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Poll: Nom, Nom, Nom

Only 16 actors in history have earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar nominations three (or more) years in a row. Which of them gave the best trio (or quartet, quintet, etc.) of performances?

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    Spencer Tracy

    1937 - Father Tim Mullin in San Francisco (1936); 1938 - Manuel in Captains Courageous (1937); 1939 - Father Flanagan in Boys Town (1938)
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    Bette Davis

    1939 - Julie Marsden in Jezebel (1938); 1940 - Judith Traherne in Dark Victory (1939); 1941 - Leslie Crosbie in The Letter (1940); 1942 - Regina Giddens in The Little Foxes (1941); 1943 - Charlotte Vale in Now, Voyager (1942)
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    Gary Cooper

    1942 - Alvin C. York in Sergeant York (1941); 1943 - Lou Gehrig in The Pride of the Yankees (1942); 1944 - Robert Jordan in For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
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    Greer Garson

    1942 - Edna Gladney in Blossoms in the Dust (1941); 1943 - Mrs. Miniver in Mrs. Miniver (1942); 1944 - Marie Curie in Madame Curie (1943); 1945 - Susie Parkington in Mrs. Parkington (1944); 1946 - Mary Rafferty in The Valley of Decision (1945)
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    Ingrid Bergman

    1944 - Maria in For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943); 1945 - Paula Alquist in Gaslight (1944); 1946 - Sister Mary Benedict in The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
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    Gregory Peck

    1946 - Father Francis Chisholm in The Keys of the Kingdom (1944); 1947 - Penny Baxter in The Yearling (1946); 1948 - Philip Schuyler Green in Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
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    Marlon Brando

    1952 - Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951); 1953 - Zapata in Viva Zapata! (1952); 1954 - Mark Antony in Julius Caesar (1953); 1955 - Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront (1954)
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    Deborah Kerr

    1957 - Anna Leonowens in The King and I (1956); 1958 - Sister Angela in Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957); 1959 - Sibyl Railton-Bell in Separate Tables (1958)
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    Elizabeth Taylor

    1958 - Susanna Drake Shawnessy in Raintree County (1957); 1959 - Maggie Pollitt in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958); 1960 - Catherine Holly in Suddenly, Last Summer (1959); 1961 - Gloria Wandrous in BUtterfield 8 (1960)
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    Richard Burton

    1965 - Thomas Becket in Becket (1964); 1966 - Alec Leamas in The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (1965); 1967 - George in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
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    Jack Nicholson

    1974 - Buddusky in The Last Detail (1973); 1975 - J.J. Gittes in Chinatown (1974); 1976 - R.P. McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
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    Al Pacino

    1974 - Serpico in Serpico (1973); 1975 - Michael Corleone in The Godfather: Part II (1974); 1976 - Sonny in Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
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    Jane Fonda

    1978 - Lillian in Julia (1977); 1979 - Sally Hyde in Coming Home (1978); 1980 - Kimberley Wells in The China Syndrome (1979)
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    Meryl Streep

    1982 - Sarah and Anna in The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981); 1983 - Sophie in Sophie's Choice (1982); 1984 - Karen Silkwood in Silkwood (1983)
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    William Hurt

    1986 - Louis Molina in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985); 1987 - James Leeds in Children of a Lesser God (1986); 1988 - Tom Grunick in Broadcast News (1987)
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    Russell Crowe

    2000 - Jeffrey Wigand in The Insider (1999); 2001 - Maximus in Gladiator (2000); 2002 - John Nash in A Beautiful Mind (2001)

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