29 Stars Who Need Only a Tony to EGOT, From Julie Andrews to Kate Winslet (Photos)

A select group of entertainers can round out their trophy cases with a competitive win from the Broadway League


The EGOT — an acronym for Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony — is the greatest honor in entertainment. These stars are (or were) close to achieving it — if they manage to score a Broadway success.

Julie Andrews (1935 – ) Emmys (2): Variety Musical Series, “The Julie Andrews Hour” (1973); Nonfiction Series, “Broadway: The American Musical” (2005) Grammys (2): Recording For Children, “Mary Poppins” (1965); Spoken Word Album for Children, “Julie Andrews’ Collection Of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies” (2010) Oscar: Actress, “Mary Poppins” (1964)

Cher (1946 – )  Emmy: Variety, Music or Comedy Special, “Cher: The Farewell Tour” (2003)  Grammy: Dance Recording,”Believe” (1999) Oscar: Actress, “Moonstruck” (1987)

Common (1972 – )  Emmy: Original Music and Lyrics, “13th” (2017) Grammys (3): R&B Song, “Love of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)” (2002); Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, “Southside” (2007); Song Written For Visual Media, “Glory” (2015) Oscar: Original Song”Selma” (2014) 

Kate Winslet (1975 – ) Emmy: Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, “Mildred Pierce” (2011) Grammy: Spoken Word Album for Children, “Listen to the Storyteller” (1999) Oscar: Actress, “The Reader” (2008)

Hildur Guðnadóttir (1982 – ) Emmy:  Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special, “Chernobyl” (2019) Grammy: Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, “Chernobyl” (2020) Oscar: Best Original Score, “Joker” (2020)

Barbra Streisand (1942 – )  Emmys (3): Individual Achievements in Entertainment – Actors and Performers, “My Name Is Barbra” (1965); Variety, Music or Comedy Special and Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program, “Barbra: The Concert” (1995) Grammys (8): Vocal Female Performance and Album of the Year, “The Barbra Streisand Album” (1963); Vocal Female Performance, “People” (1964) and “My Name Is Barbra” (1965); Song of the Year and Pop Female Vocal Performance, “Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)” (1977); Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal, “Guilty” (1980); Pop Female Vocal Performance, “The Broadway Album” (1986) Oscars (2): Actress, “Funny Girl” (1968); Original Song, “A Star Is Born” (1976) 

Brian Grazer (1951 – )  Emmys (3): Miniseries, “From the Earth to the Moon” (1998); Comedy Series, “Arrested Development” (2004); Drama Series, “24” (2006) Grammy: Music Film, “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week the Touring Years” (2016) Oscar: Best Picture (producing), “A Beautiful Mind” (2001)

Ron Howard (1954 – )  Emmys (2): Miniseries (producing), “From the Earth to the Moon” (1998); Comedy Series (producing), “Arrested Development” (2004) Grammy: Music Film, “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week the Touring Years” (2016) Oscars (2): Best Picture and Director, “A Beautiful Mind” (2001)

James Moll (1963 – )  Emmy: Informational Special, “Survivors of the Holocaust” (1996) Grammy: Long Form Music Video, “Foo Fighters: Back And Forth” (2011) Oscar: Documentary Feature (producing), “The Last Days” (1998)

Michael Giacchino (1967 – ) Emmy: Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore), “Lost” (2005) Grammys (3): Score Soundtrack Album for Visual Media, “Ratatouille” (2007) and “Up” (2009); Instrumental Composition, “Married Life” (2009) Oscar: Original Score, “Up” (2009)

Randy Newman (1943 – ) Emmys (3): Music and Lyrics, “Cop Rock” (1991); Main Title Theme Music, “Monk” (2004); Original Music and Lyrics, “Monk” (2010) Grammys (6): Instrumental Composition, “The Natural” (1984); Instrumental Composition Written for Visual Media, “A Bug’s Life” (1999); Song Written for Visual Media, “When She Loved Me” (From Toy Story 2) (2000);  “If I Didn’t Have You” (From Monsters, Inc.) (2002); “Our Town” (From Cars) (2006); Score Soundtrack Album for Visual Media, “Toy Story 3” (2010) Oscars (2): Original Song, “Monsters, Inc.” (2001); Original Song, “Toy Story 3” (2010) 

John Williams (1932 – )Emmys (3): Musical Composition, “Heidi” (1969); Music Composition for a Special Program, “Jane Eyre” (1972); Original Main Title Theme Music, “Great Performances” (2009) Grammys: 23 wins, on 67 nominationsOscars (5): Music, Scoring Adaptation and Original Song Score, “Fiddler on the Roof” (1971); Original Score, “Jaws” (1975) and “Star Wars” (1977) and “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” (1982) and “Schindler’s List” (1993) 

Burt Bacharach (1928)  Emmy: Single Program – Variety or Musical, “Singer Presents Burt Bacharach” (1971) Grammys (6): Instrumental Arrangement, “Alfie” (1967); Score From an Original Cast Show Album, “Promises, Promises” (1969); Score Written For A Motion Picture or a TV Special, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (1969); Song of the Year, “That’s What Friends Are For” (1986); Pop Collaboration With Vocals, “I Still Have That Other Girl (1998); Pop Instrumental Album, “At This Time” (2005) Oscars (3): Original Song and Score for a Motion Picture (not a Musical), “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (1969); Original Song, “Arthur” (1981) 

Trent Reznor (1965- ) Emmy: Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special, “Watchmen” (2019)Grammys (3): Best Metal Performance, “Wish” (1992); Best Metal Performance, “Happiness in Slavery” (1995); Score Soundtrack for Visual Medium, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” (2012)Oscar: Original Score, “The Social Network” (2010)

Atticus Ross (1968 – )  Emmy: Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special, “Watchmen” (2019)Grammy: Score Soundtrack for Visual Medium, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” (2012)Oscar: Original Score, “The Social Network” (2010) 

Ludwig Göransson (1984 – ) Emmy: Record of the Year and Song of the Year, “This Is America” (2018); Outstanding Music Composition for a Series, “The Mandalorian” (2018)Grammys (3): Score Soundtrack for Visual Medium, “Black Panther” (2019)Oscar: Original Score, “Black Panther” (2018) 

Hildur Gudnadottir (1982 – ) Emmy: Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special, “Chernobyl” (2019) Grammy: Score for Visual Medium, “Joker” (2020) Oscar: Original Score, “Joker” (2020)

Martin Scorsese (1942 – )  Emmys (3): Directing for a Drama Series, “Boardwalk Empire” (2011); Nonfiction Special (producing) and Directing of a Nonfiction Special, “George Harrison: Living in the Material World” (2012) Grammy: Long Form Music Video, “No Direction Home” (2005) Oscar: Director, “The Departed” (2006)

George Burns (1896 – 1996)  Emmy: Performance in Informational Programming, “A Conversation With…” (1990) Grammy: Spoken Word or Non-Musical Recording, “Gracie – A Love Story” (1990) Oscar: Supporting Actor, “The Sunshine Boys” (1975)

John Addison (1920-1998)  Emmy: Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore), “Murder, She Wrote” (1985) Grammy: Original Score From A Motion Picture Or Television Show, “Tom Jones” (1963) Oscar: Music, Score – Substantially Original,”Tom Jones” (1963) 

Marilyn Bergman (1929 – ) and Alan Bergman (1925 – )  Emmys (3): Music Composition for a Special (Dramatic Underscore), “Sybil” (1977); Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics, “Barbra: The Concert” (1995); Music and Lyrics, “AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Movies: America’s Greatest Movies” (1999) Grammys (2): Song of the Year, Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special, “The Way We Were” (1974) Oscars (3): Original Song, “The Thomas Crown Affair” (1968); Original Song, “The Way We Were” (1973); Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score, “Yentl” (1983) 

Sid Ramin (1919 – )  Daytime Emmy: Design Excellence for a Daytime Drama Series, “All My Children” (1983) Grammy: Sound Track Album From Motion Picture or Television, “West Side Story” (1961) Oscar: Scoring of a Musical Picture, “West Side Story” (1961)

Caitrin Rogers (1983 – ) Emmy: Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form, “The Tillman Story” (2012) Grammy:  Best Music Film, “Twenty Feet From Stardom” (2015)Oscar: Best Documentary Feature, “Twenty Feet From Stardom” (2014)

Peter Ustinov (1921-2004)  Emmys (3): Single Performance – Lead or Support, “Omnibus” (1958); Single Performance by Lead Actor in a Drama, “Barefoot in Athens” (1967);  Single Performance by Lead Actor, “A Storm in Summer” (1970) Grammy: Recording For Children, “Peter and the Wolf” (1959) Oscars (2): Supporting Actor, “Spartacus” (1960) and “Topkapi” (1964) 

Robin Williams (1951-2014) Emmys (2): Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program, “Carol, Carl, Whoopi and Robin” (1987); Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program, “ABC Presents: A Royal Gala” (1988) Grammys (5): Comedy Recording, “Reality…What A Concept” (1979); “A Night at the Met” (1987); Comedy Recording, “Good Morning, Vietnam” (1988); Recording for Children, “Pecos Bill” (1988); Spoken Comedy Album, “Robin Williams – Live 2002”Oscar: Supporting Actor, “Good Will Hunting” (1997)

Morgan Neville (1967 – ) Emmy: Historical Documentary, “Best of Enemies” (2016) Grammy: Best Music Film, “Twenty Feet From Stardom” (2015) Oscar: Documentary Feature, “Twenty Feet From Stardom” (2015) 

Jon Blair (1950 – )   Emmy: Outstanding Historical Programming – Long Form, “Reporters at War” (2005) Grammy: Best Concept Music Video, “Land of Confusion” (1987) Oscar: Documentary Feature, “Anne Frank Remembered” (1995)

Alex Gibson   Emmy: Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, “John Adams” (2008) Grammy: Best Score Soundtrack Album, “The Dark Knight” (2008)  Oscar: Sound Editing, “Dunkirk” (2017)

So who has made the cut? Here are all of the stars who have achieved EGOT status, from Audrey Hepburn to Whoopi Goldberg.  Also Read: All 15 EGOT Winners, From Audrey Hepburn to John Legend (Photos)
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