Oscar Movies: Teacher's Pet (1958)

Oscar Alert


Supporting Actor: Gig Young

Story and Screenplay (Original): Fay Kanin and Michael Kanin


Oscar Context:


In 1958, the winner of the Supporting Actor Oscar was Burl Ives for “The Big Country,” and the Writing Award went to Nedtrick Young (using the pen name of Nathan E. Douglas due to the blacklist) and Harold Jacob Smith for Stanley Kramer's “The Defiant One.”


Gig Young won the Supporting Actor Oscar in 1969 for Sydney Pollack's political drama, “They Shoot Horses, Don’t' They?”