List of people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award

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List of people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award: these artists achieved the rare feat in winning all four of the major awards for show business:

There are currently nine people who have won all four awards in standard competitive categories:

  • Mel Brooks
  • John Gielgud
  • Marvin Hamlisch
  • Helen Hayes
    • Tony: 3:
      • 1947 : Best Actress, Dramatic - Happy Birthday
      • 1958 : Best Actress, Dramatic - Time Remembered
      • 1980 : Special Tony Award, Lawrence Langner Memorial Award for Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in the American Theatre
    • Grammy: 1976 : Best Spoken Word Recording - Great American Documents
    • Oscar: 2:
    • Emmy: 1953 : Best Actress
  • Audrey Hepburn
    • Tony: 1954 : Best Actress in a Drama - Ondine
    • Grammy: 1993 : Best Spoken Word Album For Children - Audrey Hepburn's Enchanted Tales
    • Oscar: 2:
      • 1953 : Best Actress in a Leading Role - Roman Holiday
      • 1993 : Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
    • Emmy: 1993 : Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn
  • Rita Moreno
    • Tony: 1975 : Best Featured of Supporting Actress - The Ritz
    • Grammy: 1972 : Best Recording For Children - The Electric Company
    • Oscar: 1961 : Best Actress in a Supporting Role - West Side Story
    • Emmy: 2:
      • 1977 : Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music - The Muppet Show
      • 1978 : Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series - The Rockford Files
  • Mike Nichols
    • Tony: 7:
      • 1964 : Best Director, Dramatic - Barefoot in the Park
      • 1965 : Best Director, Dramatic - Luv and The Odd Couple
      • 1968 : Best Director, Dramatic - Plaza Suite
      • 1972 : Best Director, Dramatic - The Prisoner of Second Avenue
      • 1977 : Best Musical - Annie
      • 1984 : Best Director, Play - The Real Thing
      • 2005 : Best Director, Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot
    • Grammy: 1961 : Best Comedy Performance - An Evening With Mike Nichols And Elaine May
    • Oscar: 1967 : Best Director - The Graduate
    • Emmy: 4:
      • 2001 : Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special - Wit
      • 2001 : Outstanding Made for Television Movie - Wit
      • 2004 : Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special - Angels in America
      • 2004 : Outstanding Miniseries - Angels in America
  • Jonathan Tunick
    • Tony: 1997 : Best Orchestrations - Titanic
    • Grammy: 1988 : Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals - "No One Is Alone"
    • Oscar: 1977 : Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score - A Little Night Music
    • Emmy: 1982 : Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction - Night of 100 Stars
  • Richard Rodgers
    • Tony: 6 (plus three special awards):
      • 1950 : Best Musical - South Pacific
      • 1950 : Best Producers, Musical - South Pacific
      • 1950 : Best Score - South Pacific
      • 1952 : Best Musical - The King and I
      • 1960 : Best Musical - The Sound of Music
      • 1962 : Best Composer - No Strings
    • Grammy: 2:
      • 1960 : Best Show Album (Original Cast) - The Sound of Music
      • 1962 : Best Original Cast Show Album - No Strings
    • Oscar: 1945 : Best Song - "It Might As Well Be Spring" from State Fair
    • Emmy: 1962 : Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composed - Winston Churchill-The Valiant Years

Two people have failed to win one of these regular competitive awards, but have been given special honorary awards that some might consider would qualify them to be placed on the list. These are:

If the Daytime Emmy Awards are included, comedian Whoopi Goldberg is also qualified

  • Whoopi Goldberg
    • Grammy: 1, Best Comedy Recording, 1985 for "Whoopi Goldberg--Original Broadway Show Recording"
    • Oscar: 1, Best Supporting Actress, 1991 for "Ghost"
    • Tony: 1, Producer of Best Musical Winner, 2002 for "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
    • Emmy: 1, Host of Outstanding Special Class Special, 2002 for "Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel"
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