10 Actors and Actresses Nominated for Oscars Twice in a Single Year

Fay Bainter


Fay Okell Bainter (December 7, 1893 – April 16, 1968) was an American film and stage actress who got nominated for the Academy Awards thrice and two times in a single year. She was the first one to do so when she was nominated for Best Actress in White Banners and for Best Supporting Actress in Jezebel in 1938. She won for Best Supporting Actress category playing Aunt Belle. She acted since the age of 15 as a traveling stage actress in 1908 and made her way to the Broadway in 1912. She did her first film This Side of Heaven in 1934. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.