Academy Awards
Summaries
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Winners Charts:
"Best Picture" Oscar®, "Best Director" Oscar®, "Best Actor" Oscar®, "Best Supporting Actor" Oscar®,
"Best Actress" Oscar®, "Best Supporting Actress" Oscar®, "Best Screenplay/Writer" Oscar®

Academy Awards History (By Decade and Year):
Introduction, 1927/8-39, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s
Academy Awards Summaries


Note:
The films that are marked with a yellow star in the summary lists below and in the awards histories
are the films that "The Greatest Films" site has also selected as the "100 Greatest Films."



Most Actor-Actress Nominations
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Performers Receiving 5 or More Acting Nominations
(ordered by number of nominations and wins)
Actor/Actress
Nominations
Number of Competitive Acting Awards Won
Meryl Streep
18
3
Katharine Hepburn
12
4
Jack Nicholson
12
3
Bette Davis
10
2
Laurence Olivier
10
1
Spencer Tracy
9
2
Paul Newman
9
1
Marlon Brando
8
2
Jack Lemmon
8
2
Al Pacino
8
1
Geraldine Page
8
1
Peter O'Toole
8
0
Ingrid Bergman
7
3
Robert De Niro
7
2
Jane Fonda
7
2
Dustin Hoffman
7
2
Judi Dench
7
1
Greer Garson
7
1
Richard Burton
7
0
Cate Blanchett
6
2
Michael Caine
6
2
Jessica Lange
6
2
Maggie Smith
6
2
Denzel Washington
6
2
Jeff Bridges
6
1
Ellen Burstyn
6
1
Robert Duvall
6
1
Vanessa Redgrave
6
1
Norma Shearer
6
1
Sissy Spacek
6
1
Kate Winslet
6
1
Glenn Close
6
0
Deborah Kerr
6
0
Thelma Ritter
6
0
Daniel Day-Lewis
5
3
Gary Cooper
5
2
Olivia de Havilland
5
2
Gene Hackman
5
2
Tom Hanks
5
2
Fredric March
5
2
Sean Penn
5
2
Elizabeth Taylor
5
2
Anne Bancroft
5
1
Morgan Freeman
5
1
Susan Hayward
5
1
Audrey Hepburn
5
1
Jennifer Jones
5
1
Shirley MacLaine
5
1
Paul Muni
5
1
Gregory Peck
5
1
Susan Sarandon
5
1
James Stewart
5
1
Amy Adams
5
0
Irene Dunne
5
0
Albert Finney
5
0
Arthur Kennedy
5
0




Most Actor-Actress Wins
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Performers Receiving 2 or More Acting Awards
(ordered by number of awards and nominations)
S=supporting award
H=honorary award
Actor/Actress
Awards
Years of Awards
Number of Acting Nominations Received
Katharine Hepburn
4
1932/33
1967
1968
1981
12
Meryl Streep
3
1979 (S)
1982
2011
18
Jack Nicholson
3
1975
1983 (S)
1997
12
Ingrid Bergman
3
1944
1956
1974 (S)
7
Daniel Day-Lewis
3
1989
2007
2012

5
Walter Brennan
3
1936 (S)
1938 (S)
1940 (S)
4
Bette Davis
2
1935
1938
10
Spencer Tracy
2
1937
1938
9
Marlon Brando
2
1954
1972
8
Jack Lemmon
2
1955 (S)
1973
8
Jane Fonda
2
1971
1978
7
Dustin Hoffman
2
1979
1988
7
Cate Blanchett
2
2004 (S)
2013
6
Michael Caine
2
1986 (S)
1999 (S)
6
Jessica Lange
2
1982 (S)
1994
6
Robert De Niro
2
1974 (S)
1980
7
Maggie Smith
2
1969
1978 (S)
6
Gary Cooper
2
1941
1952
1960 (H)
5
Olivia de Havilland
2
1946
1949
5
Gene Hackman
2
1971
1992 (S)
5
Tom Hanks
2
1993
1994
5
Fredric March
2
1931/32
1946
5
Sean Penn
2
2003
2008
5
Elizabeth Taylor
2
1960
1966
5
Denzel Washington
2
1989 (S)
2001
6
Jodie Foster
2
1988
1991
4
Glenda Jackson
2
1970
1973
4
Daniel Day-Lewis
2
1989
2007
5
Anthony Quinn
2
1952 (S)
1956
4
Shelley Winters
2
1959 (S)
1965 (S)
4
Melvyn Douglas
2
1963 (S)
1979 (S)
3
Jason Robards
2
1976 (S)
1977 (S)
3
Peter Ustinov
2
1960 (S)
1964
plus 1 writing nomination
3
Dianne Wiest
2
1986 (S)
1994 (S)
3
Sally Field
2
1979
1984
3
Helen Hayes
2
1931/32
1970 (S)
2*
Vivien Leigh
2
1939
1951
2*
Luise Rainer
2
1936
1937
2*
Kevin Spacey
2
1995 (S)
1999
2*
Hilary Swank
2
1999
2004
2*

*Every nomination resulted in an award



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