The Oscar winning cast

Posted on January 22, 2013


The Oscars are coming up and I thought you’d like to know which James Bond actors who have been awarded Oscars and those who were nominated.
I think this is a full list. Let me know if anyone’s missing.
(For James Bond films Oscar wins and nominations, click here)
Kim Basinger oscar

During Bond tenure
Judi Dench “Shakespeare in Love”, + 5 nominations

During Bond production
Halle Berry “Monster’s Ball”

Before Bond
Javier Bardem “No Country for old men”, + 3 nominations
Christopher Walken “The Deer Hunter”, (presented by Telly Savalas), + 1 nomination after Bond
Christoph Waltz “Inglourious Basterds” & “Django Unchained”

After Bond
Sean Connery, “The Untouchables”
Kim Basinger “L.A. Confidential”

Javier Bardem Oscar
Oscar Nominees

Before Bond
Ralph Fiennes, 2 nominations
Albert Finney, 5 nominations
Lotte Lenya
Telly Savalas
Chaim Topol

After Bond
Minnie Driver (lost to Judi Dench)
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Max von Sydow, 2 nominations
Robert Shaw
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As for the James Bond pictures a few movies stand out.
Die Another Day“, is the only film yet with two Oscar winning leading ladies.
The “Skyfall” cast holds the most nominated actors with 2 winning actors and 2 nominees (totally 2 wins and 15 nominations).
Followed by “Never Say Never Again” with 2 winning actors and another 2 nominees with Max von Sydow being nominated twice. “From Russia with Love” comes in third with 1 winning actor and 2 nominees.
Christopher Walken was the first Oscar awarded actor to star in a Bond film (“A View to a Kill“)
(Casino Royale 1967 is excluded)

Who’s next?
Sean Bean? Naomie Harris? Michelle Yeoh? Eva Green? Jesper Christensen? Timothy Dalton? Mathieu Almaric?
You tell me.