Top 10 Oscar Winning Actors of All Time

Oscar awards are among the most renowned awards in the world that are given to individuals and movies for their excellence in the film industry. The Oscar award ceremony which was held a couple of days back is an annual affair and is among the most prominent and glamorous award ceremonies held and broadcasted in more than half the planet. Following is the list of Top 10 Oscar winning actors of all time.

1. Martin Landau

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Martin was among the first few actors who won Oscar awards for excelling in cinema. This superb actor has worked as a cartoonist and illustrator before he joined movies. His superb acting in the biopic ‘Ed Wood’ won him not only Oscar but also many other awards including Golden Globe.

2. Jim Broadbent

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Jim is considered as among the most versatile actors. Since childhood he was very keen for theater and performed many plays before he entered the film industry. His movie ‘Iris’ was released in 2001 in which he played the role of husband of the leading lady. His acting was applauded by the audience and he won the Oscar award for the same.

3. Tom Hanks

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His childhood was not something which a kid desire for. Still he maintained his peace and calm. Unlike majority of the actors, he was never into acting and theater during college. After completed his studies he auditioned for a play and got selected immediately. He did some more plays and finally landed up in movies. Even though he has won several awards, the Oscar award for his performance is ‘Philadelphia’ is well known for.

4. Denzel Washington

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This tall and fit man has been in television and movie industry since almost three decades now. Even though he studied journalism in college, his love for the camera never died. Popularly known as ‘D’ by his friends, he won an Oscar for his stunning performance in the movie ‘Training Day’.

5. Roberto Benigni

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Life changed completely for him after the release of his movie ‘Life is Beautiful’. It received seven nominations for Oscars and the movie was a big success in the box office. He undisputedly won the Best Actor Oscar Award for his role.

6. Anthony Hopkins

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Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins or Anthony Hopkins is still considered to be amongst the greatest living actors. He played the role of a serial killer in the movie ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ that was released in 1991 and is considered to be one of the scariest movies of all times. This role won him several awards including the Oscars for the best actor category.

7. Colin Firth

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His role in the movie ‘The Kings’s Speech’ bagged him an Oscar Award for Best Actor in 2010. Colin Forth was a renowned theater personality before he entered films. His some other works of brilliance include ‘Pride and Prejudice’, ‘Conspiracy’ and ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ etc.

8. Johnny Depp

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Johnny Depp is among the most desired man in the world. Even though he is known for his performance in the movie series ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, his best performance happened to be in the movie ‘Sweeney Todd’. In this movie, he played the title role demon barber Sweeney Todd with par excellence and even won an Oscar for the same.

9. Sean Penn

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The acting skills of this actor are a class apart. Known as a powerhouse of energy even at this age, he has a successful file career extending many decades. His role in the Oscar winning movie ‘Milk’ won him an award for best actor in the year 2009.

10. Brad Pitt

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He has got the looks, style as well as the media attention. He is married to one of the most beautiful ladies of Hollywood and comes in the list of the most desired man in the world. Even though Bradd boasts of winning lots of awards and acted in many brilliant movies, he is well remembered for his role in the movie ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’, which won him an Oscar too.