since many years, Oscar They are full of setbacks, but they have also maintained some distinctive traditions. One of the most unusual aspects is that 2022 maintains a long tradition of pairs of identical or different productions being nominated for Academy Awards in the same year. Interestingly, there are two different couples in 2022: Javier Bardem and Penelope CruzAnd Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst. Such a unique event can be traced back to some of the most famous couples in Hollywood history, as well as some of the most successful films of all time. It’s hardly surprising how many couples act together in movies, whether in front, behind, or both. Still, it’s good to go back and see which couples won gold in the same year. Scroll to know more.
Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams in 2006
Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams were nominated for Academy Awards in 2006 for their exceptional performances in Brokeback Mountain. They were both nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, but neither won.
Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander in 2016
In recent years, Michael Fassbender has been nominated for Best Actor for Steve Jobs, and Alicia Vikander has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress for The Danish Girl, continuing the pattern of nominating couples. Alicia Vikander won for her portrayal of fellow painter Lili Elbe’s wife, Danish painter Gerda Wegener, while Fassbender was defeated by Leonardo DiCaprio for her performance in The Revenant that year.
Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston in 1986
Jack Nicholson is one of the most nominated actors in Academy Award history, and one of his many awards was for Best Actor in honor of Prizzi, for which he shared a nomination with his wife, Anjelica Huston. Huston received a Best Supporting Actress nomination for the film, which she won. It was the only Oscar the film received in a very competitive year, although Nicholson won a Golden Globe for his performance.
2022: Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz
Javier Bardem was nominated for Best Actor for Being the Ricardos, while Penelope Cruz was nominated for Best Actress for Parallel Mothers, bolstering her long association with Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar. It is likely that both will win, but this is a highly competitive year in every category.
2022: Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunsta
Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst are another nominated couple in 2022. They are both nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress for their roles in Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog.
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