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  • Writer's pictureAugust Sorenson

Oscar Month - Looking Back

Tonight is the night! At 5:00 PM PST, the 93rd annual Academy Awards will broadcast into millions of homes across the United States and abroad. To honor our past recipients and nominees (alumni from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts hold a remarkable 110 nominations), we have compiled a list of 11 alumni whose work has been honored during the biggest event in cinema...


1. Spencer Tracy (Class of 1923) - 9 nominations and 2 wins ("Captains Courageous" and "Boys Town"). Mr. Tracy has the sixth most nominations of all time. 2. Claire Trevor (Class of 1929) - 3 nominations and 1 win for "Key Largo." 3. Grace Kelly (Class of 1949) - 2 nominations and 1 win for "The Country Girl." 4. Adrien Brody (Specialized Training, 1993) - 1 win for "The Pianist." Mr. Brody is the youngest recipient of the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. 5. Cecil B. DeMille (Class of 1900) - 3 nominations and 1 win for producing "The Greatest Show on Earth." Recipient of a Special Award for showmanship and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. 6. Gena Rowlands (Class of 1952) - 2 nominations recipient of Honorary Award. 7. Anne Hathaway (Specialized Training, 1993) - 2 nominations and 1 win for "Les Misérables." 8. Robert Redford (Class of 1959) - 4 nominations 1 win for directing "Ordinary People." Recipient of Honorary Award. 9. Kirk Douglas (Class of 1941) - 3 nominations recipient of Honorary Award. 10. Lauren Bacall (Class of 1942) - 1 nomination recipient of Honorary Award. 11. Anne Bancroft (Class of 1950) - 5 nominations won for "The Miracle Worker."

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