Oscar records holders – Stars with the most statuettes
Walt Disney (1901 – 1966) – Number of statuettes: 26
The American film producer, director, screenwriter, dubbing actor, creator of the animation and philanthropist was nominated for the award 59 times. In 1954 he scored 4 at a time. Known throughout the world thanks to the animated film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (1937), and the creation of the Mickey Mouse character.
Woody Allen (born in 1935) – Number of statuettes: 4
Director, screenwriter, actor, comedian, writer and playwright who was born in 1935 in New York as Allen Stewart Konigsberg. He is one of the few American filmmakers who became famous as creators of authorial films. For the film “Annie Hall”, considered by viewers and critics as his best picture, in 1997 he received 2 Oscars (for screenplay and direction).
Katharine Hepburn (1907 – 2003) – Number of statuettes: 4
The American actress Katharine Hepburn has been nominated for an Oscar 12 times during her seventy-year career. She received the award four times, in 1934 (“Morning Glory”), 1968 (“Guess who’s coming to dinner”), 1969 (“The Lion in Winter”) and 1982 (“On Golden Pond”). In 1999, the American Film Institute announced her the best actress of all time.
Meryl Streep (born in 1949) – Number of statuettes: 3
Meryl Streep, who already has 3 statuettes at home (in the number of nominations she has already overtaken K. Hepburn). The first Oscar Streep received for supporting role in the film “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979), the second for the main role in “Sophie’s Choice” (1982), and the third for creating Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady” (2011).
Ingrid Bergman (1915 – 1980) – Number of statuettes: 3
A Swede who can also boast of Oscars. She won the prizes thanks to her supporting role in the film “Murder on the Orient Express” (1974), and two more for the leading roles in “Gaslight” (1944) and “Anastasia” (1956).
Jack Nicholson (born in 1937) – Number of statuettes: 3
The American actor, director, producer and screenwriter has been nominated for the Oscar 12 times. What has not been done by any other actor yet. Is the owner of the largest number of Academy Awards among male actors. Two Oscars were awarded to him for the main roles in the pictures “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (1976) and “As Good as It Gets” (1998). The third one brought him a supporting role in the production of “Terms of Endearment” (1984).