received seven nominations in her illustrious career and won three;
for her superb performance in Gaslight (1944) as well as for Anastasia (1956) - a
selection made largely by sentimentality - and Murder on the Orient Express (1974) - a
selection made entirely by sentimentality. Her last nomination was for her magnificent
return to Swedish films in Autumn Sonata.
was nominated for Best Actor for his powerful performances in the Spanish language
Before Night Falls (2000) and Biutiful (2010) and won for his unforgettable turn as a
psychopathic assasin in No Country for Old Men (2007).
was nominated for Best Actress for the Spanish language Volver (2006)
and for Best Supporting Actress for the English language musical Nine (2009).
She split the difference in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), speaking
both English and Spanish and winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
Max Von Sydow
was nominated for Best Actor for his performance as an elderly itinerate worker
the Swedish masterpiece Pelle the Conqueror (1988) and for
Best Supporting Actor for the 9/11 drama Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011). He had no dialogue in the latter film in his role as a man who is made mute by a personal trauma, but his character communicates entirely through notes he writes in English.
Some sources include Robert DeNiro on this tally for his Oscar winning
performance in The Godfather Part II, in which his dialogue was
primarily spoken in Italian, and Benecio Del Toro for his Oscar-winning performance in Traffic, in which his dialogue is primarily spoken in Spanish.