List of persons who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Awards


List of persons who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Awards

This is a list of persons who have won Grammy, Academy, Tony, and Emmy Awards, "GATE", the four major entertainment awards in American show business.

Winners of the four major entertainment awards

To date, nine artists have each won all four of the major American entertainment awards in standard competitive categories. The four major entertainment awards include the Academy Award (or Oscar), the Primetime Emmy Award, the Grammy Award, and the Tony Award. Two of these artists, Richard Rodgers and Marvin Hamlisch, have each won the Pulitzer Prize as well. This list is arranged in order by the date on which each artist completed receiving all four of the major awards.

Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)

Richard Rodgers received his fourth distinct award in 1962:

Academy Award
#1945 : Best Song - "It Might As Well Be Spring" from "State Fair"Emmy Award
#1962 : Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composed - "Winston Churchill-The Valiant Years"Grammy Award
#1960 : Best Show Album (Original Cast) - "The Sound of Music"
#1962 : Best Original Cast Show Album - "No Strings"Tony Award
#1950 : Best Musical - "South Pacific"
#1950 : Best Producers, Musical - "South Pacific"
#1950 : Best Score - "South Pacific"
#1952 : Best Musical - "The King and I"
#1960 : Best Musical - "The Sound of Music"
#1962 : Best Composer - "No Strings"Special Award
#1962 : Special Tony Award "for all he has done for young people in the theatre and for taking the men of the orchestra out of the pit and putting them onstage in "No Strings"
#1972 : Special Tony Award
#1979 : Special Tony Award, Lawrence Langner Memorial Award for Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in the American Theatre

Note: Rodgers also received a Pulitzer Prize Special Award and Citation in Letters for "Oklahoma!" in 1944 and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama for "South Pacific" in 1950.

Helen Hayes (1900-1993)

Helen Hayes received her fourth distinct award in 1976:

Academy Award
#1932 : Best Actress in a Leading Role - "The Sin of Madelon Claudet"
#1970 : Best Actress in a Supporting Role - "Airport"Emmy Award
#1953 : Best Actress - "Not A Chance" (Schlitz Playhouse)Grammy Award
#1976 : Best Spoken Word Recording - "Great American Documents"Tony Award
#1947 : Best Actress, Dramatic - "Happy Birthday"
#1958 : Best Actress, Dramatic - "Time Remembered"Special Award
#1980 : Special Tony Award, Lawrence Langner Memorial Award for Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in the American Theatre

Rita Moreno (1931- )

Rita Moreno received her fourth distinct award in 1977:

Academy Award
#1961 : Best Actress in a Supporting Role - "West Side Story"Emmy Award
#1977 : Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music - "The Muppet Show"
#1978 : Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series - "The Rockford Files" for the episode The Paper PalaceGrammy Award
#1972 : Best Recording For Children - "The Electric Company"Tony Award
#1975 : Best Featured or Supporting Actress in a Play - "The Ritz"

John Gielgud (1904-2000)

John Gielgud received his fourth distinct award in 1991:

Academy Award
#1981 : Best Actor in a Supporting Role - "Arthur"Emmy Award
#1991 : Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special - "Summer's Lease"Grammy Award
#1979 : Best Spoken Word Documentary or Drama - "Ages of Man"Tony Award
#1961 : Best Director of a Drama - "Big Fish, Little Fish"Special Award
#1959 : Special Tony Award "for contribution to theatre for his extraordinary insight into the writings of Shakespeare as demonstrated in his one-man play "Ages of Man"

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993)

Audrey Hepburn received her fourth distinct award in 1994:

Academy Award
#1953 : Best Actress in a Leading Role - "Roman Holiday"Emmy Award
#1993 : Outstanding Individual Achievement, Informational Programming - "Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn"Grammy Award
#1994 : Best Spoken Word Album for Children - "Audrey Hepburn's Enchanted Tales"Tony Award
#1954 : Best Actress in a Drama - "Ondine"Special Award
#1968 : Special Tony Award, Special Achievement Award
#1993 : Special Academy Award, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Marvin Hamlisch (1944- )

Marvin Hamlisch received his fourth distinct award in 1995:

Academy Award
#1973: Best Music, Original Dramatic Score - "The Way We Were"
#1973: Best Music, Original Song - "The Way We Were"
#1973: Best Music, Scoring Original Song Score and/or Adaptation - "The Sting"Emmy Award
#1995 : Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Direction - ""
#1995 : Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics - ""
#1999 : Outstanding Music and Lyrics - "AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies"
#2001 : Outstanding Music Direction - ""Grammy Award
#1974: Song Of The Year - "The Way We Were"
#1974: Best New Artist Of The Year
#1974: Best Pop Instrumental Performance - "The Entertainer"
#1974: Album Of Best Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or A Television Special - "The Way We Were"Tony Award
#1976 : Best Musical Score - "A Chorus Line"

Note: Hamlisch also received a Pulitzer Prize for Drama for "A Chorus Line" in 1976.

Jonathan Tunick (1938- )

Jonathan Tunick received his fourth distinct award in 1997:

Academy Award
#1977 : Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score - "A Little Night Music"Emmy Award
#1982 : Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction - "Night of 100 Stars"Grammy Award
#1988 : Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals - "No One Is Alone", Cleo LaineTony Award
#1997 : Best Orchestrations - "Titanic"

Mel Brooks (1926- )

Mel Brooks received his fourth distinct award in June, 2001:

Academy Award
#1968 : Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen - "The Producers"Emmy Award
#1997 : Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - "Mad About You"
#1998 : Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - "Mad About You"
#1999 : Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - "Mad About You"Grammy Award
#1998 : Best Spoken Comedy Album - "The 2000 Year Old Man In The Year 2000"
#2002 : Best Long Form Music Video - ""
#2002 : Best Musical Show Album - "The Producers"Tony Award
#2001 : Best Book of a Musical - "The Producers"
#2001 : Best Original Score - "The Producers"
#2001 : Best Musical - "The Producers"

Mike Nichols (1931- )

Mike Nichols received his fourth distinct award in November, 2001:

Academy Award
#1967 : Best Director - "The Graduate"Emmy Award
#2001 : Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special - "Wit"
#2001 : Outstanding Made for Television Movie - "Wit" as Executive Producer
#2004 : Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special - "Angels in America"
#2004 : Outstanding Miniseries - "Angels in America" as Executive ProducerGrammy Award
#1961 : Best Comedy Performance - "An Evening With Mike Nichols And Elaine May"Tony Award
#1964 : Best Director, Dramatic - "Barefoot in the Park"
#1965 : Best Director, Dramatic - "Luv" and "The Odd Couple"
#1968 : Best Director, Dramatic - "Plaza Suite"
#1972 : Best Director, Dramatic - "The Prisoner of Second Avenue"
#1977 : Best Musical - "Annie" as Producer
#1984 : Best Director, Play - "The Real Thing"
#1984 : Best Play - "The Real Thing" as Producer
#2005 : Best Director, Musical - "Monty Python's Spamalot"

Superlatives

Of the nine artists who have each won all four of the major entertainment awards in standard competitive categories, the following emerge.

Winners of the four major entertainment awards under qualified criteria

To date, four artists have each won all four of the major entertainment awards under qualified criteria. In particular, Whoopi Goldberg and Andrew Lloyd Webber have each won the four major entertainment awards when the criteria are qualified to include either the Daytime Emmy Awards or the International Emmy Awards. Furthermore, Liza Minnelli, Whoopi Goldberg, and Barbra Streisand have each won the four major entertainment awards when the criteria are qualified to include either noncompetitive honorary awards or noncompetitive special awards. This list is arranged in order by the date on which each artist completed receiving all four of the major awards under qualified criteria.

Barbra Streisand (1942- )

Academy Award
#1968 : Best Actress in a Leading Role - "Funny Girl"
#1977 : Best Music, Song - "A Star Is Born"Emmy Award
#1965 : Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment - Actors and Performers - "My Name is Barbra"
#1995 : Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - ""
#1995 : Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special - ""
#2001 : Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - ""Grammy Award
#1963 : Best Vocal Performance, Female - "The Barbra Streisand Album"
#1963 : Album Of The Year (Other Than Classical) - "The Barbra Streisand Album"
#1964 : Best Score From An Original Cast Show Album - "Funny Girl"
#1964 : Best Vocal Performance, Female - "People" (From the musical "Funny Girl")
#1965 : Best Vocal Performance, Female - "My Name Is Barbra"
#1977 : Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female - "Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)"
#1977 : Song Of The Year, "Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)"
#1980 : Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal - "Guilty" (with Barry Gibb)
#1986 : Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female - "The Broadway Album"Tony Award
*No competitive awardSpecial Award
#1970 : Special Tony Award
#1995 : Special Grammy Award, Lifetime Achievement Award

Liza Minnelli (1946- )

Academy Award
#1972 : Best Actress in a Leading Role - "Cabaret"Emmy Award
#1973 : Outstanding Single Program - Variety and Popular Music - "Singer Presents Liza with a 'Z'"Grammy Award
*No competitive awardTony Award
#1965 : Best Actress (Musical) - "Flora the Red Menace"
#1978 : Best Actress (Musical) - "The Act"Special Award
#1974 : Special Tony Award
#1990 : Special Grammy Award, Grammy Legend Awards

Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )

Academy Award
#1996 : Best Music, Original Song - "You Must Love Me" from "Evita"Emmy Award
*No competitive awardGrammy Award
#1980 : Best Cast Show Album - "Evita"
#1983 : Best Cast Show Album - "Cats"
#1985 : Best Contemporary Composition - "Lloyd Webber: Requiem" Tony Award
#1980 : Best Original Score - "Evita"
#1983 : Best Original Score - "Cats"
#1995 : Best Original Score - "Sunset Boulevard"International Emmy Award
#2001 : Performing Arts - "Jesus Christ Superstar"Special Award
#1990 : Special Grammy Award, Grammy Legend Awards

Note: The 2000 television video version of the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" received an International Emmy Award in the Performing Arts category. The award was technically presented to the production company (Universal Pictures Visual Programming Presents A Really Useful Films Production) and not specifically to Webber or Rice. Webber, however, is founder of the Really Useful Group.

Whoopi Goldberg (1955- )

Academy Award
#1990 : Best Supporting Actress, "Ghost"Emmy Award
*No competitive awardGrammy Award
#1985 : Best Comedy Recording - "Whoopi Goldberg--Original Broadway Show Recording"Tony Award
#2002 : Best Musical - "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (Co-Producer)Special Award
#1997 : Special Emmy Award, Governors Award, for the seven "Comic Relief" Benefit SpecialsDaytime Emmy Award
#2002 : Outstanding Special Class Special - "" (Host)

Winners of three out of the four major entertainment awards

To date, 54 artists have each won three out of the four major entertainment awards in standard competitive categories. These lists are arranged in alphabetical order by the last name of the artist. An asterisk ( * ) indicates those artists who are currently living. These 32 living artists are thus potentially still able to complete the "" by winning the fourth major entertainment award currently lacking from their records.

Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award winners

Winning an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award is known as winning the "Triple Crown" of acting awards.

#Jack Albertson
#Anne Bancroft
#Ingrid Bergman
#Shirley Booth
#Ralph Burns
#Melvyn Douglas
#Bob Fosse - Fosse won all three awards in the same year, 1973.
#Jeremy Irons *
#Liza Minnelli * - Minnelli also won a Special Grammy Award in 1990.
#Thomas Mitchell - In 1953, Mitchell became the first actor ever to win the Triple Crown.
#Al Pacino *
#Vanessa Redgrave *
#Jason Robards
#Scott Rudin *
#Paul Scofield
#Maggie Smith *
#Maureen Stapleton
#Jessica Tandy
#Tony Walton *

In addition, Eileen Heckart won a competitive Academy Award, a competitive Emmy Award, and a Special Tony Award.

Academy Award, Grammy Award, and Tony Award winners

#Henry Fonda
#Whoopi Goldberg * - Goldberg also won a Special Emmy Award in 1997 and a Daytime Emmy Award in 2002.
#Oscar Hammerstein II
#Elton John *
#Alan Jay Lerner
#Andrew Lloyd Webber * - Lloyd Webber also won an International Emmy Award in 2001.
#Frank Loesser
#Tim Rice *
#Stephen Sondheim *
#Jule Styne

In addition, Judy Garland won a Special Academy Award, four competitive Grammy Awards, a Special Grammy Award, and a Special Tony Award.

Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Grammy Award winners

#John Addison
#Woody Allen *
#Julie Andrews *
#Burt Bacharach *
#Alan Bergman *
#Marilyn Bergman *
#George Burns
#Cher *
#Randy Newman *
#Bruce Springsteen *
#Barbra Streisand * - Streisand also won a Special Tony Award in 1970.
#Peter Ustinov
#John Williams *
#Robin Williams *

In addition, Sid Ramin won a competitive Academy Award, a competitive Grammy Award, and a Daytime Emmy Award.

Emmy Award, Grammy Award, and Tony Award winners

#Harry Belafonte *
#Leonard Bernstein
#Martin Charnin *
#Cy Coleman
#Fred Ebb
#Julie Harris *
#James Earl Jones *
#John Kander *
#Marc Shaiman *
#Charles Strouse *
#Lily Tomlin *
#Dick Van Dyke *
#James Whitmore *

In addition, Barry Manilow won two competitive Emmy Awards, a competitive Grammy Award, and a Special Tony Award. Also, Bette Midler won three competitive Emmy Awards, three competitive Grammy Awards, and a Special Tony Award.

Winners of an Emmy Award and a Tony Award for the same role

To date, six artists have won both an Emmy Award and a Tony Award for performing the same role on television and in theater. This list is arranged in alphabetical order by the last name of the artist.
#Nell Carter for her performances in the 1978 musical and the 1982 musical special "Ain't Misbehavin'"
#Ed Flanders for his performances in the 1973 play and the 1975 teleplay "A Moon for the Misbegotten"
#Mary Martin for her performances in the 1954 musical and the 1955 teleplay "Peter Pan"
#Robert Morse for his performances in the 1990 play and the 1992 teleplay "Tru"
#Jessica Tandy for her performances in the 1983 play and the 1987 teleplay "Foxfire"
#Jeffrey Wright for his performances in the 1994 play and the 2003 mini-series "Angels in America"

Winners of an Academy Award and a Tony Award for the same role

To date, nine artists have won both an Academy Award and a Tony Award for performing the same role in film and in theater. This list is arranged in alphabetical order by the last name of the artist.

#Jack Albertson for his performances in the 1964 play and the 1968 film "The Subject Was Roses"
#Anne Bancroft for her performances in the 1959 play and the 1962 film "The Miracle Worker"
#Shirley Booth for her performances in the 1950 play and the 1952 film "Come Back, Little Sheba"
#Yul Brynner for his performances in the 1951 play and the 1956 film, "The King and I"
#José Ferrer for his performances in the 1946 play and the 1950 film "Cyrano de Bergerac"
#Joel Grey for his performances in the 1966 play and the 1972 film "Cabaret"
#Rex Harrison for his performances in the 1957 play and the 1964 film "My Fair Lady"
#Lila Kedrova for her performances in the 1964 film "Zorba the Greek" and the 1983 musical "Zorba."
#Paul Scofield for his performances in the 1962 play and the 1966 film "A Man for All Seasons"

External links

* [http://www.oscars.org/ Oscars.org]
* [http://www.emmys.org/ Emmys.org]
* [http://www.grammy.com/ Grammy.com]
* [http://www.tonyawards.com/en_US/index.html TonyAwards.com]
* [http://www.pulitzer.org/ Pulitzer.org]


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