Austin Butler is a breakout actor who has been making waves in the entertainment industry with his impressive talent and recent string of incredible performances.
Butler began his acting career in 2005 with small roles in TV shows like Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide and Hannah Montana. However, it wasn’t until 2019 when he landed the lead role in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood that his career really took off.
Since then, Butler has been cast in several high-profile projects including the acclaimed Elvis Presley biopic, where he plays the King of Rock and Roll himself. With his undeniable talent and growing fanbase, there’s no doubt that Austin Butler is one actor to watch out for as his star status rises — but has he reached the level of being among those who can call themselves an Oscar winner?
Austin Butler Oscar nominations
While Austin Butler has been acting since he was just 14 having gotten his start in Nickelodeon’s Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, he has thus far only received one Oscar nomination. In 2023, Butler was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role at the 95th Annual Academy Awards. The nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role came for Butler’s role as Elvis Presley in the biopic Elvis.
Austin Butler Oscar wins
As of 2023, Austin Butler does not yet have any Oscar wins to his name. Butler entered Oscar night nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role category with a nomination for his role as Elvis Presley in Elvis. He was a favorite to win the Oscar but ended up losing the award to Brendan Fraser, who took home the Oscar for The Whale.
Although Butler did not take home the Oscar, Butler managed to pick up a slew of awards for his work in Elvis including the BAFTA for Best Leading Actor and Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama.