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Encyclopedia > 67th Academy Awards
67th Academy Awards
Date March 27, 1995
Site Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
Host David Letterman
Producer Gilbert Cates
Director Jeff Margolis
Duration 3 hours, 35 minutes

The 67th Academy Awards, honoring the best movies of 1994, were held on March 27, 1995 at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by well-known comedian and talk show host David Letterman. March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An early postcard view of the Shrine The Shrine Auditorium is a landmark large-event venue in Los Angeles, California, USA. It is also the headquarters of the Al Malikah Temple, a division of the Shriners. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1,290. ... David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American late night talk show host, comedian, television producer, Indy Racing League car owner (Rahal Letterman Racing), and philanthropist. ... Gilbert Gil Cates (born: 6 June 1934 in New York, New York) is an American television producer and director. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1994. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An early postcard view of the Shrine The Shrine Auditorium is a landmark large-event venue in Los Angeles, California, USA. It is also the headquarters of the Al Malikah Temple, a division of the Shriners. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1,290. ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American late night talk show host, comedian, television producer, Indy Racing League car owner (Rahal Letterman Racing), and philanthropist. ...


The ceremony is perhaps best remembered for Letterman's performance as the host. Although some thought of him as different but good, most critics labelled his performance as terrible and vowed for him never to host the Oscars again. This negative criticism arose from Letterman's absurdist brand of comedy, and it would lead to Late Show with David Letterman losing in the ratings to The Tonight Show by the summer of 1995. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Absurdism is a philosophy, usually translated into different art forms, that holds that any attempt to understand the universe will fail. ... The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Forrest Gump won Best Picture, and 6 Oscars, including Tom Hanks' second straight Academy Award for Best Actor. Forrest Gump is a 1985 novel by Winston Groom, a 1994 film adaptation, and the name of the titular character of both. ... Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor who starred in family-friendly and screwball comedies before achieving notable success as a dramatic actor. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...

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Winners

Best Picture: Forrest Gump Forrest Gump is a 1985 novel by Winston Groom, a 1994 film adaptation, and the name of the titular character of both. ...


Best Director: Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump) Director Robert Zemeckis Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1952) is an American movie director, producer and writer. ... Forrest Gump is a 1985 novel by Winston Groom, a 1994 film adaptation, and the name of the titular character of both. ...


Best Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary (Pulp Fiction) Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American film director, actor, and Oscar-winning screenwriter. ... Roger Avary, photographed for Score Magazine at the Hotel Costes K, Paris. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Best Actor in a Leading Role: Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump) Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor who starred in family-friendly and screwball comedies before achieving notable success as a dramatic actor. ... Forrest Gump is a 1985 novel by Winston Groom, a 1994 film adaptation, and the name of the titular character of both. ...


Best Actress in a Leading Role: Jessica Lange (Blue Sky) Jessica Lange in The Glass Menagerie (2005) Jessica Phyllis Lange (born April 20, 1949 in Cloquet, Minnesota) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress. ...


Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Martin Landau (Ed Wood) Martin Landau in North by Northwest. ... Ed Wood is a biopic directed by Tim Burton, stars Johnny Depp as the cross-dressing cult movie maker Edward D. Wood Jr. ...


Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Dianne Wiest (Bullets Over Broadway) Dianne Wiest as Interim District Attorney Nora Lewin in Law & Order Dianne Wiest (born March 28, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri) is two-time Academy Award-winning American actress in stage, television, and film, and has received several awards in her career. ... Poster for the movie Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 film directed by Woody Allen. ...


Honorary Oscars

Filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni was given the Honorary Oscar. Michelangelo Antonioni (born September 29, 1912, Ferrara, Emilia Romagna) is an Italian modernist film director whose films are widely considered as some of the most influential in film aesthetic. ...


Actor and Director Clint Eastwood was awarded The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award is awarded periodically (although not every year) at the Academy Awards ceremonies to Creative producers, whose bodies of work reflect a consistently high quality of motion picture production. ...


Singer and Composer Quincy Jones was given the Jean Hersolt Humanitarian Award. Quincy Jones on the cover of Back on the Block (1989). ...


In Memoriam

Presented by Sigourney Weaver. In a video montage, the Academy acknowledged the contributions of the following film makers who died during the previous year: Fernando Rey, Cameron Mitchell, Barry Sullivan, Giulietta Masina, Peter Cushing, executive Frank Wells, Noah Beery Jr., Woody Strode, Jessica Tandy, Tom Ewell, Lionel Stander, composer Jules Styne, executive Arthur Krim, animator Walter Lantz, art director Ferdinando Scarfiotti, screenwriter Robert Bolt, Donald Pleasence, producer Harry Saltzman, director Terence Young, Burt Lancaster, composer Henry Mancini, Martha Raye, George Peppard, Gilbert Roland, Rossano Brazzi, Cab Calloway, Mildred Natwick, Macdonald Carey, David Wayne and Raul Julia. Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley, her most famous role. ... Fernando Rey Fernando Casado DArambillet, known as Fernando Rey, (September 20, 1917 - March 9, 1994) was born in A Coruña, Spain, then known as La Coruña, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. ... The name Cameron Mitchell belongs to: The film actor Cameron Mitchell, who appeared in both highly acclaimed movies (the 1951 adaptation of Death of a Salesman) and critically panned movies (Space Mutiny, Frankenstein Island). ... Barry Sullivan was a movie actor who appeared in over 100 movies from the 1930s to the 1980s. ... An Italian actress, Giulietta Masina (1921-1994) was married to Federico Fellini from 1943 until his death, and starred in many of his films. ... Peter Cushing OBE Cushing (left) in the television adaptation of Nineteen Eighty-Four in the winter of 1954 on BBC Television. ... Frank Wells was president and chief operating officer (COO) of the Walt Disney Company from 1984 until his death on April 3, 1994. ... Noah Beery (August 10, 1913 – November 1, 1994) was an American actor. ... Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode (born July 28, 1914, Los Angeles, California; died December 31, 1994) was a decathlete and football star at UCLA before becoming a film actor. ... Jessica Tandy, christened Jessie Alice Tandy (June 7, 1909 – September 11, 1994) was a noted Academy Award-winning British-American theatre, film and TV actress. ... Tom Ewell ( April 29, 1909 – September 12, 1994) was an American actor. ... Lionel Stander & Freeway Lionel Jay Stander (born January 11, 1908 in The Bronx, New York; died November 30, 1994 in Los Angeles, California) was an American character actor in movies and television. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 - September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Robert Oxton Bolt (15 August 1924 - 12 February 1995) was an English playwright and screenwriter. ... Sir Donald Pleasence (October 5, 1919 - February 2, 1995) was an English actor. ... Harry Saltzman (October 27, 1915 - September 28, 1994) was a film producer best known for co-producing the James Bond film series with Albert R. Broccoli until selling his share of the franchise to United Artists in 1975. ... Stewart Terence Herbert Young (June 20, 1915 – September 7, 1994) was a British film director, born in Shanghai, China, was public-school educated, and read Far Eastern History at St Catharines College, Cambridge. ... Burt Lancaster Burt Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor. ... Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994), was a noted American composer and arranger. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... George Peppard, Jr. ... Gilbert Roland (December 11, 1905 – May 15, 1994) was an American actor. ... Rossano Brazzi (September 18, 1916 – December 24, 1994) was an Italian singer and actor. ... Cab Calloway, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 Cab Calloway (December 25, 1907–November 18, 1994) was a famous American jazz singer and bandleader. ... Mildred Natwick (June 19, 1905 – October 25, 1994) was an American stage and film actress. ... Macdonald Carey Macdonald Carey (March 15, 1913 – March 21, 1994) was an American actor best known for his role as the patriarch Dr. Tom Horton on NBCs soap opera Days of our Lives. ... David Wayne (born Wayne James McMeekan on 30 January 1914 in Traverse City, Michigan; died 9 February 1995 in Santa Monica, California) was a Broadway, film, and television actor, with a career spanning nearly half a century. ... Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay (March 9, 1940 - October 24, 1994) was a Puerto Rican actor who lived and worked for many years in the United States. ...


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  • Complete list of nominees & winners

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