Oscar 2021: Best Actor–Predictions

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All three categories are in alphabetical order.


Ben Affleck (The Way Back)

Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)

Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) —

Anthony Hopkins (The Father)

Delroy Lindo (Da 5 Bloods)

Gary Oldman (Mank)


Strong Contenders

Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)

Tom Hanks (News of the World)

Denzel Washington (The Little Things)

John David Washington (Malcolm & Marie)

Steven Yeun (Minari)

Also in the Run

Kingsley Ben-Adir (One Night in Miami)

George Clooney (The Midnight Sky)

Eli Goree (One Night in Miami)

Tahar Rahim (The Mauritanian)

Trevante Rhodes (The United States vs. Billie Holiday)

LaKeith Stanfield (Judas and the Black Messiah)