Who was nominated for Best Actor in 2015?

The Imitation Game had eight nominations. American Sniper, Clint Eastwood’s movie about Chris Kyle, tied with Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, the movie that took 12 years to make, with six nominations—and Bradley Cooper nabbed a Best Actor nod, nudging out Selma’s David Oyelowo and Nightcrawler’s Jake Gyllenhaal.

Why did Eddie Redmayne win an Oscar?

Eddie Redmayne won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 2015 Academy Awards for his role as Stephen Hawking in Focus Features’ The Theory of Everything. (Photo: AP Images)

Why did Eddie Redmayne won Oscar for Best Actor 2015?

Redmayne was honoured for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking, who has motor neurone disease (ALS). Accepting his award, he thanked the Hawking family, including Jane Hawking on whose book the film is based, and said his award belonged “to all of the people around the world battling ALS”.

Who portrayed Stephen Hawking?

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Actor Eddie Redmayne, who played renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in 2014’s The Theory of Everything, offered a touching tribute to the late scientist, who died Wednesday at age 76.

Is Eddie Redmayne in Harry Potter?

Eddie Redmayne is the face of Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts film series, but the actor had a shot at playing another major character in the Harry Potter universe. Redmayne made his wizarding world debut in 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a spinoff and prequel to the Harry Potter franchise.

Who was nominated for Best Actor in 2017?

With Casey Affleck winning the Oscar for Best Actor, he and his older brother, Ben Affleck, became the 16th pair of siblings to win Academy Awards. Mahershala Ali became the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar….Films with multiple nominations and awards.

Nominations Film
14 La La Land
8 Arrival
6 Hacksaw Ridge

Who hosted the Oscars 2017?

Jimmy Kimmel89th Academy Awards / Host