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See the stars who have never won.

mindy tucker
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Glenn Close

The incredible Glenn Close has zero Oscar wins. She was nominated for her starring role in The Wife, but lost the award in a shocking upset to The Favourite's Olivia Colman.

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Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper has been nominated for numerous acting roles, including his work in American Hustle and American Sniper. Unfortunately, those haven't resulted in a win.

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Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling's diverse history of memorable characters is impressive. He has received nominations for roles in two films, Half Nelson and La La Land.

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Amy Adams

Amy Adams has been Oscar nominated for roles in six films, including American Hustle, The Fighter and Vice. But she has yet to walk away with the gold.

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Samuel L. Jackson

One of the hardest working actors of our time has never won an Oscar. In fact, he has received only one nomination, a Best Supporting Actor nod for Pulp Fiction.

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Robert Downey, Jr.

Robert Downey, Jr., a.k.a. Iron Man, is missing a key piece of metal: an Oscar.

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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver has played so many incredible parts in the most memorable films (Aliens, Ghostbusters and more) that it's kind of amazing she's never won one.

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Michelle Pfeiffer

Pfeiffer's heap of electrifying performances have not translated to a win with the Academy.

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Liam Neeson

Cinema's hardest man to catch has yet to catch the coveted Academy Award.

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John Travolta

Saturday Night Fever wasn't contagious enough to convince the Academy that Travolta deserved an Oscar.

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Will Smith

The actor that ruled so many summers is still fighting to win a winter.

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Johnny Depp

The What's Eating Gilbert Grape star has played many beloved characters but still no Academy Award.

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Tom Cruise

The man who jumped on Oprah's couch has yet to take the stage to accept an Academy Award.

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Edward Norton

Edward Norton is a talented artist for sure but none of big roles have won him the biggest prize.

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Joaquin Phoenix

Phoenix has shocked us on and off screen. Another shocker? He's never won an Oscar.

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Ed Harris

Still no Oscar wins for the Apollo 13 star.

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Harrison Ford

The king of adventure has one more trek to make: the journey to the stage to accept an Academy Award.

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Mark Wahlberg

Marky Mark-turned-hot-leading-man has played a hefty variety of parts. None of them Oscar-winning.