Kate Winslet as young Rose DeWitt Bukater and Gloria Stuart as old Rose in Titanic (1997).
Judi Dench as old Iris Murdoch and Kate Winslet as young Iris in Iris (2001).

The other roles that resulted in Oscar nominations for multiple actors were:

  • Leslie Crosbie (Jeanne Eagels in The Letter, 1928/29; Bette Davis in The Letter, 1940)
  • Norman Maine* (Fredric March in A Star is Born, 1937; James Mason in A Star is Born, 1954)
  • Vicki Lester* (Janet Gaynor in A Star is Born, 1937; Judy Garland in A Star is Born, 1954)
  • Henry Higgins (Leslie Howard in Pygmalion, 1938; Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady, 1964)
  • Arthur Chipping (Robert Donat in Goodbye, Mr. Chips, 1939; Peter O'Toole in Goodbye, Mr. Chips, 1969)
  • Henry V (Laurence Olivier in Henry V, 1946; Kenneth Branagh in Henry V, 1989)
  • Cyrano de Bergerac (José Ferrer in Cyrano de Bergerac, 1950, Gerard Depardieu in Cyrano de Bergerac, 1990)
  • Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando in The Godfather, 1972; Robert DeNiro in The Godfather, Part II, 1974)
  • Howard Hughes (Jason Robards in Melvin and Howard, 1980; Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator, 2004)
  • Richard M. Nixon (Anthony Hopkins in Nixon, 1995; Frank Langella in Frost/Nixon,. 2008)
  • Rooster Cogburn (John Wayne in True Grit, 1969; Jeff Bridges in True Grit, 2010)
  • Abraham Lincoln (Raymond Massey in Abe Lincoln in Illinois, 1940 and Daniel Day Lewis in Lincoln, 2012)
  • Vincent Van Gogh (Kirk Douglas in Lust for Life, 1956; Willem DaFoe in At Eternity's Gate, 2018).
  • The Joker (Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight, 2008; Joaquin Phoenix in Joker, 2019).
  • Henry VIII and Elizabeth I on three separate occasions (see question 58)

*Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga received nominations for the 2018 remake in which the characters were renamed Jackson Maine and Ally.

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