Whoopi Goldberg Welcomes The Crowd During The 74th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre March 24, 2002 In West Hollywood, Ca.
Halle Berry Winner Accepts The Best Actress Academy Award For Her Performance In The Film 'Monster's Ball,' While Actor Russell Crowe Applauds Her During The 74Th Annual Academy Awards March 24, 2002 At The Kodak Theater In Hollywood, Ca.
1930, American director and former child actor Norman Taurog at the Academy Awards with the gold statuette or Oscar he has just received for Best Director, for the film 'Skippy'.
Best Actress winner Halle Berry and Best Actor winner Denzel Washington holds their Oscar statuetes backstage at the 74th Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Ca., March 24, 2002.
November 11, 1954, Sophia Loren and Marlon Brando at a cinema in Rome, where Brando received the Francesco Pasinetti Prize for his performance in the film 'On The Waterfront'.
April 2, 1951. Jose Ferrer (1912 - 1992) hears the news that he has won an Academy Award for his performance in 'Cyrano de Bergerac' whilst at a cafe on West 52nd Street, New York. Sharing his euphoria are actresses Judy Holliday and Gloria Swanson.
Winner for Best Actress for 'The Hours,' Nicole Kidman and Best Actor for 'The Pianist,' Adrien Brody, pose during the 75th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on March 23, 2003 in Hollywood, California.
April 11, 1962, American film actor Gregory Peck and his wife Veronique being photographed at the Oscars ceremony in Hollywood.
April 11, 1962, Rita Moreno with George Chakiris at the Oscars award ceremony in Hollywood. Chakiris is holding his Oscar.
Nicole Kidman and Catherine Zeta-Jones pose with their awards during the 75th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on March 23, 2003 in Hollywood, California. Kidman won Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role for 'The Hours' and Zeta-Jones won Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role for 'Chicago.'
Marisa Tomei and Academy president Frank Pierson announce the 75th Academy Awards nominees for Best Actor from top left to right, Nicolas Cage for 'Adaptation', Michael Caine for 'The Quiet American', Daniel Day-Lewis for 'Gangs of New York', Adrien Brody for 'The Pianist' and Jack Nicholson for 'About Schmidt' at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on February 11, 2003 in Beverly Hills, California.
Four Oscar winners holding their statuettes after the ceremony at the Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica. From left to right - Lee Marvin (best actor), Julie Christie (best actress), Shelley Winters (best supporting actress) and Martin Balsam (best supporting actor). April 18, 1966.
Here's a look back at some of the best Academy Award moments down the years. In this picture - James Stewart and Ginger Rogers, arms locked and Oscars in hand, gaze into each other's eyes at the 1940 Academy Awards banquet, Los Angeles, California, February 27, 1941. Stewart won Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in 'The Philadelphia Story' while Rogers won Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in 'Kitty Foyle: The Natural History of a Woman.'
Rehearsals for the 74th Annual Academy Awards are underway with placards placed in the seats to indicate Oscar hopefuls and honored guests March 21, 2002 in Hollywood, CA. The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2001 will be presented at the Kodak Theatre March 24, 2002 in Hollywood, CA.
British actor Julie Andrews holds her Oscar while standing with Belgian born actor Audrey Hepburn at the Academy Awards ceremonies in Santa Monica, California, April 5, 1965. Andrews won Best Actress for her performance in the film, 'Mary Poppins,' directed by Robert Stephenson. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
March 24, 1997, Los Angeles, Cuba Gooding jr at the Academy awards.
Ray McKinnon, Lisa Blount and Walton Goggins with the award for Best Live Action Short Film for 'The Accountant' backstage at the 74th Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Ca., March 24, 2002.
Angelina Jolie at the 72nd Annual Academy Awards.
The nominated Foreign Language Film Directors Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Petter Naess, Ashutosh Gowariker, Danis Tanovic and Juan Jose Campanella pose prior to the 74th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre March 24, 2002 in West Hollywood, CA.
Irish-born actor Barry Fitzgerald (left) holds his Oscar for Best Supporting Actor while American actor Bing Crosby holds his Oscar for Best Actor, both for their roles in 'Going My Way,' Academy Awards, Los Angeles, California, March 15, 1945. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
American actor Donna Reed signs an autograph while holding her Oscar trophy at the Academy Awards, Los Angeles, California, March 25, 1954. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
March 21, 1999, Dame Judi Dench and Gwyneth Paltrow holding their Oscars at the 71st Academy Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Italian actor Sophia Loren reacts after winning her Best Actress Oscar for the film, 'La Ciociara,' after the Academy Awards, April 1962. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Roberto Benigni and Hilary Swank attend the 72nd Annual Academy Awards, March 26, 2000, in Los Angeles, CA.
Recipient of the Best Actress Award, Hilary Swank, and Best Actor recipient Kevin Spacey pose backstage of the Academy Awards with their Oscars March 26, 2000 in Los Angeles.
Benicio Del Toro, best supporting actor, Marcia Gay Harden, best supporting actress, Julia Roberts, best actress and Russell Crowe, best actor, with Oscars backstage at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles Sunday, March 25, 2001.
April 21, 1971, English actress Glenda Jackson gazes with pride at the Oscar she won for her part in 'Women In Love'.
April 26, 1967, Elizabeth Taylor holding an Oscar she won for the film 'Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf' at the Grosvenor Hotel, London.
April 11, 1962, American actor Warren Beatty and actress Natalie Wood arriving at the Oscars award ceremony in Hollywood.
Gregory Peck and Italian-born Sophia Loren chat at the Academy Awards, Santa Monica, California, April 9, 1963. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
English actress Julie Christie with her Academy Award for Best Actress , which she won for her role in 'Darling'.
American actor Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957) receives a kiss from actor Claire Trevor (1909 - 2000) while standing backstage with the Best Actor Oscar he won for his role in director John Huston's film, 'The African Queen,' RKO Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles, California.
Julie Andrews, with the Academy Award she won for 'Mary Poppins', her film debut.
Sophia Loren at dinner with her film producer husband Carlo Ponti after winning the Best Actress Academy Award for her emotional performance in 'La Ciociare' (Two Women).
Actors Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Joan Crawford and Maximilian Schell stand backstage at the Academy Awards, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, April 8, 1963. Both Peck and Crawford hold Oscar statuettes. Peck won Best Actor for director Robert Mulligan's film 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Crawford accepted the Best Actress award for Anne Bancroft for director Arthur Penn's film 'The Miracle Worker.' Loren and Schell were winners of the Best Actress and Actor awards the year before. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Olivia de Havilland receives her Best Actress Oscar from actor Ray Milland (1907 - 1986) for her performance in 'To Each his Own', directed by Mitchell Leisen. March 19, 1947.