Distribution of roles that have earned male actors an Academy Award from 1929 to 2013, by type

Types of roles that have earned actors an Academy Award 1929-2013 This statistic illustrates the distribution of roles that have earned male actors an Academy Award, broken down by type. From 1929 to 2013, 8.1 percent of actors who have won an Academy Award played the role of villain.
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Share of winning actors
Historical25.6%
Other20.9%
Ill, disabled or challenged14%
Law or military10.5%
Fictional character in historical event8.1%
Villain8.1%
Fictional perfomer7%
Career Achievement5.8%
Share of winning actors
Historical25.6%
Other20.9%
Ill, disabled or challenged14%
Law or military10.5%
Fictional character in historical event8.1%
Villain8.1%
Fictional perfomer7%
Career Achievement5.8%
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This statistic illustrates the distribution of roles that have earned male actors an Academy Award, broken down by type. From 1929 to 2013, 8.1 percent of actors who have won an Academy Award played the role of villain.
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Release date
January 2014
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
1929 to 2013

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