Knowledge Identifier: $Oscar
Category: Movies & TV (100)
Launched in 1950.
Countries: United States (66%), United Kingdom (10%), (6%)
Linked to: Los Angeles Times, Dolby Laboratories, Eastman Kodak, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
From 1950 to 1960, the awards were presented at Hollywood's Pantages Theatre
The Oscars moved to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California in 1961
Marianne Jean-Baptiste - "'Marianne Raigipcien Jean-Baptiste"' is an Academy Award-nominated British actress, best known for her role as Hortense Cumberbatch in the 1996 drama "Secrets & Lies", which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, becoming the first black Briton to receive an Academy Award nomination, and in the US as Vivian Johnson in the American television series "Without a Trace"
Goldie Hawn - Hawn had made her feature film debut in a bit role as a giggling dancer in the 1968 film The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band, in which she was billed as "Goldie Jeanne", but in her first major film role, in Cactus Flower, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as Walter Matthau's suicidal fiancee.
Tim Burton - When the film opened in June 1989, it was backed by the biggest marketing and merchandising campaign in film history at the time, and became one of the biggest box office hits of all time, grossing well over US$250 million in the US alone and $400 million worldwide and earning critical acclaim for the performances of both Keaton and Nicholson, as well as the film's production aspects, which won the Academy Award for Best Art Direction.