Oscar: Actors–Most Nominated in Four Acting Categories

A small elite of performers has been nominated for six or more Oscars:

6 Nominations:

Norma Shearer, Vanessa Redgrave, Thelma Ritter, Deborah Kerr, Robert Duvall, Ellen Burstyn, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek

7 Nominations:

Greer Garson, Ingrid Bergman, Richard Burton, Peter O’Toole, Jane Fonda, Dustin Hoffman

8 Nominations:

Marlon Brando, Jack Lemmon, Geraldine Page, Paul Newman, Al Pacino

9 Nominations:

Spencer Tracy

10 Nominations:

Bette Davis, Laurence Olivier

11 Nominations:

Jack Nicholson

12 Nominations:

Katharine Hepburn

13 Nominations:

Meryl Streep

Note: Norma Shearer was nominated for two roles in same year, 1929/30: The Divorcee and Their Own Desire