Celebrity Celebrities Who Are Just One Award Shy of Earning the Title of EGOT Winning one Emmy, Grammy, Oscar or Tony is a huge achievement — and these stars are one away from having won them all By Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho was the Features Editor of PEOPLE Digital from 2019 to 2022. She worked at the brand for nearly four years covering news, features, human interest, evergreen, holiday gift guides and more. She launched the How I Parent and What It's Really Like to Be …. digital series and has interviewed several celebrities and influential leaders within the entertainment industry. Prior to joining PEOPLE, Diane worked at Bustle, VH1 and Complex. She received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from Rutgers University and her master's degree from Columbia Journalism School. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 6, 2022 11:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 18 Adele Adele/Instagram needs a Tony, having won multiple Grammys, an Oscar for her James Bond theme "Skyfall" and most recently, an Emmy in the outstanding variety special (pre-recorded) category for her television event Adele: One Night Only. 02 of 18 Eminem ARTURO HOLMES via Getty Images needs a Tony, after picking up an Emmy in 2022 for best variety special (live) for the Super Bowl halftime show and already boasting 15 Grammys and one Oscar, for 8 Mile's "Lose Yourself." 03 of 18 Paul McCartney Keith Birmingham/getty needs a Tony; he is an 18-time Grammy Award winner and one-time Oscar winner thanks to The Beatles, and picked up a 2022 Emmy Award as a producer on the documentary The Beatles: Get Back. 04 of 18 Ringo Starr RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images needs a Tony; he is a nine-time Grammy Award winner and one-time Oscar winner thanks to The Beatles, and picked up a 2022 Emmy Award as a producer on the documentary The Beatles: Get Back. 05 of 18 Lin-Manuel Miranda Lin-Manuel Miranda. Jerod Harris/Getty needs an Oscar, having already won an Emmy for outstanding original music and lyrics for the song "Bigger!" at the 67th annual Tony Awards, three Grammys (best song written for visual media for Moana, best musical theater album for Hamilton and In the Heights) and three Tonys: two for Hamilton and one for In the Heights. 06 of 18 Kate Winslet Rich Fury/Getty Images needs a Tony, having already earned an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in The Reader, an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or movie in Mildred Pierce and a Grammy for best spoken word album for children for Listen to the Storyteller. 07 of 18 Common Kristen Hurlock-Jones/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images needs a Tony, having already won an Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures with the song "Glory" for the film Selma, an Emmy for outstanding original music and lyrics for the song "Letter to the Free" for the documentary 13th and Grammys for best song written for visual media ("Glory"), best rap performance by a duo or group ("Southside") and best R&B song ("Love of My Life"). 08 of 18 Elton John Elton John. Kerry Marshall/Getty Images needs an Emmy, having already won two Oscars, one for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures for Rocketman and one for Best Music for The Lion King, a Tony for best original score for Aida and five Grammys, including the Grammy Legend Award. 09 of 18 Viola Davis Jake Chessum needs a Grammy, having already won an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Fences, an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for How to Get Away with Murder and Tonys for King Hedley II and the Broadway production of Fences. 10 of 18 Bette Midler Mark Sagliocco/WireImage needs an Oscar, having already won Emmys for outstanding performance in a variety or music program, Grammys for best new artist, best pop vocal performance (for "The Rose") and record of the year (for "Wind Beneath My Wings), a Tony for best actress in a musical (Hello, Dolly!) and the Special Tony Award for her contributions to Broadway. 11 of 18 Cynthia Erivo Pietro D'Aprano/Getty needs an Oscar, having already won an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony for The Color Purple. 12 of 18 Jessica Lange Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions needs a Grammy, having already won two Oscars (Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress), three Emmys and a Tony for best leading actress in a play for Long Day's Journey Into Night. 13 of 18 Cyndi Lauper ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty needs an Oscar, having already won two Grammys, an Emmy for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for Mad About You and a Tony for best original score for Kinky Boots. 14 of 18 Billy Porter Jeff Neira via Getty Images needs an Oscar, having already won an Emmy for Pose, a Grammy for his contributions to the Kinky Boots original Broadway cast album and a Tony for actor in a musical for Kinky Boots. 15 of 18 Helen Mirren Helen Mirren. SC Pool - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images needs a Grammy, having already won an Oscar for Best Actress for The Queen, four Emmys and a Tony for best actress in a play for The Audience. 16 of 18 Al Pacino David Fisher/BAFTA/Shutterstock needs a Grammy, having already won a Best Actor Oscar for Scent of a Woman, two Emmys in the outstanding lead actor category and two Tonys: one for best featured actor in a play (Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?) and best leading actor in a play (The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel). 17 of 18 Martin Scorsese Martin Scorsese. Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty needs a Grammy, having already won a Best Director Oscar for The Departed, a best long form music video Grammy for No Direction Home and three Emmys: one for Boardwalk Empire and two for George Harrison: Living in the Material World. 18 of 18 Ben Platt Mike Coppola/Getty needs an Oscar, as he has a Daytime Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award all for his work in Dear Evan Hansen.