Trivial Matters #16

To round out the “combinations of acting awards” category of trivia, and after getting ridiculously esoteric on the last one, I return to the basics and present the films that have won either both lead or both supporting acting Oscars:

  • Best Actor & Best Actress
    • It Happened One Night (1934) – Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert
    • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) – Jack Nicholson & Louise Fletcher
    • Network (1976) – Peter Finch & Faye Dunaway
    • Coming Home (1978) – Jon Voight & Jane Fonda
    • On Golden Pond (1981) – Henry Fonda & Katharine Hepburn
    • The Silence of the Lambs (1991) – Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster
    • As Good as it Gets (1997) – Jack Nicholson & Helen Hunt
  • Best Supporting Actor & Best Supporting Actress
    • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) – Karl Malden & Kim Hunter
    • From Here to Eternity (1953) – Frank Sinatra & Donna Reed
    • Sayonara (1957) – Red Buttons & Miyoshi Umeki
    • West Side Story (1961) – George Chakiris & Rita Moreno
    • The Last Picture Show (1971) – Ben Johnson & Cloris Leachman
    • Julia (1977) – Jason Robards & Vanessa Redgrave
    • Hannah and her Sisters (1986) – Michael Caine & Dianne Wiest
    • The Fighter (2010) – Christian Bale & Melissa Leo
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