Oscar Movies: Carrie (1976)

Oscar Nominations:

Actress: Sissy Spacek
Supporting Actress: Piper Laurie

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

In 1976, the winner of the Best Actress Oscar was Faye Dunaway for “Network,” which also honored Supporting Actress Beatrice Straight.

The Best Actress race also included Marie-Christine Barrault in “Cousin, Cousine,” Talia Shire in “Rocky,” and Liv Ullmann in “Face to Face.” Note that two of the five nominees were foreign actresses in foreign-made films.

In the Supporting Actress league, Piper Laurie also competed with Jane Alexander in “All the President's Men,” Jodie Foster in “Taxi Driver,” and Lee Grant in “Voyage of the Damned.”