2018 Oscar Nominees Then and Now

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 7 months ago

For some 2018 Academy Awards nominees, this is not the first time they have heard their name called. Check out our list of Oscar nominees, showcasing their first Oscar-nominated role, along with their current nod.

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Daniel Day-Lewis in Phantom Thread (2017)

Daniel Day-Lewis

Year: 2018

Role: Reynolds Woodcock, Phantom Thread

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Denzel Washington in Cry Freedom (1987)

Denzel Washington

Year: 1988

Role: Steve Biko, Cry Freedom

Category: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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Denzel Washington in Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

Denzel Washington

Year: 2018

Role: Roman J. Israel, Esq., Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Gary Oldman in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

Gary Oldman

Year: 2012

Role: George Smiley, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour (2017)

Gary Oldman

Year: 2018

Role: Winston Churchill, Darkest Hour

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Frances McDormand in Mississippi Burning (1988)

Frances McDormand

Year: 1989

Role: Mrs. Pell, Mississippi Burning

Category: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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Frances McDormand in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Frances McDormand

Year: 2018

Role: Mildred, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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Meryl Streep in The Deer Hunter (1978)

Meryl Streep

Year: 1979

Role: Linda, The Deer Hunter

Category: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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Meryl Streep in The Post (2017)

Meryl Streep

Year: 2018

Role: Kay Graham, The Post

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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Andrew Dice Clay and Sally Hawkins in Blue Jasmine (2013)

Sally Hawkins

Year: 2014

Role: Ginger, Blue Jasmine

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Sally Hawkins

Year: 2018

Role: Elisa Esposito, The Shape of Water

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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Saoirse Ronan in Atonement (2007)

Saoirse Ronan

Year: 2008

Role: Briony Tallis, Atonement

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird (2017)

Saoirse Ronan

Year: 2018

Role: Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson, Lady Bird

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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Christopher Plummer in The Last Station (2009)

Christopher Plummer

Year: 2010

Role: Tolstoy, The Last Station

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Christopher Plummer and Charlie Shotwell in All the Money in the World (2017)

Christopher Plummer

Year: 2018

Role: J. Paul Getty, All the Money in the World

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Richard Jenkins in The Visitor (2007)

Richard Jenkins

Year: 2009

Role: Walter, The Visitor

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Richard Jenkins in The Shape of Water (2017)

Richard Jenkins

Year: 2018

Role: Giles, The Shape of Water

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Woody Harrelson and Courtney Love in The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

Woody Harrelson

Year: 1997

Role: Larry Flynt, The People vs. Larry Flynt

Category: Best Actor in a Leading Role

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Woody Harrelson in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Woody Harrelson

Year: 2018

Role: Willoughby, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Willem Dafoe in Platoon (1986)

Willem Dafoe

Year: 1987

Role: Sgt. Elias, Platoon

Category: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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Willem Dafoe in The Florida Project (2017)

Willem Dafoe

Year: 2018

Role: Bobby, The Florida Project

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer in The Help (2011)

Octavia Spencer

Year: 2012

Role: Minny Jackson, The Help

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Octavia Spencer

Year: 2018

Role: Zelda Fuller, The Shape of Water

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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