Which actor has won 2 Oscars?

Which actor has won 2 Oscars?


Actor/Actress Best Actor/Actress Awards Total awards
Spencer Tracy † Captains Courageous (1937) Boys Town (1938) 2
Marlon Brando † On the Waterfront (1954) The Godfather (1972) 2
Jack Lemmon † Save the Tiger (1973) 2
Denzel Washington Training Day (2001) 2

Have any comedy movies won an Oscar?

The following have been the only ‘comedies’ that have won Best Picture: It Happened One Night (1934) You Can’t Take It With You (1938) Going My Way (1944) – a musical comedy.

What two actors have won an Oscar for the same character?

Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro are the only actors to win Oscars for portraying the same character in different films. Brando won his Oscar for his portrayal of Vito Corleone in The Godfather in 1973.

How many actors won 2 Oscars?

Nine actors have won the Best Actor Oscar twice: Spencer Tracy for Captains Courageous (1937) and Boys Town (1938) — consecutive. Marlon Brando for On The Waterfront (1954) and The Godfather (1972) Gary Cooper for Sergeant York (1941) and High Noon (1952)

Has any actor won two Oscars same year?

The most recent occurrence was the 92nd Academy Awards when Scarlett Johansson received (her first ever) nominations for Marriage Story and Jojo Rabbit. Seven of these actors and actresses received an Academy Award in one of the categories they were nominated in, and none have won two Academy Awards in the same year.

Has a horror movie won an Oscar?

Adapted from the novel by Thomas Harris, The Silence of The Lambs has the honor of being the only horror movie in Oscars history to have won Best Picture.

Who was the only person to receive two Oscars for the same role in the same film?

Harold Russell
William Wyler saw the film and decided to cast him in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946). Harold Russell played Homer Parish. For this role he received 2 Oscars, a Best Supporting and one for being an inspiration to all returning veterans. He is the only actor to receive 2 Oscars for the same role.

Which two actors directed themselves in movies and won Oscars for best actor?

Only two in all of history have won Best Actor directing themselves. That would be Lawrence Olivier for Hamlet and Roberto Benigni for Life is Beautiful.

Who has won at least two Oscars for Best Director?

Frank Lloyd won two awards in this category for The Divine Lady and Cavalcade. Frank Capra won three awards in this category, for It Happened One Night, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, and You Can’t Take It with You.