LA Adventure Specialist - 12:00 6 March 2010

Jack goes way back! 1975 Best Actor

Listed by year of their Los Angeles qualifying run, which is usually (but not always) the film’s year of release.  Winners are listed first in bold, followed by the other nominees.

1975 Jack Nicholson – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest as R.P. McMurphy

  • Walter Matthau – The Sunshine Boys as Willy Clark
  • Al Pacino – Dog Day Afternoon as Sonny Wortzik
  • Maximilian Schell – The Man in the Glass Booth as Arthur Goldman
  • James Whitmore – Give ’em Hell, Harry! as Harry S. Truman

Today, visitors of LA willing “tour Los Angeles” rarely inquire about the Yester-Year celebrities; but we know exactly where “memory lane” is ( so to speak ) when they do!  Perhaps the neatest thing about living in LA is the rich and diverse history followed by the countless stories that are around every corner.  I do not know about you, but man would I have loved to been there on Oscar day; but I was just a baby, yet to have any idea would I would be a fan of someday!

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