Best Actor: Bradley Cooper in 'Silver Linings Playbook'


Why He Deserves the Oscar: "Although I could only judge that good-looking S.O.B. on his past performances, it took me only moments of viewing the film before realizing he reached deep inside himself to transform into the character portrayed. If that wasn't enough, the character's bizarre behavior would have been so hard to believe if he had not been so convincing a performer. He's come a long way since the 'A Team'. Another personal favorite!"

-- Nicholas Iarocci (pictured lower), President, Source Development Inc. - Garnerville, NY

More Plumbers' Oscar Opinions...

"He captured the quiet strength I always imagined President Lincoln to have had." -- Sam Crandall, Crandall's Plumbing, on Daniel Day-Lewis in 'Lincoln'

"That was a difficult role. An usual role, and he was very good." -- David Johnson, Barnette Plumbing & Heating, on Daniel Day-Lewis in 'Lincoln'

"I loved the play, the music, the story. Super! He did a really great job." -- Les Goldstein, Plumber I Am, on Hugh Jackman in 'Les Miserables'

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