-- intro: In honor of the Academy Awards this Sunday, here's a look at the top five politicians-turned-actors who, despite giving their all as supporting actors on the big screen, never heard the five golden words, "And the Oscar goes to..."
1. Sen. Patrick Leahy
2. Sen. John McCain
3. Former Sen. Fred Thompson
4. Senators Harry Reid, Barbara Boxer, Chuck Grassley, & Orrin Hatch
5. Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani
ABC News’ Jordyn Phelps, Richard Coolidge, and Gary Westphalen contributed to this report.