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Who Will Win Best Actor At The 2019 Oscars?

Updated February 25, 2019 9.0k votes 315 voters 8.6k views23 items

List RulesVote 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.

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  • 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

    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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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

    • Age: 83
    • 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

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    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: 46
    • 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

    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America
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