By Eliza Berman
February 25, 2016

For 88 years, Hollywood has recognized top performances at the Oscars, and since 1953, fans have watched along on TV. The men and women who have adorned their mantels with little gold men, and the characters for which they won those honors, have made their marks on American history—some parts of it, notably, more than others—over nearly a century of film.

Movie lovers all have their favorite celebrities from Hollywood’s past, whether a brooding Marlon Brando or a tough-as-nails Sophia Loren. Take this quiz to find out which Oscar-winning role from decades past most aligns with your own sensibility.

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