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EGOT Winners, Through The Years

A select few in the entertainment industry have earned the coveted EGOT (winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony). Here are a few of the notable winners:

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1. Audrey Hepburn


Hepburn became the fifth recipient of all four awards in 1994, winning a Grammy posthumously.

Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievement, Informational Programming – Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn (1993)

Grammy: Best Spoken Word Album for Children – Audrey Hepburn's Enchanted Tales (1994)

Oscar: Best Actress in a Leading Role – Roman Holiday (1953)

Tony: Best Actress in a Drama – Ondine (1954)

2. Mel Brooks

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Brooks won his fourth award in 2001 for his work on the musical "The Producers".

Emmy: Outstanding Writing Achievement in Variety – The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special (1967)

Grammy: Best Spoken Comedy Album – The 2000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000 (1998)

Oscar: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen – The Producers (1968)

Tony: Best Musical – The Producers (2001)

In each category, with the exception of The Oscars, Brooks won more than one award.

3. Whoopi Goldberg

Goldberg became an EGOT winner in 2002. She is the first African American winner of all four awards.

Emmy: Outstanding Special Class Special – Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel (2002)

Grammy: Best Comedy Recording – Whoopi Goldberg—Original Broadway Show Recording (1985)

Oscar: Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Ghost (1990)

Tony: Best Musical – Thoroughly Modern Millie (co-producer, 2002)

4. Scott Rudin

Throughout his career in the entertainment industry, Rudin was most recognizable for his work in stage productions. However, Rudin won his fourth award, a Grammy, in 2012.

Emmy: Outstanding Children's Program – He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin' (1984)

Grammy: Best Musical Theater Album – The Book of Mormon: Original Broadway Cast Recording (2012)

Oscar: Best Picture, No Country For Old Men (co-producer, 2007)

Tony: Best Musical – Passion (1994)

Rudin also won 7 other Tony awards.

5. Robert Lopez

The most recent addition to the EGOT winners list, Lopez received his fourth award for 2014's song of the year: "Let it Go" from Frozen.

Emmy: Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition: Wonder Pets (2008)

Grammy: Best Musical Theater Album: The Book of Mormon: Original Broadway Cast Recording (2012)

Oscar: Best Original Song: "Let It Go" from Frozen (2014)

Tony: Tony Award for Best Score: Avenue Q (2004)

6. Barbra Streisand

Streisand's Tony win for "Star of the Decade", an honorary award, made her the youngest EGOT winner, at 28 years old.

Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment – Actors and Performers – My Name is Barbra (1965)

Grammy: Best Vocal Performance, Female – The Barbra Streisand Album (1963)

Oscar: Best Actress in a Leading Role – Funny Girl (1968)

Tony: Special Tony Award: Star of the Decade (1970)

7. Liza Minnelli

Minnelli received her fourth award, a Grammy Legend Award, in 1990.

Emmy: Outstanding Single Program − Variety and Popular Music (1973)

Grammy: Special Grammy Award: Grammy Legend Award (1990)

Oscar: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Cabaret (1972)

Tony: Best Leading Actress in a Musical - Flora the Red Menace (1965)

8. James Earl Jones

Jones won his fourth award, an honorary Academy Award, in 2011.

Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor − Drama Series - Gabriel's Fire (1991)

Grammy: Best Spoken Word Recording - Great American Documents (1977)

Oscar: Academy Honorary Award (2011)

Tony: Best Leading Actor in a Play - The Great White Hope (1969)

Who's Next?

Kate Winslet, Al Pacino, and Cyndi Lauper are among several in the entertainment industry with 3 of 4 awards.

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