Academy Awards: Actors with most Oscar nominations but least wins

Peter O’Toole

Nominations: 8

  • Actor – 1963 – “Lawrence of Arabia”
  • Actor – 1965 – “Becket”
  • Actor – 1969 – “The Lion in Winter”
  • Actor – 1970 – “Goodbye, Mr. Chips”
  • Actor – 1973 – “The Ruling Class”
  • Actor in a Leading Role – 1981 – “The Stunt Man”
  • Actor in a Leading Role – 1983 – “My Favorite Year”
  • Actor in a Leading Role – 2007 – “Venus”

Peter O’Toole rose to stardom in one of the most legendary movies of all time, “Lawrence of Arabia.” Throughout his career, many of his roles were in stunning period pieces, and he most recently took this propensity to the small screen in Showtime’s “The Tudors.”

Note: Peter O’Toole was awarded with an honorary Oscar by the academy.

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