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Won his Oscar for playing a real person, who actually performed during the Oscar ceremony the night he won his award.
First artist to have won a Best Actor Oscar, A Best Actor Tony and a Primetime Emmy.
Only Actor to make his screen debut in a film written by Horton Foote and win an Oscar for another.
Won his Oscar for playing a part that is rumoured to be based on Dustin Hoffman's days as a struggling young actor.
Has a history of being associated with Best Actor winning roles: He turned down 'Ben-Hur' and 'Patton', but campagined to star in 'The Godfather' and 'Kiss of the Spider Woman'.
First Best Actor winner for performance in a talkie.
21 years after his Best Actor win, his daughter won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
First Best Actor winning performance in a color film.
Though primarily known and famous for playing gangsters, he won his Oscar for playing an against-type performance as a song-and-dance man.
Won his Best Actor Oscar for re-creating a performance that previously won him a Tony for Best Performance by a Featured (i.e. Supporting) Actor in a musical.
Only European winner of two Best Actor Oscars.
When asked by reporters what he would do with his Oscar, he replied: 'No doorstop shenanigans for me, boys. I have a nice mantel where I'm going to display it.'
Was presented his Oscar by his co-star, whose exclusion from the Best Actress nominations for the same film was widely considered an upset.
Both his Oscar winning roles were listed on the 'Hero' side of the American Film Institute's 'The Greatest Screen Heroes and Villains' list, ending up on #5 and #35.
Only Best Actor winner who also served some time as President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
His Oscar film won altogether eight Academy Awards, however his low profile since makes him the prime example of the so-called 'Oscar jinx'.
Currently the oldest living Best Actor winner.
His Best Actor Oscar was exhibited in his father's hardware store for 25 years.
Went through 263 packs of chewing gum during the shooting of his Oscar performance.
Received Best Actor nominations in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.
First African-American Best Actor winner.
When his Oscar film was remade exactly 30 years later, his Oscar role got another actor an Oscar nominations, as well.
Starred in the only film to have won 11 Academy Awards that included Oscars for acting.
With four nominations (three lead, one supporting) and one win, he is Oscar's most honored actor of the 1990s.
First winner of back-to-back Best Actor Oscars.
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Had only fifth billing for the film he won his Oscar for, making him the lowest-billed Best Actor winner.
Won his Oscar for the first of (to date) only two films to win Best Actor, Best Director and Best Screenplay, but not Best Picture.
Holds the record for the longest time period between a Best Actor Oscar and a Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
Only Best Actor Oscar winner to receive Best Actor Oscar nominations for both his first and his last screen performance.
Only Best Actor winner for non-English language performance.
Only Best Actor winner of (partly) Indian descent.
Only Hungarian Best Actor winner.
First Oscar winner under Billy Wilder's direction.
Only Best Actor winner who also won an Oscar for producing a film he didn't star in.
25 years before his Oscar win, he became the first actor to be Oscar-nominated for playing a non-human character.
First Best Actor winner for a non-US film.
Most recent Best Actor winner to win for his film's only Oscar nomination.
First Best Actor winner who refused accepting the award.
Bears the same last name as the woman who won Best Actress four years before his Best Actor win.
The only Best Actor winner whose sister is an Oscar winning actress as well.
Youngest Best Actor winner at the time of the ceremony.
First actor to have won both a Best Actor and a Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
First Best Actor winner to win the award under his own direction.
Has an Oscar winning grandfather, uncle and cousin.
The first Best Actor winner to die.
As hard as I try, I can't find a good or even so-so bit of trivia for him. So just type 'Jeremy Irons'.
After his first nomination, he had to wait another 41 years until he finally won his Best Actor Oscar upon his second career nomination.
Won Best Actor for playing two brothers.
First Best Actor winner to be nominated for Best Supporting Actor in the same year he won Best Actor.
Holds the record of most consecutive Best Actor nominations (four).
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Only two-time best Actor winner whose leading lady he played with won Best Actress for the same films, as well.
This actor was a frequent guest fo Jack Benny's radio show, leading to a story line about Benny borrowing his Oscar only to have it robbed from him.
Won his Oscar for the first of three consecutive Oscar nominations in the 80s.
The only male actor with two Oscar wins out of two nominations.
He tied his Oscar with another actor, even although that other actor got one more vote in the final tally.
Won his Oscar for playing a character wearing an eyepatch.
Only Best Actor winner to reprise his Oscar winning character and receive another Best Actor nomination for that performance.
Most recent Best Actor winner who is not the only Oscar winner for acting from his film.
Second and most recent winner of back-to-back Best Actor Oscars
Most recent performance in a (mostly) black-and-white film to win Best Actor.
Won the award for its year's Best Picture winner, and got nominated for Best Actor again the following year for that year's eventual Best Picture winner.
Most recent Best Actor winner from his year's Best Picture winner.
Won his Oscar for reprising a character that had earnt him an Oscar nomination several years earlier already.
He walked out on the play his Oscar film was based, complained to the writer/director about his character being to selfish and had to be forced by his studio to make the film.
Only black actor with two Oscars.
Second (and most recent) Best Actor winner who reprised a part he had previously played on television.
Won his Oscar for playing one of his film's two title characters - the other being a cat.
Second (and most recent) Best Actor winner to be nominated for Best Supporting Actor in the same year he won Best Actor.
The first ever winner of an Oscar for Best Actor.
First Best Actor winner for a horror film.
Only posthumous Best Actor winner.
The first Best Actor winner to win for its year's Best Picture winner.
Won his Best Actor Oscar for a 15 minute 38 seconds performance, the shortest Best Actor winning performance in history (no, it's not Anthony Hopkins).
Only Puerto Rican Best Actor winner.
Shares his last name with a two-times Best Actor winner.

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