- Alan Bates (two)
- Brian Dennehy (two)
- José Ferrer (two)
- Judd Hirsch (two)
- James Earl Jones (two)
- Fredric March (two)
- Mark Rylance (two)
- Jason Robards was nominated seven times for this award, but he won just once (in 1959).
- Brian Bedford was nominated seven times for this award, with one win (in 1971).
- Donald Pleasence was nominated four times, but he never won this award.
- Hume Cronyn was nominated four times, but he never won this award.
- James Earl Jones has been nominated four times for this award.
- Ben Gazzara was nominated three times for this award.
- Donald Moffat was nominated for two different plays in 1967, but he did not win this award for either one of them.
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