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Poll: First-time Oscar nominees

Which of these actors who received their first nominations in 2014 most deserves to win an Oscar (this year or in the future)?

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Results of 3,163 votes:

  1. 1.

    Matthew McConaughey

    Nominated as Best Actor, Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
  2. 2.

    Michael Fassbender

    Nominated as Best Supporting Actor, 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  3. 3.

    Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Nominated as Best Actor, 12 Years a Slave (2013)

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