12 Actors With Maximum Oscar Nominations!

We all love films and as movie lovers, we know that Oscar is the top most prize every actor dreams of! Nomination itself is a prize for many, which helps shoot up the market value of the actor as well.

But did you know that interestingly, there are not 1 not 2 , but 12 actors who have been nominated for a whooping 8 times at the Oscars!

The Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Actress are being presented since the 1st ceremony which started in 1929. The awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress were started slightly later, since the 9th ceremony.

Of the 911 Academy Award nominees in an acting category till the last Oscars, a total of 332 have received two or more acting nominations (162 men, 170 women)! Any guess for the actor with the most nominations?! Its none other than….

Meryl Streep! She is the most nominated performer in the acting categories, with a stunning 20 nominations between 1978 and 2016. She has won a total of 3 times of the 20 nominations.

 

 

The maximum wins, however, belong to Katharine Hepburn, with a stunning 4 wins from 12 nominations!

Among the males, Jack Nicholson leads with 12 nods and 3 wins.

 

 

Here is the complete list of the 12 actors, with 8 or more nominations….

Meryl Streep: 16 Best Actor and 4 Best Supporting Actor Nominations (Total 20 Nominations) –> 3 wins

Katharine Hepburn: 12 Best Actor Nominations –> 4 wins

Jack Nicholson: 8 Best Actor and 4 Best Supporting Actor Nominations (Total 12 Nominations) –> 3 wins

Bette Davis: 10 Best Actor Nominations –> 2 wins

Laurence Olivier: 9 Best Actor and 1 Best Supporting Actor Nomination (Total 10 Nominations) –> 1 win

Spencer Tracy: 9 Best Actor Nominations –> 2 wins

Paul Newman: 8 Best Actor and 1 Best Supporting Actor Nomination (Total 9 Nominations) –> 1 win

Marlon Brando: 7 Best Actor and 1 Best Supporting Actor Nomination  (Total 8 Nominations) –> 2 wins

Jack Lemmon: 7 Best Actor and 1 Best Supporting Actor Nomination  (Total 8 Nominations) –> 2 wins

Al Pacino: 5 Best Actor and 3 Best Supporting Actor Nomination  (Total 8 Nominations) –> 1 win

Geraldine Page: 4 Best Actor and 4 Best Supporting Actor Nomination  (Total 8 Nominations) –> 1 win

Peter O’Toole: 8 Best Actor Nominations –> 0 WINS

Read the last name. Feel sad for Peter O’Toole. 0 wins from 8 nominations.

Which young actor can get in this list in your opinion?! Do comment….

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