulp Fiction)
6. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1995?
Anthony Hopkins (Nixon)
Richard Dreyfuss (Mr. Holland's Opus)
Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking)
Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas)
Massimo Troisi (Il Postino: The Postman)
7. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1996?
Woody Harrelson (The People vs. Larry Flynt)
Tom Cruise (Jerry Maguire)
Geoffrey Rush (Shine)
Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient)
Billy Bob Thornton (Sling Blade)
8. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1997?
Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting)
Peter Fonda (Ulee's Gold)
Jack Nicholson (As Good as It Gets)
Dustin Hoffman (Wag the Dog)
Robert Duvall (The Apostle)
9. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1998?
Tom Hanks (Saving Private Ryan)
Roberto Benigni (Life Is Beautiful)
Nick Nolte (Affliction)
Edward Norton (American History X)
Ian McKellen (Gods and Monsters)
10. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1999?
Denzel Washington (The Hurricane)
Kevin Spacey (American Beauty)
Richard Farnsworth (The Straight Story)
Russell Crowe (The Insider)
Sean Penn (Sweet and Lowdown)
11. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2000?
Tom Hanks (Cast Away)
Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls)
Geoffrey Rush (Quills)
Russell Crowe (Gladiator)
Ed Harris (Pollock)
12. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2001?
Tom Wilkinson (In the Bedroom)
Sean Penn (I Am Sam)
Denzel Washington (Training Day)
Will Smith (Ali)
Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind)
13. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2002?
Nicolas Cage (Adaptation)
Michael Caine (The Quiet American)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Gangs of New York)
Adrien Brody (The Pianist)
Jack Nicholson (About Schmidt)
14. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2003?
Ben Kingsley (House of Sand and Fog)
Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl)
Sean Penn (Mystic River)
Jude Law (Cold Mountain)
Bill Murray (Lost in Translation)
15. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2004?
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Aviator)
Johnny Depp (Finding Neverland)
Jamie Foxx (Ray)
Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda)
Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby)
16. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2005?
Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line)
David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck)
Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain)
Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote)
Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow)
17. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2006?
Leonardo DiCaprio (Blood Diamond)
Ryan Gosling (Half Nelson)
Peter O'Toole (Venus)
Will Smith (The Pursuit of Happyness)
Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland)
18. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2007?
Tommy Lee Jones (In the Valley of Elah)
Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises)
Johnny Depp (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street)
Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood)
George Clooney (Michael Clayton)
19. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2008?
Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler)
Sean Penn (Milk)
Richard Jenkins (The Visitor)
Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon)
Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
20. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2009?
Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker)
Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)
George Clooney (Up in the Air)
Morgan Freeman (Invictus)
Colin Firth (A Single Man)
21. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2010?
James Franco (127 Hours)
Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network)
Colin Firth (The King's Speech)
Javier Bardem (Biutiful)
Jeff Bridges (True Grit)
22. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2011?
Brad Pitt (Moneyball)
Demián Bichir (A Better Life)
Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy)
Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
George Clooney (The Descendants)
23. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2012?
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
Denzel Washington (Flight)
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
Hugh Jackman (Les Misérables)
24. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2013?
Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)
Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
Christian Bale (American Hustle)
25. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2014?
Bradley Cooper (American Sniper)
Steve Carell (Foxcatcher)
Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)
Michael Keaton (Birdman)
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game)
26. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2015?
Matt Damon (The Martian)
Bryan Cranston (Trumbo)
Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs)
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl)
27. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2016?
Ryan Gosling (La La Land)
Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)
Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)
Denzel Washington (Fences)
28. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2017?
Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)
Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Phantom Thread)
Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out)
Denzel Washington (Roman J. Israel, Esq.)
29. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2018?
Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)
Willem Dafoe (At Eternity's Gate)
Christian Bale (Vice)
Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)
Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
30. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2019?
Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
Antonio Banderas (Pain and Glory)
Adam Driver (Marriage Story)
Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes)
Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)
31. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2020?
Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Anthony Hopkins (The Father)
Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)
Steven Yeun (Minari)
Gary Oldman (Mank)
32. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2021?
Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick... Boom!)
Will Smith (King Richard)
Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth)
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)
Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos)
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