Broadway

20 Hollywood Actors Overlooked for 2014 Tony Nominations

Some of the biggest names on Broadway this season won't be hearing the phrase "And the winner is" on Tony night.

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Matthew Murphy
Fantasia Barrino may have won the third season of “American Idol,” but she’ll have to wait a little longer for a Tony Award after failing to nab a nomination for her guest stint in “After Midnight.”
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Carol Rosegg
Orlando Bloom’s Romeo (here with Condola Rashad) in “Romeo and Juliet” didn’t earn him a nomination (though his purple briefs still have an active Twitter account).
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Paul Kolnik
NBC’s “Scrubs”-star Zach Braff, seen here with Nick Cordero, wasn’t nominated for “Bullets Over Broadway.”
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Joan Marcus
Toni Collette was previously nominated for 2000’s “The Wild Party,” but wasn’t recognized for this year’s “The Realistic Joneses.”
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Brigitte Lacombe
Daniel Craig sold out houses in “Betrayal,” but was overlooked on nomination morning.
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Richard Phibbs
James Franco may have made headlines for his Instagram behavior, but he couldn’t grab a nomination for his Broadway debut in “Of Mice and Men.”
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No Tony nominations for Michael C. Hall or Marisa Tomei for "The Realistic Joneses," despite the fact that both actors are veterans of the Broadway stage.
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Joan Marcus
“Vicki Cristina Barcelona” and “Iron Man 3” star Rebecca Hall missed her shot at a nomination for her Broadway debut in the first Broadway revival of “Machinal.”
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Joan Marcus
Zachary Levi, star of NBC’s “Chuck” and seen here with Krysta Rodriguez, may have gotten good reviews for his Broadway debut in the new musical “First Date,” but it wasn’t enough to charm a nomination.
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Joan Marcus
Debra Messing didn’t land a nomination despite consistently strong reviews for her Broadway debut in “Outside Mullingar.”
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Richard Phibbs
Leighton Meester (“Gossip Girl”) was strong in this pivotal scene in “Of Mice and Men,” but missed the cut on the nomination.
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Michael J. Lutch
Zachary Quinto earned raves for his reinvention of the role of Tom in the “The Glass Menagerie.” But the “Star Trek” and “American Horror Story” star sadly couldn’t snag a nomination for his Broadway debut.
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Mary-Louise Parker (“Weeds”) could probably blame the late-fall opening of “The Snow Geese” as the reason she wasn’t nominated this year.
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Johan Persson
“The Cripple of Inishmaan” is the third Broadway show for “Harry Potter”-star Daniel Radcliffe. Despite positive notices for all his Broadway roles, he’s still never been Tony nominated.
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Joan Marcus
It’s hard to believe that Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen were overlooked for playing double duty in “No Man’s Land” and “Waiting for Godot” this year.
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Brigitte Lacombe
Denzel Washington wasn't nominated despited earning raves for "A Raisin in the Sun."
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Brigitte Lacombe
Rachel Weisz received positive reviews for her turn in “Betrayal,” but wasn’t nominated for a Tony.
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Joan Marcus
Michelle Williams has been nominated for three Oscars, but her turn in "Cabaret" failed to get her a Tony nomination.
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