Feb 25, 2016 03:55 AM EST By James Bendijo

List Of Non-Oscar Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr. & More!

With the 88th Academy Awards getting nearer, here is a gallery of some famous stars who never won or has yet to win an Oscar.

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  • Many stars and personalities would love nothing more than to win the precious and coveted Oscar award, as it is an honorable price for the work that they have done in the industry.

    However, these following people were unable to grab the golden trophy even though they were some of the most famous and respected personalities among their peers. Many of them were nominated for an Oscar award but they failed on getting the honor.

    To know more about these stars, here is a star-studded list of people who never won an Oscar in their entire career.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio has never won an Oscar in his career even after numerous nominations. Fortunately, "The Revenant" star's fifth nomination this year might finally give him the Oscar that he deserves.
  • The 50-year-old Robert Downey Jr. has never won an Academy Award but he has already been nominated twice to win an Oscar.
  • At 52, Johnny Deep is still an "Oscar-less" star. Furthermore, many thought that the veteran actor was snubbed in this year's Oscar nominations because he did a good job in portraying the lead role in "Black Mass."
  • Glenn Close still doesn't have an Oscar in her resume even after six nominations. She was last nominated by the Academy Awards in 2011 for her role in "Albert Nobbs."
  • The late actor was nominated eight times for the Best Actor award but he always came up short. He did receive an Honorary Oscar before passing away in 2013.
  • Famous director Spike Lee has been nominated twice by the Academy Awards but both of those bids were unsuccessful. Although he has already received an honorary Oscars for his contribution, he still criticized the organization for the issue of lack of diversity in this year's nominees.
  • Dubbed as "one of the best filmmakers of all time," the late Alfred Hitchcock never won an Oscar in his illustrious career. He did receive the Academy's Irving G. Talberg Memorial Award for film producers in 1968.
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