What is the only character in film that has won two different actors the Academy Award?

Answer: Vito Corleone is a fictional character in Mario Puzo’s novel The Godfather and in the first two of Francis Ford Coppola’s three Godfather films, in which, in later life, he is portrayed by Marlon Brando in The Godfather and then, as a young man, by Robert De Niro in The Godfather Part II. Both performances won Academy Awards — Best Actor for Brando, Best Supporting Actor for De Niro. Vito Corleone is the only motion picture character played by two different actors, to be awarded an Oscar for the portrayals. Premiere Magazine listed Vito Corleone as the greatest film character in history.

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