Turns 77, April 22. Nicholson currently holds the record for most Oscar nominations ever earned by an actor, with 12 nominations. Meryl Streep holds the record for actresses with 18 nominations. However, both Nicholson and Streep are tied with it comes to wins. Nicholson has won three times, for his performances in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Terms Of Endearment, and As Good As It Gets.