June 6, 2020 at 7:53 am #1203519070
Hey, I’m completing list of all people who were nominated/won for playing teachers, academics, coaches, trainers etc. If I’m missing someone, please, let me know. 🙂
Curiously all 2014 winners played academics.
1962 W. Anne Bancroft as Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker
1969 W. Maggie Smith as Jean Brodie in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
1970 N. Ali McGraw as Jennifer Cavilleri in Love Story
1999 N. Meryl Streep as Roberta Guaspari in Music of the Heart
2006 N. Judi Dench as Barbara Covett in Notes on a Scandal
2008 N. Meryl Streep as Sister Aloysius Beauvier in Doubt
2012 N. Emmanuelle Riva as Anne Laurent in Amour
2014 W. Julianne Moore as Alice Howland in Still Alice
1938 N. Leslie Howard as Henry Higgins in Pygmalion
1939 W. Robert Donat as Charles Chipping in Goodbye, Mr. Chips
1964 W. Rex Harrison as Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady
1967 N. Richard Burton as George in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1969 N. Peter O’Toole as Arthur Chipping in Goodbye, Mr. Chips
1983 N. Michael Caine as Frank Bryant in Educating Rita
1986 N. William Hurt as James Leeds in Children of a Lesser God
1988 N. Edward James Olmos as Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver
1989 N. Robin Williams as John Keating in Dead Poets Society
1995 N. Richard Dreyfuss as Glenn Holland in Mr. Holland’s Opus
2004 N. Clint Eastwood as Frankie Dunn in Million Dollar Baby
2006 N. Ryan Gosling as Dan Dunne in Half Nelson
2008 N. Richard Jenkins as Walter Vale in The Visitor
2014 W. Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything
Best Supporting Actress
1997 N. Joan Cusack as Emily Montgomery in In & Out
2000 N. Julie Walters as Sandra Wilkinson in Billy Elliot
2006 N. Cate Blanchett as Sheba Hart in Notes on a Scandal
2008 N. Amy Adams as Sister James in Doubt
2014 W. Patricia Arquette as Olivia Evans in Boyhood
Best Supporting Actor
1967 N. George Segal as Nick in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1973 W. John Houseman as Charles W. Kingsfield, Jr. in The Paper Chase
1976 N. Burgess Meredith as Mickey Goldmill on Rocky
1979 N. Mickey Rooney as Henry Dailey in The Black Stallion
1981 N. Ian Holm as Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire
1984 N. Pat Morita as Kesuke Miyagi in The Karate Kid
2008 N. Philip Seymour Hoffman as Father Brendan Flynn in Doubt
2014 W. J. K. Simmons as Terence Fletcher in Whiplash
2015 N. Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa in CreedJune 6, 2020 at 8:15 am #1203519085
Edward James Olmos received a Best Actor nomination in 1988 for Stand And Deliver as real-life high school math teacher Jaime Escalante.June 6, 2020 at 8:20 am #1203519088
Also, Mickey Rooney received a Best Supporting Actor nomination in 1979 as horse trainer Henry Dailey in The Black Stallion. In 1981, Ian Holm was nominated in the same category as athletic trainer Sam Mussabini in Chariots Of Fire.
Richard Jenkins was nominated for Best Actor in The Visitor in 2008 as a college professor named Walter Vale, although in the movie, you don’t really seem him doing that much teaching, but that’s what his character’s job profession is.
John Houseman WON a Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1973 for The Paper Chase as law school professor Charles Kingsfield.June 6, 2020 at 8:49 am #1203519107
Richard Dreyfuss for “Mr. Holland’s Opus”! That one should have been a given.June 6, 2020 at 8:54 am #1203519114
Clint Eastwood in Million Dollar Baby.
"It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in an argument." - William Gibbs McAdooJune 6, 2020 at 1:05 pm #1203519478
Russell Crowe – A Beautiful Mind
Colin Firth – A Single Man
Brad Pitt – Moneyball
Steve Carrell – Foxcatcher
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game
Felicity Jones – Theory of Everything
Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia
Annette Benning – The Kids are All Right
Naomi Watts – The Impossible
Judi Dench – Iris
Paul Giamatti – Cinderella Man
Geoffrey Rush – The King’s Speech
Nick Nolte – Warriors
Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures
Laura Linney – Kinsey
Kate Winslet – IrisJune 6, 2020 at 4:09 pm #1203519688
I don’t know if you’ll consider this but the Little Women ladies.June 6, 2020 at 6:01 pm #1203519796
Haven’t seen the movies in a while but Geoffrey Rush is a vocal coach in The King’s Speech and I believe Christian Bale was his brother’s trainer in The Fighter.
Also, Robin Williams for Good Will Hunting?
I just love movies. And awards.
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