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Who is the only person to have won Academy Awards in both acting and writing categories?

Who is the only person to have won Academy Awards in both acting and writing categories?

Emma Thompson (UK) (b. 15 April 1959) won best actress in 1993 for her role in Howards End (UK 1991) and was awarded Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for Sense and Sensibility (USA/UK 1995) in 1996, making her the first person ever to win Oscars for both acting and writing.

Who is the only Oscar winner whose parents were both Oscar winners as well?

Liza Minnelli

What is the most Oscar nominated family?

The Newmans have been nominated the most often, all 95 being for Film Scoring, Arrangement, or Original Song. The Coppolas have the most nominated (9) and winning (7) members. The Hustons were the first three generation family of winners.

Who were the first siblings to win Oscars?

Sisters Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland are the only siblings to ever both win the best acting category.

Who are the only brothers nominated for Oscars?

ETHAN & JOEL COEN Known collectively as the Coen Brothers, Ethan and Joel have shared 13 nominations and four wins. Joel was also nominated for Best Director for Fargo, while Ethan was recognized in the Best Picture category for the film, bringing each of their total nominations to 14.

Which was the first color film to win the Best Picture Oscar?

Gone with the Wind

Why did the color purple not win any Oscars?

In what many Academy observers considered a snub, Spielberg did not receive a Best Director nomination for The Color Purple. That omission had the potential to help Whoopi. It failed to win any of them, tying the record set by 1977’s The Turning Point for the most Oscar nominations without a single win.

How many Oscars did The Color Purple collect?

11 Academy Awards

What movie won the Oscar over the color purple?

Out of Africa

What happened to Nettie in The Color Purple?

She ends up going to Africa with them as a missionary. In Africa, Nettie is both admired (as a teacher and missionary) and despised (because she is unmarried and childless).

Is Nettie dead?

Shug returns with a new husband, Grady. Despite her marriage, Shug instigates a sexual relationship with Celie, and the two frequently share the same bed. One night Shug asks Celie about her sister. Celie assumes Nettie is dead because she had promised to write to Celie but never did.