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Poll: Worthy Multi-Oscar Nominated Characters

The actor or actress make the performance great, but having a great character to channel certainly helps. These characters have garnered Oscar nominations multiple times, sometimes portrayed by the same actor and in other instances by multiple actors.

Which memorable multiple Oscar nominated character is the most worthy of their repeated nominations?

Discuss the topic here.

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    Don Vito Corleone

    Marlon Brando in The Godfather (1972): Won, Best Actor

    Robert De Niro in The Godfather: Part II (1974): Won, Best Supporting Actor

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    Howard Hughes

    Jason Robards in Melvin and Howard (1980): Nominated, Best Supporting Actor

    Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator (2004): Nominated, Best Actor

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    Elizabeth I

    Cate Blanchett twice in Elizabeth (1998): Nominated, Best Actress Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) Nominated, Best Actress

    Judi Dench in Shakespeare in Love (1998): Won, Best Supporting Actress

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    Abraham Lincoln

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    Rocky Balboa

    Sylvester Stallone twice in Rocky (1976): Nominated, Best Actor Creed (2015): Nominated, Best Supporting Actor
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    Fast Eddie Felson

    Paul Newman twice in The Hustler (1961): Nominated, Best Actor The Color of Money (1986): Won, Best Actor
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    King Henry VIII

    Charles Laughton in Anne of the Thousand Days (1969): Won,, Best Actor

    Robert Shaw in A Man for All Seasons (1966): Nominated, Best Supporting Oscar

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    Don Michael Corleone

    Al Pacino twice in The Godfather (1972): Nominated, Best Supporting Actor The Godfather: Part II (1974): Nominated, Best Actor
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    Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn

    John Wayne in True Grit (1969): Won, Best Actor

    Jeff Bridges True Grit (2010): Nominated, Best Actor

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    Father Chuck O'Malley

    Bing Crosby twice in Going My Way (1944): Won, Best Actor The Bells of St. Mary's (1945): Nominated, Best Actor
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    President Richard M. Nixon

    Anthony Hopkins in Nixon (1995): Nominated, Best Actor

    Frank Langella in Frost/Nixon (2008): Nominated, Best Actor

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    King Henry II

    Peter O'Toole twice in Becket (1964): Nominated, Best Actor The Lion in Winter (1968): Nominated, Best Actor
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    Father Fitzgibbon

    Barry Fitzgerald twice in Going My Way (1944): Won, Best Supporting Actor Going My Way (1944): Nominated, Best Actor

    * eligibility rules since modified to prevent double nominations for same performance