10. Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington was born on 28 December 1954. He won 1 Academy award for Best Actor and 1 Academy award for Best Supporting actor. He got 8 Academy Award Nominations. His first Academy award is for best supporting actor in Glory, 1989. His second Academy award is for best actor in Training Day, 2001.

9. Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando was born on 3 April 1924. He won 2 Academy awards for Best Actor. He is well-regarded for his cultural influence on 20th-century film. He got 8 Academy Award Nominations. His first Academy award is for best actor in On the Waterfront, 1954. His second Academy award is for best actor in The Godfather, 1972.

8. Spencer Tracy

Spencer Tracy was born on 5 April 1900. He won 2 Academy awards for Best Actor. He got 9 Academy Award Nominations. His first Academy award is for best actor in Captain Courageous, 1937. His second Academy award is for best actor in Boys Town, 1938. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Tracy as the 9th greatest male star of Classic Hollywood Cinema.

7. Bette Davis

Bette Davis was born on 5 April 1908. She won 2 Academy awards for Best Actress. She got 10 Academy Award Nominations. Her first Academy award is for best actress in Dangerous, 1935. Her second Academy award is for best actress in Jezebel, 1938. In 1999, Davis placed second behind Katharine Hepburn on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest female stars of the classical Hollywood cinema era.

6. Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan was born on 25 July 1894. He won 3 Academy awards for Best Supporting Actor. He got 4 Academy Award Nominations. His first Academy award is for best supporting actor in Come and Get it, 1936. His second Academy award is for best supporting actor in Kentucky, 1938. His third Academy award is for best supporting actor in The Westerner, 1940.

5. Daniel Day Lewis

Daniel Day Lewis was born on 29 April 1957. He won 3 Academy awards for Best Actor. He got 6 Academy Award Nominations. His first Academy award is for best actor in My Left Foot, 1989. His second Academy award is for best actor in There Will Be Blood, 2007. His third Academy award is for best actor in Lincoln, 2012.

4. Ingrid Bergman

Ingrid Bergman was born on 29 August 1915. She won 2 Academy awards for Best Actress and 1 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She got 7 Academy Award Nominations. Her first Academy award is for best actress in Gaslight, 1944. Her second Academy award is for best actress in Anastasia, 1956. Her third Academy award is for best Supporting actress in Murder on the Orient Express, 1974.

3. Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson was born on 22 April 1937. He won 2 Academy awards for Best Actor and 1 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He got 12 Academy Award Nominations. His first Academy award is for best actor in One flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, 1975. His second Academy award is for best Supporting actor in Terms of Endearment, 1983. His third Academy award is for best actor in As good as it gets, 1997.

2. Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep was born on 22 June 1949. She won 2 Academy awards for Best Actress and 1 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She got 21 Academy Award Nominations. Her first Academy award is for best supporting actress in Kramer vs. Kramer, 1979. Her second Academy award is for best actress in Sophie’s Choice, 1982. Her third Academy award is for best actress in The Iron Lady, 2011.

1. Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn was born on 12 May 1907. She won 4 Academy awards for Best Actress. She got 12 Academy Award Nominations. Her first Academy award is for Morning Glory, 1933. Her second Academy award is for Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, 1967. Her third Academy award is for The Lion in winter, 1968. Her fourth Academy award is for On Golden Pond, 1981.