Golden Globes: 10 Most Nominated Actors of All Time

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These actors have the most Golden Globes nominations of all time. One of them is represented this year.

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Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Number of Nominations: 30

Number of Wins: 8

Globes Chronology: 1979 The Deer Hunter; 1980 Kramer vs. Kramer (Won); 1982 The French Lieutenant's Woman (Won); 1983 Sophie's Choice (Won); 1984 Silkwood; 1986 Out of Africa; 1989 A Cry in the Dark; 1990 She-Devil; 1991 Postcards from the Edge; 1993 Death Becomes Her; 1995 The River Wild; 1996 The Bridges of Madison County; 1997 Marvin's Room; 1998 "...First Do No Harm"; 1999 One True Thing; 2000 Music of the Heart; 2003 The Hours; 2003 Adaptation. (Won); 2004 "Angels in America" (Won); 2005 The Manchurian Candidate; 2007 The Devil Wears Prada (Won); 2009 Doubt; 2009 Mamma Mia!; 2010 Julie & Julia (Won); 2010 It's Complicated; 2012 The Iron Lady (Won); 2013 Hope Springs; 2014 August: Osage County; 2015 Into the Woods; 2017 Florence Foster Jenkins 2017 Recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award

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Jack Lemmon
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Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine

Number of Nominations: 19

Number of Wins: 5

Globes Chronology:

1955 The Trouble with Harry (Won); 1959 Some Came Running; 1960 Ask Any Girl; 1961 The Apartment (Won); 1962 The Children's Hour; 1964 Irma la Douce (Won); 1967 Gambit; 1968 Woman Times Seven; 1970 Sweet Charity; 1980 Being There; 1984 Terms of Endearment (Won); 1988 "Out on a Limb"; 1989 Madame Sousatzka (Won); 1991 Postcards from the Edge; 1993 Used People; 1995 Guarding Tess; 2003 "The Battle of Mary Kay"; 2006 In Her Shoes; 2009 "Coco Chanel"

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Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Number of Nominations: 17

Number of Wins: 6

Globes Chronology:

1970 Easy Rider; 1971 Five Easy Pieces; 1972 Carnal Knowledge; 1974 The Last Detail; 1975 Chinatown (Won); 1976 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Won); 1982 Reds; 1984 Terms of Endearment (Won); 1986 Prizzi's Honor (Won); 1988 Ironweed; 1990 Batman; 1993 A Few Good Men; 1993 Hoffa; 1998 As Good as It Gets (Won); 2003 About Schmidt (Won); 2004 Something's Gotta Give; 2007 The Departed

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Carol Burnett
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Al Pacino

Al Pacino

Number of Nominations: 17

Number of Wins: 4

Globes Chronology:

1973 The Godfather; 1974 Serpico (Won); 1975 The Godfather: Part II; 1976 Dog Day Afternoon; 1978 Bobby Deerfield; 1980 ...and justice for all.; 1983 Author! Author!; 1984 Scarface; 1990 Sea of Love; 1991 Dick Tracy; 1991 The Godfather: Part III; 1993 Glengarry Glen Ross; 1993 Scent of a Woman (Won); 2004 "Angels in America" (Won); 2011 "You Don't Know Jack" (Won); 2014 "Phil Spector"; 2016 Danny Collins

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Alan Alda

Alan Alda

Number of Nominations: 16

Number of Wins: 6

Globes Chronology:

1969 Paper Lion; 1973 "M*A*S*H; 1974 "M*A*S*H; 1975 "M*A*S*H (Won); 1976 "M*A*S*H (Won); 1977 "M*A*S*H; 1978 "M*A*S*H; 1979 "M*A*S*H; 1979 Same Time, Next Year; 1980 "M*A*S*H (Won); 1981 "M*A*S*H (Won); 1982 The Four Seasons (Nominated for both Best Actor and Best Screenplay); 1982 "M*A*S*H (Won); 1983 "M*A*S*H (Won); 1995 "White Mile"

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Jessica Lange

Jessica Lange

Number of Nominations: 15

Number of Wins: 6

Globes Chronology:

1977 King Kong (Won); 1983 Tootsie (Won); 1983 Frances; 1985 Country; 1990 Music Box; 1993 "O Pioneers!"; 1995 Blue Sky (Won); 1996 "A Streetcar Named Desire" (Won); 1998 A Thousand Acres; 2004 "Normal"; 2010 "Grey Gardens"; 2012 "American Horror Story" (Won); 2013 "American Horror Story"; 2014 "American Horror Story"; 2015 "American Horror Story"

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Angela Lansbury in The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1990)
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Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren

Number of Nominations: 14

Number of Wins: 3

Globes Chronology:

1997 "Losing Chase" (Won); 2000 "The Passion of Ayn Rand"; 2002 Gosford Park; 2003 "Door to Door"; 2004 "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone"; 2004 "Calendar Girls"; 2007 "Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act"; 2007 "Elizabeth I" (Won); 2007 The Queen; 2010 The Last Station; 2013 Hitchcock; 2014 "Phil Spector"; 2015 The Hundred-Foot Journey; 2016 Trumbo