A look at the acting nominees of the 2015 Academy Awards
Rosalinda L. Orosa (The Philippine Star) - February 18, 2015 - 3:01pm
MANILA, Philippines — The acting nominations at this year’s 87th Academy Awards were both expected and surprising. Early front runners—Michael Keaton of “Birdman” and Eddie Redmaybe of “The Theory of Everything,” for instance--got nods from the Oscars. But a number of surprises also managed to clinch nominations.
 
Here are the 20 acting nominees in this year’s Oscar Awards:
 

Best Actor

 
Michael Keaton, ‘Birdman’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 0
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Eddie Reymayne, ‘The Theory of Everything’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 0
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Benedict Cumberbatch, ‘The Imitation Game’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 0
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Steve Carrell, ‘Foxcatcher’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 0
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Bradley Cooper, ‘American Sniper’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 2
Past Oscar wins: 1
 
 

Best Actress

 
Julianne Moore, ‘Still Alice’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 4
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Reese Witherspoon, ‘Wild’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 1
Past Oscar wins: 1
 
Rosamund Pike, ‘Gone Girl’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 0
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Felicity Jones, ‘The Theory of Everything’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 0
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Marion Cotillard, ‘Two Days, One Night’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 1
Past Oscar wins: 1
 
 

Best Supporting Actor

 
J.K. Simmons, ‘Whiplash’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 0
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Edward Norton, ‘Birdman’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 2
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Ethan Hawke, ‘Boyhood’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 3 (one acting nomination, two writing nominations)
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Mark Ruffalo, ‘Foxcatcher’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 1
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Robert Duvall, ‘The Judge’‘
 
Past Oscar nominations: 6
Past Oscar wins: 1
 

Best Supporting Actress

 
Patricia Arquette, ‘Boyhood’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 0
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Emma Stone, ‘Birdman’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 0
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Meryl Streep, ‘Into The Woods’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 18
Past Oscar wins: 3
 
Keira Knightley, ‘The Imitation Game’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 1
Past Oscar wins: 0
 
Laura Dern, ‘Wild’
 
Past Oscar nominations: 1
Past Oscar wins: 0

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