Which 29 artists need an Oscar to become an EGOT?

Only 16 people have won the grand slam awards known as EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). They are (in chronological order of realization) composer Richard Rodgers, actress Helen Hayes, actress Rita Moreno, actor John Gielgud, actress Audrey Hepburn, composer Marvin Hamlisch, orchestrator Jonathan Tunick, writer/director/composer Mel Brooks, director Mike Nichols, actress Whoopi Goldberg, producer Scott Roudin, composer Robert Lopez, singer and actor john legend, composer Tim Rice, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and composer Alain Menken.

Visit our photo gallery above for intel on the 29 living people who just need an Academy Award to reach EGOT. They are: actor Harry Belafonte, actor Andre DeShields, actress Cynthia Erivo, composer/producer Anne Garefino, actor Hugh Jackman, actor James Earl Jones, composer and producer quincy jones, actress Rachel Bay Jones, composer John Kander, composer Tom Kitt, composer/actress Cyndi Lauper, composer Alex Lacamoire, producer Stan Lathan, actress Katrina Lenk, actress audra mcdonald, actress Bette Midler, composer and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, actress Cynthia Nixon, composer/producer Trey Parker, actor Ben Platt, actor Billy Porter, composer Marc Shaiman, composer Bill Sherman, actor Ari’el Stachel, composer/producer matte stone, composer Charles Strouse, actress Lily Tomlin, actor Dick Van Dyke and composer/writer David Yazbeck. Please note that Belafonte and Jones received honorary Oscars but never won in competition, a requirement to be considered an EGOT champion.

There are also eight deceased people who won the Emmys, Grammys and Tonys but never prevailed at the Oscars: the composer Leonard Bernstein, composer Jerry Bock, composer Martin Charnin, composer Cy Coleman, composer Fred Eb, actor George Grizzard, actress Julie Harris, and actor James Whitmore.

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