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Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” features three credible contenders for Best Supporting Actor: Leonardo DiCaprioSamuel L. Jackson and Christoph Waltz. There have been three instances when three actors have been nominated at the Oscars in Supporting Actor for the same film: Lee J. Cobb, Karl Malden, and Rob Steiger for “On the Waterfront” (1954); James Caan, Robert Duvall, and Al Pacino for “The Godfather” (1972); and Robert De Niro, Michael V. Gazzo, and Lee Strasberg for “The Godfather, Part II” (1974). The Waterfront" trio lost to Edmond O'Brien ("The Barefoot Contessa") while the "Godfather" fellows were bested by Joel Grey ("Cabaret"). DeNiro did pull off a win for his performance as the young Vito Corelone.   The chances of all three "Django" dudes getting nominated aren’t good, especially with competition from the likes of Tommy Lee J »


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