Academy Award Winning Actors & Actresses

Tan Dun
Tan Dun
Actors & Actresses, Authors, Musical Artists

Tan Dun is a Chinese contemporary classical composer, most widely known for his Grammy and Oscar-award winning scores for...

William Saroyan
William Saroyan
Authors

William Saroyan was an Armenian-American author. The setting of many of his stories and plays was Fresno, California, the center of Armenian-American life in California...

Dustin Lance Black
Dustin Lance Black
Authors, Actors & Actresses

Dustin Lance Black (born June 10, 1974) is an American screenwriter, director, film and television producer, and LGBT rights activist. He has won two Writers Guild of America Awards for his...

Minnie Driver
Minnie Driver
Actors & Actresses, Musical Artists, TV Actors & Actresses

Minnie Driver is an Emmy-, BAFTA- and Academy Award-nominated English actress and singer-songwriter. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her...

Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
Actors & Actresses, TV Actors & Actresses

Jessica Phyllis Lange is an American stage and screen actress who, among many other accolades, has won two Academy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. Lange, the third of four children,...

Mack Sennett
Mack Sennett
Actors & Actresses, Musical Artists

Mack Sennett (January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian -born Academy Award-winning director and was known as the innovator of slapstick comedy in film. During his lifetime he was...

Walt Disney
Walt Disney
TV Actors & Actresses, Actors & Actresses, Musical Artists, Authors

Walter Elias Disney was a multiple Academy Award-winning American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur and philanthropist....

William A. Wellman
William A. Wellman
Actors & Actresses

William Augustus Wellman was an American film director, noted for directing the film which received the first Academy Award for Best Picture, Wings ....

Dalton Trumbo
Dalton Trumbo
Authors, Actors & Actresses

Dalton Trumbo was an American screenwriter and novelist, and one of the Hollywood Ten, a group of film professionals who testified before the House Un-American Activities...

Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
TV Actors & Actresses, Actors & Actresses, Musical Artists

Kevin Spacey Fowler is an American actor and film director. He grew up in California, and began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in supporting roles...

Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
TV Actors & Actresses, Actors & Actresses

Philip Seymour Hoffman is an American BAFTA-, Golden Globe-, SAG- and Academy Award-winning actor. Hoffman was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Marilyn L. O'Connor, a...

Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx
Musical Artists, Actors & Actresses, TV Actors & Actresses

Jamie Foxx is an Academy Award-winning American actor, singer, musician and stand-up comedian. Foxx is possibly best known for his portrayal of musician...

Sean Penn
Sean Penn
TV Actors & Actresses, Actors & Actresses

Sean Justin Penn is an Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning American film actor and director. In 2004, he was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences....

Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody
Actors & Actresses

Adrien Brody is an Academy Award-winning American actor. He received widespread recognition and subsequent acclaim when he was cast as the lead in Roman Polanski's The Pianist ....

Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
TV Actors & Actresses, Actors & Actresses

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and director. He has garnered much critical acclaim for his work in film since the 1990s, including for his portrayals of real-life...

Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe
TV Actors & Actresses, Actors & Actresses, Musical Artists

Russell Ira Crowe is an Academy Award-, BAFTA-, Golden Globe-, and Screen Actors Guild Award -winning New Zealand and Australian actor. His acting career began in the early 1990s with...

James Stewart
James Stewart
Actors & Actresses, TV Actors & Actresses

James Maitland Stewart , popularly known as Jimmy Stewart, was an American film and stage actor best known for his self-effacing persona. Over the course of his career, he...

Ernest Borgnine
Ernest Borgnine
Actors & Actresses, TV Actors & Actresses

Ermes Effron Borgnino , better known by his stage name Ernest Borgnine, is an American Golden Globe, BAFTA and Academy Award-winning actor. Borgnine was born Ermes Effron...

Ronald Colman
Ronald Colman
Actors & Actresses

Ronald Colman was an English Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning actor. Born in Richmond, Surrey, England, like fellow actor Reginald Denny (and in the same year...

Clark Gable
Clark Gable
Actors & Actresses, Musical Artists

Clark Gable was an iconic American actor nicknamed "The King of Hollywood" in his heyday. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Gable seventh among the Greatest...

Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
Actors & Actresses, Authors

Eugene Allen "Gene" Hacker is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. He came to fame during the 1970s, after his role in The French Connection, and continued to...

Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
Actors & Actresses, Musical Artists, TV Actors & Actresses

Forest Steven Whitaker is an American actor, producer, and director. Whitaker won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film The Last King...

Victor McLaglen
Victor McLaglen
Actors & Actresses

Victor Andrew de Bier Everleigh McLaglen was an Academy Award winning English actor, boxer and World War I veteran. McLaglen was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent,...

Spencer Tracy
Spencer Tracy
Actors & Actresses

Spencer Tracy was an actor of stage and screen, who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. Tracy is generally regarded as one of the finest actors in motion picture history....

Robert Donat
Robert Donat
Actors & Actresses

Friedrich Robert Donat , was an English Academy Award-winning film and stage actor. Donat was born in Withington, Manchester, England, of English, Polish and German...

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