Oscar: Comeback Performances, Rewarded with Nominations and Awards

Sunset Boulevard (1950):

Comeback performance for silent Star, Gloria Swanson, who received her third and last Best Actress nomination.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Comeback performance for Bette Davis, which garnered her the 10th and last of her Oscar nominations.

The Sunshine Boys (1975):

George Burns, who won the Best Supporting Actor Award.

In his acceptance speech, Burns noted: “I’ve decided to keep making one movie every 36 years.  You get to be new again.”