Sigourney Weaver
lost both the 1988 Best Actress for Gorillas in the Mist
and Supporting Actress for Working Girl.

Emma Thompson
lost both the 1993 Best Actress Oscar for The Remains of the Day
and Best Supporting Actress for In the Name of the Father.

Julianne Moore
lost both the 2002 Best Actress Oscar for Far From Heaven
and Best Supporting Actress for The Hours.

Cate Blanchett
lost both the 2007 Best Actress for Elizabeth: The Golden Age
and Best Supporting Actress for I'm Not There.


Other performers nominated for both acting awards in a single year are:

Fay Bainter won the 1938 Best Supporting Actress for Jezebel
and was also nominated for Best Actress for White Banners.

Teresa Wright won the 1942 Best Supporting Actress for Mrs. Miniver
and was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar for The Pride of the Yankees.

Barry Fitzgerald won the 1944 Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Going My Way,
and was nominated for Best Actor in the same role (see question 21).

Jessica Lange won the 1982 Best Supporting Actress for Tootsie
and was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar for Frances.

Al Pacino won the 1992 Best Actor Oscar for Scent of a Woman
and was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Glengary Glen Ross.

Holly Hunter won the 1993 Best Actress Oscar for The Piano
and was nominated for the Supporting Actress Oscar for The Firm.

Jamie Foxx won the 2004 Best Actor Oscar for Ray
and was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor for Collateral.

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