VOTE The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance  

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The Golden Globes and the Academy Awards don't always go hand in hand, whether its Best Picture, Best Director, or any of the acting or technical categories. There are a couple of reasons for this, mainly that there are two different voting bodies for each. The Golden Globes are voted on by the Hollywood Foreign Press, the Oscars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Additionally, the Golden Globes have separate categories for dramas and comedies/musicals. This splits the performances and subsequently causes mismatches when compared to the Oscars, which have one pool for each nomination category. Sometimes, however, an actor's performance is too powerful, too memorable to not be noticed by both. There are a handful of actors who won an Oscar and Golden Globe for the same role. Sometimes, the same actor has even won both awards more than once. Here is the complete list of the famous actors who won an Oscar and Golden Globe in the same year.

Vote up the best actors who double dipped during awards season, being showered with praise and shiny statues by both the Academy and the Hollywood Foreign Press.
list ordered by

1
912 162
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Band of Brothers, Tales from the Crypt, Big Love
Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, 1994; Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump, 1995

2
119 93
Henry Fonda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
The Deputy, Roots: The Next Generations, The Smith Family
Norman Thayer in On Golden Pond, 1982

3
109 85
Gene Hackman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in The French Connection, 1972

4
76 68
Laurence Olivier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Jesus of Nazareth, Brideshead Revisited, The World at War
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark in Hamlet, 1949

5
90 91
Dustin Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Curb Your Enthusiasm, Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Ted Kramer in Kramer vs. Kramer, 1980; Raymond Babbitt in Rain Man, 1989

6
87 88
Gregory Peck is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
The Blue and the Gray, Moby Dick, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special
Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, 1963

7
81 81
Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
The Godfather Saga, Roots: The Next Generations, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special
Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront, 1955; Vito Corleone in The Godfather, 1973

8
70 68
Robert Duvall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Lonesome Dove, The Defenders, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Mac Sledge in Tender Mercies, 1984

9
79 79
Robert De Niro is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
The Godfather Saga, NYC 22, TriBeCa
Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull, 1981

10
83 84
Jack Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Dr. Kildare
Randale Patrick "Mac" McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest1976

11
73 73
Al Pacino is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
The Godfather Saga, Angels in America
Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman, 1993

12
52 70
Gary Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Marshal Will Kane in High Noon, 1953

13
47 63
George C. Scott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
A Christmas Carol, Hallmark Hall of Fame, Mr. President
George S. Patton in Patton, 1971

14
46 62
Alec Guinness is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Star Wars Holiday Special, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Smiley's People
Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai1958

15
46 62
Peter Finch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Howard Beale in Network, 1977

16
39 53
Jon Voight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Ray Donovan, Return to Lonesome Dove, Lone Star
Luke Martin in Coming Home, 1979

17
38 56
Geoffrey Rush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Kath & Kim, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Twisted Tales
David Helfgott in Shine, 1997

18
20 30
Rod Steiger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Jesus of Nazareth, Hollywood Wives
Police Chief Bill Gillespie in In the Heat of the Night, 1968

19
25 38
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Anne Frank: The Whole Story, The Adventurer, Dickens Of London
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in Gandhi1983

20
88 148
Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
The Borgias, Brideshead Revisited, The Civil War
Claus von Bülow in Reversal of Fortune, 1991

21
289 481
Colin Firth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Pride and Prejudice, Conspiracy, Lost Empires
King George VI in The King's Speech, 2011

22
25 48
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
True Detective, Unsolved Mysteries, Festival Pass with Chris Gore
Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club, 2014

23
22 43
Philip Seymour Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Empire Falls, HypaSpace
Truman Capote in Capote, 2006

24
22 43
Sidney Poitier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Separate but Equal
Homer Smith in Lilies of the Field, 1964

25
16 33
Eddie Redmayne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
The Pillars of the Earth, Birdsong, Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, 2015