Share of viewers who incorrectly believe selected actors have won an Academy Award in the United States as of January 2019
Oscars - best actor public misconceptions 2019
The statistic presents information on the share of viewers who incorrectly believe selected actors have won an Academy Award in the United States as of January 2019. During a survey, 53 percent of respondents incorrectly believed that Harrison Ford had won an Oscar for acting. He was nominated for the Best Actor award in 1985 for "Witness", but lost out to William Hurt for "Kiss of the Spider Woman".
Share of viewers who incorrectly believe selected actors have won an Academy Award in the United States as of January 2019
Share of respondents
Harrison Ford53%
Matt Damon53%
Johnny Depp52%
Tom Cruise51%
Will Smith49%
Samuel L. Jackson47%
Richard Gere43%
Donald Sutherland42%
Sylvester Stallone42%
Danny Glover36%
Jim Carrey34%
Bradley Cooper33%
Ryan Gosling32%
Alan Rickman18%
Jeff Daniels18%
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Sources

Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 3 to 6, 2019

Number of respondents

2,201 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "To the best of your knowledge, which of the following actors have ever won an Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Actor or Best Supporting Actor?"

Oscars - best actor public misconceptions 2019
The statistic presents information on the share of viewers who incorrectly believe selected actors have won an Academy Award in the United States as of January 2019. During a survey, 53 percent of respondents incorrectly believed that Harrison Ford had won an Oscar for acting. He was nominated for the Best Actor award in 1985 for "Witness", but lost out to William Hurt for "Kiss of the Spider Woman".
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