The most awarded actors in the world

A list of actors who received four the most prestigious cinema awards of the world: Oscar, as well as prizes of the Cannes, Berlin and Venice Film Festivals. In the whole history, only six actors were able to do this.

The absolute record for the number of the most prestigious acting awards in the history of cinematography, according to CUT insight, made Jack Lemmon. No one else succeeded in winning two actors’ prizes in Cannes, Berlin and Venice, as well as two Oscars.

In the list below, not only the acting awards were taken into account, but also the prizes for the contribution in cinema:

Benicio Del Toro

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Che: Part One» (2008)

Berlin: «Traffic» (2001)

Venice: «21 Grams» (2003)

Oscar: «Traffic» (2001)

 

Sean Penn

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «She’s So Lovely» (1997)

Berlin: «Dead Man Walking» (1996)

Venice: «21 Grams» (2003) and «Hurlyburly» (1998)

Oscar: «Mystic River» (2004) and «Milk» (2009)

 

Jack Lemmon

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «The China Syndrome» (1979) and «Missing» (1982)

Berlin: «Tribute» (1981) and Honorary Golden Bear (1996)

Venice: «Glengarry Glen Ross» (1992) and «Short Cuts» (1993)

Oscar: «Mister Roberts» (1956) and «Save the Tiger» (1974)

 

Julianne Moore

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Maps to the Stars» (2014)

Berlin: «The Hours» (2003)

Venice: «Short Cuts» (1993) and «Far from Heaven» (2002)

Oscar: «Still Alice» (2015)

 

Juliette Binoche

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Certified Copy» (2010)

Berlin: «The English Patient» (1997)

Venice: : «Three Colors: Blue» (1993)

Oscar: «The English Patient» (1997)

 

Sophia Loren

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Two Women» (1962)

Berlin: Honorary Golden Bear

Venice: «The Black Orchid» (1958) and Golden Lion for contribution to cinematography (1998)

Oscar: «Two Women» (1962) and Honorary Academy Award (1991)

 

In the future, this list can be replenished by Nicole Kidman, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Fonda, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro and Sally Field who today lack one award only.

Four more actors were able to collect the prizes of the three most authoritative European film festivals, but they did not win a statuette of the American Film Academy:

Gian Maria Volontе

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «The Death of Mario Ricci» (1983)

Berlin: «The Moro Affair» (1987)

Venice: Golden Lion for contribution to cinematography (1991)

 

Jeanne Moreau

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Moderato cantabile» (1960) and Honorary Golden Palm (2003)

Berlin: Honorary Golden Bear (2000)

Venice: Golden Lion for contribution to cinematography (1992)

 

Catherine Deneuve

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: Honorary Golden Palm (2008)

Berlin: «8 Women» (2002) and Honorary Golden Bear

Venice: «Place Vendоme» (1998)

 

Isabelle Huppert

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Violette Noziеre» (1978) and «The Piano Teacher» (2001)

Berlin: «8 Women» (2002)

Venice: «Story of Women» (1988), «Сeremony» (1995) and Special Lion (2005)

 

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List of actors who were twice awarded at the Cannes Film Festival:

Barbara Hershey

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Shy People» (1987) and «A World Apart» (1988)

 

 

 

Helen Mirren

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Cal» (1984) and «The Madness of King George» (1995)

Venice: «The Queen» (2006)

Oscar: «The Queen» (2006)

 

Vanessa Redgrave

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment» (1966) and «Isadora» (1969)

Venice: «Little Odessa» (1994)

Oscar: «Julia» (1978)

 

Dean Stockwell

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Compulsion» (1959) and «Long Day’s Journey Into Night» (1962)

 

 

Marcello Mastroianni

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «The Pizza Triangle» (1970) and «Dark Eyes» (1987)

Venice: «What time is it?» (1989) and «1, 2, 3, Sun» (1993)

 

 

Isabelle Huppert

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Violette Nozière» (1978) and «The Piano Teacher» (2001)

Berlin: «8 Women» (2002)

Venice: «Story of Women» (1988), «Сeremony» (1995) and Special Lion (2005)

 

Jack Lemmon

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «The China Syndrome» (1979) and «Missing» (1982)

Berlin: «Tribute» (1981) and Honorary Golden Bear (1996)

Venice: «Glengarry Glen Ross» (1992) and «Short Cuts» (1993)

Oscar: «Mister Roberts» (1956) and «Save the Tiger» (1974)

 

Jeanne Moreau

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Moderato cantabile» (1960) and Honorary Golden Palm (2003)

Berlin: Honorary Golden Bear (2000)

Venice: Golden Lion for contribution to cinematography (1992)

 

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The list of actors who were twice awarded at the Berlin Film Festival:

James Stewart

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation» (1962) and Honorary Golden Bear

Venice: «Anatomy of a Murder» (1959)

Oscar: «The Philadelphia Story» (1941) and Honorary Academy Award (1985)

 

Sidney Poitier

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «The Defiant Ones» (1958) and «Lilies of the Field» (1963)

Oscar: «Lilies of the Field» (1964) and Honorary Academy Award

 

 

Shirley MacLaine

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «Ask Any Girl» (1959), «Desperate Characters» (1971) and Honorary Golden Bear (1999)

Venice: «The Apartment» (1960) and «Madame Sousatzka» (1988)

Oscar: «Terms of Endearment» (1984)

 

Hanna Schygulla

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «The Marriage of Maria Braun» (1979) and Honorary Golden Bear (2010)

Cannes: «The Story of Piera» (1983)

 

 

Denzel Washington

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «Malcolm X» (1993) and «The Hurricane» (2000)

Oscar: «Glory» (1990) and «Training Day» (2002)

 

 

Fernando Fernаn Gоmez

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «El anacoreta» (1977), «Stico» (1985) and Honorary Golden Bear

Venice: «Stilts» (1984)

 

 

Meryl Streep

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «The Hours» (2003) and Honorary Golden Bear (2012)

Cannes: «A Cry in the Dark» (1989)

Oscar: «Kramer vs. Kramer» (1980), «Sophie’s Choice» (1983) and «The Iron Lady» (2012)

 

Jean Gabin

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «The Magnificent Tramp» (1959) and «Cat» (1971)

Venice: «Night is my kingdom» (1951) and «Air of Paris» (1954)

 

 

Catherine Deneuve

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: Honorary Golden Palm (2008)

Berlin: «8 Women» (2002) and Honorary Golden Bear

Venice: «Place Vendôme» (1998)

 

Jack Lemmon

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «The China Syndrome» (1979) and «Missing» (1982)

Berlin: «Tribute» (1981) and Honorary Golden Bear (1996)

Venice: «Glengarry Glen Ross» (1992) and «Short Cuts» (1993)

Oscar: «Mister Roberts» (1956) and «Save the Tiger» (1974)

 

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List of actors who were twice awarded at the Venice Film Festival:

Laurence Olivier

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldOscar: «Henry V» (1944), Hamlet (1948) and For the unique achievements of his entire career and his lifetime of contribution to the art of film (1979)

Berlin: Richard III (1955)

Venice: «Henry V» (1944) and Hamlet (1948)

 

Fredric March

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «Inherit the Wind» (1960)

Venice: «Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde» (1932), «Death of a Salesman» (1952) and «Executive Suite» (Special Jury Prize, 1954)

Oscar: «Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde» (1932) and «The Best Years of Our Lives» (1947)

 

Javier Bardem

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Biutiful» (2010)

Venice: «Before Night Falls» (2000) and «The Sea Inside» (2004)

Oscar: «No Country for Old Men» (2008)

 

Isabelle Huppert

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Violette Nozière» (1978) and «The Piano Teacher» (2001)

Berlin: «8 Women» (2002)

Venice: «Story of Women» (1988), «Сeremony» (1995) and Special Lion (2005)

 

Matthew Modine

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldVenice: «Streamers» (1983) and «Short Cuts» (1993)

 

 

 

Toshirо Mifune

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldVenice: «Вodyguard» (1961) and «Red Beard» (1965)

 

 

 

Marcello Mastroianni

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «The Pizza Triangle» (1970) and «Dark Eyes» (1987)

Venice: «What time is it?» (1989) and «1, 2, 3, Sun» (1993)

 

 

Gеrard Depardieu

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Cyrano de Bergerac» (1990)

Venice: «Police» (1985) and Golden Lion for contribution to cinematography (1997)

 

 

Carlo Delle Piane

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldVenice: «A School Outing» (1983) and «Christmas Present» (1986)

 

 

 

Jack Lemmon

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «The China Syndrome» (1979) and «Missing» (1982)

Berlin: «Tribute» (1981) and Honorary Golden Bear (1996)

Venice: «Glengarry Glen Ross» (1992) and «Short Cuts» (1993)

Oscar: «Mister Roberts» (1956) and «Save the Tiger» (1974)

 

Sean Penn

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «She’s So Lovely» (1997)

Berlin: «Dead Man Walking» (1996)

Venice: «21 Grams» (2003) and «Hurlyburly» (1998)

Oscar: «Mystic River» (2004) and «Milk» (2009)

 

Julianne Moore

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Maps to the Stars» (2014)

Berlin: «The Hours» (2003)

Venice: «Short Cuts» (1993) and «Far from Heaven» (2002)

Oscar: «Still Alice» (2015)

 

Jean Gabin

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «The Magnificent Tramp» (1959) and «Cat» (1971)

Venice: «Night is my kingdom» (1951) and «Air of Paris» (1954)

 

 

Sophia Loren

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «Two Women» (1962)

Berlin: Honorary Golden Bear

Venice: «The Black Orchid» (1958) and Golden Lion for contribution to cinematography (1998)

Oscar: «Two Women» (1962) and Honorary Academy Award (1991)

 

Shirley MacLaine

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldBerlin: «Ask Any Girl» (1959), «Desperate Characters» (1971) and Honorary Golden Bear (1999)

Venice: «The Apartment» (1960) and «Madame Sousatzka» (1988)

Oscar: «Terms of Endearment» (1984)

 

Valeria Golino

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldVenice: «A Tale of Love» (1986) and «For the sake of love» (2015)

 

 

 

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List of actors who have received more than two Oscars:

Elizabeth Taylor

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldOscar: BUtterfield 8 (1960), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) and Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Berlin: Hammersmith Is Out (1972)

 

 

Francis Sinatra

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldOscar: Honorary Award (1946), From Here to Eternity (1953) and Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

 

 

 

Katharine Hepburn

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldOscar: «Morning Glory» (1934), «Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner» (1968), «The Lion in Winter» (1969) and «On Golden Pond» (1982)

Cannes: «Long Day’s Journey Into Night» (1962)

Venice: «Little Women» (1934)

 

Daniel Day-Lewis

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldOscar: «My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown» (1990), «There Will Be Blood» (2008) and «Lincoln» (2013)

 

 

Meryl Streep

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «A Cry in the Dark» (1989)

Berlin: «The Hours» (2003) and Honorary Golden Bear (2012)

Oscar: «Kramer vs. Kramer» (1980), «Sophie’s Choice» (1983) and «The Iron Lady» (2012)

 

 

Ingrid Bergman

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldOscar: «Gaslight» (1945), «Anastasia» (1957) and «Murder on the Orient Express» (1975)

 

 

Jack Nicholson

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldCannes: «The Last Detail» (1974)

Oscar: «One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest» (1976), «Terms of Endearment» (1984) and «As Good as It Gets» (1998)

 

 

Walter Brennan

Списки  The most awarded actors in the worldOscar: «Come and Get It» (1937), «Kentucky» (1939) and «The Westerner» (1941)

 

 

List of actors who received two Oscars:

Marlon Brando    

Oscar: The Godfather (1972) and On the Waterfront (1954)

Cannes: Viva Zapata! (1952)

 

Gene Hackman

Oscar: The French Connection (1972) and Unforgiven (1993)

Berlin: Mississippi Burning (1989)

 

Dustin Lee Hoffman

Oscar: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) and Rain Man (1988)

Berlin: Honorary Golden Bear (1989)

Venice: Golden Lion for contribution to cinematography (1992)

 

Robert De Niro

Oscar: The Godfather, Part 2 (1974) and Raging Bull (1980)

Venice: Golden Lion for contribution to cinematography (1993)

Berlin: Honorary Golden Bear (2000)

 

Henry Fonda

Oscar: Award for outstanding contribution to the development of film art (1981) and On Golden Pond (1982)

 

Gary Cooper

Oscar: Sergeant York (1942), High Noon (1952) and for the contribution to the development of American cinema (1961)

 

Kevin Spacey

Oscar: The Usual Suspects (1995) and American Beauty (1999)

 

Charlton Heston

Oscar: Ben-Hur (1959) and Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award (1978)

 

Michael Douglas

Oscar: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1976) and Wall Street (1988)

 

Luise Rainer

Oscar: The Good Earth (1938) and The Great Ziegfeld (1937)

 

Shelley Winters

Oscar: The Diary of Anne Frank (1960) and A Patch of Blue (1965)

 

Spencer Tracy

Oscar: Captains Courageous (1938) and Boys Town (1939)

 

Cate Blanchett

Oscar: The Aviator (2004) and Blue Jasmine (2013)

Venice: I’m Not There. (2007)

 

Maggie Smith

Oscar: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) and California Suite (1978)

 

Jessica Lange

Oscar: Tootsie (1982) and Blue Sky (1994)

 

Dianne Wiest

Oscar: Hannah and Her Sisters (1987) and Bullets over Broadway (1995)

 

Helen Hayes

Oscar: The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) and Airport (1970)

Venice: The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931)

 

George Clooney

Oscar: Syriana (2006) and Argo 2013

Venice: Pasinetti Award for best film (Good Night, and Good Luck, 2005)

 

Tom Hanks

Oscar: Philadelphia (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994)

Berlin: Philadelphia (1993)

 

Christoph Waltz

Oscar: Inglourious Basterds (2010) and Django Unchained (2012)

Cannes: Inglourious Basterds (2009)

 

Alec Guinness

Oscar: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1958) and Academy Honorary Award (1980)

 

Jodie Foster

Oscar: The Accused (1988) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Berlin: Berlinale Camera (1996)

 

Melvyn Douglas

Oscar: Hud (1963) and Being There (1979)

 

Jane Fonda

Oscar: Klute (1972) and Coming Home (1979)

Cannes: Golden Palm (2007)

Venice: Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)

 

Emma Thompson

Oscar: Howards End (1993) and Sense and Sensibility (1996, for the best script)

 

Hilary Swank

Oscar: Boys Don’t Cry (2000) and Million Dollar Baby (2005)

 

Sally Field

Oscar: Norma Rae (1979) and Places in the Heart (1984)

Cannes: Norma Rae (1979)

Berlin: Berlinale Camera (1996)

 

Michael Caine

Oscar: Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) and The Cider House Rules (1999)

Venice: Fondazione Mimmo Rotella Award for film My Generation (2017)

 

Jason Nelson Robards, Jr.

Oscar: All the President’s Men (1977) and Julia (1978)

 

Peter Ustinov

Oscar: Spartacus (1960) and Topkapi (1964)

Berlin: Special Silver Bear (1972)

 

Anthony Quinn

Oscar: Viva Zapata! (1952) and Lust for Life (1956)

 

Bette Davis

Oscar: Dangerous (1935) and Jezebel (1938)

Cannes: All About Eve (1950)

Venice: acting award for two films Kid Galahad (1937) and Marked Woman (1937)

 

Mary Pickford

Oscar: Coquette (1930) and Honorary Award (1976)

 

Vivien Leigh

Oscar: Gone with the Wind (1939)  and A Streetcar Named Desire (1952)

Venice: A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

 

Olivia de Havilland

Oscar: To Each His Own (1946) and The Heiress (1949)

Venice: The Snake Pit (1948)

 

Glenda May Jackson

Oscar: Women in Love (1969) and A Touch of Class (1974)

 

James Stewart

Berlin: «Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation» (1962) and Honorary Golden Bear

Venice: «Anatomy of a Murder» (1959)

Oscar: «The Philadelphia Story» (1941) and Honorary Academy Award (1985)

 

Sidney Poitier

Berlin: «The Defiant Ones» (1958) and «Lilies of the Field» (1963)

Oscar: «Lilies of the Field» (1964) and Honorary Academy Award

 

Denzel Washington

Berlin: «Malcolm X» (1993) and «The Hurricane» (2000)

Oscar: «Glory» (1990) and «Training Day» (2002)

 

Sophia Loren

Oscar: «Two Women» (1962) and Honorary Academy Award (1991)

Cannes: «Two Women» (1962)

Berlin: Honorary Golden Bear

Venice: «The Black Orchid» (1958) and Golden Lion for contribution to cinematography (1998)

 

Jack Lemmon

Cannes: «The China Syndrome» (1979) and «Missing» (1982)

Berlin: «Tribute» (1981) and Honorary Golden Bear (1996)

Venice: «Glengarry Glen Ross» (1992) and «Short Cuts» (1993)

Oscar: «Mister Roberts» (1956) and «Save the Tiger» (1974)

 

Sean Penn

Cannes: «She’s So Lovely» (1997)

Berlin: «Dead Man Walking» (1996)

Venice: «21 Grams» (2003) and «Hurlyburly» (1998)

Oscar: «Mystic River» (2004) and «Milk» (2009)