This classically trained thespian has missed the big one on five occasions. In 1990, he failed to win in both the Best Actor and Best Director categories for his contributions to "Henry V." In 1993, he failed to take home the Best Short Film award for "Swan Song." In 1997, he lost the Best Screenplay trophy for his work on "Hamlet. And in 2012, he did not win the Best Actor award for "My Week with Marilyn." —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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