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Who is the most nominated actor never to win an Oscar?


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Peter O'Toole never won a compeitive Academy Award despite eight nominations. On March 23, 2003, he was presented an honorary Oscar for being a performer "whose remarkable talents have provided cinema history with some of its most memorable characters."

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