One played a pirate, another a disturbed FBI agent.
One cross-dressed on screen, another scared the living heck out of out as a slave owner.
And the fifth snorted a tremendous amount of cocaine while partying in the 1980s.
Yes, the nominees for Best Supporting Actor at this year's Academy Awards run the gamut from a first-timer (Barkhad Abdi for Captain Phillips) to a former teen idol (Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club) to a former Sexiest Man Alive.
Who will walk away with the trophy on March 2? Click, compare and decide now...
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