whatWhich actresses and actors have earned the most Oscar awards in the history? Who are the most nominated in the history of the awards? These questions will be answered below to pay tribute to each and every person who has shone throughout the years and who has distinguished themselves by winning the prestigious Oscars.
The Academy Awards are the most important in the world for the industry, which is why, year after year, millions of people gather on their television or devices to follow every detail of the ceremonies.
The glamor of the previous red carpet, the fantastic shows that take place within the annual ceremonies and everything that surrounds this show is the most striking, so we will remember the most important and winning actors and actresses of all time.
Throughout history, the trophy has been in the hands of numerous actors including Kate Winslet, Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Hillary Swank, Emma Stone, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Bire Larson, Halle Berry, Charlize Theron, Jodie Foster, Susan Sarandon, Jessica Chastain, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Brad Pitt, Will Smith and many more.
Kate Winslet won for her role in ‘A Secret Passion’ in 2009. Julia Roberts won for ‘Erin Brokovich: A Bold Woman’ in 2001. Sandra Bullock for ‘A Possible Dream’ in 2010. Hillary Swank for ‘Blows From Fate’ in 2005. Emma Stone for ‘La La Land’ in 2017. Nicole Kidman did it for ‘The Hours’ in 2003. Jessica Chastain for ‘The Eyes Of Tammy Faye’ in 2022. Brie Larson for ‘ The Room’ in 2016. Julianne Moore
for ‘Always Alice’ in 2015. Cate Blanchett for ‘Blue Jasmine’ in 2014. Jennifer Lawrence for ‘Los Juegos Del Destino’ in 2013. Penélope Cruz, as Best Supporting Actress in the remembered film ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’ , along with Scarlett Johansson and many more who have made history.
More Oscars for Best Actress
The actress who has won the most times for Best Actress is the legendary Katharine Hepburn with four. His first statuette was achieved for ‘Glory For A Day’ in 1934. Then it was for ‘Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner Tonight’ in 1968. The third came for ‘The Lion In Winter’ in 1969. The last one was for ‘In The Golden Pond’ in 1982.
In second place they are tied with 3 Oscars: Meryl Streep, Ingrid Bergman and Frances McDormand.
More Oscars for Best Actor
The actor who has won Best Actor the most times is Daniel Day-Lewis. The Londoner won the Oscar three times. The first was in 1989 for ‘El Pie Izquierdo’. The second, 18 years later, in 2007, for ‘Bloody Oil’. The last one was in 2012 for ‘Lincoln’.
In second place are nine actors tied for two Oscars for ‘Best Actor’: Spencer Tracy (1937 – 1938), Fredric March (1932 – 1946), Gary Cooper (1941 – 1952), Marlon Brando (1954 – 1972), Dustin Hoffman (1979 – 1988), Tom Hanks (1993 – 1994), Jack Nicholson (1975 – 1997), Sean Penn (2003 – 2008) and Anthony Hopkins (1992 – 2021).
Most Best Actor nominations
The actors with the most nominations in the Best Actor category are Spencer Tracy and Laurence Olivier, both with nine nominations and two and one Oscar, respectively.
Just behind them, Paul Newman, Jack Nicholson and Peter O’Toole have eight nominations in the category and have won the award three times between them, once for Paul Newman and twice for Jack Nicholson.