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Poll: Three Time Acting Oscar Winners

In 2017 at the 89th Academy Awards, if Denzel Washington won the Best Actor for Fences (2016), he would become only the seventh person to win an acting Oscar three times or more. He has a prior Best Supporting Actor win for Glory (1989) and a Best Lead Actor win for Training Day (2001). The following are, as of mid-February, 2017, the only actors to have won three or more Oscars in acting categories.

Which trio of Oscar winning performances is the most impressive?

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    Walter Brennan

    Acting Oscar Wins

    Best Supporting Actor: Come and Get It (1936), Best Supporting Actor: Kentucky (1938), Best Supporting Actor: The Westerner (1940)

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    Katharine Hepburn

    Acting Oscar Wins

    Best Lead Actress: Morning Glory (1933), Best Lead Actress: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Best Lead Actress: The Lion in Winter (1968), Best Lead Actress: On Golden Pond (1981) * pick any three, only four time acting Oscar winner

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    Ingrid Bergman

    Acting Oscar Wins

    Best Lead Actress: Gaslight (1944), Best Lead Actress: Anastasia (1956), Best Supporting Actress Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

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    Jack Nicholson

    Acting Oscar Wins

    Best Lead Actor: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Best Supporting Actor: Terms of Endearment (1983), Best Lead Actor: As Good as It Gets (1997)

    Oscar Nomination History

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    Meryl Streep

    Acting Oscar Wins

    Best Supporting Actress: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Best Lead Actress: Sophie's Choice (1982), Best Lead Actress: The Iron Lady (2011)

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    Daniel Day-Lewis

    Acting Oscar Wins

    Best Lead Actor: My Left Foot (1989), Best Lead Actor: There Will Be Blood (2007), Best Lead Actor: Lincoln (2012)

    Oscar Nomination History