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  1. Oscar is a trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  2. OSCAR (Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio) is a series of communications satellites built and used by amateur radio operators. (Web site)
  3. OSCAR is an acronym for O rbital S atellite C arrying A mateur R adio.
  4. OSCAR is a transition to operational oceanographic applications using Jason-1 altimeter data. (Web site)
  5. Oscar is a naked man, holding a sword.

Best Director

  1. Costner was nominated for Best Actor for "Dances With Wolves," the year he won the Oscar as its best director.
  2. In 1992, Eastwood directed Unforgiven, a revisionist western for which he won an Oscar for best director.

Denzel Washington

  1. Denzel Washington (born 28 December 1954) is an African American actor who won the Oscar for Best Actor in 2002.

Sidney Poitier

  1. Of the five Oscar nominations, two of them starred Sidney Poitier who was at that point the biggest box office star in the world. (Web site)

Oscar Nod

  1. For his electric, if sometimes over-the-top performance, De Niro earned another Oscar nod for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
  2. As of this writing Mr. Depp just got his Oscar nod and for this to follow up his Golden Globe, I couldn't be more ecstatic. (Web site)

Golden Globe Nominations

  1. The film is a masterpiece of modern auteur cinema, and collected 5 Oscar and Golden Globe nominations.

Second Oscar

  1. Not only did it choose to honor Berry, but they gave Best Actor to a black actor—Denzel Washington, his second Oscar, but first for a leading role. (Web site)
  2. He had won an Academy Award for Cabaret in 1972, and he was posthumously nominated and awarded his second Oscar for Tess, along with Ghislain Cloquet. (Web site)

Legendary Norwegian Speed Skater Oscar Mathisen

  1. The award was introduced by Oslo Skøiteklub (Oslo Skating Club, OSK) to commemorate the legendary Norwegian speed skater Oscar Mathisen (1888-1954).

Best Actress Oscar Nomination

  1. She is also, after Fernanda Montenegro, the second of four Hispanics to achieve a Best Actress Oscar nomination. (Web site)


  1. For his portrayal of Alfie, Caine was rewarded with a Golden Globe award and an Oscar nomination. (Web site)
  2. Depardieu received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Cyrano in the 1990 film "Cyrano de Bergerac". (Web site)

Oscar Brown

  1. But first, a short conversation with our friend, Oscar Brown, Jr.

Best Supporting Actress

  1. Her best supporting actress Oscar for Dreamgirls (2006) stands on the mantel of her Chicago apartment. (Web site)
  2. She received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and a seven-year contract with MGM through her work on Mogambo. (Web site)

First Oscar

  1. African-American actor Morgan Freeman has won his first Oscar for his performance in Million Dollar Baby.
  2. That series, completed in 1990, gave Aardman its first Oscar, for Creature Comforts, directed by Nick Park. (Web site)
  3. For his initial offering as director, Ben Affleck returns to the site of his first Oscar: South Boston.

Oscar Mathisen Award

  1. As a result, Gustafson received the Oscar Mathisen Award again for his performances in 1988. (Web site)

Oscar Winner

  1. Not only was she an Oscar winner but she also received a Tony Award for her work on the stage during her long career.
  2. Satyajit Ray, an OSCAR winner is the film director who made the language popular all over the world through his films like Pather Panchali, etc. (Web site)
  3. HALLE BERRY JOINS PROTEST IN MALIBU: Oscar winner and other celebrities are against proposed building of a natural gas facility.

King Oscar

  1. He was the eldest son of King Oscar I and Josephine of Leuchtenberg. (Web site)
  2. Among these was that the attitude of the royal house, including King Oscar II and Crown Prince Gustaf, contributed largely to the peaceful solution.

Honorary Oscar

  1. He won an honorary Oscar in 1929 for The Circus, as well as the award for Best Music in 1972. (Web site)
  2. Chaplin won the honorary Oscar twice. (Web site)
  3. Though the film failed, it was De Niro, along with Scorsese, who faced a potentially hostile audience to present Kazan with his honorary Oscar in 1999.

Golden Globe

  1. She also brought home an Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA nomination for the same role. (Web site)
  2. Born Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov in London, in 2006 she became only the third actress to win a Golden Globe, Emmy and Oscar in the same year.
  3. She went on to star as Effie White in the 2006 musical film Dreamgirls, for which she won an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and a SAG Award.

Best Actor

  1. Washington's win came for "Training Day," making him the first African-American actor since Sidney Poitier nearly 40 years ago to win the best actor Oscar.
  2. In 2005, he was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar, and won a Golden Globe in the same category in 2006.
  3. The first to be nominated (and win) was F. Murray Abraham, who beat out co-star Tom Hulce for the Best Actor Oscar in Amadeus (1984). (Web site)

Chess Oscar

  1. Kramnik's performance won him the Chess Oscar for 2000; this was the first time he had received the award.
  2. Winning the Chess Oscar on non-world championship years holds great value and by taking it, Kasparov, the No.

Outstanding Performance

  1. It's a great movie, with an outstanding performance by Art Carney (yes, I do think he deserved the Oscar).

Oscar Mathisen

  1. In 1914, Oscar Mathisen was the first to break the record according to contemporary rules. (Web site)

Best Picture

  1. It takes a really spectacular piece of cinematic work to be considered a definite for the Best Picture Oscar at the Academy Awards.
  2. The film became the first sequel to win the Best Picture Oscar, and Pacino was nominated for his third Oscar.
  3. Unforgiven 's Best Picture award was a distinction - it was the third western film to ever win the Best Picture Oscar. (Web site)

Best Actress

  1. The dress she wore to the Academy Awards (where she won the Best Actress Oscar) was especially designed for her by Jean-Paul Gaultier.
  2. In the 1990 film, Annie Wilkes was portrayed by Kathy Bates, who won the Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal.
  3. Won the Best Actress Oscar for her performance as Aileen Wuornos on what would have been Aileen's 48th birthday: 29 February 2004.


  1. Johnny Costa should have recorded as many albums as say, Oscar Peterson, Tatum, Waller, Brubeck, Evans, etc, etc.
  2. Fellow pianist and composer Oscar Levant dubbed Waller "the black Horowitz" in a favorable comparison to Russian pianist Vladimir Horowitz.

Stockard Channing

  1. Stockard Channing, an Oscar and Tony nominee, is currently appearing in The Lion in Winter on Broadway.

Best Actress Oscar

  1. A definite five star movie, pity that Stockard Channing didn't get a Best Actress Oscar for it.
  2. For this role, Theron won the Best Actress Oscar at the 76th Academy Awards in February 2004, as well as the SAG Award and the Golden Globe Award.
  3. In addition to winning the Best Actress Oscar for this film, Austrian born actress Luise Rainer also won a second Oscar for THE GOOD EARTH.

Oscar Robertson

  1. Lucas was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1979 along with Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.

First Oscar Nomination

  1. Kramer with Dustin Hoffman, the former giving Streep her first Oscar nomination and the latter her first win. (Web site)
  2. That film led to a small supporting role in Easy Rider (1969), for which he received his first Oscar nomination.
  3. For the picture, Spielberg received his first Oscar nomination for direction.


  1. But Matthau runs away with the film as the oily Gingrich, deservedly taking home an Oscar.

Best Actor Oscar

  1. Although James Dean had also been posthumously nominated for a Best Actor Oscar, Peter Finch was the first actor to win the award posthumously. (Web site)
  2. Sidney Poitier won the best actor Oscar for his role in Lilies of the Field.
  3. Best Actor Oscar, BAFTA, and Golden Globe nominations followed suit for his powerful performance. (Web site)

Oscar Zariski

  1. Oscar Zariski (1899-1986) did work of fundamental importance in the area of algebraic geometry.

Herb Ellis

  1. Oscar tells the story of his life, music, and the musicians he has worked with - Barney Kessel, Joe Pass, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis and many others. (Web site)
  2. In the 1950s, Herb Ellis ' accomplished technique and elegant lines reached a wide public through the recordings of Oscar Peterson 's trio. (Web site)

Oscar Peterson Trio

  1. In March 1955 he stood in for Herb Ellis in the Oscar Peterson trio and in 1957 saw work with Benny Goodman. (Web site)
  2. Under the management of jazz producer Norman Granz, he formed the Oscar Peterson Trio with Ray Brown on bass and Herb Ellis on guitar.
  3. Kessel was also a member of the Oscar Peterson Trio with Ray Brown in the early 1950s. (Web site)

Oscar Pettiford

  1. His ability to cross complex rhythms led to performances with top jazzmen such as Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Pettiford, Coleman Hawkins, and Thelonious Monk. (Web site)

Bram Stoker

  1. It was there that Oscar had a brief romantic affair with a girl named Florence Balcome, who later married Bram Stoker. (Web site)

Oscar Wilde

  1. Dublin is the origin of many prominent artists and writers such as James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Bram Stoker, and Roddy Doyle. (Web site)
  2. Stoker married Florence Balcome, a former girlfriend of Oscar Wilde, in 1878.
  3. He based his work on witty dialogue, which had much in common with the ironical tone of Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw.


  1. Hammerstein, Oscar, 2d, 1895–1960, American lyricist and librettist, b. (Web site)
  2. Oscar Clendenning Hammerstein II (1895-1960) was perhaps the most influential lyricist and librettist of the American theater. (Web site)

Oscar Hammerstein

  1. Oscar Hammerstein, 2d 1895-1960, American lyricist and librettist, b.
  2. The movie was adapted by Oscar Hammerstein II and Harry Kleiner from the 1846 novel by Prosper Mrime.
  3. Oscar Hammerstein II (1895 - 1960) was a writer and producer of musical comedies for almost forty years. (Web site)


  1. The guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Athens Oscar Hotel.


  1. Oscar II was furious when the conservatives started using the instrument of vote of no confidence.
  2. On 18 January 2007 Tong Sang's new government survived a motion of no confidence brought by Oscar Temaru.


  1. In the summer of 2011, Pixar's "newt" marks the directing debut of multiple Oscar(R)-winning sound designer Gary Rydstrom. (Web site)
  2. In the summer of 1902, Oscar Eckenstein and Crowley undertook the first attempt to scale Chogo Ri (known in the west as K2), located in Pakistan.


  1. March 26 - South African radio stations ban Stevie Wonder 's music in response to Wonder dedicating the Oscar he had won the night before to Nelson Mandela.
  2. One night I sat in with [bassist] Oscar Pettiford and [drummer] Kenny Clarke, and we started played together as a trio there and behind other groups. (Web site)


  1. Being a bottom feeder, Oscar takes advantage of the situation and makes himself look like he killed the finned mobster.
  2. Literary or rhetorical paradoxes abound in the works of Oscar Wilde and G. K. Chesterton; other literature deals with paradox of situation.
  3. Another situation was Oscar Pettiford, the bass player, with a variety of drummers.


  1. Her first talkie was in The Trial of Mary Dugan (1929); four movies later she won an Oscar in The Divorcee (1930). (Web site)
  2. The US title for this film was The Trial of Oscar Wilde, effectively killing the ironic double meaning of the plural British title.


  1. Eminem won a Best Song Oscar for his song "Lose Yourself" from the movie 8 Mile.
  2. Jeff Bass won a Best Song Oscar in 2003 for co-writing "Lose Yourself" from the film 8 Mile. (Web site)


  1. OSCAR I was the first of the phase I satellites.
  2. AMSAT organisations design, build, arrange launches for, and then operate (command) the OSCAR series of satellites.


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