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Quiz: Who directed themselves to an Oscar win for acting?

September 21, 2010 | 12:14 pm

Only two stars directed the films that earned them Academy Awards for acting. One was Laurence Olivier ("Hamlet, 1948). Who was the other? To see the answer, click the "Continue Reading" link below.

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ANSWER: Roberto Benigni, "Life Is Beautiful" (best actor, 1998)

Photo: A scene from "Hamlet." Credit: Universal Studios

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what about clint eastwood for million dollar baby?

Remains the single worst acting award ever given out. Makes Kim Basinger, Art Carney, Al Pacino (for Scent), Jennifer Hudson and Halle Berry seem like wise decisions.


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