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Five Celebrities Who Have PEGOT Status

Molly Raby September 21, 2022

We’ve all heard of celebrities with EGOT status meaning they have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award, but there are five celebs who’ve taken it one step further and got PEGOT status.

These are the people who have achieved EGOT status and also who have a Peabody or Pulitzer award. This makes them a PEGOT.

There are three celebs who have achieved PEGOT status with a Peabody Award and only two to reach it with a Pulitzer Prize.

PEGOT status Celebrities – Peabody Winners:

Mike Nichols

Nichols was an American film producers, director and actor. Sadly, he passed away in 2014, but in 2001 he not only achieved EGOT status but simultaneously got the PEGOT status too.

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Emmy: Wit (2001), Angels in America (2003)

Grammy: An Evening With Micke Nichols and Elaine May (1962)

Oscar: The Graduate (1967)

Tony: Barefoot in the Park (1964), Luv, The Odd Couple (1965), Plaza Suite (1968), The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1972), Annie (1977), The Real Thing (1984), Monty Python’s Spamalot (2005) and Death of a Salesman (2012)

Peabody: Wit (2001)

Rita Moreno

Moreno is an actress, dancer and singer from Puerto Rico. The actress got her EGOT status back in 1977 when she finally snagged an Emmy and had to wait for all the way to 2019 to get PEGOT status.

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Emmy: The Muppet Show (1977)

Grammy: The Electric Company (1972)

Oscar: West Side Story (1962)

Tony: The Ritz (1975)

Peabody: Career Achievement Award (2019)

Barbra Streisand

Streisand is a legendary American actress and singer. She first attained the EGOT status in 1970 then 26 years later she got a Peabody award and took it one further to become a PEGOT celebrity.

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Emmy: My name is Barbra (1966), Barbra Streisand: The Concert (1994)

Grammy: The Barbra Streisand Album (1963), Legend Award (1992) and Lifetime Achievement Award (1995)

Oscar: Funny Girl (1969), Evergreen (1977)

Tony: Star Of The Decade (1970)

Peabody: Lifetime Achievement in Filmmaking (1996)

PEGOT status Celebrities – Pulitzer Winners:

Richard Rogers

Rogers was an American composer, mainly working in theatre. He first got his Pulitzer back in 1950, the same year he got his first Tony Award but wouldn’t reach EGOT or PEGOT status until 1985 when he got his hands on an Oscar.

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Emmy: Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years (1961)

Grammy: The Sound of Music (1961), No Strings (1963)

Oscar: Platoon (1986)

Tony: South Pacific (1950), The King and I (1952), No Strings (1962)

Pulitzer: South Pacific (1950)

Marvin Hamlisch

Hamlisch was an American conductor and composer. He got everything but an Emmy before the 1970s were over, and finally completed his PEGOT in 1995.

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Emmy: Barbra: The Concert (1995), A Ticket to Dream (1999), Barbra Streisand: Timeless (2001)

Grammy: The Way We Were (1975), The Entertainer (1975)

Oscar: The Sting (1973), The Way We Were (1973)

Tony: A Chorus Line (1976)

Pulitzer: A Chorus Line (1976)

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Hi, I’m Molly and I recently graduated with a degree in English Language and Creative Writing from Salford University. I have a passion for film and TV and also love a bit of sport. I have always had a keen interest in journalism, so Freshered seems like the perfect place for me. I can usually be found watching Mamma Mia on repeat, at any given time.