Oscar Actors: Dunne, Irene–Five-Time Oscar Nominee

Irene Dunne was nominated five times for the Best Actress Oscar, but had never won.

Oscar Movies: Gone Baby Gone (2007)–Amy Ryan

Ben Affleck’s acclaimed feature directing debut, the psychological thriller Gone Baby Gone, received one Oscar nomination: Best Supporting Actress for Amy Ryan, who swept all the critics groups awards that year.

Oscar Actors: Rockwell, Sam–Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Dixon seems to be everything you would despise in a man, but there’s something in him, and it’s partly in the way that Sam Rockwell plays him, which is childlike and moving despite all his obnoxiousness and horrible faults.

Oscar 1935: Winners and Nominees in All Categories

In 1935, “Mutiny on the Bounty” won the Best Picture Oscar in a contest that included “Alice Adams,” “Broadway Melody of 1936,” “Captain Blood,” “David Copperfield,” “The Informer,”
“Les Miserables,” “The Lives of a Bengal Lancer,” “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” “Naughty Marietta,” “Ruggles of Red Gap,” and “Top Hat.”

Oscar: Best Actor–Shortest Performances

Appearing on-screen for only 23 minutes in the film, Niven’s was one of the briefest performances ever to win the Best Actor Oscar.