Jeff Bridges received the Best Actor Oscar in 2009 for his performance in the movie Crazy Heart. Of the twenty Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress nominees for 2009 fourteen were from the US, two from California, one Kentucky, one Tennessee, one Massachusetts, one Texas, three New York, one Virginia two from New Jersey, one Maryland and one from Maine. There were three from the UK, one from Austria, one from Canada and one from Spain.
The Best Actor Recipient/Nominee Academy list was the same as the SAG list, The Best Supporting Actor Recipient/Nominee Academy Awards List was the same as the SAG Awards list. The Best Actress Recipient/Nominee Academy Awards List is the same as the SAG Awards list. The Best Supporting Actress Recipient/Nominee Academy List was the same except Diane Kruger was on the SAG Awards List Maggie Gyllenhaal was on the Academy Awards List.
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Jeff Bridges worked with Sandra Bullock Best Actress winner 2009(Academy/SAG) in the 1993 movie The Vanishing. Sandra Bullock worked with George Clooney Best Actor Nominee 2009(Academy/SAG) in the 2013 movie Gravity. George Clooney worked with Matt Damon in the 2005 movie Syriana. Matt Damon worked with 2009 Best Actor Nominee Morgan Freeman (Academy/SAG) in the 2009 movie Invictus. Morgan Freeman worked with Clint Eastwood in the 2005 movie Million Dollar Baby. Clint Eastwood Directed Leonardo DiCaprio in the 2011 movie J Edgar. Leonardo DiCaprio worked with Michael Caine in the 2010 movie Inception. Michael Caine worked with Marion Cotillard in the 2010 movie Inception. Marion Cotillard worked with 2009 Best Actor Nominee Jeremy Renner (Academy/SAG) in the 2013 movie The Immigrant. Jeremy Renner was directed by Kathryn Bigelow in the 2009 movie The Hurt Locker. Kathryn Bigelow Directed Sean Penn in the 2000 movie The Weight of Water. Sean Penn’s 2004 movie The Assassination of Richard Nixon was Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio.
Best Actress Nominee 2009 Carey Mulligan (Academy/SAG) worked with Best Actress Nominee 2009 Gabourey Sidibe (Academy/SAG) in an Episode of the 2015 TV Series The Walker. Gabourey Sidibe worked with Laura Linney in the TV Series The Bic C 2010-2013.
Laura Linney worked with Kate Winslet in the 2003 movie The Life of David Gale.
Kate Winslet worked with Best Actor Nominee 2009 Colin Firth (Academy/SAG) in the 1995 movie Sense and Sensibility. Colin Firth worked with 2009 Best Actress Nominee Meryl Streep (Academy/SAG) in the 2008 movie Mama Mia.
Helen Mirren 2009 Best Actress Nominee (Academy/SAG) worked with Chiwetel Ejiofor in the 2013 movie Phil Spector. Chiwetel Ejiofor worked with Kate Winslet in the 2016 movie Triple 9.