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Poll: The Oscars: Irish Movie Characters' Pot of Gold?

Which Oscar-winning movie character of Irish descent* is your all-time favorite? * character ethnicity determined by historical fact, story line, character back story or surname assumption

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  1. Vote!

    Robin Williams in Good Will Hunting (1997)

    Sean Maguire, 1998 Best Supporting Actor
  2. Vote!

    Clint Eastwood and Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby (2004)

    Maggie Fitzgerald, 2005 Best Actress
  3. Vote!

    Sean Connery in The Untouchables (1987)

    Jim Malone, 1988 Best Supporting Actor
  4. Vote!

    Vivien Leigh in Gone with the Wind (1939)

    Scarlett O'Hara, 1938 Best Actress
  5. Vote!

    Bing Crosby in Going My Way (1944)

    Father Chuck O'Malley, 1945 Best Actor
  6. Vote!

    Emma Stone in La La Land (2016)

    Mia Dolan, 2017 Best Actress
  7. Vote!

    Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

    R.P. McMurphy, 1976 Best Actor
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    Catherine Zeta-Jones in Chicago (2002)

    Velma Kelly, 2003 Best Actress
  9. Vote!

    Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant (2015)

    Hugh Glass, 2016 Best Actor
  10. Vote!

    Reese Witherspoon in Walk the Line (2005)

    June Carter, 2006 Best Actress
  11. Vote!

    Gene Hackman in The French Connection (1971)

    Detective Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle, 1972 Best Actor
  12. Vote!

    Anne Bancroft in The Miracle Worker (1962)

    Annie Sullivan, 1963 Best Actress
  13. Vote!

    Christian Bale in The Fighter (2010)

    Dicky Eklund, 2011 Best Supporting Actor
  14. Vote!

    Holly Hunter in The Piano (1993)

    Ada McGrath, 1994 Best Actor
  15. Vote!

    Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)

    Terry Malloy, 1955 Best Actor
  16. Vote!

    Helen Hunt in As Good as It Gets (1997)

    Carol Connelly, 1998 Best Actress
  17. Vote!

    Spencer Tracy in Boys Town (1938)

    Father Edward J. Flanagan, 1939 Best Actor
  18. Vote!

    Brenda Fricker in My Left Foot (1989)

    Bridget Fagan Brown, 1990 Best Supporting Actress
  19. Vote!

    Daniel Day-Lewis in My Left Foot (1989)

    Christy Brown, 1990 Best Actor
  20. Vote!

    Patty Duke in The Miracle Worker (1962)

    Helen Keller, 1963 Best Supporting Actress
  21. Vote!


    Father Fitzgibbon, 1945 Best Supporting Actor
  22. Vote!

    Anna Paquin in The Piano (1993)

    Flora McGrath, 1994 Best Supporting Actor
  23. Vote!

    Tim Robbins in Mystic River (2003)

    Dave Boyle, 2004 Best Supporting Actor
  24. Vote!

    Tatum O'Neal in Paper Moon (1973)

    Addie Loggins, 1974 Best Supporting Actress
  25. Vote!

    722-1007 Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart in "The Philadelphia Story" 1940 MGM

    Macaulay Connorn, 1941 Best Actor
  26. Vote!

    Julianne Moore in Still Alice (2014)

    Alice Daly-Howland, 2015 Best Actress
  27. Vote!

    Burl Ives in The Big Country (1958)

    Rufus Hannassey, 1959 Best Supporting Actor
  28. Vote!

    Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954)

    Edie Doyle, 1955 Best Supporting Actress
  29. Vote!

    Frances McDormand in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

    Mildred Hayes, 2018 Best Actress

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