While the Oscars are designed to celebrate the best of cinema, sometimes the greatest go unrewarded.
That role won him the first of eight Oscar nominations. Yet, despite stirring performances in The Lion in Winter, Beckett and My Favourite Year, the Academy never awarded O’Toole a trophy.
Likewise, Deborah Kerr. She was nominated six times, but was never named a winner.
This year sees Glenn Close hoping to turn her eighth nomination into a win for Netflix film Hillbilly Elegy. Whether she can do so remains to be seen.
So, who else has gone unrewarded by the Academy? The Independent rounds up 37 actors you might assume have won Oscars – but actually haven’t.
The 93rd Academy Awards take place on 25 April – follow all of The Independent’s coverage here.
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