Mar 3, 2014

Stars who have not won oscars

Stars who have not won oscars
Stars who have not won Oscars, It’s awards season again! With this year’s Academy Awards ceremony just around the corner many celebs are either working on their acceptance speeches or dreading another disappointing loss. Sure it’s an honor just to be nominated, but here’s a look at some stars who have made a habit out of it.

Joan Allen
Joan Allen is a veteran actress known for her roles in hit films like “Peggy Sue Got Married,” “Pleasantville” and all the “Bourne” movies. In 1989, she earned a Tony award for her Broadway debut but she has yet to nab an Academy Award despite all her nominations. joan allen three time oscar nominations,

Robert Altman
This longtime film director worked on his final movie at the age of 80. He earned Oscar nominations for directing “M*A*S*H,” “Gosford Park” and more; however, he was able to take home only an honorary Oscar before his death in 2006. robert altman earned five oscar nominations,

Annette Bening
Annette Bening’s most successful role was in “American Beauty,” which won another actor from the movie an Academy Award. Bening received her most recent Oscar nomination in 2011 for her role in “The Kids Are Alright,” but she still went home empty-handed. annette bening fourth time oscar nominee,

Richard Burton
Even though he was never trained as an actor, Burton was once the highest-paid star in Hollywood and his career spanned four decades. He is widely known for not ever winning an Academy Award, as well as his rocky marriage to a two-time Oscar-winning actress. richard burton nominated for oscar seven times,

Glenn Close
Glenn Close ties the record for an actress with the most Oscar nominations and no wins. And even though she had to switch genders for her most recent Oscar-nominated role, she has earned an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her television roles. thelma ritter deborah kerr oscar nominations, glenn close sixth oscar nomination,

Tom Cruise
As of 2012, Tom Cruise reigned as Hollywood’s highest-paid actor. He has starred in dozens of blockbuster films, including “Rain Man,” “War of the Worlds” and “Jerry Maguire” – which earned his famous co-star an Academy award in 1997. tom cruise earns 60 million per movie, tom cruise nominated three times for oscar,

Johnny Depp
Known for mastering roles of odd characters in movies like “Edward Scissorhands” and “Dark Shadows,” Johnny Depp’s first Oscar nomination came after he introduced the world to Captain Jack Sparrow in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films. He has since collected a few more nominations, but still no wins. johnny depp three time oscar nominations,

Leonardo DiCaprio
DiCaprio recently received his eighth Golden Globe award nomination for his role in the film “Django Unchained”, but, with his long list of well-acclaimed movies like “Titanic,” “Catch Me If You Can” and “Inception,” his Oscar luck is bound to turn around soon. dicaprio has been nominated three times,

Albert Finney
Albert Finney is an English actor who stood out in films like “Big Fish,” “Erin Brockovich” and the “Bourne” movies. The last time he was nominated for an Oscar, the statue went to an actor for his role in the same film that Finney had a small part in. albert finney nominated for oscar five times,

Ed Harris
Ed Harris’ most recent role as a former GOP presidential candidate earned him his sixth Golden Globe nomination. In 1999, Harris won his first Golden Globe award, for the film “The Truman Show,” which also landed him one of many Academy Award nominations. ed harris four time oscar nominee,

Alfred Hitchcock
He is often described as the most influential film director of all time, and a pioneer of camera techniques used in movies like “Psycho” and “The Birds.” Hitchcock’s first Hollywood movie took home the Oscar for Best Picture, but despite directing more than 50 films, he never won a coveted statue. alfred hitchcock nominated oscar five times,

Quincy Jones
This legendary music producer has won 27 Grammys in his five-decade career. Jones’ work in the 1967 film “Banning” made him one of the first African-Americans to get an Oscar nod for Best Original Song. He is currently tied as the most Oscar-nominated African-American. quincy jones seven oscar nominations,

Deborah Kerr
Best known for her role in the musical film “The King and I” and as Cary Grant’s love interest in the classic movie “An Affair to Remember,” Deborah Kerr was one of Hollywood’s top actresses in the 1950s and ’60s. Her on-screen power, however, wasn’t strong enough to garner a coveted statue. deborah kerr nominated oscar six times,

Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury got her first Academy Award nomination after appearing in her first film at the age of 18. She got another nomination the next year for the movie “The Picture of Dorian Gray.” She has since become a Broadway and TV icon, with a career that has spanned eight decades. angela lansbury three time academy award nominee,

Laura Linney
Laura Linney has appeared in dozens of movies, including “The Truman Show,” “Mystic River” and “Kinsey.” She has taken home a Golden Globe award for her lead role in the Showtime series “The Big C,” but has become a repeat offender in missing out on the Oscar trophy. laura linney three time oscar nominee,

Julianne Moore
Moore made her mark on the Academy after appearing in the 1997 movie “Boogie Nights,” which was her first Oscar-nominated role. Her last go-round at the Oscars landed her two nominations – one for Best Actress, against her co-star, and another for Best Supporting Actress … sadly, she didn’t win either. julianne moore has been nominated four times,

Peter O’Toole
Legendary actor Peter O’Toole reached stardom in 1962 for playing T.E. Lawrence in “Lawrence of Arabia.” Despite being a highly regarded actor, he currently holds the record for the most Academy Award nominations without a win. peter o’toole eight time academy award nominee,

Sigourney Weaver
She has been dubbed “The Sci-Fi Queen” who got her first Academy Award nomination for her role as Ellen Ripley in the first “Aliens” movie. A few years later, Sigourney Weaver became the first person to win two Golden Globe Awards in the same year. They also became Oscar noms, but she fell short. sigourney weaver nominated three times oscar,

Peter Weir
In 2004, Peter Weir was nominated for Best Director for his film “Master and Commander,” which also earned a Best Picture nom. Weir, who has directed major box-office hits such as “Dead Poets Society” and “Green Card,” continued his losing streak after another director’s popular film took both statues that year. peter weir nominated oscar 6 times,