Poll: Actors Who Sang in Their Oscar Winning Roles
A poll by Djesika
Results of 733 votes:
Mary Poppins (1964)
La La Land (2016)
Les Misérables (2012)
La Vie en Rose (2007)
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
West Side Story (1961)
Walk the Line (2005)
Crazy Heart (2009)
My Fair Lady (1964)
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
The King and I (1956)
West Side Story (1961)
Most Worthy Multi-Oscar Nominated Characters
The actor or actress make the performance great, but having a great character to channel certainly helps. A Star Is Born (2018) is a timely example, as both lead characters have been previously nominated multiple times. Early Oscar buzz about Lady Gaga's and Bradley Cooper's performances has moviegoers hoping if nominated, the third time will be the charm, as both characters have been twice nominated, but have never won an Oscar. All of these movie characters have garnered multiple Oscar nominations, sometimes portrayed by the same actor and in other instances by multiple actors. Which memorable multiple Oscar nominated character is the most worthy of their repeated nominations? Discuss the topic.
Tragic Movie Figures
These are just some unfortunate souls. They're sometimes misunderstood, live in sadness or end up tragically. But it's not just about the character who dies in the end, but the entire story is considered tragic. Who is your favorite Tragic Movie Figure? Discuss Here This is a re-creation of a poll that was published on September 28, 2014.
Greatest Supporting Actress Oscar Performances (1990-Now)
Which Oscar winning supporting actress performance from 1990 to now is the greatest? Greatest Acting Oscar Performances (1990-Now) Companion Polls Lead Actor : Discuss the topic here.
Face-Off: Julie Andrews vs. Emily Blunt
Which of these actresses was the best Mary Poppins? Discuss the list here!
Greatest Oscar-Winning Lead Actor Performance? (1990-Now)
Which Oscar winning leading actor performance from 1990 to now is the greatest? Discuss the topic here.
Single Performance, Winner of Five Major Awards — Best Leading Actor
So far eight actors have won Best Actor in a Leading Role award for a single performance in all 5 major award ceremonies (Academy, BAFTA, SAG, Golden Globe and Critic's Choice Award). Which one of these performances do you think is the most deserving? Discuss the poll here Also vote for "Single Performance, Winner of Five Major Awards": Best Leading Actress | Best Director | Best Supporting Actor | Best Supporting Actress | Best Picture
One Role, Two Awards
Only 10 actors in history have won both an Oscar and a Tony for the same role. Which of these past winners gave the most interesting performance(s)? Want to talk about it? Click here!
The Oscars: Irish Movie Characters' Pot of Gold?
Which Oscar-winning movie character of Irish descent* is your all-time favorite? * character ethnicity determined by historical fact, story line, character back story or surname assumption Discuss the topic.
Face-Off: Bad Blake vs Llewyn Davis
You won one concert ticket, and you have to choose between these two fictional singers; which one do you prefer to go to? Bad Blake or Llewyn Davis? Sing and discuss here
There are many mentors in movies, with some of them having their special quotes about life. This list includes three great quotes from each mentor. With whom of these mentors do you agree the most? Discuss the list here!
Best Portrayal of a Singer or Group
Who is your top pick as the Best Actor or Actress separate or together playing a Famous Singer/Group? After voting, please discuss here.
Pick Your Favorite 'Leonard'
As a symbolic homage to the passing of artist and poet Leonard Cohen, here's a tribute to all these great Leonards, real of fictional, who enchanted the screens. So, which of these performers or screen-characters named Leonard* is your personal favorite? Discuss the list here *Leonard, not Leonardo
Best Musical Performance by an Actor in a Film?
You may have seen the musical performances in the films below, but did you know that the actors were actually singing and playing instruments themselves? Some already had some musical chops and got to show them off onscreen; other actors actually learned their musical skills in a relatively short time for a particular film. Of the actors below, which do you think gave the best musical performance onscreen? (Note: Because so many actors either sing or play an instrument in a movie, only actors who both sing and play an instrument are included in this poll. Also, no actors who are primarily known as musical artists are included.) Discuss or applaud here.
Oscar Doesn't Always Speak English
This year, for the 2019 Academy Awards, two actors (Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira, both from 'Roma') were nominated for their performances, in which they speak languages other than English. This has happened 35 times before and eight of those actors won, suggesting that Oscar might be multilingual after all. Of these seven winning performances, which one do you think was most deserving of the Oscar? Discuss here in any language.