Oscars 2022: Academy Invites 397 New Members

According to Academy-provided stats of the new invitees, 44 percent are women, 37 percent are non-white and 50 percent are non-Americans (54 different countries are represented).

Oscar Actors: Dall, John–Background, Career, Awards

Updated June 29, 2022 Career Summary: Occupational Inheritance: N0 Nationality: NYC Social Class: Middle; father civil engineer Race/Ethnicity/Religion Family: one brother, older; father suicide, when Dall was 9 Education: Training: Theodora Irvine School of Theater; Pasadena Playhouse Teacher/Inspirational Figure: Radio Debut: TV Debut: Stage Debut: Broadway Debut: Film Debut: Breakthrough Role: The Corn Is Green, […]

Oscar Actors: Pavan, Marisa–Background, Career, Awards

Although her screen debut was in 1952 in What Price Glory, Pavan’s breakthrough role came three years later, when she was cast as Anna Magnani’s daughter in The Rose Tattoo. That part was initially assigned to her twin sister, but by the time production began, Angeli was unavailable for the role.

1 Oscar Actors: Best Actors Nominated (or Winning) for Playing the Same Role in Different Movies

Actors Nominated (or Winning) for Playing the Same Role in Different Movies

Oscar Actors: Plummer, Christopher–Background, Career, Awards (Cum Advantage)

Updated June 18, 2022 Career Summary: Occupational Inheritance: No Birth: Toronto, Canada Social Class: Upper-middle; father sold stocks; mother worked McGil University Race/Ethnicity/Religion Family: only child; parents separated shortly after birth Education: love for theatre at an early age Training: apprentice with the Montreal Repertory Theatre Teacher/Inspirational Figure: Olivier, Henry IV (1933) Radio Debut: TV […]