Oscar Movies: East of Eden

Oscar Nominations: 4

Director: Elia Kazan
Screenplay (Adapted): Paul Osborn
Actor: James Dean
Supporting Actress: Jo Van Fleet

Oscar Awards: 1

Supporting Actress

Oscar Context

In 1955, James Dean received the first of his two posthumous nominations; the second was for “Giant.”

Marty swept the important Oscars, including Picture, Director (Delbert Mann), and Screenplay (Paddy Chayefsky).