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Academy Award for Best Actor
Awarded for "Performance by an actor in a leading role"
Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Country United States
First awarded 1929 (for performances in films released in 1927/1928)
First winner Emil Jannings,
The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh (1927)
Currently held by Jeff Bridges,
Crazy Heart (2009)
Official Website
.Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry.^ Who won the best actor in a leading role in academy award 2004?
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^ Pacino was ; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance.
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^ Academy to Launch Annual Documentary Film Program The documentary film will be the subject of an annual event presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences beginning next month.
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.Prior to the 49th Academy Awards ceremony (1977), this award was simply known as the Academy Award of Merit for Performance by an Actor.^ Dreyfuss won the Academy Award ; for best actor in 1977 for his performance ; in "The Goodbye Girl.
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^ Which actor has recieved the most academy awards?
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^ Academy Award for Best Actor this year?
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.Since its inception, however, the award has commonly been referred to as the Oscar for Best Actor.^ Oscars 2009 Best Actor Nominations .
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^ Academy Award for Best Actor this year?
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^ Since its inception, however, the award has commonly been referred to as the Oscar for Best Actor.
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.While actors are nominated for this award by Academy members who are actors and actresses themselves, winners are selected by the Academy membership as a whole.^ Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations ; for .

^ Oscars 2010: Academy Award winners .
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^ Academy Awards list of winners is a fake .
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History

.Throughout the past 82 years, accounting for ties and repeat winners, AMPAS has presented a total of 83 Best Actor awards to 74 different actors.^ Montage of past Best Supporting Actors .
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^ He clearly deserves the nomination for best actor in this year's Academy Awards.
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^ Academy Award winner for Best Picture.
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.Winners of this Academy Award of Merit receive the familiar Oscar statuette, depicting a gold-plated knight holding a crusader's sword and standing on a reel of film.^ He’s standing on a film reel with five spokes.

^ Oscars 2010: Academy Award winners .
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^ Academy Awards list of winners is a fake .
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.The first recipient was Emil Jannings, who was honored at the 1st Academy Awards ceremony (1929) for his performances in The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh.^ The song will be the first rap song ever performed on the telecast in the history of the Academy Awards.
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^ He thus became the first Academy Award ; recipient.

^ This will be her first time presenting an Academy Award®.
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.The most recent recipient was Jeff Bridges, who was honored at the 82nd Academy Awards ceremony (2010) for his performance in Crazy Heart.^ Academy Awards on March 7, 2010 .
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^ Jeff Bridges has won his first Academy Award on his fifth nomination.
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^ Nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards .
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.In the first three years of the Academy Awards, individuals such as actors and directors were nominated as the best in their categories.^ Pacino was ; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance.
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^ Nominated for an Academy Award for best writing on an original story.

^ Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations ; for .

.At that time, all of their work during the qualifying period (as many as three films, in some cases) was listed after the award.^ Highest grossing film of all times?
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^ But I do not think that works all the time.
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^ This is one of the greatest lists of all time!
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.However, during the 3rd Academy Awards ceremony (1930), only one of those films was cited in each winner's final award, even though each of the acting winners had had two films following their names on the ballots.^ Name the only two married couples to win Oscars for acting.
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^ Oscars 2010: Academy Award winners .
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^ Home Awards Film Film Winners in 2009 Film Winners in 2009 .
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.For the 4th Academy Awards ceremony (1931), this unwieldy and confusing system was replaced by the current system in which an actor is nominated for a specific performance in a single film.^ Pacino was ; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance.
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^ Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations ; for .

^ For both of ; these films, he was nominated for an Israeli Academy Award for best ; actor.
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.Such nominations are limited to five per year.^ (Dench's nomination is her fourth in five years.
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^ I hope that we will see nominations in other categories in the years to come, such as best director or producer.
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^ Five of these nominations were for Best Director, for film classics such as Raging Bull, The Aviator and Goodfellas.

.Until the 8th Academy Awards ceremony (1936), nominations for the Best Actor award were intended to include all actors, whether the performance was in either a leading or supporting role.^ Performance by an ; actress in a supporting role .

^ Who won the best actor in a leading role in academy award 2004?
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^ Pacino was ; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance.
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.At the 9th Academy Awards ceremony (1937), however, the Best Supporting Actor category was specifically introduced as a distinct award following complaints that the single Best Actor category necessarily favored leading performers with the most screen time.^ Who won the best actor in a leading role in academy award 2004?
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^ Pacino was ; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance.
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^ Montage of past Best Supporting Actors .
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.Nonetheless, Lionel Barrymore had received a Best Actor award (A Free Soul, 1931) and Franchot Tone a Best Actor nomination (Mutiny on the Bounty, 1936) for their performances in clear supporting roles.^ Performance by an ; actress in a supporting role .

^ Pacino was ; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance.
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^ Montage of past Best Supporting Actors .
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Currently, Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, and Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role constitute the four Academy Awards of Merit for acting annually presented by AMPAS.

Other awards for acting

.Actors have also received special awards, or Academy Honorary Awards, for acting in specific films (such as in the case of James Baskett, who received a special honorary award for Disney's Song of the South).^ Who won best actor award for 1997 Academy Award ?
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^ Who was the first black actor ever to win an ; Academy Award for best actor?
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^ Who won best actor academy award for 1960 film?
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.Child actors have also been awarded the Academy Juvenile Award.^ Which actor has recieved the most academy awards?
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^ Academy Award for Best Actor this year?
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^ What actor won the academy award in 1991?
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Superlatives

Superlative Best Actor Best Supporting Actor Overall
Actor with most awards Spencer Tracy
Fredric March
Gary Cooper
Marlon Brando
Dustin Hoffman
Tom Hanks
Jack Nicholson
Daniel Day-Lewis
Sean Penn
2 Walter Brennan 3 Walter Brennan
Jack Nicholson
3
Actor with most nominations Spencer Tracy
Laurence Olivier
9 Walter Brennan
Claude Rains
Arthur Kennedy
Jack Nicholson
4 Jack Nicholson 12
Actor with most nominations without ever winning Peter O'Toole 8 Claude Rains
Arthur Kennedy
4 Peter O'Toole 8
Film with most nominations Mutiny on the Bounty 3 On the Waterfront
The Godfather
The Godfather Part II
3 On the Waterfront
The Godfather
The Godfather Part II
4
Oldest winner Henry Fonda 76 George Burns 80 George Burns 80
Oldest nominee Richard Farnsworth 79 Hal Holbrook 82 Hal Holbrook 82
Youngest winner Adrien Brody 29 Timothy Hutton 20 Timothy Hutton 20
Youngest nominee Jackie Cooper 9 Justin Henry 8 Justin Henry 8
.Nine men have won the Best Actor award twice.^ Academy Awards: Best Actor winners .
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^ And the award for best actor goes to...
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^ For the latter film he won the NAACP's Best Actor Award.
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.In chronological order, they are: Spencer Tracy (1937, 1938), Fredric March (1932, 1946), Gary Cooper (1941, 1952), Marlon Brando (1954, 1972), Dustin Hoffman (1979, 1988), Tom Hanks (1993, 1994), Jack Nicholson (1975, 1997), Daniel Day-Lewis (1989, 2007), and Sean Penn (2003, 2008).^ Movies Tom Hanks's thoughts on Earth Day 2006 Tom Hanks interview Interview from 1989 issue of Film Comment Tom Hanks's films of the 1980s .

^ (Reply to this) Jack Nicholson writes: on Sep 12 2008 09:55 AM He killed it in American Gangster.
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^ Henry Fonda (1981) · Ben Kingsley (1982) · Robert Duvall (1983) · F. Murray Abraham (1984) · Jon Voight (1985) · Bob Hoskins (1986) · Michael Douglas (1987) · Dustin Hoffman (1988) · Tom Cruise (1989) · Jeremy Irons (1990) · Nick Nolte (1991) · Al Pacino (1992) · Tom Hanks (1993) · Tom Hanks (1994) · Nicolas Cage (1995) · Geoffrey Rush (1996) · Peter Fonda (1997) · Jim Carrey (1998) · Denzel Washington (1999) · Tom Hanks (2000) .

.Of these, all were Americans except for Daniel Day-Lewis.^ Daniel Day Lewis is good though .
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^ Of these, all were Americans except for Daniel Day-Lewis.
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^ This occurred for the second time at the 80th Academy Awards ( 2008 ), when all four acting categories were similarly represented: Daniel Day-Lewis , Marion Cotillard , Javier Bardem , and Tilda Swinton .
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.Tracy and Hanks were the only actors to win their awards in consecutive years.^ Tracy and Hanks were the only actors to win their awards in consecutive years.
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^ Tracy Marrow is a Grammy Award winning rapper, actor, and author.
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^ Tom Hanks is going to win the oscar next year for Road to Perdition, Sam Mendez is no fluke.
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.Furthermore, Tracy and Hanks were the same age at the time they received their Academy Awards: 37 for the first and 38 for the second.^ They nominate candidates for Academy Awards.
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^ This will be her first time presenting an Academy Award®.
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^ Both received ; Academy Awards.
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.The actors with the most nominations in this category are Spencer Tracy and Laurence Olivier, with nine each.^ Actor with Most Nominations without ever winning .
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^ Spencer Tracy received his ninth Best Actor nomination after dying.

^ Spencer Tracy and Paul Newman have each received nine acting nominations.
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.Paul Newman, Jack Nicholson, and Peter O'Toole tie for third place with eight nominations each.^ Paul Newman , Jack Nicholson , and Peter O'Toole tie for third place with eight nominations each.
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^ Paul Newman was nominated for "Road to Perdition".
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^ O'Toole holds the record for the longest time span between his first and last nominations (44 years), and he also holds the record for the greatest number of nominations without ever winning the award (eight).
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.Nicholson won his awards a record 22 years apart.^ Itis not coz of his performance, it's the Ray Charles effect who passed away just after recording his last album and that year it won 8 Grammys.
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^ As she never won the award, she also holds the record for the number of unsuccessful nominations.
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^ The comedy won three Razzies at the awards ceremony that spoofs the Oscars by celebrating the worst film of the year.
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.O'Toole holds the record for the longest time span between his first and last nominations (44 years), and he also holds the record for the greatest number of nominations without ever winning the award (eight).^ Actor with Most Nominations without ever winning .
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^ But it is a first time nomination.
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^ As she never won the award, she also holds the record for the number of unsuccessful nominations.
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.Six actors have won both the Best Actor and the Best Supporting Actor awards: Jack Lemmon, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson, Gene Hackman, Kevin Spacey, and Denzel Washington.^ Montage of past Best Supporting Actors .
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^ Jack Nicholson at his best!
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^ Best supporting actor will be Ben Afflac .
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.Two actors have won an Academy Award (Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor) for portraying the same character, that of Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather and The Godfather Part II, respectively.^ Pacino was ; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance.
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^ Montage of past Best Supporting Actors .
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^ No Best Supporting Actress has won two Academy Awards in a row.
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.The actors were Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro.^ Marlon Brando won a Best Actor Oscar in 1972 for his performance as Don Vito Corleone in "The Godfather," and in 1974, Robert De Niro won a Supporting Actor Oscar for playing Vito Corleone in "The Godfather Part IL" .
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^ Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver (1976) .

^ Here’s all you can read about Robert De Niro .
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.There has been only one announced tie in the history of this category.^ There was only one printing.
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^ There has only been one tie in the history of this category, and it wasn't an exact tie.
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^ As there was a tie in this category there are six nominations .
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.In 1932, Fredric March received one more vote than Wallace Beery.^ In 1932, Fredric March received one more vote than Wallace Beery .
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^ One was more than enough!
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^ I believe that the actual hoi polloi verdict -- i.e., one more fully reflective of how most ticket buyers are responding -- is more enthused than what's been coming in so far.

.Academy rules at that time considered such a close margin to be a tie, so both March and Beery received the award.^ This will be her first time presenting an Academy Award®.
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^ Both received ; Academy Awards.
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^ Academy rules at that time considered such a close margin to be a tie, so both March and Beery received the award.
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.Under the current Academy rules, however, dual awards are only given for exact ties.^ Under the current Academy rules, however, dual awards are only given for exact ties.
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^ This is the Academy Awards rule verbatim: .
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^ Historically, the only time the Academy has given a posthumous Oscar was to Peter Finch who died a month before nominations were announced.
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While that has never happened for the Best Actor award, it did happen for the Best Actress award in 1969.
.Peter Finch is the only posthumous winner of the Best Actor award, though he was alive when his nomination was announced (the only other posthumous winner in any acting category was another Australian, Heath Ledger, who won the Best Supporting Actor award in 2009).^ Pacino was ; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance.
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^ Only Heath Ledger is nominated for Supporting Actor.
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^ Montage of past Best Supporting Actors .
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.The only posthumously nominated performers in this category were James Dean, Spencer Tracy, and Massimo Troisi.^ Peter Finch is the only posthumous winner , and James Dean , Spencer Tracy , and Massimo Troisi are the only other posthumously nominated performers in this category.
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^ Dean was posthumously nominated twice.
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^ James Dean is the only actor to receive two posthumous acting nominations.
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.Dean was posthumously nominated twice.^ Dean was posthumously nominated twice.
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^ Peter Finch is the only posthumous winner , and James Dean , Spencer Tracy , and Massimo Troisi are the only other posthumously nominated performers in this category.
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^ Erik Magnus Lehnsherr 06-21-2002, 10:23 PM James Dean was the first actor to be nominated for an Oscar posthumously in 1956.
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Three actors have been nominated for Best Actor more than once for the same character: Bing Crosby as Father O'Malley in Going My Way and The Bells of St. Mary's; Peter O'Toole as King Henry II in Becket and The Lion in Winter; and Paul Newman as "Fast Eddie" Felson in The Hustler and The Color of Money. .(Al Pacino was nominated in 1975 for a role for which he had previously been nominated for Best Supporting Actor, Michael Corleone, in The Godfather Part II.^ Pacino was ; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance.
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^ Montage of past Best Supporting Actors .
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^ Best supporting actor will be Ben Afflac .
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)
.Michael Douglas (1988, Wall Street) and Laurence Olivier (1949, Hamlet) are the only two actors to win the Academy Award for Best Actor and Best Picture (Douglas as a producer of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest in 1976, and Olivier as producer of Hamlet).^ Originally produced as a motion picture in 1949.
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^ Slumdog wins Best Picture.
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^ Bridges was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
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.Olivier is also the only actor to win for acting and producing in the same year.^ Tracy and Hanks were the only actors to win their awards in consecutive years.
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^ Jack Palance Robert Deniro Al Pacino Henry Fonda Henry Fonda was first nominated as an actor for The Grapes Of Wrath (1941), and didn't win an acting award until 41 years later for On Golden Pond (1982).
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^ Name the only two married couples to win Oscars for acting.
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Other Oscar nominees for Best Actor and Best Picture are: Clint Eastwood (acting nominations for Unforgiven, 1993, and Million Dollar Baby, 2005, winner for both in the Best Picture category); Kevin Costner, Best Actor nominee for Dances with Wolves and winning producer for the same film, in 1991; Paul Newman, Best Actor winner for The Color of Money and a Best Picture nominee for Rachel, Rachel in 1969; and Henry Fonda, Best Actor winner for On Golden Pond and a Best Picture nominee for 12 Angry Men in 1958.
.Barry Fitzgerald is the only actor to be nominated for both Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor for the same character in the same year (as Father Fitzgibbon for Going My Way).^ Montage of past Best Supporting Actors .
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^ In a few instances, actors have been nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor for different films in the same year.
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^ Best supporting actor will be Ben Afflac .
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.Afterward, the rules were changed to disallow this.^ Afterwards, the rules were changed to disallow this.
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Several pairs of actors have been nominated for playing the same character or historical figure: Fredric March and James Mason as Norman Maine in 1937's A Star Is Born and the 1954 version, Robert Donat and Peter O'Toole as Chipping in 1939's Goodbye, Mr. Chips and the 1969 version, Laurence Olivier and Kenneth Branagh as Henry V in 1944's Henry V and the 1989 version (both of which were directed by their stars), Charles Laughton and Richard Burton as Henry VIII in The Private Life of Henry VIII and Anne of the Thousand Days, Leslie Howard and Rex Harrison as Professor Henry Higgins in Pygmalion and My Fair Lady, José Ferrer and Gerard Depardieu as Cyrano de Bergerac in 1950's Cyrano de Bergerac and the 1990 version, Robert Montgomery and Warren Beatty as Joe Pendleton in Here Comes Mr. Jordan and Heaven Can Wait, and Anthony Hopkins and Frank Langella as Richard Nixon in Nixon and Frost/Nixon. .Robert De Niro won Best Supporting Actor for playing Vito Corleone in The Godfather Part II, the role for which Marlon Brando had previously won Best Actor.^ Marlon Brando won a Best Actor Oscar in 1972 for his performance as Don Vito Corleone in "The Godfather," and in 1974, Robert De Niro won a Supporting Actor Oscar for playing Vito Corleone in "The Godfather Part IL" .
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^ Montage of past Best Supporting Actors .
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^ Best Supporting Actor found at 2:50 .
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.Laurence Olivier is the only actor to have won an Oscar for a Shakespearean performance: Best Actor for Hamlet (1948).^ Theron won an Oscar for Best Actress.
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^ Only five actors have won Best Actor for playing a comedic role.
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^ Who won Best Actor?
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Olivier also received an Academy Honorary Award for Henry V (1944), which Olivier described as a "fub-off".
Robert Downey, Jr. is the only actor nominated for playing a previous nominee, Charlie Chaplin, in Chaplin.
.Two actors directed their own Oscar-winning performances: Laurence Olivier in Hamlet and Roberto Benigni in Life Is Beautiful.^ Two actors directed their own Oscar-winning performances: Laurence Olivier in Hamlet and Roberto Benigni in Life Is Beautiful .
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^ Who had the shortest performance to win an Oscar?
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^ The only two actors/performers to direct themselves in a film and win a Best Actor Oscar are British actor Laurence Olivier as the title character in Hamlet (1948, UK) , and Italian actor Roberto Benigni as Guido in Life is Beautiful (1998, It.
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.To date, however, no individual has won both Best Actor and Best Director.^ Muni won the Oscar for best actor.
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^ To date, however, no individual has won both Best Actor and Best Director.
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^ No best actor?
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Two winners have declined the award: George C. Scott, who won for Patton in 1971 (he had also declined his 1962 nomination for Best Supporting Actor for The Hustler); and Marlon Brando, upon winning his second Oscar for The Godfather in 1973.
.A few early winning and nominated performances have subsequently been lost, including Emil Jannings in The Way of All Flesh (1928), Lewis Stone in The Patriot (1928), and Lawrence Tibbett in The Rogue Song (1930), of which only a short fragment and the soundtrack survives.^ A few early winning and nominated performances have subsequently been lost , including Emil Jannings in The Way of All Flesh (1928), Lewis Stone in The Patriot (1928), and Lawrence Tibbett in The Rogue Song (1930), of which only a short fragment and the soundtrack survives.
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^ A big congratulations to all those involved in the making of these multiple award-winning and nominated movies!
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^ Until the 8th Academy Awards ceremony ( 1935 ), nominations for the Best Actress award were intended to include all actresses, whether the performance was in either a leading or supporting role.
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.The earliest nominee in this category who is still alive is Jackie Cooper (1931), followed by Mickey Rooney (1940).^ The earliest nominee in this category who is still alive is Jackie Cooper (1931) followed by Mickey Rooney (1940).
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^ It was just nice for someone who’d spent so many painful years in the miserable shadows to be recognized as a once promising human being who was still alive.
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^ The earliest nominee in this category who is still alive is Olivia de Havilland (1939) followed by Jennifer Jones (1944) and Angela Lansbury (1944).
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.The earliest winner in this category who is still alive is Ernest Borgnine (1956), followed by Maximilian Schell (1962)—both won over Spencer Tracy and starred in the films for which Tracy was nominated.^ Seven films have won in both the leading actor and leading actress categories: .
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^ Who is the actor who was nominated for both films?
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^ The earliest winner in this category who is still alive is Celeste Holm (1947) followed by Eva Marie Saint (1954).
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.The few remaining living nominees from the 1940s–50s Hollywood era include Kirk Douglas (3 nominations) and Tony Curtis (1 nomination).^ The few remaining living nominees from the 1940s-50s Hollywood era include Kirk Douglas (3 Nominations), Tony Curtis and Richard Todd (1 each).
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^ The lot also includes an invitation to Marian from Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford, lord and lady of "Pickfair," the social capital of Hollywood, in which the "Xth Olympiad Committee and Mr. Mrs.
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^ It won’t be because a bland Canadian like Jason Reitman was nominated; previous bland Canadian nominees include both Mark Robson and Norman Jewison.
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.Sidney Poitier also received his first nomination in 1958 with Curtis.^ Sidney Poitier also received his first nomination in 1958 with Curtis.
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^ April 15, 1964 - Sidney Poitier becomes ; first Black to win Academy Award for Best ; Actor for Lilies of the Field.

^ Nicholson played hard-drinking lawyer George Hanson, for which he received his first Oscar nomination.

.The distance of the two-time winners are Spencer Tracy (1 year), Tom Hanks (1 year), Sean Penn (5 years), Dustin Hoffman (9 years), Gary Cooper (11 years), Fredric March (14 years), Marlon Brando (18 years), Daniel Day-Lewis (18 years), and Jack Nicholson (22 years).^ Now take Sean Penn, 2 time oscar winner.
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^ Sean Penn, Tom Cruise and this year's fave, Daniel Day-Lewis, are among them.
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^ I'm just pissed that Tom Hanks won two years in a row.
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Multiple nominations

.The following actors have received multiple Best Actor nominations.^ Spencer Tracy received his ninth Best Actor nomination after dying.

^ Dead,” for which he received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best ; Actor; .

^ Ronan was also nominated for best young actor.
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.The list is sorted by the number of total awards (with the number of total nominations listed in parentheses).^ O'Toole holds the record for the longest time span between his first and last nominations (44 years), and he also holds the record for the greatest number of nominations without ever winning the award (eight).
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^ As she never won the award, she also holds the record for the number of unsuccessful nominations.
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^ The flick was also nominated for the Golden Globes and SAG Awards , made the AFI's list of the year's Top 10 films and is a definite Oscar player.
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Life expectancy of winners

In 2001 Donald A. Redelmeier, MD, and Sheldon M. Singh, BSc published a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine in which they found:
."Winning an Academy Award was associated with a large gain in life expectancy for actors and actresses...Winning an Academy Award can increase a performer’s stature and may add to their longevity.^ She continued her recording career and became an Academy Award-winning actress.
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^ The Academy Awards recognizes actors and actresses for their performances by awarding them with an Oscar.
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^ He also was nominated for the Academy Award for best actor.

.The absolute difference in life expectancy is about equal to the societal consequence of curing all cancers in all people for all time (22, 23).^ And it was his study of evil people and what evil was all about.
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^ Mailer, Norman, "All the Pirates and People," in Parade Magazine , 23 October 1983.
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^ Academy Awards Trivia 5,370 Plays Currently 4.22/5 (9 ratings) © 2010 All rights reserved About .
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.Moreover, movie stars who have won multiple Academy Awards have a survival advantage of 6.0 years (CI, 0.7 to 11.3 years) over performers with multiple films but no victories.^ Films with more Nominations and; Academy Awards .
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^ The film won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography.
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^ No single performer has ever won two performing awards in the same year.
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Formal education is not the only way to improve health, and strict poverty is not the only way to worsen health. The main implication is that higher status may be linked to lower mortality rates even at very impressive levels of achievement."[1]
.The aforementioned authors did an update to 29 March 2006 in which they found 122 more individuals and 144 more deaths since their first publication.^ In presenting the supporting acting statues, Jennifer Hudson and Alan Arkin, respectively, could hardly have been more wooden -- nor could Owen Wilson in his first public appearance since his suicide attempt.
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^ The first celebrity cover girl to grace Cosmopolitan magazine since Elizabeth Taylor in 1969 was Madonna and she did it on this day.
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^ I Need to Wake Up” from An Inconvenient Truth is the first song from a documentary film to be nominated since “More” from Mondo Cane in 1963.
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.Their unadjusted analysis showed a smaller survival advantage of 3.6 years for winners compared to their fellow nominees and costars in the films in which their performance garnered them their award.^ Home Awards Film Film Winners in 2009 Film Winners in 2009 .
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^ Film Awards Winners in 2009 .
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^ Their unadjusted analysis showed a smaller survival advantage of 3.6 years for winners compared to their fellow nominees and costars in the films in which their performance garnered them their award.
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[2] However, in a 2006 published study by Marie-Pierre Sylvestre, MSc, Ella Huszti, MSc, and James A. Hanley, PhD, the authors found:
."The statistical method used to derive this statistically significant difference gave winners an unfair advantage because it credited an Oscar winner's years of life before winning toward survival subsequent to winning.^ "The statistical method used to derive this statistically significant difference gave winners an unfair advantage because it credited an Oscar winner's years of life before winning toward survival subsequent to winning.
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^ Their unadjusted analysis showed a smaller survival advantage of 3.6 years for winners compared to their fellow nominees and costars in the films in which their performance garnered them their award.
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^ When the authors of the current article reanalyzed the data using methods that avoided this "immortal time" bias, the survival advantage was closer to 1 year and was not statistically significant.
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.When the authors of the current article reanalyzed the data using methods that avoided this "immortal time" bias, the survival advantage was closer to 1 year and was not statistically significant.^ When the authors of the current article reanalyzed the data using methods that avoided this "immortal time" bias, the survival advantage was closer to 1 year and was not statistically significant.
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^ Their unadjusted analysis showed a smaller survival advantage of 3.6 years for winners compared to their fellow nominees and costars in the films in which their performance garnered them their award.
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^ "The statistical method used to derive this statistically significant difference gave winners an unfair advantage because it credited an Oscar winner's years of life before winning toward survival subsequent to winning.
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.The bias in Redelmeier and Singh's study is not limited to longevity comparisons of persons who reach different ranks within their profession."^ HUM:ind Who was the first person to study the stars ?
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^ For the acting awards, each of the nominees was ; introduced by a different past winner in the category, who ; offered a personal commendation of the nominee's work.

^ This allows for many comparisons and evaluations and possible rankings of the actors' "takes" on a "real life" person.
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[3]

Winners and nominees

.Following the Academy's practice, the films below are listed by year of their Los Angeles qualifying run, which is usually (but not always) the film's year of release.^ The name was changed to the Los Angeles Sentinel the following year.
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^ In which year was the film The Princess Bride released?

^ Elfman recently appeared on Los Angeles public radio station KCRW to talk about his experiences in composing for a film steeped in gay history.
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.For example, the Oscar for Best Actor of 1999 was announced during the award ceremony held in 2000. Winners are listed first in bold, followed by the other nominees.^ All of the best actor nominees were good.

^ This is an awards ceremony for best films!
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^ Note : All nominees are listed and denotes the Oscar winner.
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1920s

.
  • 1927–1928 Emil Jannings - The Last Command as Gen.^ Emil Jannings received two Best Actor awards, one for the 1927 flick, The Way of All Flesh, the other for The Last Command (1928) and Wings was selected as Best Film Production.
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    ^ Emil Jannings The Way of All Flesh , The Last Command .
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    ^ Emil Jannings ("The Last Command; The Way of the Flesh") ; .
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    .Dolgorucki / Grand Duke Sergius Alexander and The Way of All Flesh as August Schilling
  • 1928–1929 Warner Baxter - In Old Arizona as The Cisco Kid
    • George Bancroft - Thunderbolt as Thunderbolt Jim Lang
    • Chester Morris - Alibi as Chick Williams (No.^ The Noose and The Patent Leather Kid .
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      ^ Warners continued with the cycle all the way to the end of the decade, but the other majors cut back on crime-film production to one or at most two a year.
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      ^ "First of all, to that person who reckons Twilight should have won stuff, I have no idea who you're kidding but Twilight is not BAFTA material.
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      .1065)
    • Paul Muni - The Valiant as James Dyke
    • Lewis Stone - The Patriot as Count Pahlen

1930s

1940s

  • 1949 Broderick Crawford - All the King's Men as Willie Stark
    • Kirk Douglas - Champion as Michael 'Midge' Kelly
    • Gregory Peck - Twelve O'Clock High as General Savage
    • Richard Todd - The Hasty Heart as Cpl. .Lachlan 'Lachie' MacLachlan
    • John Wayne - Sands of Iwo Jima as Sgt.^ Planning for the Battle of Iwo Jima, Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Battle of Iwo Jima, Iwo Jima, Sands of Iwo Jima Roanoke, Virginia - Roanoke, Virginia.
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      ^ SANDS OF IWO JIMA,01977,John Wayne catapulted from Hollywood ; leading man to All- .
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      ^ Other Nominees: Kirk Douglas (Champion); Gregory Peck (Twelve O'Clock High); Richard Todd (The Hasty Heart); John Wayne (Sands of Iwo Jima) .
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      John M. Stryker

1950s

  • 1953 William Holden - Stalag 17 as Sgt. .J.J. Sefton
    • Marlon Brando - Julius Caesar as Mark Antony
    • Richard Burton - The Robe as Marcellus Gallio
    • Montgomery Clift - From Here to Eternity as Pvt.^ Richard Burton starred as Marc Antony, Rex Harrison played Julius Caesar, Hume Cronyn played Sosigines, Carroll O’Connor was Casa and Roddy McDowell appeared as Octavian.
      • Today in history. [Archive] - WorldStart Message Boards 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC forum.worldstart.com [Source type: General]

      ^ There were; John Garfield, Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Montgomery Clift, Kim Hunter and; Maureen Stapleton, among others.
      • Columnists - Celebrating Films of the 1960s & 1970s 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC www.cinemaretro.com [Source type: General]

      ^ (Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando,; and James Dean).
      • First Semester Cinema 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC home.comcast.net [Source type: General]

      .Robert E. Lee 'Prew' Prewitt
    • Burt Lancaster - From Here to Eternity as 1st Sgt.^ Which actress who died recently is best remembered for her screen kiss with Burt Lancaster in ‘From Here to eternity’?

      ^ From Here to Eternity - How many times have you seen the scene with Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr rolling in the surf?
      • Academy Award Best Picture Winners 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.mindspring.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Other Nominees: Marlon Brando (Julius Caesar); Richard Burton (The Robe); Montgomery Clift (From Here To Eternity); Burt Lancaster (From Here To Eternity) .
      • Who Won Best Actor Oscars? (Academy Award Winners) 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC www.whowonwhen.com [Source type: General]

      Milton Warden

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International presence

.As the Academy Awards are based in the United States and are centered on the Hollywood film industry, the majority of Academy Award nominees have been Americans.^ Nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards .
  • Nominations For 82nd Academy Awards: 9 Each For ‘Avatar’ vs ‘Hurt Locker’; 8 For ‘Inglourious Basterds’, 6 for ‘Precious’ & ‘Up In The Air’, 5 for ‘Up’; So Who Got Robbed? – Deadline.com 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC www.deadline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Films with more Nominations and; Academy Awards .
  • First Semester Cinema 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC home.comcast.net [Source type: General]

^ Hollywood is not longer the; production center of American theatrical films.
  • First Semester Cinema 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC home.comcast.net [Source type: General]

.Nonetheless, there is significant international presence at the awards, as evidenced by the following list of nominees for the Academy Award for Best Actor.^ Nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards .
  • Nominations For 82nd Academy Awards: 9 Each For ‘Avatar’ vs ‘Hurt Locker’; 8 For ‘Inglourious Basterds’, 6 for ‘Precious’ & ‘Up In The Air’, 5 for ‘Up’; So Who Got Robbed? – Deadline.com 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC www.deadline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ All of the best actor nominees were good.

^ Bridges was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
  • - Once Upon A Win: Epic Wins from when we were kids 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC onceuponawin.com [Source type: General]

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.At the 37th Academy Awards (1965), for the first time in history, all four of the top acting honors were awarded to non-Americans: Rex Harrison, Julie Andrews, Peter Ustinov, and Lila Kedrova.^ For the first time I watched all 3 1/2 hours of the awards.
  • Pink is the New Blog | Everybody's Business Is My Business » Blog Archive » The 81st Annual Academy Awards Are Handed Out 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.pinkisthenewblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Also, in 1964 and in 2007, all four winners of the performance/acting Oscars were non-Americans.
  • Academy Awards Best Actor 11 September 2009 0:39 UTC www.filmsite.org [Source type: General]

^ This will be her first time presenting an Academy Award®.
  • MBN: THE MONTE BUBBLES NETWORK: Academy Awards Coverage 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC montebubbles.net [Source type: General]

.This occurred for the second time at the 80th Academy Awards (2008), when all four acting categories were similarly represented: Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Javier Bardem, and Tilda Swinton.^ Academy Awards (2009) - Movies from 2008 .
  • 81th Academy Awards (2009) - Movies from 2008 - FilmAffinity 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.filmaffinity.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Day-Lewis won the Academy Award for best actor.

^ The 2008 Academy Awards has come to a close.
  • 2008 Academy Awards Winners | /Film 26 May 2010 5:29 UTC www.slashfilm.com [Source type: General]

See also

References

  1. ^ Redelmeier, Donald A. & Singh, Sheldon M. (15 May 2001), "Survival in Academy Award–Winning Actors and Actresses", Annals of Internal Medicine: 961, http://www.annals.org/cgi/reprint/134/10/955.pdf, retrieved 14 Jan 2009 
  2. ^ Redelmeier, Donald A. & Singh, Sheldon M. (5 Sep 2006), "Reanalysis of Survival of Oscar Winners", Annals of Internal Medicine: 392, http://www.annals.org/cgi/reprint/145/5/392-a.pdf, retrieved 14 Jan 2009 
  3. ^ Sylvestre, Marie-Pierre, Huszti, Ella & Hanley, James A. (5 Sep 2006), "Do Oscar Winners Live Longer than Less Successful Peers? A Reanalysis of the Evidence", Annals of Internal Medicine: 361, http://www.annals.org/cgi/reprint/145/5/361.pdf, retrieved 14 Jan 2009 

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