The missing Oscars

THE WASHINGTON POST  | September 25, 2019

Peter O’Toole never won an Oscar. Nor did Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant or Vincent Price. That, right there, should tell you how flawed the awards have been, despite the best intentions of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. As we barrel toward awards season and its annual slate of serious awards-bait films, we decided to remind you of 37 living actors you probably thought already had statues at home — and the roles they should have won them for …

(Writer’s note: Since the publication of this article, the Academy got it together and righted some of these wrongs. It’s still a pretty good read!)