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Outstanding actresses absent from Oscar’s list

Left off Oscar’s dance card Many of Hollywood’s greatest and most popular actresses never won best actress honors at the Oscars. -- Susan KingSOME LEGENDARY STARS WHO NEVER GOT A NOMINATION Mae WestJean HarlowMyrna Loy (she received an honorary Oscar)Hedy LamarrKim NovakMarilyn MonroeSOME FAMOUS ACTRESSES WHO RECEIVED NOMINATIONS BUT NEVER WON AN ACTING OSCAR Deborah Kerr (six nominations and an honorary Oscar)Glenn Close and Irene Dunne (five nominations)Rosalind Russell (four nominations and a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award)Greta Garbo (three nominations, honorary Oscar)Barbara Stanwyck (four nominations and an honorary Oscar)Agnes Moorehead (four nominations) LEGENDS WHO EARNED ONLY ONE NOMINATION: Marlene Dietrich for “Morocco” (1930)Carole Lombard for “My Man Godfrey” (1936)Jean Arthur for “The More the Merrier” (1943)Ava Gardner for “Mogambo” (1953)Lana Turner for “Peyton Place” (1957)Doris Day for “Pillow Talk” (1959)ACTRESSES WHO DIDN’T EARN NOMINATIONS FOR SEMINAL PERFORMANCES: Barbara Stanwyck “The Lady Eve” (1941)Mia Farrow “Rosemary’s Baby” (1968)Elizabeth Taylor “A Place in the Sun” (1951)Jean Arthur “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town” (1936) and “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” (1939)Jeanne Moreau “Jules and Jim” (1961)


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