Gary Bussey Best Actor Nomination for The Buddy Holly Story
Yes. A casting director saw Gary Bussey and said, “THAT’S BUDDY HOLLY!” Then Academy members saw the movie and said, “THAT GUY WAS BUDDY HOLLY!” Then they nominated him for an Ocsar.
Helen Hayes Best Supporting Actress WINNER for Airport
Airport also had another best supporting actress nomination. Also the other nominees, Karen Black for Five Easy Pieces, Lee Grant for The Landlord, Sally Kellerman for M*A*S*H*
Shelly Winters Best Supporting Actress Nomination for The Poseidon Adventure
This is her death scene. I beg you to watch it till the end. It’s a masterpiece of broadness.
Glory of Love Best Song Nomination for Karate Kid, Part II
It was the 80’s. But…
Sandra Bullock Best Actress WINNER for The Blind Side
She is one sassy white lady.