Movies Greatest Actor that never won any oscars?

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by Babe_Ruth, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    Who are some of the greatest actors to have never won a Oscar?

    -Ed Norton
    -Naomi Watts
    -Sam L. Jackson
    -Ed Harris
    -Leonardo DiCaprio
    -Don Cheadle
    -Harvey Keitel
    -Will Smith
    -Kate Winslet

    How about you guys?
     

  2. Bananas

    Bananas Endangered Species

    Classics and Comedies for me:

    Peter O'Toole
    John Candy
    Steve Martin
    Dan Ackroyd
    Richard Burton

    O'Toole is the most deserving person EVER to receive an Oscar, he is the finest actor of the modern era and one of the greats.
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
  3. Syndicate

    Syndicate Chirp Chirp

    Thanks to peer pressure from Bliss, I'll throw Johnny Depp in the mix. Agree with O'Toole, Edward Norton. Gary Oldman perhaps. Can't pick out a particular performance but for overall variety. Sigourney Weaver? Poor old 'wrong genre' Jim Carrey. Pretty much every actor I admire already has an Oscar. Tough one. :nod:
     
  4. ysabel

    ysabel /ˈɪzəˌbɛl/ pink 5

    I love Norton and Winslet. I'm surprised they never got any Oscars yet.

    I also wondered why Al Pacino (although he has an Oscar) has never gotten an Oscar in any of the three Godfather movies he made.
     
  5. Syndicate

    Syndicate Chirp Chirp

    Me and Bliss were talking about that just now. Absolutely! Fell in love with him after seeing them. One of my absolute favourites.
     
  6. wooly

    wooly I am the woolrus

    Agree with samuel L Jackson ad Johnny depp

    William H Macy definately is an oscar deserving actor aswell.
     
  7. ysabel

    ysabel /ˈɪzəˌbɛl/ pink 5

    What about the pretty boys? Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt.

    You know, being popular and all that in Hollywood. :rotfl:
     
  8. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    Tom Cruise did a wonderful job in Rain Man, if you haven't the movie yet, I suggest you to watch it. It's hard to admire his performance because Dustin Hoffman stole the show, but he did a great job.

    I believe if Brad Pitt given a good roll, he a tremoundous actor. Even though I don't think he deserves an award for this movie, he still did a great job in Troy.
     
  9. DMAC

    DMAC Registered Member

    Bruce Campbell
    Hugh Laurie
     
  10. Bliss

    Bliss Sally Twit

    Johnny Depp & Will Smith.

    I too can't believe Al Pacino didn't win an Oscar for any of the Godfather films. What on earth happened there?
     

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