Here are three Oscar winners who rejected their awards
In 1935, Dudley was the first Oscar winner to reject his award after winning the best screenplay for his film 'The Informer'. The film was regarded as heavy favourite at the Oscars that year. However upon giving him this Award, he Rejected it citing an ongoing writer's strike in Hollywood then as his Reasons. He however accepted after three years.
George C. Scott
George C. Scott, was known for his dislike for the Oscar award but still he was nominated for his performance and was also nominated again in his 1962 movie for best supporting actor in his movie 'The Hustler' but he refused it after winning and when nominated for the second time, he still vehemently refused the award. The actor called the Oscars "a two-hour meat parade, and even went so far to telegram the the academy not to place his name on the ballot. The telegram read, "I respectfully request that you withdraw my name from the list of nominees. My request is in no way intended to denigrate my colleagues."
The man who won the best aaward for best actor in the movie "The Godfather" didn't turn up to the Academy Awards - citing a very Controversial reasons.
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