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Do You Know How Many Oscars These Actors Have Won?

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  1. How many Oscars has George Clooney won?

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    Our dear George has won two Oscars! He won Best Supporting Actor for Syriana and Best Picture for Argo.

  2. How many Oscars has Meryl Streep won?

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    Three

    Meryl has won three times (out of about a TRILLION nominations). Best Actress for Sophie's Choice and The Iron Lady, and Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer.

  3. How many Oscars has Denzel Washington won?

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    Denzel won the Best Supporting Actor statue for Glory and the Best Actor gold for Training Day.

  4. How many Oscars has Daniel Day-Lewis won?

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    Daniel has won Best Actor three times: for My Left Foot, There Will Be Blood, and Lincoln.

  5. How many Oscars has Whoopi Goldberg won?

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    Whoopi won Best Supporting Actress for Ghost.

  6. How many Oscars has Christoph Waltz won?

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    Christoph won both of his Best Supporting Actor Oscars for a Quentin Tarantino film. He won one for Inglorious Basterds and one for Django Unchained.

  7. How many Oscars has Jodie Foster won?

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    Jodie has won Best Actress twice: for The Accused and for The Silence of the Lambs.

  8. How many Oscars has Samuel L. Jackson won?

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    Zero

    Samuel has never won an Oscar — though he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Pulp Fiction.

  9. How many Oscars has Sean Penn won?

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    Sean Penn has won Best Actor two times: once for Mystic River and once for Milk.

  10. How many Oscars has Naomi Watts won?

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    Zero

    Though Naomi has been nominated twice (for 21 Grams and The Impossible), she hasn't won yet.

  11. How many Oscars has Brad Pitt won?

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    One

    Brad Pitt won an Oscar for Best Picture when he produced 12 Years a Slave.

  12. How many Oscars has Matt Damon won?

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    One

    Matt Damon won an Oscar with Ben Affleck for Best Original Screenplay when they wrote Good Will Hunting.

  13. How many Oscars has Viola Davis won?

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    Viola has been nominated for an Oscar twice before (for Doubt and The Help) but is heavily favored to win the Best Supporting Actress statue for Fences this year.

  14. How many Oscars has Tom Cruise won?

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    Zero

    Though he's been nominated three times, Tom has yet to win that Oscar gold. He was nominated for Best Actor for Born on the Fourth of July and Jerry Maguire and for Best Supporting Actor for Magnolia.

  15. And how many Oscars has Jack Nicholson won?

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    Three

    Jack won two Best Actor awards — one for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and one for As Good As It Gets — and a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Terms of Endearment.

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