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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

28 stars who are just one trophy away from the most coveted award in Hollywood

Insider 28 stars who are just one trophy away from the most coveted award in Hollywood Desiree O, Brit + Co Jul. 27, 2018, 4:46 PM ...  Read More

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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Who Needs an Oscar to Reach EGOT?

Gold Derby Who Needs an Oscar to Reach EGOT? June 8, 2017 0bec99c6575d50ee5d00fbdb53586c78 Only a dozen people have won the awards grand slam known as the EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). They are (in chronological order of achievement) composer Richard Rodgers, actress Helen Hayes, actress Rita Moreno, actor John Gielgud, actress Audrey Hepburn, composer Marvin Hamlisch, orchestrator Jonathan Tunick, writer/director/composer Mel Brooks, director Mike Nichols, actress Whoopi Goldberg, producer Scott Rudin, and composer Robert Lopez. Tour our photo gallery above for information about the 19 living people who just need an Academy Award to achieve EGOT. They are: actor Harry Belafonte, composer Martin Charnin, actress Cynthia Erivo, composer/producer Anne Garefino, actor James Earl Jones, composer John Kander, composer/actress Cyndi Lauper, composer John McDaniel, actress Audra McDonald, actress Bette Midler, composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, actress Cynthia Nixon, composer/producer Trey Parker, composer Marc Shaiman, composer Bill Sherman, composer/producer Matt Stone, composer Charles Strouse, actress Lily Tomlin, and actor Dick Van Dyke. Please note that Belafonte and Jones received honorary Oscars but have never won in competition, a requirement to be considered an EGOT champion. There are also five deceased people who won at the Emmys, Grammys, and Tonys but never prevailed at the Oscars: composer Leonard Bernstein, composer Cy Coleman, composer Fred Ebb, actress Julie Harris, and actor James Whitmore. 1. Harry Belafonte Harry Belafonte first won a Tony (“John Murray Anderson’s Almanac,” 1954), Emmy (“Tonight with Belafonte,” 1960), and Grammy (“Swing Dat Hammer,” 1960). He has yet to win a competitive Oscar for an EGOT. 2. Martin Charnin Martin Charnin first won an Emmy (“Annie,” 1971), (“Annie,” 1977), and Grammy (“Annie,” 1977). He has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 3. Cynthia Erivo Cynthia Erivo first won a Tony (“The Color Purple,” 2016), Grammy (“The Color Purple,” 2017), and Daytime Emmy (“Today Show,” 2017). She has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 4. Anne Garefino, Trey Parker and Matt Stone Anne Garefino, Trey Parker and Matt Stone first won an Emmy (“South Park,” 2005), Grammy (“The Book of Mormon,” 2011), and Tony (“The Book of Mormon,” 2011). They have yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 5. James Earl Jones James Earl Jones first won a Tony (“The Great White Hope,” 1969), Grammy (“Great American Documents,” 1976), and Emmy (“Heat Wave,” 1991). He has yet to win a competitive Oscar for an EGOT. 6. John Kander John Kander first won a Grammy (“Cabaret,” 1967), Tony (“Cabaret,” 1967), and Emmy (“Liza with a Z,” 1973). He has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 7. Cyndi Lauper’ Cyndi Lauper first won a Grammy (New Artist, 1985), Emmy (“Mad About You,” 1995), and Tony (“Kinky Boots,” 2013). She has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 8. John McDaniel John McDaniel first won a Grammy (“Annie Get Your Gun,” 1999), Tony (“Annie Get Your Gun,” 1999), and Daytime Emmy (“Rosie O’Donnell Show,” 2001). He has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 9. Audra McDonald Audra McDonald first won a Tony (“Carousel,” 1994), Grammy (“Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny,” 2008), and Emmy (“Sweeney Todd,” 2015). She has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 10. Bette Midler Bette Midler first won a Grammy (Best New Artist, 1974), Emmy (“Ol’ Red Hair Is Back,” 1977), and Tony (“Hello, Dolly,” 2017). She has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 11. Lin-Manuel Miranda Lin-Manuel Miranda first won a Tony (“In the Heights,” 2008), Grammy (“In the Heights,” 2009), and Emmy (“67th Tony Awards,” 2014). He has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 12. Cynthia Nixon Cynthia Nixon first won an Emmy (“Sex and the City,” 2004), Tony (“Rabbit Hole,” 2006), and Grammy (“An Inconvenient Truth,” 2008). She has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT. 13. Marc Shaiman Marc Shaiman first won an Emmy (“64th Annual Academy Awards,” 1992), Grammy (“Hairspray,” 2002), and Tony (“Hairspray,” 2003). He has yet to win an Oscar for an EGOT.
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