We thought Glenn Close
would finally win an Oscar on her lucky seventh try for her role as an underappreciated spouse in “The Wife
,” but her surprise loss to Olivia Colman
”) means that Close is now zero-for-seven. That extends her record as the most nominated living actress without a single victory. But she’s not alone. Other Oscar also-rans this year have racked up multiple nominations without any victories. So who really is the most overdue after the 2019 prizes were handed out? Consider them below, and then vote in our poll at the bottom of this post.
SEE2019 Oscars: Full list of winners (and losers) at the 91st Academy AwardsDiane Warren
(10 nominations) — Warren’s loss this year for Best Original Song came with a couple of doses of cruel irony. There was the fact that she lost to Lady Gaga
(“Shallow” from “A Star is Born