The Few, the Talented, the EGOT Winners

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The EGOT is the culmination of achievement in the entertainment business. This honor is for the few talented and dedicated entertainers that can manage to achieve an Emmy (award for television), a Grammy (award for music), an Oscar (an award for film) and a Tony (an award for theater). In the history of entertainment only 12 people have managed to achieve this great honor. Below are the winners of these prestigious awards, in order of who completed the EGOT first.

richard rodgers Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)
Completed the EGOT in 17 years.
Oscar: 1945
Tony: 1950 (won six total in his career)
Grammy: 1960 (won two total in his career)
Emmy: 1962

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Completed the EGOT in 45 years.
Oscar: 1932 (won two total in her career)
Tony: 1947 (won two total in her career)
Emmy: 1953
Grammy: 1977

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Completed the EGOT in 16 years.
Oscar: 1961
Grammy: 1972
Tony: 1975
Emmy: 1977 (won two total in her career)

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Completed the EGOT in 30 years.
Tony: 1961 (won two total in his career)
Grammy: 1979
Oscar: 1981
Emmy: 1991

Annex - Hepburn, Audrey (Breakfast at Tiffany's)_21 Audrey Hepburn (1929 – 1993)
Completed the EGOT in 41 years.
Oscar: 1953
Tony: 1954
Emmy: 1993
Grammy: 1994

marvin-hamlisch22 Marvin Hamlisch (1944 – 2012)
Completed the EGOT in 23 years.
Oscar: 1973 (won three total in his career)
Grammy: 1974 (won four total in his career)
Tony: 1976
Emmy: 1995 (won four total in his career)

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Completed the EGOT in 20 years.
Oscar: 1977
Emmy: 1982
Grammy: 1988
Tony: 1997

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Completed the EGOT in 34 years.
Emmy: 1967 (won four total in his career)
Oscar: 1968
Grammy: 1998 (won three total in his career)
Tony: 2001 (won three total in his career)

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Completed the EGOT in 40 years.
Grammy: 1961
Tony: 1964 (won nine total in his career)
Oscar: 1967
Emmy: 2001 (won four total in his career)

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Completed the EGOT in 17 years.
Grammy: 1985
Oscar: 1990
Tony: 2002
Emmy: 2002 (won two total in her career)

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Completed the EGOT in 28 years.
Emmy: 1984
Tony: 1994 (won ten total in his career)
Oscar: 2007
Grammy: 2012

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Completed the EGOT in 10 years.
Tony: 2004 (won three total in his career)
Emmy: 2008 (won two total in his career)
Grammy: 2012 (won three total in his career)
Oscar: 2014

There are four other entertainer who have achieved all four awards, however, one of their awards is considered honorary (rather than competitive) which does not fully include them on the list above.

These Entertainers are:

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10/23/2008 New York, NY 2009 Screen Actor's Guild Life Achievement award winner James Earl Jones. Photo: Mark HillTNT James Earl Jones

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