20 Oscar honorees with Philly ties

Sylvester Stallone: The man who wrote "Rocky" and played the title role, earning him two Oscar nods, also created a Philadelphia legend in the process. The inspirational theme music is still played at local sporting events, and tourists and locals alike can't resist recreating a famous scene by running up the so-called "Rocky Steps" at the Art Museum, or posing with the Rocky statue there. Sequels continued featuring the city.

Here's a roundup of Oscar-nominated actors, actresses, directors and producers from the Philadelphia area. They're roughly in reverse order of ranking, with nominees who didn't win followed by winners, winding up with the person with the most Academy Awards. (Did we overlook anyone? Email stories@phillynews.com.)

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