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2014 - Eddie Redmayne - "The Theory of Everything"

Eddie Redmayne accepts the Oscar for best actor for his role in "The Theory of Everything" at the 87th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Winter)

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Best actor Oscar winners throughout history

Here's a look at the best actor Oscar winners from 1927 to present.

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