The Most Shocking Snubs In The History Of The Oscars

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1. Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio has been in some of the most monumental movies from Titanic to 2013's Wolf of Wall Street. Sure he's been nominated, but he never actually won an Oscar until 2015, for his work in The Revenant!

2. Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury, who has been in countless movies over the years, has never won an Oscar either. She has been nominated three times for Best Supporting Actress, but never took the award home. In 2013, she received the Academy Honorary Award.

4. Deborah Kerr

Deborah Kerr has been nominated for Best Actress six times! However, she never got to take home an Oscar for the category.

5. Cary Grant

Cary Grant was nominated for a few Academy Awards for Best Actor, but he never came out on top at the annual awards. He was nominated for Penny Serenade and None but the Lonely Heart.

6. Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock is famous for quite a few of his movies, from Psycho to The Birds, the well-known director has never taken home an Oscar!

7. Will Smith

Will Smith has been in a number of big films from Men in Black to I Am Legend. He has been nominated for an Oscar twice for Ali and The Pursuit of Happiness for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading role - but he never won!

8. Robert Downey, Jr.

Robert Downey, Jr., Iron Man himself, has never won an Academy Award! He's been in countless movies over his career including The AvengersSherlock HolmesChaplin, and a ton more.

9. Tim Burton

Incredible director Tim Burton has also never won an Oscar. He has been nominated for Best Animated feature twice for Corpse Bride and Frankenweenie but was passed over both times.

10. Glenn Close

With movies under her belt like Fatal Attraction, Tarzan, and even 101 Dalmatians, Glenn Close has never taken home an Academy Award. She's been nominated six times and holds the record - along with Deborah Kerr and Thelma Ritter - as the actress with most nominations without winning!

11. James Dean

James Dean is such an iconic actor, but he never got to win an Oscar.

12. Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp, one of the most talented and versatile actors today, has been nominated three times for an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role, but he's never won!

13. Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe, one of the most legendary movie stars, also never won an Oscar.

14. Ridley Scott

Director Ridley Scott, famous for films like Blade Runner, Gladiator, and Black Hawk Down has never won an Academy Award either. He's been nominated three times, but never took the award home.

15. Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore has been nominated four times for an Oscar, twice for Best Actress and twice for Best Supporting Actress, but she's never taken home the titles.

16. Tom Cruise

Can you believe THE Tom Cruise has never won an Oscar either?! He's only been nominated three times over the course of his career, but has never actually won.

17. Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole is the most nominated actor to never win an award. he's been nominated eight times, but has never taken home the Oscar.

18. Samuel L. Jackson

Over the course of his career, Samuel L. Jackson has only been nominated for an Academy Award once for his role in Pulp Fiction in 1994 for Best Supporting Actor, but lost.

19. Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire, famous for many musical films, was nominated for an Oscar a few times in his career, but never won.

20. Albert Finney

Albert Finney has been featured in many films including Erin Brockovich, Big Fish, Ocean's Twelve, The Bourne Legacy, and more. He's been nominated for Best Actor three times, and Best Supporting Actor once, but he's never won in either category.

21. Richard Burton

Richard Burton has been nominated several times for Best Actor during his career, but he never got to take home the award.

22. Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford - Indiana Jones himself - has never won an Oscar. He was nominated for Best Actor for 1985's Witness, but lost to William Hurt for his role in Kiss of the Spider Woman.

23. Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver earned a few Oscar nominations in the '80s, but was passed over for the award all three times.

24. Richard Gere

Richard Gere, featured in movies like Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, Unfaithful, and more, has never received any Oscar nominations!

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