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Colin Firth received the Best Actor Oscar in 2010 for his performance in the movie The King’s Speech. Of the twenty Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress nominees for 2010 twelve were from the U.S. four from California, two from New York, one each from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana and one born in Italy while her parents were stationed there. There were three from the U.K., three from Australia, one from Spain and one from Israel.
The Best Actor Recipient/Nominee Academy List was different from the SAG List with Robert Duvall on the SAG list and Javier Bardem on the Academy List. The Best Supporting Actor Recipient/Nominee List for the Academy and SAG were the same. The Best Actress Recipient/Nominee Academy List was different from the SAG List with Hilary Swank on the SAG List and Michelle Williams on the Academy List. The Best Supporting Actress list was different from the SAG list with Mila Kunis on the SAG List and Jacki Weaver on the Academy List.
Six Degrees to Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet
Colin Firth worked with 2010 Best Actress Nominee Annette Bening in the 1989 movie Valmont. Annette Bening worked with the 2010 Best Actress Natalie Portman in the 1996 movie Mars Attacks. Natalie Portman worked with Javier Bardem 2010 Best Actor Nominee in the movie Goya’s Ghost in 2006. Javier Bardem worked with Johnny Depp in the 2000 movie Before Night Falls. Johnny Depp worked with Leonardo DiCaprio in the 1993 movie What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.
Leonardo DiCaprio worked with 2010 Best Actress Nominee Michelle Williams in the 2010 movie Shutter Island. Michelle Williams worked with 2010 Best Actor Nominee James Franco in the 2013 movie Oz the Great and Powerful. James Franco worked with 2010 Best Actress Nominee Nicole Kidman in the 2015 movie Queen of the Desert. Nicole Kidman worked with Chiwetal Ejiofor in the 2015 movie Secret in Their Eyes. Chiwetel Ejiofor worked with Kate Winslet in the 2009 movie Triple 9.
Jesse Eisenberg 2010 Best Actor Nominee worked with David Strathairn in the 2015 movie Louder Than Bombs. David Strathairn worked with Meryl Streep in the 1994 movie The River Wild. Meryl Streep worked with 2010 Best Actor Nominee Jeff Bridges in the 2014 movie The Giver. Jeff Bridges worked with Kevin Bacon in the 2013 movie R.I.P.D. Kevin Bacon worked with 2010 Best Actress Nominee Jennifer Lawrence in the 2011 movie X-Men: First Class. Jennifer Lawrence worked with Robert De Niro in the 2015 movie Joy. Robert De Niro worked in the 1996 movie Marvin’s Room with Leonardo DiCaprio.

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