Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress?
Here are the Academy Award winners for Best Actor and Best
Actress from 2011 to 2016:
- 2016 -- Casey Affleck, Best Actor for "Manchester by the Sea"; Emma Stone, Best Actress, "La La Land"
- 2015 -- Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Actor for "The Revenant"; Brie Larson, Best Actress, "Room"
- 2014 -- Eddie Redmayne, Best Actor for "The Theory of Everything"; Julianne Moore, Best Actress for "Still Alice."
- 2013 -- Matthew McConaughey, Best Actor for "Dallas Buyers Club"; Cate Blanchett, Best Actress for "Blue Jasmine."
- 2012 -- Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Actor for "Lincoln"; Jennifer Lawrence, Best Actress for "Silver Linings Playbook."
- 2011 -- Jean Dujardin, Best Actor for "The Artist"; Meryl Streep, Best Actress for "The Iron Lady."
Approximately 300 actors and actresses have won the Academy Award for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor or Best Supporting Actress. Please follow the related links below to see a complete list of nominees and winners. Read More
The 2007 winners for Best Actor and Best Actress were Daniel Day-Lewis for There Will Be Blood and Marion Cotillard for La Vie en rose. Read More
In 2008, the Academy Awards parted from the long-held custom of having the previous year's Best Actor present the award for Best Actress and vice versa. That year, a group of five previous Best Actor winners presented the award for Best Actor, and five previous Best Actress winners presented the award for Best Actress. Read More
Best Actor- Adrien Brody, The Pianist Best Actress- Nicole Kidman, The Hours Read More
There is no New Actor category at the Academy Awards. Read More
Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn won for On Golden Pond. Read More
Approximately 820 men and women have been nominated for Best Actor or Best Actress. (82 Academy Awards x 5 nominations X 2 categories = 820 nominees). It is not practical to reproduce such a long list here. Please follow the links below to view a list of all nominees and winners of the Best Actor and Best Actress awards. Read More
The last three Academy Award winners for Best Actor were: 1. 2014 -- Eddie Redmayne for "The Theory of Everything." 2. 2013 -- Matthew McConnaughey for "Dallas Buyers Club." 3. 2012 -- Daniel Day-Lewis for "Lincoln." The last three Academy Award winners for Best Actress were: 1. 2014 -- Julianne Moore for "Still Alice." 2. 2013 -- Cate Blanchett for "Blue Jasmine." 3. 2012 -- Jennifer Lawrence for "Silver Linings Playbook." Read More
Simone Signoret won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1959 for the film Room at the Top. Charlton Heston won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1959 for the film Ben-Hur. Read More
The major winners at the 1994 Academy Awards were Schindler's List (Best Picture), Steven Spielberg, Schindler's List (Best Director), Tom Hanks, Philadelphia (Best Actor), Holly Hunter, The Piano (Best Actress), Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive (Best Supporting Actor) and Anna Paquin (The Piano). Read More
The major winners of the 1993 Academy Awards were Unforgiven (Best Picture), Clint Eastwood, Unforgiven (Best Director), Al Pacino, Scent of a Woman (Best Actor), Emma Thompson, Howards End (Best Actress), Gene Hackman, Unforgiven (Best Supporting Actor) and Marisa Tomei, My Cousin Vinny (Best Supporting Actress). Read More
No actor has ever won an Academy Award for a television performance. Read More
Among the Academy Award winners from Wales are Christian Bale (2010 Best Supporting Actor); Hugh Griffith (1959 Best Supporting Actor); Edmund Gwynn (1947 Best Supporting Actor); Sir Anthony Hopkins (1991 Best Actor); Ray Milland (1945 Best Actor); and Catherine Zeta-Jones (2002 Best Supporting Actress). Read More
Benicio del Toro won an Academy Award (oscar) for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Traffic (2000). Traditionally, the award for Best Supporting Actor is presented by the same person who won Best Actress the preceeding year. Hilary Swank won the Academy Award for Best Actress for Boys Don't Cry (1999). Read More
Sidney Poitier and Halle Berry. Poitier won the 1963 Academy Award as Best Actor for his performance in "Lilies of the Field." Berry won the 2001 Best Actress Oscar for her work in "Monster's Ball." Read More
Marlon Brando In 1973, the actor Marlon Brando declines the Academy Award for Best Actor for his career-reviving performance in The Godfather. The Native American actress Sacheen Littlefeather attended the ceremony in Brando's place, stating that the actor "very regretfully" could not accept the award, as he was protesting Hollywood's portrayal of Native Americans in film. Read More
Academy Award for Best Actress Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Teen Choice Awards - Actress Drama Read More
Ceremony in 2006? Phillip Seymour Hoffman in Capote, and Reese Witherspoon in Walk the Line Film in 2006? Forest Whitaker in The Last King of Scotland, and Helen Mirren in The Queen Read More
Hattie McDaniel was the first actress to win an Oscar(supporting) for her role in "gone with the wind" Read More
The 1939 Best Actor award went to Robert Donat for his portrayal of the title character in "Goodbye, Mr. Chips." The Best Actress award went to Vivien Leigh for her performance as the indomitable Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone with the Wind." Read More
It depends on the award being presented. The orchestra traditionally begins playing if a recipient's acceptance speech becomes overlong. But major awards winners, particularly the Best Actor, Actress and Director recipients, are given more time to express their feelings. Read More
He could, but he needs to give a 100% performance. Just look at the past Academy Award winners for Best Actor. He just needs to give his best performance and if it's good enough, the Academy would praise his performance and could give him a nomination. Read More
Marlon Brando sent an actress dress as a native American when he won his second Oscar, for The Godfather (1972). Read More
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Two-time Oscar winner Anthony Quinn may be the only Mexico-born Oscar winning actor (male or female). Read More
No, and Academy Award is not exactly the same thing as an Oscar (but almost). An Academy Award is an award presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Academy presents about seven different types of awards. The most popular award that they present is officially known as the Academy Award of Merit (Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Picture, etc). The prize for winning this award is the Oscar statuette, so most… Read More
Hattie McDaniel was the first black person and woman to win an Academy Award when she won the 1939 Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance as Mammy in "Gone with the Wind." Sidney Poitier was the first black man to win a competitive Academy Award. He received the 1963 Best Actor Oscar for his performance as Homer Smith in "Lilies of the Field." Louis Gossett, Jr. was the first man to win an Academy… Read More
The Best Actor Award was won by Adrien Brody. The Best Actress Award was won by Nicole Kidman. Read More
No. The veteran actor, who died in October 1993 at the age of 91, never received an Academy Award nomination. Read More
Denzel Washington won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the film "Training Day". Read More
The Best Actress Oscar for 1999 went to Hilary Swank for her performance in "Boys Don't Cry." The Best Actor award went to Kevin Spacey for his screen work in "American Beauty." Read More
Denzel Washington won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "Glory." Brenda Fricker won the Best Supporting Actress award for "My Left Foot." Read More
Sidney Poitier Read More
Javier Bardem became the first Spanish actor to receive an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Bardem won this for his role in No Country For Old Men. Read More
Charlize Theron, who won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in "Monster" (2003). She was born in South Africa. Read More
Tatum O'Neal, at age 10, won Best Supporting Actress in 1973 for her role in Paper Moon (1973). Read More
Jose Ferrer was the 1st Puerto Rican actor to win an academy award for best actor in the movie Cyranno De Bergerac in 1937. Rita Moreno was the second Puerto Rican actress to win an Oscar in 1960 in the movie West Side Story. Benecio Del Toro was the third Puerto Rican actor to win an Oscar in 2003. Read More
The Academy Award for Best Actor of 1995 went to Nicolas Cage for his performance as a doomed alcoholic writer in "Leaving Las Vegas." Read More
Enemy at the Gates was not nominated for an Oscar/Academy Award. It was nominated in other venues, but did not win any awards. Nominated for a "Harry Award", a "Golden Reel Award" , and Audience Awards for Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best Director. Read More
Yes, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor for the film Capote in 2005. Read More
A Special Achievement Academy Award is given to an actor which the Academy feels that deserves to be acknowledged for his life in cinema, but not in a particular category or in a specific year. Read More
Actor-Daniel day-Lewis Actress-Marilon Cottilard Read More
Sidney Poitier. Read More
George C. Scott, who declined his 1970 Best Actor award for "Patton." Read More
Sidney Poitier, who won the 1963 Best Actor award for his performance in "Lilies of the Field." Read More