Dan Ackroyd for his supporting role in "Driving Miss Daisy"
Who was the first Saturday Night Live player to be nominated for an Oscar?
Six SNLers have been nominated for Oscars and they are:
George Coe (on SNL in 1975): Nominated Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects -The Dove, 1968 (before he was on SNL)
Randy Quaid (on SNL 1985-86): Nominated Best Supporting Actor-The Last Detail, 1973 (also before appearing on SNL)
Joan Cusack (on SNL 1985-86):Nominated Best Supporting Actress-Working Girl, 1988; Nominated Best Supporting Actress-In & Out, 1997
Dan Aykroyd (on SNL 1975-79): Nominated Best Supporting Actor-Driving Miss Daisy, 1989
Robert Downey Jr. (on SNL 1985-86): Nominated Best Leading Actor-Chaplin, 1992; Nominated Best Supporting Actor-Tropic Thunder, 2008
Bill Murray (on SNL 1977-1980): Nominated Best Leading Actor-Lost in Translation, 2003
To date, no SNLer has won an Oscar
Corrections and additions:
Eddie Murphy (on SNL 1980-84): Nominated Best Supporting Actor-Dream Girls, 2007
Michael McKean (on SNL 1994-95): Nominated Best Song-A Mighty Wind, 2004 (with Annette O'Toole)
Kristen Wiig (on SNL 2005-present): Nominated Best Original Screenplay-Bridesmaids, 2011 (with Annie Mumolo)
No. She did not win the 1998 Academy Award for her performance in the movie. She wasn't even nominated. But she was nominated for a Golden Globe.
It was nominated for British Academy of Film and Television
She has won an Emmy, but she's never been nominated for an Academy Award.
No. He has never been nominated.
Dan Aykroyd was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Driving Miss Daisy (1989).
Coming to America (1988) which was nominated for Costume Design and Makeup was nominated in the 1989 Academy Awards.
Academy Award for Sound. This is was the films only Oscars. It was also the only Oscar it was nominated for.
No. The hip-hop star has never been nominated for an Academy Award.