List of people who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Awards facts for kids
EGOT, an acronym for the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards, is the honor given to people who have won all four awards. These awards honor good performances in television, recording, movie, and theatre.
EGOT is seen as one of the highest achievements any person in the Hollywood industry can get.
As of 2020[update], sixteen people are EGOTS.
List of EGOTS
|Name||Emmy||Grammy||Oscar||Tony||Year span||Age at completion||Category(s)|
|Richard Rodgers||1962||1960||1945||1950,||17||59 years, 10 months||Composer|
|Helen Hayes||1953||1977||1932||1947,||45||76 years, 4 months||Actress|
|Rita Moreno||1977||1972||1961||1975||16||45 years, 9 months||Actress/Singer|
|John Gielgud||1991||1979||1981||1961,||30||87 years, 4 months||Actor/Director|
|Audrey Hepburn||1993||1994||1953||1954||41||63 years, 8 months||Actress|
|Marvin Hamlisch||1995||1974||1973||1976||22||51 years, 3 months||Composer|
|Jonathan Tunick||1982||1988||1977||1997||20||59 years, 1 month||Composer/Conductor|
|Mel Brooks||1967||1998||1968||2001||34||74 years, 11 months||Writer/Composer/Actor|
|Mike Nichols||2001||1961||1967||1964||40||69 years, 11 months||Director/Comedian|
|Whoopi Goldberg||2002,,||1986||1991||2002||16||46 years, 6 months||Comedian/Actress/Host|
|Scott Rudin||1984||2012||2008||1994||28||53 years, 6 months||Producer|
|Robert Lopez||2008,||2012||2014||2004||10||39 years||Composer|
|Andrew Lloyd Webber||2018||1980,||1997||1980,||38||70 years, 5 months||Composer/Producer|
|Tim Rice||2018||1980||1993||1980||38||73 years, 9 months||Lyricist/Producer|
|John Legend||2018||2006||2015||2017||12||39 years, 8 months||Singer/Composer/Producer|
|Alan Menken||2020,||1992||1990||2012||30||70 years, 11 months||Composer/Producer|
The artist also subsequently won one or more additional competitive awards.
The artist also received one or more honorary or non-competitive awards.
The artist also earned the Triple Crown of Acting, with singular (non-group/ensemble/company) acting wins in the Emmy, Oscar and Tony awards.
The artist has won a Daytime Emmy Award, not a Primetime Emmy Award.
The artist was awarded posthumously.
The artist has subsequently achieved multiple EGOTs.
Legend, Lloyd Webber, and Rice achieved their EGOTs simultaneously with their shared Emmy Award for producing Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
EGOT winners who have also won a Peabody Award:
EGOT winners who have also won a Pulitzer Prize:
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Audrey Hepburn became the fifth person to win all four awards in 1994, and the first to complete it posthumously.
Marvin Hamlisch became the sixth person to win all four awards in 1995.
Mel Brooks became the eighth person to win all four awards in 2001.
Mike Nichols became the ninth person to win all four awards in 2001, and had the longest timespan (51 years) of all the grand slam winners when counting all awards.
Andrew Lloyd Webber won all four awards in 2018 and is the 13th person to do so.
Tim Rice won all four awards in 2018 and is the 14th person to do so.
Alan Menken became the sixteenth person to win all four awards in 2020.
Liza Minnelli has each of the four awards, having won her fourth in 1990, but her Grammy is a non-competitive award.
James Earl Jones has each of the four awards, having won his fourth in 2012, but his Oscar is a non-competitive award.
Harry Belafonte has each of the four awards, having won his fourth in 2014, but his Oscar is a non-competitive award.
Quincy Jones has each of the four awards, having won his fourth in 2016, but his Oscar is a non-competitive award.
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