Top 14 Oscar-Winning Drunk Roles
John Wayne, Best Actor, 'True Grit' (1969) A hard-drinking, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal teams up with a teenage tomboy (Kim Darby) to find her father's killer. "I hope you don't think I'm going to keep you in whiskey!" she harrumphs at the outset of their trek. He replies, "I don't buy that, I confiscate it. And a touch of it wouldn't do you any harm against the night air! … It's the real article. Genuine, double-rectified bust head. Aged in the keg."