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Who Is Banksy? 16 People We Think It Could Be (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post     First Posted: 02/28/11 04:09 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:35 PM ET

Banksy's movie "Exit Through the Gift Shop" didn't win the Academy Award for Best Documentary at the Oscars, putting to rest the wild speculation of what the famously anonymous British street artist would have done were he to accept the award. Although many have theories, Banksy (not his real name) refuses to reveal his actual identity in order to let his art speak for itself. In fact, nobody knows whether Banksy even attended the ceremony or not.

So who is Banksy? We suspect that the elusive graffiti artist is actually the alter ego of a public figure whom we already know. To that end, here are some of our prime Banksy suspects. Vote for the most likely culprit!

Oprah Winfrey
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Oprah Winfrey handed out the award for Best Documentary, which was conveniently not given to Banksy. Would have been awkward for her to give it to herself.
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Definitely Banksy

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