Tomorrow is the start of February and in the month of February the Oscars will be airing on the 24th, on ABC at 7 pm eastern time. Looking back at Oscar history, many great actors have won the prestigious award. To see the history of the Best Actor award, please click this link: Best Actor History.
This year if Daniel Day Lewis wins, he'll be the actor known for the most Best Actor Oscars which this writer thinks it will happen. Anyway, nine actors have won two Oscars, Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gary Cooper, Marlon Brando, Dustin Hoffman, Tom Hanks, Jack Nicholson, Daniel Day-Lewis and Sean Penn. The oldest winner to win this award was, Henry Fonda, he was 76 and he won for his movie, "On the Golden Pond." The youngest actor to win the award was, Adrien Brody he was 29 and won for his movie, "The Pianist."
Anyway this slideshow is 10 classic actors who have won the award from George Arliss in the early years of the Oscars to Alec Guinness in 1957 winning for his film, "The Bridge on the River Kwai." So enjoy the slideshow and don't forget to watch the Oscars this year!