Actors With The Most Academy Award Nominations

Most Acting Academy Award Nominations

Academy Award for Best ActorAcademy Award for Best Actress; Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor; Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

Actors and Actresses with 5 or more Acting Oscar Nominations:

Actor/ActressTotalWinsWinning Roles and Movies
Meryl Streep
21:
17 (BAs) &
4 (BSAs)
3Joanna Kramer in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979); Sophie Zawistowski in Sophie’s Choice (1982); Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady (2011)
Katharine Hepburn
12 (BAs) 4Eva Lovelace in Morning Glory (1933); Christina Drayton in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967); Eleanor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter (1968); Ethel Thayer in On Golden Pond (1981)
Jack Nicholson
12:
8 (BAs) &
4 (BSAs)
3R.P. McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975); Garrett Breedlove in Terms of Endearment (1983); Melvin Udall in As Good as It Gets (1997)
Bette Davis
10 (BAs)2Joyce Heath in Dangerous (1935); Julie Marsden in Jezebel (1938)
Laurence Olivier
10:
9 (BAs) & 1 (BSA)
1Hamlet, Prince of Denmark in Hamlet (1948)
Spencer Tracy
9 (BAs)2Manuel in Captains Courageous (1937); Father Flanagan in Boys Town (1938)
Paul Newman
9:
8 (BAs) & 1 (BSA)
1Eddie Felson in The Color of Money (1986)
Al Pacino
9:
5 (BAs) & 4 (BSAs)
1Lt. Col. Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman (1992)
Marlon Brando
8:
7 (BAs) & 1 (BSA)
2Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront (1954); Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972)
Jack Lemmon
8:
7 (BAs) & 1 (BSA)
2Ensign Frank Thurlowe Pulver in Mister Roberts (1955); Harry Stoner in Save the Tiger (1973)
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Meryl Streep [3 Wins]

Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
Meryl Streep [3 Wins]
12
Katharine Hepburn [4 Wins]

12

10
Bette Davis [2 Wins]

Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
Bette Davis [2 Wins]
10

9
Paul Newman [1 Win]

Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
Paul Newman [1 Win]
9
Spencer Tracy [2 Wins]

8
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]

Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
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Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
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Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
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Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
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Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
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Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
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Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]
8
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]

Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]
8
Peter O’Toole

8
Al Pacino [1 Win]

Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
Al Pacino [1 Win]
8

7
Ingrid Bergman [3 Wins]

7
Richard Burton

7
Jane Fonda [2 Wins]

7
Greer Garson [1 Win]

7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6
Ellen Burstyn [1 Win]

6
Michael Caine [2 Wins]

7Judi Dench [1 Win]

7Robert De Niro [2 Wins]

7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6
Deborah Kerr

6
Jessica Lange [2 Wins]

6
Vanessa Redgrave [1 Win]

6
Thelma Ritter

6
Maggie Smith [2 Wins]

6
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]
 
7
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
Kate Winslet [1 Win]
 
5
Anne Bancroft [1 Win]

7Cate Blanchett [1 Win]

7Jeff Bridges [1 Win]

7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]
 
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5
Irene Dunne

5
Albert Finney

5
Morgan Freeman [1 Win]

5
Gene Hackman [2 Wins]

5
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
5
Susan Hayward [1 Win]

5
Audrey Hepburn [1 Win]

5
Jennifer Jones [1 Win]

5
Arthur Kennedy

5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
Fredric March [2 Wins]
 
5
Gregory Peck [1 Win]

5
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
Sean Penn [2 Wins]
 
5
Susan Sarandon [1 Win]

5
Norma Shearer [1 win]

5
James Stewart [1 Win]

5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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