Best Actor 2015: John Huston for The Other Side of the Wind

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The Facts

Oscar History
Huston has two wins from 15 nominations

  • Nominated: Best Writing, Original Screenplay (alongside Norman Bunstine and Heinz Herald) for Dr. Ehrlich’s Magic Bullet (1940)
  • Nominated: Best Writing, Original Screenplay (alongside Harry Chandlee, Abem Finkel, and Howard Koch) for Sergeant York (1941)
  • Nominated: Best Writing, Screenplay for The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  • Won: Best Director for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1949)
  • Won: Best Writing, Screenplay for The Treasure of Sierra Madre (1949)
  • Nominated: Best Director for The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
  • Nominated: Best Writing, Screenplay (alongside Ben Maddow) for The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
  • Nominated: Best Director for The African Queen (1951)
  • Nominated: Best Writing, Screenplay (alongside James Agee) for The African Queen (1951)
  • Nominated: Best Picture for Moulin Rouge (1952)
  • Nominated: Best Director for Moulin Rouge (1952)
  • Nominated: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (alongside John Lee Mahin) for Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
  • Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role for The Cardinal (1963)
  • Nominated: Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted from Other Material (alongside Gladys Hill) for The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
  • Nominated: Best Director for Prizzi’s Honor (1985)

This Year
Huston has

Awards: N/A
Nominations: N/A

About the Film

Role:

U.S. Distributor: Royal Road Entertainment
U.S. Release Date: May 6, 2015 (screening)
Festivals: N/A

Why?

Why not?

Notes

Ranking: In Limbo as of DATE

More on the competition

See also:

  • Best Picture 2015: The Other Side of the Wind
  • Best Director 2015: Orson Welles for The Other Side of the Wind
  • Best Supporting Actress 2015: Lilli Palmer for The Other Side of the Wind
  • Best Supporting Actress 2015: Susan Strasberg for The Other Side of the Wind
  • Best Supporting Actor 2015: Peter Bogdanovich for The Other Side of the Wind
  • Best Supporting Actor 2015: Dennis Hopper for The Other Side of the Wind
  • Best Original Screenplay 2015: Orson Welles for The Other Side of the Wind
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