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This year brings the possibility of two actors tying Katharine Hepburn's Oscar record

This year brings the possibility of two actors tying Katharine Hepburn's Oscar record

Katharine Hepburn holds the record for most acting Academy Awards, but for how long? Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the actors primed to break her run:

4: Number of acting Academy Awards won by Katharine Hepburn (for “Morning Glory,” “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” “The Lion in Winter,” “On Golden Pond”).

3: Number of living performers who have won three Oscars: Daniel Day-Lewis (“My Left Foot,” “There Will Be Blood,” “Lincoln”), Jack Nicholson (“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “Terms of Endearment,” “As Good as It Gets”) and Meryl Streep (“Kramer vs. Kramer,” “Sophie’s Choice,” “The Iron Lady”).

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