Welcome to the Best Actor Polls for Book 3 of WHO Won?!? An Irreverent Look at the Oscars, covering the years 1953-1963!
“Hogan, nobody escapes from Stalag 13!”
Oh, wait, wrong Nazi prison camp comedy. We want the one with William Holden winning the Oscar because he didn’t get it for Sunset Blvd.:
From Here to Eternity had two nominees: Montgomery Clift and Burt Lancaster. Welcome to the sexy part of WWII:
Marlon Brando went all Shakespearean to prove he could actually pronounce words other than “Stellaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!” with Julius Caesar:
And the final nomination went to Richard Burton and his overacting in The Robe:
And who did the Academy ignore?
Alan Ladd, in his iconic performance in Shane:
And finally, in his most romantically funny role, Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday:
If you would like to make other suggestions, please do so below in the comments!
As always, I have much more to say in my book: http://www.amazon.com/WHO-Won-Irreverent-Look-Oscars/dp/069232318X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
And now, please vote!