Bette Davis had 5 in a row. Is that the most?
Tied with Greer Garson, I believe, yes. Davis’s nominations came between 1939-1943, Garson’s were 1941-1945.
I believe it is Bette Davis. She had a wonderful career during the war.
1941-45 I do believe.
It’s Davis and Garson with 5.
People with 4…
Thelma Ritter: Her first 4 out of 6 nominations were in a row. 1951-1954. Never won.
Elizabeth Taylor: 1958-1961. Won for that last one. (Won a second one later)
Marlon Brando: 1952-1955. Won for that last one. (Won a second one later).
Al Pacino: 1972-1976 (never won for those, won much later)
Jennifer Jones: 1943-1946 (won in 43)
And because why not?
People with 3
Spencer Tracy (won for the last two)
Gary Cooper (won the first one)
Ingrid Bergman (won the middle one)
Gregory Peck (didn’t win with these, won later)
Deborah Kerr (never won)
Richard Burton (never won)
Jack Nicholson (won for the last of these)
Jane Fonda (won the middle one)
Meryl Streep (won the middle one)
Glenn Close (never won)
William Hurt (won the first)
Russell Crowe (won the middle one)
Renee Zellweger (won the last one)
Bradley Copper (never won)