2015 Academy Awards: Who Should Win Best Actor?

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We've asked about Best Actress nominees.

We've gauged your opinion on Best Supporting Actress nominees and we've taken the pulse of readers when it comes to Best Supporting Actor nominees.

Now, it's time to rundown the talented five men competing this Sunday night at the 2015 Academy Awards for Best Actor.

One is a former superhero playing another former superhero, as Michael Keaton's performance in Birdman has catapulted him to the status of Favorite.

The other four nominees actually all played characters based on actual people.

There's Steve Carell's scary portrayal in Foxcatcher... Benedict Cumberbatch's heroic effort in The Imitation Game... Bradley Cooper's controversial take on American Sniper... and Eddie Raymayne bringing Stephen Hawking to life.

Which of these talented men deserve to take home the gold at the Oscars?

Click around their gallery of photos above and then vote below:

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