Best Actor (Oscar Edition)

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Two actors are tied for the most number of nominations in the best actor category with nine each. The first actor's credits include Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Boy's Town (1938), and Father of the Bride (1950). Who is this actor?
Spencer Tracy
Clark Gable
Mickey Rooney
Jimmy Stewart

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This actor has won the award the most times (3) for his performances in My Left FootThere Will Be Blood and Lincoln.  Who is this actor?
Daniel Day-Lewis
Robert Redford
Jack Nicholson
Denzel Washington

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The other actor with nine Best Actor nominations starred in Wuthering Heights, Hamlet, and Pride and Prejudice. Who is this actor?
Laurence Olivier
Gary Cooper
Burt Lancaster
Kirk Douglas

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Charlton Heston won the Oscar in 1959 for his performance in this epic film which features a famous chariot race. What is this film?
Ben-Hur
The Ten Commandments
Soylent Green
Planet of the Apes

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Gene Hackman won the Academy Award for playing Detective Popeye Doyle in this thriller:
The French Connection
Unforgiven
Mississippi Burning
The Firm

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In 1975, this actor won the Academy Award for his performance as Randle McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Who is this actor?
Jack Nicholson
Michael Douglas
Christopher Lloyd
Danny DeVito

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Dustin Hoffman won the Oscar in 1979 playing opposite this Oscar-winning supporting actress in Kramer v. Kramer:
Meryl Streep
Shirley McLain
Judy Dench
Julie Walters

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Ben Kingsley won an Oscar portraying this activist who led India's fight for independence from the British:
Mohandas Gandhi
Martin Luther King
Nelson Mandela
Winston Churchill

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