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

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Updated February 10, 2020 9.2k votes 3.2k voters 7.5k views 44 items

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.
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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
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
Colin Firth is listed (or ranked) 3 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
4
Gene Hackman is listed (or ranked) 4 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
5
Robert Duvall is listed (or ranked) 5 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
6
Laurence Olivier is listed (or ranked) 6 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
7
Jack Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 7 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
8
Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 8 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
9
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
Dustin Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 10 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
11
Gregory Peck is listed (or ranked) 11 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
12
Sean Penn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Jimmy Markum in Mystic River, 2004
13
Sidney Poitier is listed (or ranked) 13 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
14
Philip Seymour Hoffman ... is listed (or ranked) 14 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
15
Ernest Borgnine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Jesus of Nazareth, Airwolf, McHale's Navy
Marty Piletti in Marty, 1956
16
Forest Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
The Shield, North and South, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland, 2007
17
John Wayne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Producers' Showcase, Running Hollywood, Casablanca (1955)
Rooster Cogburn in True Grit, 1970
18
Michael Douglas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
The Streets of San Francisco, NBC Nightly News, Time Team
Gordon Gekko in Wall Street, 1987
19
Rod Steiger is listed (or ranked) 19 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
20
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 20 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
21
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 21 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
22
Daniel Day-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance
Shoestring, Artemis 81, Thank You
Daniel Plainview in There Will Be Blood, 2008; Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln, 2013
23
George C. Scott is listed (or ranked) 23 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
24
Gary Cooper is listed (or ranked) 24 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
25
Alec Guinness is listed (or ranked) 25 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