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The complete roundup of EGOT winners

Read all about the 15 people that have become an ‘EGOT’, winning an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

How do you stand out from the theatre crowd? Win multiple awards. There’s a small, select group of multi-hyphenates that have won all of the biggest awards around: the Emmys, the Grammys, the Oscars and the Tonys. Winning an award at each of these ceremonies is called achieving “EGOT” status. Becoming an EGOT is no mean feat, and there’s only 15 people that have earned the right to be called an EGOT.

EGOT Winners

Check out all of the EGOT winners here and their notable theatre credits. For those who have won multiple awards in one category, we’ve listed the year they won their first award.

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Occupation: Composer, songwriter and producer.
Works: Recent Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals include Cinderella and School of Rock. But he’s also the brains behind shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar.
Award Dates: Tony Award (1980), Grammy Award (1980), Academy Award (1997), Emmy Award (2018).

Find out more about Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals in the West End.

Tim Rice

Occupation: Lyricist and producer
Works: Recent works include From Here To Eternity. But Tim Rice has also wrote lyrics for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Beauty and the Beast
Award Dates: Tony Award (1980), Grammy Award (1980), Academy Award (1993), Emmy Award (2018).

Whoopi Goldberg

Occupation: Actress, comedian and presenter
Works: Sister Act, The Color Purple
Award Dates: Grammy Award (1986), Academy Award (1991), Tony Award (2002), Emmy Award (2002)

Jennifer Hudson

Occupation: Actress and singer
Works: Dreamgirls, The Color Purple
Award Dates: Grammy Award (2007), Academy Award (2007), Tony Award (2002), Emmy Award (2021)

Robert Lopez

Occupation: Songwriter and composer
Works: The Book of Mormon, Frozen
Award Dates: Tony Award (2004), Emmy Award (2008), Grammy Award (2012), Academy Award (2014)

Alan Menken

Occupation: Songwriter and composer
Works: Newsies, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast
Award Dates: Academy Award (1990), Grammy Award (1992), Tony Award (2012), Emmy Award (2020)

Richard Rodgers

Occupation: Composer
Works: Carousel, South Pacific and The King and I
Award Date: Academy Award (1945), Tony Award (1950), Grammy Award (1960), Emmy Award (1962)

John Gielgud

Occupation: Actor and director
Works: Shows as part of National Theatre company
Award Dates: Tony Award (1948), Grammy Award (1979), Academy Award (1981), Emmy Award (1991)

Marvin Hamslich

Occupation: Composer
Works: A Chorus Line
Award Date: Academy Award (1973), Grammy Award (1974), Tony Award (1976), Emmy Award (1995)

Mel Brooks

Occupation: Actor, writer and director
Works: The Producers
Award Dates: Emmy Award (1967), Academy Award (1968), Grammy Award (1998), Tony Award (2001)

Helen Hayes

Occupation: Actress
Works: Numerous Broadway revivals of Anton Chekhov plays, including The Seagull.
Award Dates: Academy Award (1932), Tony Award (1947), Emmy Award (1953), Grammy Award (1977)

Rita Moreno

Occupation: Singer, dancer and actress
Works: West Side Story
Award Dates: Academy Award (1962), Grammy Award (1972), Tony Award (1975), Emmy Award (1977)

Audrey Hepburn

Occupation: Actress
Works: Original Broadway production of Gigi
Award Dates: Academy Award (1953), Tony Award (1954), Emmy Award (1993), Grammy Award (1994 - awarded posthumously).

Jonathan Tunick

Occupation: Composer and conductor
Works: A Little Night Music
Award Dates: Academy Award (1977), Emmy Award (1982), Grammy Award (1988), Tony Award (1997)

Mike Nichols

Occupation: Comedian and director
Works: Directed the 2012 Broadway production of Death of a Salesman, as well as Angels in America.
Award Dates: Grammy Award (1961), Tony Award (1964), Academy Award (1967), Emmy Award (2001).

John Legend

Occupation: Recording artist and composer
Works: Jesus Christ Superstar
Award Dates: Grammy Award (2006), Academy Award (2015), Tony Award (2017), Emmy Award (2018)

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