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From Political Protests to Perceived Slights, 7 Reasons Why Actors Have Rejected Their Awards

From Political Protests to Perceived Slights, 7 Reasons Why Actors Have Rejected Their Awards

And now actors—led by Tom Cruise—are starting to return their past Golden Globes awards as a sign of protest. But that's not the only reason actors have refused awards or even the very concept of vying for an award. Noam Galai/Getty Images for 92YAward: Refused Tony Award nominationWhy and how they refused: In 1996, Andrews starred in the titular role(s) of the Broadway musical \"Victor/Victoria.\" It's undeniably a leading role, but due to the ensemble billing, he was nominated for a supporting role. As Daniels told The New York Times, \"I said to Alex [frequent Tony Awards producer Alexander Cohen], 'Who am I supporting?'

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