ANS: Only six performers to be nominated for Oscars for playing winners of the Nobel prize
Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon were nominated as Best Actress and Best Actor for playing Marie Curie
and Pierre Curie in Madame Curie.Alexander Knox was nominated as Best Actor for playing Woodrow Wilson in Wilson.
Jack Nicholson was nominated as Best Supporting Actor for playing Eugene O'Neill in Reds.
Russell Crowe was nominated as Best Actor for playing John F. Nash in A Beautiful Mind.
Morgan Freeman was nominated for Best Actor for playing Nelson Mandela for Invictus.