Always a nominee, never a winner

Published On: Jun 13 2011 01:23:09 PM PDT   Updated On: Feb 05 2013 11:00:00 PM PST

Some actors are lucky enough to repeatedly be nominated for an Academy Award, but they never get the statuette.

Richard Burton in The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
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Paramount Pictures

O'Toole's Best Actor nomination for 2007's "Venus" broke his tie with Richard Burton, who was nominated seven times, including nods for "The Robe," "Becket," "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" (pictured, with Burton on the left), but never won.

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