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In The Last 10 Years, These Celebs Won Best Actor — Did They Deserve It?

I'm wondering where the diversity is...

  1. 1. Frances McDormand for Nomadland in 2021.

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    The other nominees were: Viola Davis (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom), Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday), Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman), and Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman).

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1. Frances McDormand for Nomadland in 2021.
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  1. 2. Anthony Hopkins for The Father in 2021.

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    The other nominees were: Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal), Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom), Gary Oldman (Mank), and Steven Yeun (Minari).

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2. Anthony Hopkins for The Father in 2021.
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  1. 3. Renée Zellweger for Judy in 2020.

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    The other nominees were: Cynthia Erivo (Harriet), Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story), Saoirse Ronan (Little Women), and Charlize Theron (Bombshell).

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3. Renée Zellweger for Judy in 2020.
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  1. 4. Joaquin Phoenix for Joker in 2020.

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    The other nominees were: Antonio Banderas (Pain and Glory), Leonardo DiCaprio (Once upon a Time...in Hollywood), Adam Driver (Marriage Story), and Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes).

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4. Joaquin Phoenix for Joker in 2020.
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  1. 5. Olivia Colman in The Favourite in 2019.

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    The other nominees were: Yalitza Aparicio (Roma), Glenn Close (The Wife), Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born), and Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?).

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5. Olivia Colman in The Favourite in 2019.
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  1. 6. Rami Malek for Bohemian Rhapsody in 2019.

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    The other nominees were: Christian Bale (Vice), Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), Willem Dafoe (At Eternity's Gate), and Viggo Mortenson (Green Book).

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6. Rami Malek for Bohemian Rhapsody in 2019.
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  1. 7. Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri in 2018.

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    The other nominees were: Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water), Margot Robbie (I, Tonya), Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird), and Meryl Streep (The Post).

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7. Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri in 2018.
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  1. 8. Gary Oldman for Darkest Hour in 2018.

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    The other nominees were: Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name), Daniel Day-Lewis (Phantom Thread), Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out), and Denzel Washington (Roman J. Israel, Esq.).

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8. Gary Oldman for Darkest Hour in 2018.
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  1. 9. Emma Stone for La La Land in 2017.

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    The other nominees were: Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Ruth Negga (Loving), Natalie Portman (Jackie), and Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins).

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9. Emma Stone for La La Land in 2017.
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  1. 10. Casey Affleck for Manchester By The Sea in 2017.

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    The other nominees were: Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge), Ryan Gosling (La La Land), Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic), and Denzel Washington (Fences).

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10. Casey Affleck for Manchester By The Sea in 2017.
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  1. 11. Brie Larson for Room in 2016.

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    The other nominees were: Cate Blanchett (Carol), Jennifer Lawrence (Joy), Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), and Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn).

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11. Brie Larson for Room in 2016.
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  1. 12. Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant in 2016.

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    The other nominees were: Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Matt Damon (The Martian), Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs), and Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl).

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12. Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant in 2016.
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  1. 13. Julianne Moore for Still Alice in 2015.

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    The other nominees were: Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), and Reese Witherspoon (Wild).

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13. Julianne Moore for Still Alice in 2015.
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  1. 14. Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything in 2015.

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    The other nominees were: Steve Carell (Foxcatcher), Bradley Cooper (American Sniper), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game), and Michael Keaton (Birdman).

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14. Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything in 2015.
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  1. 15. Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine in 2014.

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    The other nominees were: Amy Adams (American Hustle), Sandra Bullock (Gravity), Judi Dench (Philomena), and Meryl Streep (August: Osage County).

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15. Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine in 2014.
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  1. 16. Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club in 2014.

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    The other nominees were: Christian Bale (American Hustle), Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street), and Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave).

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16. Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club in 2014.
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