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 and Wins
(includes both Leading and Supporting Categories)
in descending order of number of nominations

(Oscar® Wins are Designated by CAPITAL Letters
S = Supporting Category)

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GLENN CLOSE
6 Nominations, 0 OSCARS®

The World According to Garp (1982) S
The Big Chill (1983) S
The Natural (1984) S
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Albert Nobbs (2011)

 

DEBORAH KERR
6 Nominations, 0 OSCARS®

Edward, My Son (1949)
From Here to Eternity (1953)
The King and I (1956)

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
Separate Tables (1958)
The Sundowners (1960)

 

THELMA RITTER
6 Nominations, 0 OSCARS®

All About Eve (1950) S
The Mating Season (1951) S
With A Song In My Heart (1952) S
Pickup on South Street (1953) S
Pillow Talk (1959) S
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) S

 

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS
5 Nominations, 3 OSCARS®

MY LEFT FOOT (1989)
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Gangs of New York (2002)
THERE WILL BE BLOOD (2007)
LINCOLN (2012)

 

GARY COOPER
5 Nominations, 2 OSCARS®

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
SERGEANT YORK (1941)
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
HIGH NOON (1952)

 

OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND
5 Nominations, 2 OSCARS®

Gone With The Wind (1939) S
Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
TO EACH HIS OWN (1946)
The Snake Pit (1948)
THE HEIRESS (1949)

 

GENE HACKMAN
5 Nominations, 2 OSCARS®

Bonnie And Clyde (1967) S
I Never Sang For My Father (1970) S
THE FRENCH CONNECTION (1971)
Mississippi Burning (1988)
UNFORGIVEN (1992) S

 

TOM HANKS
5 Nominations, 2 OSCARS®

Big (1988)
PHILADELPHIA (1993)
FORREST GUMP (1994)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Cast Away (2000)

 

FREDRIC MARCH
5 Nominations, 2 OSCARS®

The Royal Family of Broadway (1930/31)
DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE (1931/32)
A Star is Born (1937)
THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES (1946)
Death of a Salesman (1951)

 

SEAN PENN
5 Nominations, 2 OSCARS®

Dead Man Walking (1995)
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
I Am Sam (2001)
MYSTIC RIVER (2003)
MILK (2008)

 

ELIZABETH TAYLOR
5 Nominations, 2 OSCARS®

Raintree County (1957)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)

BUTTERFIELD 8 (1960)
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (1966)

 



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