10 holders of "Oscar", who dared to ignore the ceremony
Yesterday in Los Angeles hosted the 89th ceremony of "Oscar" awards. The entire world of cinema world gathered in the theater "Dolby". There among the nominees, much less get a golden statuette - a great honor for everyone, but there were many cases in which future winners for one reason or another sabotage the ceremony in the history of the Academy Awards.
Newman found himself six times among the nominees before the jury in 1987, recognized his image in the movie "The Color of Money" best of the year. However, the actor ignored the ceremony and later explained why: "It's like 80 years to achieve a pretty girl's location. When she finally wears off, you have to say, "Damn, I'm too tired, I'm sorry. '"
Knowing that the role of Vito Corleone in "The Godfather" is likely to bring him "Oscar", Brando boycotted the ceremony in 1973, and in his place he sent the girl from an Indian Apache tribe by the name of Sasha Littlfezer (Sacheen Littlefeather). She received a statuette and read written by an actor a short speech about the oppression of the indigenous inhabitants of North America.
have had to make to smile four times By 1966, actor Richard Burton, when his name turned out not in an envelope. Therefore, once in the list of nominees for the fifth time, he decided to stay home. And persuaded to follow his example, his wife Elizabeth Taylor (they were both nominated for the film "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"). As a result, Taylor admitted the winner, and Burton was again in the span.
Michael Caine was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film "Hannah and Her Sisters," but chose not to come off from filming the thriller "Jaws: The Revenge". Whose approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes website is 0%. The actor learned his lesson, and in 2000 was in the hall when he was handed a statuette for her role in "The Cider House Rules."
The famous director and writer was not in any of the three ceremonies, when he was awarded the "Oscar". It came only in 2002, to present films about the September 11 attacks, filmed by other directors. And at the same time he said what he did not like "Oscar": "Stupid idea. If you agree with the fact that you are worthy, when you declare a winner, you must agree with the fact that it is not worthy, when you lose. "
The actress could not come to a triumphant ceremony for himself in 1937, Alice was lying at home with a broken ankle. Instead she went to the scene and got a gold-plated plate (up to 1944 for supporting actor statuette did not give) a man who, as it turned out, nothing in the Brady had. Neither he nor the award have not found, but the American Academy issued a duplicate.
George Campbell Scott
When he learned that he was among the nominees for the title role in the war drama "Patton" (1970), Scott warned the organizers in advance that will not come to the ceremony. It still declared the winner and actor in response called the "Oscar" "two-hour meat parade" ( "two-hour meat parade"). By the way, now the event lasts at least four hours.
became the first in 2003. O'Toole, who refused an honorary "Oscar". Before that, he lost the race eight times for the best actor and wrote a letter to the Academy: "I'm still in the game and expect to receive this award. You could not hold back the honorary "Oscar" as long until I am 80 years? ".
The rapper won the award for the soundtrack to the film "8 Mile," in which he starred. The award, however, not received it, and co-author of Lose Yourself composition Luis Resto. In an interview Eminem said he did not expect to win, and therefore did not go to "Dolby" theater. He thought he would win Bono. Bono, incidentally, also has not appeared - apparently thought that Eminem will win.
Kubrick never honored the "Oscar" for best director, but in his collection there is a reward for the best visual effects for the film in 1968, "2001: A Space Odyssey." At the ceremony, Kubrick does not appear, and Burt Lancaster received the statuette for him, joked that Stanley is now on Mars - looking for locations for the sequel.