Oscar: Films with Multiple Noms in an Acting Category

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3 Lead Actor Nominations
1935
Clark Gable,
Charles Laughton,
and Franchot Tone
 
3 Supporting Actor Nominations
1954
Lee J. Cobb,
Karl Malden,
and Rod Steiger
 
1972
James Caan,
Robert Duvall,
and Al Pacino
 
1974
Robert De Niro,*
Michael V. Gazzo,
and Lee Strasberg
 
3 Supporting Actress Nominations
1963
Diane Cilento,
Edith Evans,
and Joyce Redman
 
2 Lead Actor Nominations
1944
Bing Crosby*
and Barry Fitzgerald
 
1953
Montgomery Clift
and Burt Lancaster
 
1956
James Dean
and Rock Hudson
 
1958
Tony Curtis
and Sidney Poitier
 
1961
Maximilian Schell*
and Spencer Tracy
 
1964
Richard Burton
and Peter O'Toole
 
2 Lead Actor Nominations
1969
Dustin Hoffman
and Jon Voight
 
1972
Michael Caine
and Laurence Olivier
 
1976
Peter Finch*
and William Holden
 
1983
Tom Courtenay
and Albert Finney
 
1984
F. Murray Abraham*
and Tom Hulce
 
2 Lead Actress Nominations
1950
Anne Baxter
and Bette Davis
 
1959
Katharine Hepburn
and Elizabeth Taylor
 
1977
Anne Bancroft
and Shirley MacLaine
 
1983
Shirley MacLaine*
and Debra Winger
 
1991
Geena Davis
and Susan Sarandon
 
2 Supporting Actor Nominations
1939
Harry Carey
and Claude Rains
 
1951
Leo Genn
and Peter Ustinov
 
1953
Brandon deWilde
and Jack Palance
 
1957
Arthur Kennedy
and Russ Tamblyn
 
1959
Arthur O'Connell
and George C. Scott
 
1961
Jackie Gleason
and George C. Scott
 
1967
Gene Hackman and
Michael J. Pollard
 
1971
Ben Johnson*
and Jeff Bridges
 
1976
Burgess Meredith
and Burt Young
 
1977
Jason Robards* and Maximilian Schell
 
1980
Timothy Hutton*
and Judd Hirsch
 
1983
Jack Nicholson*
and John Lithgow
 
1986
Tom Berenger
and Willem Dafoe
 
1991
Harvey Keitel
and Ben Kingsley
 
2 Supporting Actress Nominations
1939
Hattie McDaniel* and Olivia de Havilland
 
1941
Patricia Collinge
and Teresa Wright
 
1942
Teresa Wright*
and May Whitty
 
1943
Gladys Cooper
and Anne Revere
 
1945
Eve Arden
and Ann Blyth
 
1947
Celeste Holm*
and Anne Revere
 
1948
Barbara Bel Geddes
and Ellen Corby
 
1949
Ethel Barrymore
and Ethel Waters
 
1949
Celeste Holm
and Elsa Lanchester
 
1950
Celeste Holm
and Thelma Ritter
 
1954
Jan Sterling
and Claire Trevor
 
1956
Eileen Heckart
and Patty McCormick
 
1957
Hope Lange
and Diane Varsi
 
1959
Susan Kohner
and Juanita Moore
 
1965
Joyce Redman
and Maggie Smith
 
1970
Helen Hayes* and Maureen Stapleton
 
1971
Cloris Leachman*
and Ellen Burstyn
 
2 Supporting Actress Nominations
1973
Tatum O'Neal*
and Madeline Kahn
 
1975
Ronee Blakley
and Lily Tomlin
 
1979
Meryl Streep*
and Jane Alexander
 
1982
Jessica Lange*
and Teri Garr
 
1985
Margaret Avery
and Oprah Winfrey
 
1988
Joan Cusack and Sigourney Weaver
 
1989
Anjelica Huston
and Lena Olin
 
1994
Dianne Wiest*
and Jennifer Tilly
 
2000 Kate Hudson
and Frances McDormand
 
2001
Helen Mirren
and Maggie Smith
 
2002
Catherine Zeta-Jones*
and Queen Latifah
 
2006
Adriana Barraza
and Rinko Kikuchi
 
2008
Amy Adams
and Viola Davis
 
2009
Vera Farmiga
and Anna Kendrick
 
2010
Melissa Leo*
and Amy Adams
 
2011
Octavia Spencer*
and Jessica Chastain
 

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