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Who Will Win Best Actor At The 2019 Oscars?  

Jason Bancroft
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List Rules Vote up the actors you think are going to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role on Oscar night 2019.

Editor's Note: Voting has been closed.

The 2019 Oscar nominations are in but you can still rank your Best Actor Oscar predictions. There are several outstanding performances to take into consideration this year and the 2019 Best Actor Oscar could go to Rami Malek, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Willem Dafoe, or Viggo Mortenson. Who do you think deserves to walk home with the Oscar?

Who are some of the Best Actor nominees for 2019? Rami Malek had some big shoes to fill portraying the lead singer of Queen, Freddie Mercury; will his work in Bohemian Rhapsody, earn him the win? Conversely, Ryan Gosling's performance as Neil Armstrong in First Man, did not land him a nod from the Academy. Vote up the actors you think are most likely to win Best Actor this year and check back to see who gets to take home the prestigious Academy Award.

Rami Malek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win Best Actor At The 2019 Oscars?
Photo: Bohemian Rhapsody/20th Century Fox

Won the Oscar

Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Said Malek (English: ; Arabic: رامي سعيد مالك‎, Arabic: [ˈɾɑːmi sæˈʕiːd ˈmæːlek]; born May 12, 1981) is an American actor and producer. His breakthrough role was as computer hacker Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot (2015–present), for which he received several accolades, including the 2016 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. In 2018, he portrayed Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, for which he received critical acclaim and won several awards, including the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and British Academy Film Award for Best Actor. He is the first actor of Egyptian heritage to win ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Robert Redford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win Best Actor At The 2019 Oscars?
Photo: Old Man and the Gun/Fox Searchlight

Did not receive a nomination.

Old Man and the Gun

Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936) is an American retired actor, director, producer, and businessman. He is the founder of the Sundance Film Festival. Redford began acting on television in the late 1950s, including an appearance on The Twilight Zone in 1962. He earned an Emmy nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Voice of Charlie Pont (1962). His greatest Broadway success was as the stuffy newlywed husband of co-star Elizabeth Ashley's character in Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park (1963). Redford made his film debut in War Hunt (1962). His role in Inside Daisy Clover (1965) won him a Golden Globe for the best new star. He starred in Butch Cassidy and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 81

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

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Christian Bale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win Best Actor At The 2019 Oscars?
Photo: Vice/Annapurna Pictures

Vice

Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is a Welsh actor who is known for his intense method acting style, often transforming his body drastically for his roles. Bale is the recipient of many awards, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globes, and was featured in the Time 100 list of 2011. Born in Haverfordwest, Wales, to English parents, Bale had his first starring role at age 13 in Steven Spielberg's war film Empire of the Sun (1987). Following a decade of leading and supporting roles, including in Little Women (1994), he gained wider recognition for portraying the serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho (2000). In 2004, he lost 63 pounds for his role in the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Haverfordwest, United Kingdom

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Ethan Hawke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win Best Actor At The 2019 Oscars?
Photo: First Reformed/A24

Did not receive a nomination.

First Reformed

Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an American actor, writer, and director. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards and a Tony Award. Hawke has directed three feature films, three Off-Broadway plays, and a documentary. He has also written three novels. He made his film debut with the 1985 science fiction feature Explorers, before making a breakthrough appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society. He appeared in various films before taking a role in the 1994 Generation X drama Reality Bites, for which he received critical praise. Hawke starred alongside Julie Delpy in Richard Linklater's Before trilogy: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013), ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America

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