10 Deserving Actors Who Never Got an Oscar Award

Oscar Award is a big thing for every actor or movie. Many people believe that even getting nominated for this prestigious award is like a dream come true. Although no one can doubt the awards being given but still there are many deserving actors who never got an Oscar Award. Blame their destiny or luck, these great actors have been struggling to get an Oscar even after being nominated for so many times.

Leonardo DiCaprio


Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most promising actors we have in Film Industry. He has been nominated 4 times for the Oscars but the actor couldn’t hold the Oscar trophy.

Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar Nominations

1994: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor, “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
2005: Nominated for Best Actor, “The Aviator”
2007: Nominated for Best Actor, “Blood Diamond”
2014: Nominated for “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Update : Leonardo DiCaprio has won Academy Award for The Revenant in 2016

Also Read : Complete List of Nominees of Oscars Awards 2014

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp Oscars

Johnny Depp has done marvellous job in almost every movie he has been part of of, be it Iron man or Pirates of the Caribbean. But the stars of the actors aren’t shining that bright as he is not able to win Oscar award, after being nominated three times.

Johnny Depp Oscar Nominations

2004: Nominated for Best Actor, “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”
2005: Nominated for Best Actor, “Finding Neverland”
2008: Nominated for Best Actor, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise Oscars


Tom Cruise is one of the most handsome hunk of Hollywood and a great actor too. Tom has been nominated three times for Oscars.

Tom Cruise Oscar Nominations

1990: Nominated for Best Actor, “Born on the Fourth of July”
1997: Nominated for Best Actor, “Jerry Maguire”
2000: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor, “Magnolia”

Will Smith

Will smith oscars

Will is an amazing and versatile actor. But shockingly, Will Smith too have not got any Oscar awards. Although, he has been nominated twice for Oscar Awards.

Will Smith Oscar Nominations

2002: Nominated for Best Actor, “Ali”
2007: Nominated for Best Actor, “The Pursuit of Happyness”

Julianne Moore

julianne moore Oscars

Juilanne Moore is an impressive actress and has been nominated four times. But she has not got a chance to hold on the Oscar trophy in her hands till date.

Julianne Moore Oscar Nominations

1998: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress, “Boogie Nights”
2000: Nominated for Best Actress, “The End of the Affair”
2003: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress, “The Hours”
2003: Nominated for Best Actress, “Far From Heaven”