Famous actors who died without an oscar

Jeff Bridges finally won his Oscar on Sunday for the role as a worn-out country singer in the movie "Crazy Heart". He deserved it after numerous good films.

But who doesn't have an Oscar yet? Who Deserves One? Surprising who missed out on everything.

EXPRESS.DE has put together a top 10: Famous male actors who have not yet received an Oscar.

Depp has already been nominated for best leading actor several times, but has always been empty-handed:

2004 - As pirate Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean" - Sean Penn won 2003 as Jimmy Markum in "Mystic River"

2005 - As Peter Pan writer Sir James Mathew Barrie in "When Dreams Learn to Fly" ("Finding Neverland") - Jamie Foxx won 2004 as Ray Charles in "Ray"

2008 - As barber Sweeney Todd in "Sweeney Todd" - Daniel Day-Lewis won 2007 as Daniel Plainview in "There Will be Blood"

With Tom Cruise's long career with countless box office hits, it is really surprising that he has not yet received an Oscar. He has already been nominated three times

1999 - As best supporting actor Frank T.J. Mackey in "Magnolia" - Michael Caine won as Dr. Wilbur Larch in "God's work and the devil's contribution"

1990 - As best leading actor Ron Kovic in "Born on July 4th" - Daniel Day-Lewis won as Christy Brown in "My Left Foot"

1996 - Jerry Maguire as best actor in "Jerry Maguire - Game of Life" - Geoffrey Rush won as David Helfgott in "Shine"

The Irish actor received the honorary Oscar for his life's work in 2003. The Acadamy had noticed how often they missed this great actor.

He was nominated for best actor seven times, each time a colleague won.

1963 - As T.E. Laurence in "Lawrence of Arabia" - Gregory Peck won as Atticus Finch in "Who disturbs the nightingale"

1965 - As King Henry II in "Becket" - Rex Harrison won as Professor Henry Higgins in "My Fair Lady"

1969 - As King Henry II in "The Lion in Winter" - Cliff Robertson won as Charly Gordon in "Charly"

1970 - As Arthur Chipping in "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" - John Wayne won as Marshal Reuben J. Cogburn in "The Marshal"

1973 - As Jack Gurney in "The Ruling Class" - Marlon Brando won as Don Vito Corleone in "The Godfather"

1981 - As Eli Cross in "The Stunt Man" - Robert De Niro won as Jack LaMotta in "Wie ein Wilder Stier"

1983– As Alan Swann in "My Favorite Year" - Ben Kingsley won as Gandhi in "Gandhi"

2007 - As Maurice in "Venus" - Forest Whitaker won as Idi Amin in "The Last King of Scotland"

His career was too short for an Oscar. His early death and his role in "... because they don't know what they're doing" made him a youth idol of the 1950s.

He received two posthumous Oscar nominations for Best Actor for his roles in Beyond Eden and Giants.

1956 - As Carl Trask in "Jenseits von Eden" - Ernest Borgine won as Marty Piletti in "Marty"

1957 - As Jett Rink in "Giganten" - Yul Brunner won as King Mongkut in "The King and I"

The interesting and multi-layered actor ("Seven", "Fight Club") has already been nominated twice:

1997 - Aaron Stampler for Best Supporting Actor in "Twilight" - Cuba Gooding Jr. won as Rod Tidwell in "Jerry Maguire - Game of Life"

1999 - As best leading actor Derek Vinyard in "American History X" - Roberto Benigni won as Guido Orefice in "Life is Beautiful"

No Oscar so far for Leonardo DiCaprio. Many of his complex roles were Oscar-worthy, but he was not considered. He has been nominated several times:

1994 - Best Supporting Actor Arnie Grape in "Gilbert Grape - Somewhere in Iowa" - Tommy Lee Jones won as Deputy Marshal Samuel Gerard in "On the Run"

2005 - Best Actor Howard Hughes in "Aviator" - Jamie Foxx won as Ray Charles in "Ray"

2007 - Best Actor Danny Archer in "Blood Diamond" - Forest Whitaker won as Idi Amin in "The Last King of Scotland"

The popular movie star was one of the greatest Hollywood actors of the last century. In 1970 he received an honorary Oscar from Frank Sinatra. But he never received a "real" Oscar. He was nominated twice:

1942 - As best leading actor Roger Adams in "Chords of Love" - ​​Gary Cooper as Alvin c. York in "Sergeant York"

1945 - As best leading actor Ernie Mott in "None but the Lonely Heart" - Bing Crosby won as Father Chuck O’Malley in "The Road to Happiness"

Harrison Ford, among others with the Star Wars saga and successful as Indiana Jones, is one of the most commercially successful actors in film history. He's never got an Oscar. Only one nomination:

1986 - Best Actor Detective Capt. John Book in "The Only Witness" - William Hurt won as leading actor ("Kiss of the Spider Woman")

Popular Brad Pitt has starred in so many blockbuster hits, the list is getting too long here. But so far it has not been enough for an Oscar. He was already nominated:

1996 - As best supporting actor Jeffrey Goines in "12 Monkeys" - Kevin Spacey won as Roger "Verbal" Kint ("The Usual Suspects")

2009 - nominated for best leading actor Benjamin Button in "The Strange Case of Benjamin Button" - Sean Penn won as Harvey Milk ("Milk")

The Briton was a distinguished character actor in the 1960s and has already been nominated for an Oscar five times. He still plays in numerous films (Bourne Ultimatum, A Good Year, Ocean's Twelve). He doesn't seem to care about awards: he has never shown himself at an Oscar ceremony.

1963 nominated for best leading actor Tom Jones in "Between Bed and Gallows" - Sidney Poitier won as Homer Smith in "Lilien auf dem Felde"

1975 nominated for best leading actor Hercule Poirot in "Murder on the Orient Express" - Art Carney won as Harry Coombes in "Harry and Tonto"

1984 nominated for best leading actor Sir in The Dresser in "An Unequal Couple" - Robert Duvall won as Mac Sledge in "Tender Mercies - Comeback of the Body"

1985 nominated for best leading actor Geoffrey Firmin in "Unter dem Vulkan" - F. Murray Abraham won as Antonio Salieri in "Amadeus"

2001 nominated for best supporting actor Edward L. Masry in Erin Brockovich - Benecio del Toro won as Javier Rodriguez Rodriguez in "Traffic - Power of the Cartel"

The list goes on: Sam Rockwell, Paul Giamani, Robert Downey Jr., William H. Macy, Will Smithm, John Malkovich, Bill Murray, Steve Buschemi, Richard Burton, Fred Astaire, Glenn Close, Orson Welles, Jeff Daniels and many more.

Incidentally, Jack Nicholson and Walter Brennan each received three "Academy Awards" for the men who were most frequently honored with actor awards. Nicholson also holds the nomination record for male actors with 12 nominations.