this is alist of my top 20 actors never to have won a oscar so far when they should have by now
Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains
and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3
, to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s, as the hunky lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet
“ Nominated 3 times for gilbert grape,the aviator and blood diamond but should have won by now a great actor maybe with the oscars coming up he will finally win one for either shutter island or inception...fingers crossed
2.gangs of new york
3.inception ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15...
“ Another nominated 3 times buti think he shouldhave won it years ago with ed scissorhands...i hope he wins one soon because he really does deserve it
2.pirates of the caribbean
3.public enemies ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr.
and actress Elsie Downey
(née Elsie Ann Ford)...
“ nominated twice but i think this man will win one shorty because hes an outstanding actor
3.tropic thunder ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Mickey Rourke was born Phillip Andre Rourke, Jr. on September 16, 1952, in Schenectady, New York, the son of Annette (Cameron) and Phillip Andre Rourke. His father was of Irish and German descent, and his mother was of French-Canadian, English, and German ancestry. When he was six years old, his parents divorced...
“ Came so close with the wrestler unlucky but he deserved it that year after everything hes been through...dont thik he will get a better chance again
3.the wrestler ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law at University College Cork...
“ One to watch in the next few years think he will win one eventually if he gets the lead role he deserves
3.28 days later ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk, Belarus...
“ Cannot believe this man has only been nominated for 1 oscar shocking really a great actor and another who prob wont gt another chance
2.raiders of the lost ark
3.air force one ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different countries throughout Bale's childhood...
“ Another man who should have at least been nominated...quality actor bit crazy sometimes with his rants towards people lol doesnt make him a bad actor though
3.the machinist ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt
, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and his maternal grandfather...
“ Watch out for this man hes goin to b an oscar winner one day...the next heath ledger or leo di caprio a great young actor whose done a few good indie flicks...one too watch
3.manic ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St...
“ How this ma has also only been nominated for an oscar beggars belief...should have won for schindlers list and taken i think he should have at least been nominated...may not get another chance but what a great actor a mean oscar schindler,rob roy and hannibal in the a team a great actor.
3.rob roy ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
From Timothy Olyphant's first screen appearances, such as his two-minute bit in The First Wives Club
, to "Nicko", whose presence at times dwarfed the island in A Perfect Getaway
, he has been a force to be reckoned with. Born in Hawaii, Timothy David Olyphant was raised in Modesto, California. He is the son of Katherine Lyon (Gideon) and John Vernon Bevan Olyphant...
“ Not 1 bad film have i saw this man in(apart from dreamcatcher) but will prob never b oscar material...still his films r great and i think hes a great actor and given the right role who knows
3.hitman ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Gary Oldman is a talented British born movie actor who played Sid Vicious in Sid & Nancy, Drexl in True Romance, and George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He starred in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the remake of RoboCop. He is also an English filmmaker, musician and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style...
“ This man also a cannot believe hasnt even been nominated for an oscar...that is just criminal he is your ultimate evil bad guy from true romance,leon,fifth element,murder in the first,air force one,hannibal and the book of eli he is the best villain in the history of cinema hands down and should have been nominated at least
2.the dark knight
3.murder in the first ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who was on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964. Kevin's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. His debut as the strict Chip Diller in Animal House
almost seems like an inside joke...
“ Kevin Bacon is one of my all time fav actors since i saw him in tremors what a great actor he is also...and hes not even had an oscar nom...i reckon he should have walked an oscar award for murder in the first that performance was one of the most heartbreaking i have ever seen
1.murder in the first
3.death sentence ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
“ A legend of cinema and he only has an oscar nom to his name that is bull...a star of many great films but hasnt even been nominated for anything else is beyond me
3.copland ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to Manhattan to study acting with John Strasberg...
“ Another outsider but what a great actor he is...brings comic relief to films but also can be a nasty wee so and so..prob will never win an oscar but is on my list because he's just a genius
3.armageddon ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas
and Donald Sutherland
, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas
, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led the national NDP party for almost 10...
“ Another top notch actor who burst onto our screens in the 80's in stand by me then the lost boys but quickly established himself as a world class actor...maybe didnt get th films that maybe would have earnedhim a oscar nom but theres still time for him yet
3.young guns ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland. His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer James Rouse...
“ Quite simply one of thee best actors ever american history x and fight club are great films that should have won him 2 oscars...fell away a little bit but could bounce back with another role towin one yet
1.american history x
3.stone ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Sam Neill was born in Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, to army parents, an English-born mother, Priscilla Beatrice (Ingham), and a New Zealand-born father, Dermot Neill. His family moved to the South Island of New Zealand in 1954. He went to boarding schools and then attended the universities at Canterbury and Victoria...
“ Sam Neill maybe hasnt had the best of roles but i think hes a top actor...doubt he will win an oscar now but hes back on the screens again and its good to see him again
3.daybreakers ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Ethan Green Hawke was born on November 6, 1970 in Austin, Texas, to Leslie Carole (Green), a charity worker, and James Steven Hawke, an insurance actuary. His parents were students at the University of Texas at the time but divorced when Ethan was 5 years old. His mother raised him alone for the next five years...
“ Another who i think will eventually win an oscar immense in gattaca,training day and daybreakers ethan hawke is one of hollywoods best ever actors
3.gattaca ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Highly talented, lightly built American actor who always looks unsettled and jumpy has become a favourite of cult/arthouse film aficionados with his compelling performances in a broad range of cinematic vehicles. Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Italian-American parents, Katherine, a jazz singer...
“ John Turturro is a great actor wither it be comedy or thriller hes one of the best there is...the coen bros pick him most of the time so the guy must be doing something right...class actor
3.o'brother where art thou ” - darren-mcdonnell2010
Elias Koteas was born on March 11, 1961, in Montreal, Canada. Both his parents are of Greek descent. Elias attended Vanier College in Montreal before leaving to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1981, of which he is a graduate. He also attended the Actors Studio in New York City...
“ If this guy got more starring roles he would have won an oscar years ago...though his films r all good hes always a suporting or minor role actor but whenever hes on screen he steals the show a great great actor
2.let me in
3.shooter ” - darren-mcdonnell2010