TRIVIAL PURSUITS: “The Godfather” Movie Trilogy

Which two actors won Academy Awards for the same role in “The Godfather” movie trilogy?

Marlon Brando won Best Actor for his role as Vito Corleone in Part I. Robert DeNiro, who played the part in flashbacks in Part II, won Best Supporting Actor.     

They remain the only two actors to win Oscars for playing the same characters.