Leonardo DiCaprio~Best Actor 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio Best Actor for his performance in the 2015 movie The Revenant. Last night almost immediately after this was announced at the Oscars TCM Tweeted ‘Classic film fans, which classic actor does DiCaprio remind you of? My gut response was Joel McCrea…well Joel is always my gut response to anything but after catching up…

OSCAR STATS ~ 2014

Eddie Redmayne received the Best Actor Oscar in 2014 for his performance in the movie The Theory of Everything. Of the twenty Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress nominees for 2014 fourteen were from the U.S. two each from California, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, one each from Arizona, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin….

OSCAR STATS ~ 2013

Matthew McConaughey received the 2013 Best Actor Oscar for his performance in the movie Dallas Buyers Club. Of the twenty Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress Nominees for 2013 twelve were from the U.S. two from California, two from Illinois, one each from Texas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Kentucky and one born in Italy…

OSCAR STATS ~ 2012

Daniel Day-Lewis received the Best Actor Oscar in 2012 for his spot on performance in the movie Lincoln. Of the twenty Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress nominees for 2012 fourteen were from the U.S. five were from New York, three California, one each from Pennsylvania, Texas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and one born in Italy…

OSCAR STATS ~ 2011

Meryl Streep received the Best Actress Oscar in 2011 for her performance in the movie The Iron Lady. Of the twenty Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress nominees for 2011 twelve were from the U.S. two from California, two from Oklahoma, one each from Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Montana, New Jersey, New York, and South Carolina….

OSCAR STATS ~ 2010

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…

OSCAR STATS ~ 2009

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…

OSCAR STATS ~ 2008

Kate Winslet received the 2008 Best Actress Oscar award for her performance as Hanna Schmitz in the movie The Reader. Of the twenty Oscar Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress nominees for 2008 three were from California, one from Illinois, two from New Jersey, one from Oklahoma, six from New York, one from Kentucky, one from…

OSCAR STATS ~ 2007

Marion Cotillard was the Best Actress Oscar winner for her performance as Edith Piaf in the 2007 movie ‘La Vie en Rose’. Of the twenty Oscar Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress nominees for 2007 two were from Kentucky, one Massachusetts, five from New York, two from Ohio and one from Texas. There were four from…

OSCAR STATS – 2006

Forest Whitaker received the Best Actor Oscar in 2006 for his performance in the movie ‘The Last King of Scotland’. Of the twenty Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress nominees for 2006 one was from Texas, two California, three New York, one from Pennsylvania, one New Jersey, and one from Illinois. There was one from Canada,…

OSCAR STATS ~ 2005

Philip Seymour Hoffman received the Best Actor Oscar in 2005 for his performance in the movie Capote. Of the twenty Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress nominees for 2005 fifteen were born in the U.S. three from New York, two from Illinois, two from California, one from Connecticut, one from Florida, one Kentucky, one Louisiana, one…

OSCAR STATS ~ 2004

While researching my 2015 Oscar Stats Post I decided to go back through the last eleven years of Best Actor/Supporting Actor, Best Actress/Supporting Actress lists for the Academy Awards and for SAG Awards (Screen Actors Guild) to see whose names were on the nominations lists and what Country or State they were from. Names that…

The Great Gatsby 2013

As we impatiently wait for the May 10th arrival of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, we’ve been getting by with its predecessor in the form of Francis Ford Coppola’s Gatsby from 1974. With stars just as glamorous, in the form of Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, the original has its own variations on Hot Jazz,…

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