Academy Award for Best Actor

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The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).wikipedia
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Emil Jannings

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The 1st Academy Awards ceremony was held in 1929 with Emil Jannings receiving the award for his roles in The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh.
He was the first Oscar recipient, honored with the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 1929 ceremony.

Spencer Tracy

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Spencer Tracy and Laurence Olivier were nominated on nine occasions, more than any other actor.
One of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, Tracy won two Academy Awards for Best Actor from nine nominations, sharing the record for nominations in that category with Laurence Olivier.

90th Academy Awards

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As of the 2018 ceremony, Gary Oldman is the most recent winner in this category for portraying Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.
Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell won Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor awards for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri while Gary Oldman won Best Actor for Darkest Hour.

Daniel Day-Lewis

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Daniel Day-Lewis has received the most awards in this category with three Oscars.
One of the most acclaimed actors in film history, Day-Lewis has earned numerous awards, including three Academy Awards for Best Actor for his performances in My Left Foot (1989), There Will Be Blood (2007), and Lincoln (2012), making him the only male actor in history to have three wins in the lead actor category, and one of only three male actors to win three Oscars.

The Last Command (1928 film)

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The 1st Academy Awards ceremony was held in 1929 with Emil Jannings receiving the award for his roles in The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh.
Star Emil Jannings won the first Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performances in this film and The Way of All Flesh, the only year that multiple roles were considered.

1st Academy Awards

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The 1st Academy Awards ceremony was held in 1929 with Emil Jannings receiving the award for his roles in The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh.
Emil Jannings, for example, was given the Best Actor award for his work in both The Way of All Flesh and The Last Command.

1927 in film

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Best Actor: Emil Jannings for The Way of All Flesh and the 1928 movie The Last Command

Darkest Hour (film)

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As of the 2018 ceremony, Gary Oldman is the most recent winner in this category for portraying Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.
The film earned Oldman his first Academy Award for Best Actor, as well as the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and the [[Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role]].

Gary Oldman

As of the 2018 ceremony, Gary Oldman is the most recent winner in this category for portraying Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.
In the 21st century, Oldman is known for his roles as Sirius Black in the Harry Potter series, James Gordon in The Dark Knight Trilogy, Lord Shen in Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), a human leader in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), and Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour (2017), which earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor.

7th Academy Awards

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Frank Capra's influential romantic comedy It Happened One Night became the first film to perform a "clean sweep" of the top five award categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay.

1932 in film

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Best Actor: Fredric March – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde & Wallace Beery – The Champ

Berkeley Square (film)

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It recounts the tale of young American Peter Standish, played by Howard (nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor), who is transported back to London shortly after the American Revolution, where he meets his ancestors.

It Happened One Night

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It Happened One Night is the first of only three films (the other two being One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and The Silence of the Lambs) to win all five major Academy Awards : Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay.