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9 Great Actors Who Should Have Been Nominated An Oscar

The glitz and notoriety of the film industry might make it tempting to overlook the truth that acting is not the easiest profession. Many waste months or even years attempting to break into the industry by attending several auditions at great personal risk. As a result, it is simple to admire the talented few who put in the time and effort to make it in the profession. Though the business world, in particular, is unlikely to agree.
It is conceivable to be the world's most gifted and hardworking actor and still be ignored for an Oscar. The Academy Awards can only honor a certain number of people each year, and your favorite actor or actress may not want to be recognized in such a public forum. In any case, it would be fantastic if they were compensated for their work. The Academy overlooks a wide range of artists, but I believe it is critical to spotlight individuals who have been passed over for Best Actor in recent years.

1. Jim Carrey

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Few expected Jim Carrey would become an Oscar-worthy actor with The Mask and Ace Ventura. Carrey successfully made the shift from comedies to tragedies. Fans say Carrey has been ignored despite critically praised roles in The Truman Show, Man on the Moon, and Eternal Sunshine. Redditor cwills815 hopes Carrey will get Oscar praise for "a strong role"

2. Ana De Armas

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While Ariana DeBose gets an Oscar nod for her first big role, other up-and-coming stars don't. Anna De Armas has a long career ahead, but some fans are astonished she's not an Oscar nominee yet. With her performance as Marilyn Munroe in Blonde, an Oscar nomination may be in her future.

3. Song Kang-ho

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Though international films like Drive My Car can attract Oscar's attention, few performers have been acknowledged. Fans say Song Kang-ho has been underappreciated. Redditor isaaclian11 said Kang-ho wasn't chosen "because I saw Parasite." Kang-ho has had several great performances, including with director Bong Joon-ho.

4. John Goodman

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John Goodman, one of Hollywood's best character performers, improves every film he's in. Goodman has been overlooked despite many roles, from comic sidekick to villain. For many admirers, Goodman's absence of Coen Brothers nominations is the toughest. Redditor JustinDuck said Goodman "should have gotten Barton Fink."

5. Adam Sandler

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This comic has no issue sticking to his specialty, from The Wedding Singer (1998) through Jack and Jill (2011). Adam Sandler is legitimately humorous, but it's annoying that he doesn't use his dramatic abilities more, as evidenced in Punch-Drunk Love (2002) and Uncut Gems (2019). This is one of the most heinous Oscar snubs in recent history. Post-Uncut Gems, Sandler has returned to his comic origins, but supporters eagerly await the day he makes the Academy regret snubbing him.

6. Colin Farrell

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Colin Farrell's supporting role in The Batman has also won praise. It's the latest in Farrell's extraordinary career, especially after he left movie star roles for lesser projects. Farrell is tragic, humorous, and endlessly captivating in these odd endeavors. Redditor Hildebrand said Farrell deserved a nod for In Bruges and The Lobster.

7. Mads Mikkelsen

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Mads Mikkelsen, Danish export to Hollywood, has played James Bond, Marvel, Star Wars, and Hannibal Lecter. Aside from Bond villains Le Chiffre and Lecter, his most renowned roles have been in Italian films The Hunt (2012) and Another Round (2020). Both deserved Oscars.

8. Keanu Reeves

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Keanu Reeves is a professional in Movies and TV shows. The Canadian actor started on stage and came to fame due to his charisma and acting skills. Reeves' performances in The Matrix, John Wick, The Devil's Advocate, Point Break, and Speed have made him a Hollywood A-lister.

9. David Oyelowo

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David Oyelowo drew attention during the #OscarsSoWhite scandal. Oyelowo was one of the performers who criticized the Academy Awards' lack of ethnic diversity. His portrayal as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma got rave reviews and won multiple prizes, but he didn't get an Oscar, which surprised many moviegoers.
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