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Living Best Actor and Best Actress Oscar Winners
Every year since 1927, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued awards, called Oscars, to recognize excellence in film. The highest honor an actor or actress can receive is the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role or Best Actress in a Leading Role. Only one of each award is presented every year.
This list shows every living recipient of the Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Actress in a Leading Role awards. The year given in the tables is the year that the award was presented, recognizing films released the previous year.
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