Oscars: 10 performers who got lead and supporting nominations in the same year

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Oscars: 10 performers who got lead and supporting nominations in the same year
Nicole Kidman and Steve Carell could join an elite group of performers who have received Oscars nominations in both acting categories in the same year. While Kidman may compete in lead for “Destroyer” and supporting for “Boy Erased,” Carell could contend as Best Actor for either “Beautiful Boy” or “Welcome to Marwen” and as Best Supporting Actor for “Vice.”

Who are the other actors and actresses pulling off this neat trick? Tour our photo gallery above to see all 10 people, with each person listed from most recent to furthest back. By the way, only two of this nominees went home on Oscar night without a trophy for either category.

SEENicole Kidman Interview: ‘Destroyer’ and ‘Boy Erased

In the early years of the Oscars, there were no rules preventing performers for competing multiple times in the same category. As a result, the 1929/1930 ceremony found George Arliss (“Disraeli” and “The Green Goddess
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