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Only 12 Actors Have Ever Received Two Oscar Noms for Acting in the Same Year

Only 12 Actors Have Ever Received Two Oscar Noms for Acting in the Same Year

The 2020 Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning and Scarlett Johansson achieved something that hasn’t been done in 12 years!

Scarlett earned two acting nominations in the same year – one for Best Actress for Marriage Story and another for Best Supporting Actress for Jojo Rabbit.

The last time an actor has earned two nominations for acting in the same year was in 2008 when Cate Blanchett achieved the feat. Only 10 other actors have ever been recognized twice for their acting in the same year.

Click inside to see the 12 times this has happened…

Actors to Receive Multiple Acting Nominations in Same Year

1939 – Fay Bainter (Best Actress in a Leading Role for White Banners, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Jezebel)

1943 – Teresa Wright (Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Pride of the Yankees, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Mrs. Miniver)

1945 – Barry Fitzgerald (Best Actor in a Leading Role AND Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Going My Way)

1983 – Jessica Lange (Best Actress in a Leading Role for Frances, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Tootsie)

1989 – Sigourney Weaver (Best Actress in a Leading Role for Gorillas in the Mist, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Working Girl)

1993 – Al Pacino (Best Actor in a Leading Role for Scent of a Woman, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Glengarry Glen Ross)

1994 – Emma Thompson (Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Remains of the Day, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for In the Name of the Father)

1994 – Holly Hunter (Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Piano, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for The Firm)

2003 – Julianne Moore (Best Actress in a Leading Role for Far From Heaven, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for The Hours)

2005 – Jamie Foxx (Best Actor in a Leading Role for Ray, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Collateral)

2008 – Cate Blanchett (Best Actress in a Leading Role for Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for I’m Not There)

2020 – Scarlett Johansson (Best Actress in a Leading Role for Marriage Story, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Jojo Rabbit)

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