No Country for Old Men Oscar History: Two nominations, and now one win. 2008 Scorecard: The five-time nominee also won at the Golden Globe, Critics' Choice, Screen Actors Guild and the Nationa Board of Review awards. Before He Hit Oscar: The Spaniard played rugby for the Spanish National Team. Language Barrier: "It's like a corset that you have to live with," the Spanish-born actor, 38, told L.A.'s Daily News about English-language films. "But once you conquer it, you feel free in another way."