16 Male Actors With the Most Academy Awards – Limelight Media

It’s a huge accomplishment to win any award for one’s achievement – but receiving Academy Awards is one of the highest accolades that can be bestowed on an actor. These awards are coveted and not easy to win, making their reception a milestone in the career of actors, producers, directors and anyone in the film industry. While some actors have even worked to be nominated for an Academy Award, there are some who have actually won more than one actor in their lifetime. These actors have some of the most accomplished careers, and their work and accolades speak for themselves. Read on to find out more about the 16 male actors who have received the highest-grossing Academy Awards and nominations in history.

Anthony Quinn: 2 wins, 4 nominations

Mexican American Anthony Quinn was a very successful and famous actor. He was also an accomplished painter, writer and director. He was nominated four times, including two he didn’t win for Best Actor in it Wild is the wind (1957) and Greek Zorba (1964). He has already won Best Supporting Actor twice for Long live Zapata! (1952) and lust for life (1956).

Gary Cooper: 2 wins, 5 nominations

Gary Cooper was a popular actor known for his authentic style of acting, whose career spanned from the 1920s to the 1960s. He has been nominated for Best Actor a total of five times, and has won a total of two Academy Awards. He won for his roles in Sergeant York (1941) and middle noon (1936).

Other actors in the same order: Gene Hackman, Fredric March, Sean Penn.

Tom Hanks: 2 wins, 6 nominations

Tom Hanks is one of the most popular actors of his generation and has starred in some of the most memorable and classic films of the past several decades. He won two Oscars in a row for his role in Philadelphia (1993) and forrest gump (1994). He received three more nominations for his roles in Saving Private Ryan (1998), forsaken (2000) and Nice day around (2019).

Other actors in the same order: Michael Caine.