It’s Oscar Night 2020
The Oscars and Walt have had a historical career. Walt’s creations created categories AND awards.
His influence was indeed industry wide. Tonight, the Oscars will once again hold its Gala. Can you find Walt? Let’s play 6 degrees of separation with current nominees and Disney Projects.
Antonio Banderas in Pain and Glory; Actor in a Leading Role > Ruby Sparks with Elliot Gould > Elliot Gould in the Muppet Movie with Edgar Bergen > Edgar Bergen in Fun and Fancy Free
Leonardio de Caprio in Once Upon a Time …. In Hollywood; Actor in a Leading Role > Shutter Island with Max Von Sydow > Max Von Sydow in The Greatest Story Ever Told with Ed Wynn > Disney Legend Ed Wynn in Mary Poppins
Adam Driver in Marriage Story; Actor in a Leading Role > Star Wars The Force Awakens with Harrison Ford > Harrison Ford in The Frisco Kid with Ian Wolfe > Ian Wolfe in Pollyanna
Joaquin Phoenix in Joker; Actor in a Leading Role > Buffalo Soldiers with Dean Stockwell > Dean Stockwell in Anchors Aweigh with Billy Gilbert > Billy Gilbert voiced Sneezy in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Jonathon Price in The Two Popes; Actor in a Leading Role > Breaking Glass with Kevin McDonald > Kevin McDonald in The Vanishing Man with Billy Belcher > Billy Belcher voiced Sheriff Pete in Moving Day
Okay, I have given you the Actor in a Leading Role group. Let’s see if we can get the Best Actress Nominees.
Cynthia Erivo in Harriet
Scarlett Johansson in Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan in Little Women
Charlize Theron in Bombshell
Rene Zellweger in Judy
Okay D-COTr’s, lets see what ya got! Answers and research credit to D23.