There are a lot of actors who have already been nominated in the Oscars. Some of them become nominated countless times before winning. Such is the case with Meryl Streep who has been nominated 21 times. She has won 21 times and lost 3 times. it seems that there are some actors who have won more than others.
Aside from Meryl Streep, Katharine Hepburn has won 12 nominations and has lost 4 times. Jack Nicholson has also won 12 times and has lost 3 times. There are a lot of actors in Hollywood who consider it a privilege to be nominated for the Oscars. This is one of the things that people aim for.
To win an Oscar is a great honor only given to the best of the best in show business. Only a small number of people ever win an Oscar so to be nominated is also a wonderful thing. Meryl Streep currently has the most Oscar nominations, but she does not haved the most wins. Meryl Streep has been nominated for an Oscar 14 times and has only won 3 times.
On the other hand, Katherine Hepburn has been nominated for an Oscar 12 times and has won the award 4 times. Betty Davis has also been nominated almost a dozen times with 10 nominations and she has won only two times. Jack Nicholson has been nominated for 8 oscars and he has walked away with three of them.