And the Winner for Best Actor is ....

This weekend, the Oscar for Best Actor will be presented to one of the following nominees: Antonio Banderas, Leonardo Di Caprio, Adam Driver, Joaquin Phoenix, or Jonathan Pryce. Read about some of the past winners with these biographies from the Library's collection.


Spencer Tracy : a biography by 1953- James Curtis
Lee Marvin : point blank by 1960- Dwayne Epstein

Cat Ballou, 1965.

De Niro : a life by Shawn Levy

Raging Bull, 1980.

Cagney by 1920- John McCabe

Sergeant York, 1941.

High Noon, 1952.

Olivier by 1931- Terry Coleman

Hamlet, 1948.

True Grit, 1969.

Ernie : the autobiography by 1917-2012 Ernest Borgnine

Marty, 1955.