Top 10 Hollywood Actors Winning Academic Awards

Academic Awards, also known as The Oscars, is usually treated as one of the most prestigious awards in cinematographic field. Being an Oscars laureate is a sure sign of a highly developed acting talent and a guarantee to stay widely famous and remembered by millions of cinema fans and viewers. Let’s have a look who of the Hollywood actors was talented, hard-working and lucky enough and has managed to win the most famous Cinema Award of the world.

1. Marlon Brando

The legendary saga “The Godfather”(1972) immortalized Marlon’s name: except crazy popularity of the movie lasting till today, the role of Don Corleone has brought the Academic Awards to outstanding actor. Nowadays Marlon Brando is known and remembered for his talent and hard work on himself.

Marlon Brando | Instagram
Marlon Brando | Instagram

2. Jack Nicholson

This actor has an absolute record in The Oscars nominations: in total there were twelve of them, and three times he managed to win. After the main role in “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s nest”(1975) Nicholson’s fame resounded all over the world. For this reason it was not hard anymore for him to get the rest two Oscars – in movies “Terms of Endearment”(1983) and “As Good as it Gets”(1997). The actor is very famous and appreciated among all cinema fans and also considered as one of the greatest actors during the whole history of cinema.

Jack Nicholson | Instagram
Jack Nicholson | Instagram

3. Dustin Hoffman

A way to the best rewards may be very hard – Dustin Hoffman’s career way confirms this statement. Before getting the cherished statuette Dustin changed many activities and institutes. The reward for “Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) ”hasn’t become the last “big prize” role for a rising-star: “The Rain Man” (1988) also was a successful work for an actor and made him again the winner of The Oscars.

Dustin Hoffman | Instagram
Dustin Hoffman | Instagram

4. Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks started his career playing small roles in comedy movies and TV-shows, now Tom Hanks is a succeed Hollywood actor and twice a laureate of Academic Awards. The curious detail of his professional biography – Hanks is well-trusted to get complicated psychological characters. A successful playing of such roles has already become his distinguishing feature.

Tom Hanks | Instagram
Tom Hanks | Instagram

5. Robert De Niro

This actor’s name is usually associated with roles of gangsters and Mafioso, whereas in last dozens of year he has got the nickname “the most famous Hollywood retied man”, as he constantly plays such roles with no shame at all. By the way, Robert De Niro has also become the first actor who won The Oscars for the non-English language role.

Robert De Niro | Instagram
Robert De Niro | Instagram

6. Al Pacino

Playing the worst guys ever he gained fans love all over the world. However it was not the only one valuable achievement: Al Pacino became an Oscars laureate for the role in “Scent of a Woman”(1992). Despite his huge talent which had become obvious for the audience long before, his reward was pretty much long-expected for the actor. Before such a brilliant success in cinema Al Pacino has become a famous theatre actor as well.

Al Pacino | Instagram
Al Pacino | Instagram

7. Geoffrey Rush

His filmography includes over fifty roles, many of which are known and loved by the audience. Geoffrey Rush is representing himself a very professional actor who mastered different kinds of performing arts, such as pantomime and theatre. As a result of such a various work he has got the Academic Awards and was admitted as an actor of a high quality.

Geoffrey Rush | Instagram
Geoffrey Rush | Instagram

8. Colin Firth

The theatrical character of this actor formed by various roles of noble English men fighting for a lady our straggling inside himself looking for his own identity. During his long and productive acting career Firth had many outstanding roles. The one which brought him a reward was the main role in a movie “The King’s Speech” (2010) where he again submitted his proficient and memorable acting skill.

Colin Firth | Instagram
Colin Firth | Instagram

9. Anthony Hopkins

In many interviews Anthony Hopkins confessed that in youth he heard many times lots of negative reviews from the judges and expert that said he would never become an actor. In spite of everything he achieved what he really wanted in life and made a career of actor which wa crowned by many rewards including The Oscars.

Anthony Hopkins | Instagram
Anthony Hopkins | Instagram

10. Leonardo DiCaprio

The Academic Awards for this famous actor has become really a long-awaited prize for many years of hard work. Once his fans even created a petition with a request to give to Leonardo DiCaprio his well-deserved reward. In the movie “The Revenant” he played a role which meant for him winning of The Oscars and made happy not only him but all the audience as well.

Leonardo DiCaprio | Instagram
Leonardo DiCaprio | Instagram

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