• Some roles are so great they earn multiple Oscars
  • These actors reprised Oscar-nominated parts
  • See who earned multiple Oscars in our video!

In 1945, Barry Fitzgerald won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as "Father Fitzgibbon" in Going My Way. He was simultaneously nominated for Best Actor for the same performance. The rules were subsequently changed to prevent this from happening again...

Performances That Earned Multiple Oscar Nominations

Other fictional or real-life characters have garnished more than one Oscar nomination due to the fact that different actors were used each time. Examples include Abraham Lincoln and Howard Hughes.

Performances that Earned Multiple Oscar Nominations

And another. In the movie Titanic, both actresses portraying "Rose DeWitt Bukater" were nominated for their work in the movie.

Also interesting:

Watch the video above to find out who else earned multiple Oscar nominations!