Directors: Nelson, Ralph–Background, Career, Awards (Lilies of the Field) (Underestimated)

Ralph Nelson (August 12, 1916 – December 21, 1987), the American film and television director was best known for helming Lilies of the Field (1963), Father Goose (1964), and Charly (1968), films which won Oscar Awards (in different categories). Born in Long Island City, New York, Nelson served in the Army Air Corps as a […]

Movie Stars: Gilbert, John–Background, Career, Awards (Death in Hollywood)

Movie Stars: Jane Powell, Perky Star of MGM Musicals ‘Royal Wedding,’ ‘Seven Brides,’ Dies at 92

Jane Powell, who starred in several MGM musicals including “Royal Wedding” and “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” during the 1940s and 1950s, has died of natural causes. She was 92.

Oscar Actors: Garfield, Andrew (Nominee)–Background, Career, Awards

Andrew Russell Garfield (August 20, 1983) is an American-British actor. An alumnus of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, he is the recipient of various accolades, including a Tony Award and a British Academy Television Award, and has been nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award, an Oscar Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and […]

Oscar Actors: Aykroyd, Dan (Nominee)–Background, Career, Awards

In 1990, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his work as Boolie Werthan in the 1989 film Driving Miss Daisy.