13 Actors With The Most Oscar Nominations Without A Win

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Amy Adams: 5 Nominations
Amy Adams: 5 Nominations
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The red-haired beauty has been nominated three times in just the past five years!
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Julianne Moore: 5 Nominations
Julianne Moore: 5 Nominations
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Moore's unlucky streak might end this year with her nomination for Still Alice.
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Deborah Kerr: 6 Nominations
Deborah Kerr: 6 Nominations
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Despite starring in iconic films like From Here to Eternity, the legendary actress was still snubbed.
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Glenn Close: 6 Nominations
Glenn Close: 6 Nominations
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Close received 5 nominations in the 80s alone, but failed to pull off a win.
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Johnny Depp: 3 Nominations
Johnny Depp: 3 Nominations
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From Sweeney Todd to Jack Sparrow, Depp's eccentric characters have yet to charm the Academy.
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Peter O'Toole: 8 Nominations
Peter O'Toole: 8 Nominations
Miramax Films
After a career of great performances, O'Toole was finally presented with an Academy Honorary Award in 2003.
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Annette Bening: 4 Nominations
Annette Bening: 4 Nominations
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Bening came close to winning in 2011 for The Kids Are All Right, but lost to Natalie Portman for Black Swan.
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Richard Burton: 7 Nominations
Richard Burton: 7 Nominations
Paramount Pictures via Everett Collection
When the actor was nominated along with then-wife Elizabeth Taylor for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Taylor won while Burton didn't.
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Sigourney Weaver: 3 Nominations
Sigourney Weaver: 3 Nominations
Universal Pictures via Everett Collection
Weaver was nominated for her work in Aliens, even though sci-fi movies are rarely recognized for acting.
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Laura Linney: 3 Nominations
Laura Linney: 3 Nominations
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The actress has won multiple Emmys and Golden Globes, but hasn't nabbed an Oscar.
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Tom Cruise: 3 Nominations
Tom Cruise: 3 Nominations
New Line Cinema via Everett Collection
We're not gonna lie, we'd be interested in hearing an Oscar acceptance speech from Cruise.
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Ed Harris: 4 Nominations
Ed Harris: 4 Nominations
Sony Pictures via Everett Collection
How has Harris not won for his roles in Apollo 13 or The Truman Show?

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