The Other First-Time Oscar Winners

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

It’s true that the recent Oscars have been filled with a number of first-time winners. One of them is the popular actress Sandra Bullock.

But aside from her, it’s also important to know the other first-time celebrity winners of this prestigious award winning body. The following are the other winners and some information about them.

Jeff Bridges

He had his first film in 1971 entitled The Last Picture Show that co-starred Timothy Bottoms, Ellen Burstyn, Ben Johnson, Cybill Shepherd and Cloris Leachman. This is his second nomination for the Best Actor award since 1984, when he was also nominated for the movie Starman, and finally bringing the award with him this year for Crazy Heart.

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If you watched the movie Beerfest then you should have seen her there. She was the spy who attempted to steal the beer recipe. Her role in Precious won a number of awards aside from the Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Oscars.

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Christoph Waltz

He is an actor from Austria. Inglourious Basterds is his next film after he was included in Ordinary Decent Criminal in 2000, which co-starred Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell and Linda Florentino.

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