Oscars not so white: Most diverse nomination list in a decade

Tuesday's Oscar nominations offered up the most nonwhite nominees in over a decade, on the heels of a major diversity push within the academy and a two-year #OscarsSoWhite protest.

Seven nominees were people of color including Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali ("Moonlight") and Dev Patel ("Lion"); a near-sweep in the Best Supporting Actress category for Viola Davis ("Fences"), Naomie Harris ("Moonlight") and Octavia Spencer ("Hidden Figures"); Best Actor for Denzel Washington ("Fences"); and Best Actress for Ruth Negga ("Loving").

The tally accounts for the most nonwhite acting nominees of any year since 2007.

In addition, four of this year's Best Picture nominees — "Fences," "Hidden Figures," "Lion" and "Moonlight" — are led by nonwhite casts. To say nothing of the record four black nominees in the Documentary Feature category including Ava DuVernay ("13th"), Raoul Peck ("I Am Not Your Negro"), Ezra Edelman ("O.J.: Made in America") and Roger Ross Williams ("Life, Animated").

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Leave it to Rachel McAdams to totally steal the spotlight at the Oscars in a sea of A-listers. The gorgeous actress was a total knockout in an emerald halter dress with a dramatic train and sexy slit.  (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

The back of the star's dress was even more smokin' than the front. McAdams definitely took a huge risk with this ultra-revealing open back, but it totally paid off!

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Olivia Wilde put a modern spin on old Hollywood glamor in a sexy white pleated gown that exposed a ton of cleavage. A structured beaded cltuch and thick choker collar completed her head-turning look. The actress' husband, actor Jason Sudeikis, looked dapper in his own right in a simple tux. We're glad he left his sneaker at home for this one!  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Cate Blanchett turned heads in a mint gown dotted with floral appliqués that has us seriously pining for spring. A pretty 'do and natural makeup completed her fresh look.

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Of course Jared Leto wouldn't settle for a simple black tux -- and we wouldn't expect him to! The actor flaunted his signature style in a black Gucci suit with red piping and a red flower in lieu of a bowtie. Black slippers with white embroidery completed his unique ensemble.  (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

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Actress Reese Witherspoon wowed in a purple taffeta gown with a ruffled bodice, red lips and super-sleek, pin-straight 'do. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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This could be his night! "The Revenant" star and Oscar nominee Leonardo DiCaprio opted for a completely classic tux and we love it.

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"Brooklyn" star Saoirse Ronan wowed in a sleek sequined Calvin Klein gown with a sexy, low-cut bodice in an eye-catching emerald hue. A tousled 'do and drop earrings completed the effortless look.

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Ronan's revealing, low back was also a stunning sight to be seen. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

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Whoa! Kate Winslet looked like she was dipped in oil in this slick black gown that hugged her curves. It was nothing but sexy and she punched up the look with tousled tresses and diamond earrings. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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"The Big Short" star Christian Bale rocked a classic all-black suit and his wife, Sibi Blazic, matched his mood with a pretty black, lace dress.

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Hello, gorgeous! Alicia Vikander totally stunned in a gorgeous, pale yellow Louis Vuitton creation with silver embellishments and a glamorous, bubble hem. A simple partial updo and drop earrings completed her flawless look.

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Jennifer Lawrence donned a gorgeous nude gown with a layered black lace overlay. Minimal accessories, a chic straight bob and her signature smile completed the stunning look.

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Lady Gaga didn't disappoint in a breathtaking all-white, ultra-glamorous look. The singer and Oscar nominee stole the show in a strapless white gown layered over a pair of white, wide-legged pants -- a look designed by her longtime stylist Brandon Maxwell.

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No surprise here -- Charlize Theron nailed it again in a gorgeous red mermaid gown with a sleek train, sexy straps and plunging neckline that was accented by a long, drop diamond necklace. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

It was Versace then, and now it's Gucci. "Room" star and Best Actress nominee Brie Larson rocked a ruffled cobalt gown from the designer with a thick, embellished accent belt. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin complemented each other perfectly in fabulous red carpet ensembles. The "Creed" star donned a chic navy and black tux and his wife turned heads in a slinky black satin gown. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Sofia Vergara wowed (as usual) in a strapless navy gown with sequined details and an accent ruffle at the waist. A sleek updo and pink lips completed her look. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Mindy Kaling, who provided her voice in hit animated film "Inside Out," went with a dramatic off-the-shoulder black gown with a billowing blue bow in the back. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Could Emily Blunt be expecting another baby girl? The pregnant actress stunned in a pretty, pale pink gown withh spaghetti straps and sequined embellishments throughout. A white and silver box clutch, soft waves and drop earrings completed the glowing star's lovely ensemble. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Eddie Redmayne switched it up by donning a luscious velvet tuxedo jacket and smoking loafers. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Actress Daisy Ridley looked totally classic in a gorgeous silver, ankle-length dress. A sheer hemline and subtle peplum added interesting focal points to otherwise completely beaded frock. Dainty slippers, diamond accessories complemented the look perfectly, while a red lip added a glamorous pop of color.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Jason Segel was all smiles in a black tux with a black bowtie and white pocket square. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)
Cuteness overload! "Room" actor Jacob Tremblay looked totally dapper in a pint-sized Armani tux, neat 'do and his signature smirk. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Wowza! She's a long way from Quantico! ABC star Priyanka Chopra dazzled in a sparkling, embellished lace dress with a silver bet and a strapless, sweetheart neckline. The long train and her updo brought plenty of glamour to the look. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Kerry Washington missed the mark in a black and white gown with a leather bodice, although we love the cheeky reference to her "Scandal" gladiators! (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Wow! Rooney Mara was a total stunner in a slinky lace gown that looked perfect on her svelte figure. A smoky eye and dark lips, paired with a sharp, slicked-back updo added drama to the striking look.

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Talk about a bombshell babe! Margot Robbie totally stunned in a flawless gold sequined gown with a plunging neckline. A vintage-looking black clutch with a dramatic fringe closure completed her classic, glam look.

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Julianne Moore went for a classic black Chanel gown this year. The pretty dress, which featured sparkling straps was very glam and she polished it off with a set of massive earrings. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
Tina Fey attends packed a punch in a bright purple frock. She finished off the simple silhouette with a matching diamond necklace and a sleek updo. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Kelly Ripa rocked a semi-sheer black gown with black sequin embellishments with a subtle, mermaid silhouette. A flirty updo and fresh tan completed her look. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber made quite the impression on the red carpet. Watts donned a sparkly blue and purple gown and Schreiber donned -- what else? -- a simple black tux. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Actor Kevin Hart and wife Eniko Parrish stunned in all-black looks. Hart switched it up with a sequin-adorned tuxedo jacket, and Parrish wowed in a sexy one-shouldered black gown. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Olivia Munn wowed in a sleek, one-shouldered orange gown with an elegant cape design. The actress toted her NFL player boyfriend, Aaron Rodgers, as her date. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Whoopi Goldberg played it safe in this black off-the shoulder frock with a touch of ruching across the bodice and three-quarter length sleeves. She pulled her hair back into a low updo to polish off the look. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Jennifer Garner attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

Heidi Klum donned a romantic one-shouldered chiffon gown with pretty flowers and a lilac gradient.

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Sissy Spacek and Schuyler Fisk donned all-black looks.

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Blue babe! Oscar winner Patricia Arquette hit the red carpet with Eric White. The folded bow-like top and fitted bottom were a total hit. She finished off the look with a matching clutch. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Andra Day looked gorgeous in a simple pale yellow gown with an elegant, asymmetrical, off-the-shoulder neckline. Old Hollywood curls and dark lips elevated her glam ensemble. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
He's a blue dream! Michael Strahan took a colorful approach for the big show in a bright blue 3-piece suit and shiny shoes. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Charlotte Rampling was the picture of class in a long-sleeved sequined gown in a tight plaid print. We're loving the breast pockets and satin slippers.

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Pharrell always switches it up on the red carpet. This time, he rolled his pant legs up and donned leather shoes sans socks. His wife, Helen Lacichanh opted for a simple black gown. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Sarah Silverman looked ultra chic beside Michael Sheen in a stunning black gown. 

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Jennifer Jason Leigh donned a pale pink peplum gown with pretty chiffon flower appliqués. 

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So hot! Parents-to-be Chrissy Teigen and John Legend made an appearance at the awards show -- and looked incredible. Teigen wowed in a nude gown with maroon beaded details. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
The boys of "Spectre!" Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes were dapper dudes in classic tuxedoes. We like Jimmy's green velvet tuxedo jacket, which is equal parts classic and differentiated. And can we all talk about how incredible Sam Smith looks? (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Common switched it up in a crisp, totally white tux. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Matt Damon looked neat and proper in a black tux and groomed 'do. His wife, Luciana Barroso, stunned in a sexy red gown.

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Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu looked ready for a few wins in a black tux and his wife, Maria Eladia Hagerman, was elegant in a simple white gown.

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Actor Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley were a vision on the red carpet, but we could have done without Hardy's unnecessary sunnies. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
 Tina Fey looked better than ever in a gorgeous royal purple strapless gown with a twisted, cinched waist. She paired the frock with a stunning diamond necklace and updo. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

Costume designer Sandy Powell showed off her adventurous fashion sense in a bright green suit with bell bottoms and a geometric shape.

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Ryan Seacrest is in the house! The famous host opted for a gray dinner jacket and bow tie for his night out at the Oscars.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Peach of perfection! Host Louise Roe looked pretty as can be in a peach frock with an asymmetrical ruffle. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The Weeknd looked totally dapper in a chic black tux with a very skinny lapel. (VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

"Superman" Henry Cavill rocked a velvet jacket.

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"Game of Thrones" actress Sophie Turner channeled old Hollywood glamor in a sexy satin gown, diamonds and soft curls.  (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

Bryan Cranston looked his usual self in a slick tux and Robin Dearden rocked a bohemian blue gown.

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Isla Fisher was pretty as pretty can be in a sweet off-the shoulder floral gown with a metallic accent belt.

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Silvery and sexy! Maria Menounos wore a custom Christian Siriano gown with stunning fan-like details and intricate beading. She polished off the looks with wavy, sideswept tresses. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Host Giuliana Rancic went for a dramatic look this year with a pretty white dress with floral embroidery and a deep backless cutout. The dress also featured two long panels creating a dreamy train. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
"Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts dazzled in a shiny gold gown with a beaded choker. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Michael Keaton donned a sleek tux and velvet shoes.

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Flashy! Actor Orlando Jones went for a metallic and shiny tuxedo jacket and bow tie. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Tracey E. Edmonds was pretty as a picture in a simple, shimmery white gown and soft curls.  (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Phyllis Nagy opted for a classic black slack, white shirt and chic black jacket.  (VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Nominee for Best Live Action Short Film 'Stutterer' Benjamin Cleary looked dapper in a chic tux, and actress Chloe Pirrie rocked wearing a custom dress by Karla Otto London. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Charissa Thompson's sparkly champagne gown complemented her tanned complexion and blonde locks perfectly.   (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Liz Hernandez slipped on a sexy, architectural black gown with artistic ruffles and a cleavage-baring cutout. (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Makeup artists Love Larson and Eva von Bahr were photo-ready in a navy and black tux and gorgeous red gown, respectively. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)

"Anomalisa" director Duke Johnson rocked a classic black tux, and his guest donned a pretty pleated gown in a striking purple hue. (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Lara Spencer flaunted her fit bod in a form-fitting blue gown. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Actress Gena Rowlands showed a bit of leg in a black gown with a side slit and a black blazer. Flat shoes kept her comfortable on the red carpet. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
We're not sure what Amy Poehler was aiming for when she slipped on this black gown with colorful, floral embroidery.  (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

Josh Singer, and his pregnant wife Laura Dave put on their best for the night out.

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy looked gorgeous in a floor-length, bedazzled coat. She's up for an Oscar about Pakistani honor killings.

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Lorraine Ashbourne and "Star Wars" star Andy Serkis looked extremely glam.

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Composer Stephan Moccio went for a jazzy, slimfut tux.  (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Allen Wenkus and his partner arrive on the red carpet. We adore her bright frock (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Director Adam McKay and Shira Piven color-coordinated their black ensembles (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
TV personality Lawrence Zarian donned a nice tux. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Actor Duane Howard rocked a tux with an intricate, printed lapel.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Edward Lachman donned a fun vest under a velvet jacket, black hat and sneakers. (VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Stunning! Dave Grohl was completely outdone by his gorgeous wife, Jordyn Blum, who rocked a red lave frock that had a Spanish flamenco flair. 

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Dancer Diane Mizota sizzled in a sparkling, black and white frock with a plunging neckline. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Charles Randolph, left, and Mili Avital looked extremely classy. We can't get enough of Avital's tea-length dress with lightweight embellishments.

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 Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman went for fun and funky styles.

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George Miller and Margaret Sixel went for straightforward looks. Miller's white bow tie was definitely a departure from the typical tux though.

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Louis Gossett Jr.,  looked slick at the Oscars and his date looked ever better in a sparkling, gold frock.

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Sian Grigg poured her curves into this silvery frock.

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"Spotlight" producer Michael Sugar looked comfy and slick in a tux and tennis shoes with his date, Lauren Sugar.

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Korean star Lee Byung-hun donned a classic tux for his big night out. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Finn Wittrock looked extremely dapper in his tuxedo. We can't get enough of that tiny bowtie . (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
Producer Dede Gardner stunned in a bright white dress with silver detailing. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Director Tom McCarthy and Wendy Merry McCarthy looked fab in a tux and gorgeous silver gown, respectively.  (VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Nominee for Best Sound Mixing for 'The Revenant' Frank A. Montano and guest looked lovely for the night out. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

J. K. Simmons, left, and Michelle Schumacher arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Manta Ray donned a golde dress with a wild print and cape detail. (ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

Jacqueline West rocked this beautiful flowing frock.

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President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Cheryl Boone Isaacs rocked a red gown with beaded fringe shoulders.

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 Screenwriter Meg LeFauve donned a red mermaid gown with pink lining. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

Actress Kate Capshaw and director Steven Spielberg looked dashing in their bow ties and tuxes.

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Chadwick Boseman was chic in a navy tux.

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Lily Cole donned a theatrical silver ballgown.

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Mark Rylance and Claire van Kampen were alternative chic in offbeat ensemble. Rylance donned a three-piece suit and a tophat, and van Kampen opted for a green floral midi dress.

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Deniz Gamze Erguven opted for a delicate, white gown with fringe and floral details.

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Carter Burwell and wife Christine Sciulli arrive on the red carpet for the 88th Oscars on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California.

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Jenkins ("Moonlight") became only the fourth black director to earn a Best Director nomination.

In addition, Jenkins and "Fences" screenwriter August Wilson snagged nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay, the first time that two African Americans have earned writing nominations in the same year since Lonne Elder ("Sounder") and Suzanne de Passe ("Lady Sings the Blues") did so back in 1972.

In January, the academy made "a sweeping series of substantive changes" to their rules to change the face of its overwhelmingly white, male and older voting body.

The current Academy president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, is the only African-American on the 51-member board — and initiated the changes, which included a 10-year membership term which can be renewed if the member is still active in motion pictures at the time of expiration.

By June, 25 to 30 percent of the new member invitations went to women, and about 15 percent to people of color.

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26TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS -- New York Ceremony -- Air Date 03/25/1954 -- Pictured: Best Actress winner Audrey Hepburn for 'Roman Holiday', actor Jean Hersholt during the 26th Annual Academy Awards on March 25, 1954 held at the NBC Century Theatre in New York City (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
18th November 1932: From left to right, American film director Frank Borzage (1893-1962) sits with American actors Helen Hayes (1900-1993) and Fredric March (1897 - 1975) at a table during the Academy Awards at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California. Borzage won Best Director for his film, 'Bad Girl.' Hayes won Best Actress for 'The Sin of Madelon Claudet.' March won Best Actor for 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.' (Photo by New York Times Co./Getty Images)
16th March 1934: Left to right: American sound engineer Franklin Hansen, American actor and writer Will Rogers (1879 - 1935) and Scottish-born director Frank Lloyd (1886 - 1960) stand at the podium at the Academy Awards ceremony, Los Angeles, California. Both Hansen and Lloyd won Oscars that year while Rogers played host. (Photo by New York Times Co./Getty Images)
Actress Bette Davis and her husband Harmon Nelson, attending the Academy Awards, where she won the Best Actress award, Hollywood, California, February 27th 1935. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
THE 13TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Bob Hope recipient of special Academy Award for his service and cooperation to and with Hollywood, producer Walter Wanger during the 13th Annual Academy Awards held at the Biltmore Bowl in the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California on February 27, 1941-- (Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
American actress Hattie McDaniel (1895 - 1952) with her Academy Award of Merit for Outstanding Achievement, circa 1945. McDaniel won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in 'Gone With The Wind', making her the first African-American to win an Academy Award. (Photo via John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images)
March 1948: Oscar winners at the 1947 Academy Awards. L-R: Best Producer Darryl Zanuck (1902 - 1979) ('Gentleman's Agreement'), Best Actress Loretta Young (1913 - 2000) ('Farmer's Daughter'), Best Supporting Actor Edmund Gwenn (Miracle on 34th Street'), Best Supporting Actress Celeste Holm ('Gentleman's Agreement') and Best Actor Ronald Colman ('A Double Life'). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A man crouches down to write results from the Academy Awards on a chalk board, late March, 1952. (Photo by Weegee(Arthur Fellig)/International Center of Photography/Getty Images)
Actor Humphrey Bogart holding his Best Actor Oscar for the film 'The African Queen', with presenter Claire Trevor, at the 24th Academy Awards, Los Angeles, March 20th 1952. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
An official from the Japanese consul accepts the Best Foreign Language Oscar for the film 'Rashomon' from actress Leslie Caron, at the 24th Academy Awards, Los Angeles, March 20th 1952. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
25TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS -- NY Ceremony -- AIr Date 03/19/1953 -- Pictured: (l-r) Best Actress winner Shirley Booth for 'Come Back, Little Sheba' at the 25th Annual Academy Awards New York ceremony held at the NBC International Theatre in New York City on March 19, 1953 (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
25TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS -- NY Ceremony -- AIr Date 03/19/1953 -- Pictured: (l-r) Best Actress winner Shirley Booth for 'Come Back, Little Sheba', host/presenter/actor Fredric March at the 25th Annual Academy Awards New York ceremony held at the NBC International Theatre in New York City on March 19, 1953 (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
25TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS -- NY Ceremony -- AIr Date 03/19/1953 -- Pictured: (l-r) actress Piper Laurie, nominee Jose Ferrer, wife/singer Rosemary Clooney at the 25th Annual Academy Awards New York ceremony held at the NBC International Theatre in New York City on March 19, 1953 (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
26TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS -- New York Ceremony -- Air Date 03/25/1954 -- Pictured: Best Actress winner Audrey Hepburn for 'Roman Holiday' during the 26th Annual Academy Awards on March 25, 1954 held at the NBC Century Theatre in New York City (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
ACADEMY AWARDS -- 26th Annual Academy Awards - Los Angeles Ceremony -- Air Date 03/25/1954 -- Pictured: The 26th Annual Academy Awards on March 25, 1954 held at the NBC Century Theatre in New York City (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 25: Actress Elizabeth Taylor attends an Academy Awards party at Romanoff's Restaurant with her second husband actor Michael Wilding on March 25, 1954 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 24,1954: Host of the Academy Awards Donald O'Connor poses with winner Donna Reed for Actress in a Supporting Role in Los Angeles,CA.\ (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Film maker Walt Disney (centre), being needs help to hold his record breaking four Oscars, with presenters Elizabeth Taylor (second right) and Michael Wilding (right), at the 26th Academy Awards, March 25th 1954. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
The actress Grace Kelly smiles happily at the camera during the celebrating party held just after the 27th Academy Awards in Romanoff's Restaurant, holding the Oscar in her hands; William Holden, who co-starred with Grace in the movie The Country Girl she were awarded for, as best actress, stands with her, gazing at the prize. USA, March 1955. (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
American actress Grace Kelly (1929 - 1982) attends the Academy Awards at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California, 30th March 1955. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 30: Actors Frank Sinatra and Lauren Bacall attend a party after the Academy Awards on March 30, 1955 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 30, 1955: Cornell Borchers, Actor Rock Hudson and Phyllis Gates attend a Academy Awards in Los Angeles,California.(Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 30,1955: Actor Rod Steiger and actress Katy Jurado attend the Academy Awards in Los Angeles,CA. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 21, 1956: Actor James Cagney shakes hands with actor Sal Mineo during the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
21st March 1956: American actors Cleo Moore (1928-1973, left) and Jayne Mansfield (1933-1967) display their cleavage while posing in front of an Oscar likeness at the Academy Awards, RKO Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Two actresses standing in front of 'The Perry Como Show' poster at the Academy Awards, March 21st 1956. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 27, 1957: Actors Cary Grant with Betsy Grant attend the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 27: Actress Elizabeth Taylor (right) poses for a portrait backstage at the 29th Academy Awards ceremony which was held at the RKO Pantages Theatre with her third husband producer Mike Todd (who won the best picture Oscar for his film 'Around The World In 80 Days') and best actress winner Ingrid Bergman (for her role in Anastasia) on March 27, 1957 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 27,1957: Actress Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher attend the Academy Awards in Los Angeles,CA. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 27,1957: Actor Robert Stack and his wife actress Rosemarie Bowe attend the Academy Awards in Los Angeles,CA. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
THE 30TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Miyoshi Umeki winner of Best Supporting Actress for 'Sayonara', Red Buttons Best Supporting Actor for 'Sayonara' during the 30th Annual Academy Awards held at the RKO Pantages Theatre in Hollywood Califorinia on March 26, 1958 -- (Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 27, 1957: Model Vikki Dougan and Manning Ross attends the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Director David Lean holding his Oscar for the film 'The Bridge on the River Kwai', with presenter Sophia Loren, at the 30th Academy Awards, Los Angeles, March 26th 1958. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
Actress Susan Hayward holding her Best Actress Oscar for the film 'I Want to Live!', at the 31st Academy Awards, April 6th 1959. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
Actor David Niven kissing his wife as he wins the Best Actor Oscar for the film 'Separate Tables', at the 31st Academy Awards, Los Angeles, April 6th 1959. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, UNITED STATES - APRIL 09: French actress Simone Signoret and American actor Charlton Heston with their trophies at the Academy Awards ceremony, held at the RKO Pantages Theatre, Signoret won Best Actress for her role in 'Room at the Top', while Heston won Best Actor for 'Ben Hur' on April 9, 1960 in Hollywood, United States. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
March 1973: American actor Raquel Welch with date Ron Tolsky at the Academy Awards in Hollywood, California. Welch is wearing a strapless hot pink mini dress with long black gloves and a fur stole. Tolsky is dressed in a velvet jacket over a colorful sweater with bow tie. (Photo by Max B. Miller/Fotos International/Getty Images)
Goldie Hawn during 45th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 27: Entertainers Sonny Bono and Cher attend the Academy Awards ceremony at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on March 27, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 27: Liza Minnelli and Gregory Peck attend the party for 45th Annual Academy Awards on March 27, 1973 at the Bistro Restaurant in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Elizabeth Taylor during 46th Annual Academy Awards - Rehearsals, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Cher (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 2: Twiggy attends 46th Annual Academy Awards on April 2, 1974 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 2,1974: Actress Edy Williams arrives to the 46th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 2,1974: Actress Jill Ireland and actor Charles Bronson arrive to the 46th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 2,1974: Actress Linda Lovelace with David Winters arrive to the 46th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 2,1974: Actress Susan George and singer Jack Jones arrive to the 46th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Singer and actress Liza Minnelli performing with backing dancers at the opening ceremony of the 46th Academy Awards, Los Angeles, April 2nd 1974. (Photo by Wally Eagler/Authenticated News/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
Jon Adler and Lauren Hutton (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Anjelica Huston, Jack Nicholson and Fred Astaire during 47th Annual Academy Awards, 1975 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jon Voight and Raquel Welch (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 8,1975: Actor Art Carney poses with actress Glenda Jackson backstage after winning 'Best Actor' award during the 47th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 8,1975: Actress Diahann Carroll arrives to the 47th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 8,1975: Actress Katharine Ross arrives with husband actor Gaetano Lisi to the 47th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 8,1975: Actress Lauren Hutton arrives to the 47th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 8,1975: Director Francis Ford Coppola pose backstage with his Oscar after winning 'Best Director' and 'Best Picture' award during the 47th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 8,1975: Actor Fred Astaire with wife Robyn Smith arrives to the 47th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Roy Scheider and Cynthia Scheider during 48th Annual Academy Awards Governor's Ball at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
George Cukor, Elizabeth Taylor, and Halston during 48th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Music Center in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Show Coverage - Airdate: March 29, 1976. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BERNADETTE PETERS WITH DANCERS
THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Airdate: March 29, 1976. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) JACK VALENTI;JACQUELINE BISSET
THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Airdate: March 29, 1976. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) TELLY SAVALAS;ULLA-BRITT SODERLUND;JENNIFER O'NEILL
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 29: Actress Margaux Hemingway attends the 48th Annual Academy Awards on March 29, 1976 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles Music Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 29,1976: Composer Burt Bacharach with wife actress Angie Dickinson arrive to the 48th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 29,1976: Actor George Segal with wife Marion Sobel and kids Polly and Elizabeth arrive to the 48th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 29,1976: Actor Jack Nicholson with actress Louise Fletcher pose backstage after winning 'Best Actor' and 'Best Actress' for 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' during the 48th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 29,1976: Model Margaux Hemingway with husband Erroll Wetanson arrives to the 48th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Sylvester Stallone and Producers of 'Rocky' at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jodie Foster and guest (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Sylvester Stallone during 49th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Liv Ullmann and Linn Bergman during 49th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE 49TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Show Coverage - Airdate: March 28, 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) ELETHA FINCH, WIDOW OF BEST ACTOR OSCAR WINNER PETER FINCH
THE 49TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Show Coverage - Airdate: March 28, 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BEN VEREEN (2ND FROM R) WITH DANCERS
Faye Dunaway and Peter Wolf (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
1978, Long shot of stars and performers on stage at the 1978 Academy Awards, Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)
Natalie Wood and Darth Vader (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Diane Keaton during 50th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA- APRIL 3: Actor John Travolta attends the 50th Annual Academy Awards Governor's Ball on April 3, 1978 at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Headshot of actress Elizabeth Taylor at microphones in front of Oscar statue at the Academy Awards, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, April 3, 1978. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
THE 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Show Coverage - Shoot Date: April 3, 1978. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) RICHARD CHEW;MARCIA LUCAS;PAUL HIRSCH;FARRAH FAWCETT
THE 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Pre-Show Coverage - Shoot Date: April 3, 1978. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SHIRLEY BOONE;CICELY TYSON
THE 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Pre-Show Coverage - Shoot Date: April 3, 1978. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SHIRLEY BOONE;PAT BOONE;UNKNOWNS;ROBERT WAGNER;NATALIE WOOD;REGIS PHILBIN
THE 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Show Coverage - Shoot Date: April 3, 1978. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BENJAMIN BURTT JR.;C-3PO;FRANK WARNER
THE 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Show Coverage - Shoot Date: April 3, 1978. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) HENRY MANCINI;OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN;JOHN TUNIC;JOHNNY GREEN
THE 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Show Coverage - Shoot Date: April 3, 1978. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) EDITH HEAD;BETTE DAVIS;GREGORY PECK
LOS ANGELES, CA - CIRCA 1979: Dyan Cannon attends the 50th Annual Academy Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion circa 1979 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Images Press/IMAGES/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - 1980: Singer Andy Gibb and singer/actress Olivia Newton-John work the red carpet at the 1980 Los Angeles, California, Academy Awards. Gibb and Newton-John scored two Top Twenty hits with 'I Can't Help It' and 'Rest Your Love On Me.' (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
American actor Raquel Welch attends the Academy Awards ceremony, wearing a blue evening dress and gold necklace, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the L.A. Music Center, Los Angeles, California, April 9, 1979. (Photo by Frank Edwards/Fotos International/Getty Images)
Mia Farrow (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Brooke Shields (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jon Voight, Jane Fonda, and Michael Cimino during 51st Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the L.A. Music Center in Los Angeles, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Mia Farrow and Paddy Chayefsky during 51st Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the L.A. Music Center in Los Angeles, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Christopher Reeve during 51st Annual Academy Awards - Rehearsals at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE 51ST ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Backstage Show Coverage - Airdate: April 9, 1979. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) ROBBY BENSON;TAYLOR HACKFORD;CAROL LYNLEY
THE 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Presentation Coverage - Airdate: April 9, 1979. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) DONNA SUMMER
THE 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Presentation Coverage - Airdate: April 9, 1979. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BARRY MANILOW
THE 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Presentation Coverage - Airdate: April 9, 1979. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) WINNERS AND PRESENTERS ONSTAGE
Meryl Streep (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE 52ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Broadcast Coverage - Airdate: April 14, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SALLY FIELD WITH BEST ACTRESS OSCAR
THE 52ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Backstage Coverage - Airdate: April 14, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) DUSTIN HOFFMAN WITH BEST ACTOR OSCAR
THE 52ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Broadcast Coverage - Airdate: April 14, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PRESENTERS ANN MILLER AND MICKEY ROONEY
THE 52ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Broadcast Coverage - Airdate: April 14, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) HELEN REDDY;DUDLEY MOORE
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 14,1980: Actress Farrah Fawcett poses backstage during the 52nd Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 16: Actress Judy Landers, actor Dennis Cole and actress Audrey Landers attend the Awards Magazine's Cocktail Party to Celebrate Its Second Annual Academy Awards Issue on March 16, 1981 at Rapisardi Restaurante in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Sigourney Weaver (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Brooke Shields and Michael Jackson (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jane Seymour and Husband David Flynn during 53rd Annual Academy Awards' Governor's Ball at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Steve Martin (second from right), Blythe Danner (right), and Oscar winners (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 31: Ellen Burstyn attends 53rd Annual Academy Awards on March 31, 1981 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
THE 53RD ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Broadcast Coverage - Airdate: March 31, 1981. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BEST ORIGINAL SONG PRESENTERS LUCIANO PAVAROTTI AND ANGIE DICKINSON
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 30: Dottie West attends 16th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 30, 1981 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 30: Bobbie Gentry attends 16th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 30, 1981 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
THE 53RD ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Pre-Show Coverage - Airdate: March 31, 1981. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) ARMY ARCHERD;DOLLY PARTON;UNKNOWN
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 31: Comedien and actor Richard Pryor and guest attend the 53rd Annual Academy Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion on March 31, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - APRIL 30: Dick Clark and wife Kari Clark attend 16th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 30, 1981 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Loretta Young during 54th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Debra Winger and Paul Williams during 54th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 29,1982: Composers Carole Bayer Sager and Burt Bacharach poses backstage after winning 'Best Original Song' during the 54th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - MARCH 29,1982: Actress Jane Fonda with husband Tom Hayden and family poses backstage after accepting her father Henry Fonda 'Best Actor' award during the 54th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
BUENA PARK, CA - APRIL 29: Actress Charlene Tilton attending 17th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 29, 1982 at Knott's Berry Farm in Beuna Park, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
John Williams, Cher and Placido Domingo (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
Jessica Lange during 55th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, CA., United States. (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
THE 55TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Backstage Coverage - Airdate: April 11, 1983. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH, WINNER BEST DIRECTOR FOR 'GANDHI'
THE 55TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Backstage Coverage - Airdate: April 11, 1983. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) JOHN ZARITSKY (C), WINNER BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FOR 'JUST ANOTHER MISSING KID' WITH PRESENTERS JOBETH WILLIAMS AND DAVID L. WOLPER
THE 55TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Broadcast Coverage - Airdate: April 11, 1983. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) CORNEL WILDE AND JANE RUSSELL, PRESENTERS BEST MAKEUP
THE 55TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Broadcast Coverage - Airdate: April 11, 1983. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) L-R: WILL JENNINGS, BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE AND JACK NITZSCHE, WINNERS BEST ORIGINAL SONG FOR 'UP WHERE WE BELONG' FROM 'AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN'
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 11,1983: Actress Genie Francis with actor Steve Guttenberg arrive to the 55th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 11,1983: Actress Meryl Streep with husband Don Gummer arrive to the 55th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Robert Stack and Rosemarie Stack during 56th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Cheech & Chong and wives during 56th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Joan Collins during 56th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Mel Gibson during 56th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
56TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Airdate: April 9, 1984. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) JAY BOEKELHEIDE, WINNER BEST SOUND EDITING FOR 'THE RIGHT STUFF' WITH PRESENTER DARYL HANNAH
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 25: Singer/Actress Apollonia Kotero attends the 57th Annual Academy Awards on March 25, 1985 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd/WireImage)
57TH ACADEMY AWARDS - Airdate: March 25, 1985. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) DENIECE WILLIAMS PERFORMING 'LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOY' FROM 'FOOTLOOSE'
57TH ACADEMY AWARDS - Airdate: March 25, 1985. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PRINCE (C), WINNER BEST ORIGINAL SONG SCORE FOR 'PURPLE RAIN'
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