Some Actors Have Received Not A Single, But Multiple Oscars! (25 pics)

Posted in CELEBS       24 Jan 2018       2887      

Meryl Streep, 21 nominations (3 wins)

Streep is up for another Oscar at the 2018 Academy Awards for her work in "The Post." She won her previous awards for "Kramer vs. Kramer" (1979), "Sophie's Choice" (1982), and most recently, "The Iron Lady" (2011).


Katharine Hepburn, 12 (4 wins)

Hepburn won her awards for "Morning Glory" (1933), "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967), "The Lion in Winter" (1968), and "On Golden Pond" (1981)


Jack Nicholson, 12 nominations (3 wins)

He won gold for "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975), "Terms of Endearment" (1983), and "As Good as It Gets" (1997).


Bette Davis, 10 nominations (2 wins)

She took her two awards home for "Dangerous" (1935) and "Jezebel" (1938).


Laurence Olivier, 10 nominations (1 win, 2 honorary awards)

His work in Hamlet (1948) helped him take home the gold.


Paul Newman, 9 nominations (1 win, 1 honorary award, 1 Hersholt award)

"The Color of Money" (1986) landed him his spot on the winner's list.


Spencer Tracy, 9 nominations (2 wins)

He got his honors for "Captains Courageous" (1937), "Boys Town" (1938).


Marlon Brando, 8 nominations (2 wins)

His work in "On the Waterfront" (1954) and "The Godfather" (1972) was too legendary not to be rewarded.


Jack Lemmon, 8 nominations (2 wins)

"Mister Roberts" (1995) and "Save the Tiger" (1973) helped Jack Lemmon's name go down in history.


Peter O'Toole, 8 nominations (1 honorary award)

He received his honorary award in 2003 after 7 nominations. He was nominated for an eighth time for his role in "Venus" (2006).


Al Pacino, 8 nominations (1 win)

He won his Oscar for "Scent of a Woman" (1992).


Geraldine Page, 8 nominations (1 win)

"The Trip to Bountiful" (1985) helped her make her mark.


Ingrid Bergman, 7 nominations (3 wins)

Bergman won those three awards for "Gaslight" (1944), "Anastasia" (1956), and "Murder on the Orient Express" (1974).


Cate Blanchett, 7 nominations (1 win)

Blanchett landed roles in "The Aviator" (2004) and "Blue Jasmine" (2013), both of which helped her take home an Oscar.


Jeff Bridges, 7 nominations (1 win)

He won best actor for "Crazy Heart" (2009).


Richard Burton, 7 nominations (no wins)

People used to feel bad for Leonardo DiCaprio, but it's Richard Burton who really deserved the sympathy.


Judi Dench, 7 nominations (1 win)

Her work for "Shakespeare in Love" (1998) got her into the winner's circle.


Robert DeNiro, 7 nominations (2 wins)

He took the stage and accepted his awards for "The Godfather: Part II" (1974) and "Raging Bull" (1980).


Robert Duvall, 7 nominations (1 win)

His work in "Tender Mercies" (1983) reigned supreme.


Jane Fonda, 7 nominations (2 wins)

Fonda's performances in "Klute" (1971) and "Coming Home" (1978) helped her land two wins.


Greer Garson, 7 nominations (1 win)

Garson won her title thanks to "Mrs. Miniver" (1942).


Dustin Hoffman, 7 nominations (2 wins)

He claimed his awards for "Kramer vs. Kramer" (1979) and "Rain Man" (1988).


Kate Winslet, 7 nominations (1 win)

"Titanic" took home a record-breaking amount of awards, but Winslet earned hers for "The Reader" (2008).


Denzel Washington, 8 nominations (2 wins)

Denzel made a name for himself after winning awards for "Glory" (1989) and "Training Day" (2001).


BONUS: Walt Disney has received the most Academy Award nominations (59) and wins (26) of all time.

Four of his awards were honorary: one for creating Mickey Mouse, one for his innovation with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, one certificate of merit for his "outstanding contribution to the advancement of the use of sound in motion pictures through the production of Fantasia," as the presenter said, and one Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.





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