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Oscar Winners 1980-1989

Past Oscar Winners; Oscar Special Report

1980
Picture: "Ordinary People"
Actor: Robert DeNiro, "Raging Bull"
Actress: Sissy Spacek, "Coal Miner's Daughter"
Supporting Actor: Timothy Hutton, "Ordinary People"
Supporting Actress: Mary Steenburgen, "Melvin & Howard"
Director: Robert Redford, "Ordinary People"
Original Screenplay: Bo Goldman, "Melvin & Howard"
Adapted Screenplay: Alvin Sargent, "Ordinary People"
Foreign Language Film: "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears," Soviet Union
Cinematography: Geoffrey Unsworth and Ghislain Cloquet, "Tess"
Costume Design: Anthony Powell, "Tess"
Art Direction: Pierre Guffroy; Jack Stephens, "Tess"
Animated Short Film: "The Fly," Ferenc Rofusz
Live Action Short Film: "The Dollar Bottom," Lloyd Phillips
Documentary Short Subject: "Karl Hess: Toward Liberty," Roland Hallé and Peter W. Ladue
Documentary Feature: "From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China," Murray Lerner
Sound: Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Peter Sutton, "The Empire Strikes Back"
Editing: Thelma Schoonmaker, "Raging Bull"
Score: Michael Gore, "Fame"
Original Song: "Fame" from "Fame," Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford
Honorary Oscar: Henry Fonda
Special Achievement Award: "The Empire Strikes Back," Brian Johnson, Richard Edlund, Dennis Muren, Bruce Nicholson
Award of Merit: Linwood G. Dunn, Cecil Love, Acme Tool Manufacturing Co.

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1981
Picture: "Chariots of Fire"
Actor: Henry Fonda, "On Golden Pond"
Actress: Katharine Hepburn, "On Golden Pond"
Supporting Actor: John Gielgud, "Arthur"
Supporting Actress: Maureen Stapleton, "Reds"
Director: Warren Beatty, "Reds"
Original Screenplay: Colin Welland, "Chariots of Fire"
Adapted Screenplay: Ernest Thompson, "On Golden Pond"
Foreign Language Film: "Mephisto," Hungary
Cinematography: Vittorio Storaro, "Reds"
Costume Design: Milena Canonero, "Chariots of Fire"
Art Direction: Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley, Michael Ford, "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
Visual Effects: Richard Edlund, Kit West, Bruce Nicholson, Joe Johnston, "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
Makeup: Rick Baker, "An American Werewolf in London"
Animated Short Film: "Crac," Frédéric Back
Live Action Short Film: "Violet," Paul Kemp and Shelley Levinson
Documentary Short Subject: "Close Harmony," Nigel Noble
Documentary Feature: "Genocide," Arnold Schwartzman and Marvin Hier
Sound: Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Roy Charman, "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
Editing: Michael Kahn, "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
Score: Vangelis, "Chariots of Fire"
Original Song: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" from "Arthur," Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross, Peter Allen
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Danny Kaye
Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Joseph Walker
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Albert R. Broccoli
Honorary Oscar: Barbara Stanwyck
Special Achievement Award: "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
Award of Merit: Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.

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1982
Picture: "Gandhi"
Actor: Ben Kingsley, "Gandhi"
Actress: Meryl Streep, "Sophie's Choice"
Supporting Actor: Louis Gossett Jr., "An Officer and a Gentleman"
Supporting Actress: Jessica Lange, "Tootsie"
Director: Richard Attenborough, "Gandhi"
Original Screenplay: John Briley, "Gandhi"
Adapted Screenplay: Costa-Gavras and Donald Stewart, "Missing"
Foreign Language Film: "To Begin Again," Spain
Cinematography: Billy Williams and Ronnie Taylor, "Gandhi"
Costume Design: John Mollo and Bhanu Athaiya, "Gandhi"
Art Direction: Stuart Craig, Robert W. Laing, Michael Seirton, "Gandhi"
Visual Effects: Carlo Rambaldi, Dennis Muren, Kenneth Smith, "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
Makeup: Sarah Monzani and Michèle Burke, "Quest for Fire"
Animated Short Film: "Tango," Zbigniew Rybczynski
Live Action Short Film: "A Shocking Accident," Christine Oestreicher
Documentary Short Subject: "If You Love This Planet," Edward Le Lorrain and Terre Nash
Documentary Feature: "Just Another Missing Kid," John Zaritsky
Sound: Robert Knudson, Robert J. Glass, Don Digirolamo, Gene S. Cantamessa, "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
Editing: John Bloom, "Gandhi"
Sound Effects Editing: Charles L. Campbell and Ben Burtt, "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
Score: John Williams," E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
Original Song Score: Henry Mancini and Leslie Bricusse, "Victor/Victoria"
Original Song: "Up Where We Belong" from "An Officer and a Gentleman," Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Will Jennings
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Walter Mirisch
Gordon E. Sawyer Award: John Aalberg
Honorary Oscar: Mickey Rooney
Award of Merit: August Arnold and Erich Kaestner

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1983
Picture: "Terms of Endearment"
Actor: Robert Duvall, "Tender Mercies"
Actress: Shirley MacLaine, "Terms of Endearment"
Supporting Actor: Jack Nicholson, "Terms of Endearment"
Supporting Actress: Linda Hunt, "The Year of Living Dangerously"
Director: James L. Brooks, "Terms of Endearment"
Original Screenplay: Horton Foote, "Tender Mercies"
Adapted Screenplay: James L. Brooks, "Terms of Endearment"
Foreign Language Film: "Fanny and Alexander," Sweden
Cinematography: Sven Nykvist, "Fanny and Alexander"
Costume Design: Marik Vos-Lundh, "Fanny and Alexander"
Art Direction: Anna Asp and Susanne Lingheim, "Fanny and Alexander"
Visual Effects: Richard Edlund, Dennis Muren, Ken Ralston, Phil Tippett, "Return of the Jedi"
Makeup: Not given
Animated Short Film: "Sundae in New York," Jimmy Picker
Live Action Short Film: "Boys and Girls," Janice L. Platt
Documentary Short Subject: "Flamenco at 5:15," Cynthia Scott and Adam Symansky
Documentary Feature: "He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin'" Emile Ardolino
Sound: Mark Berger, Thomas Scott, Randy Thom, David MacMillan, "The Right Stuff"
Sound Effects Editing: Jay Boekelheide, "The Right Stuff"
Editing: Glenn Farr, Lisa Fruchtman, Stephen A. Rotter, Douglas Stewart, Tom Rolf, "The Right Stuff"
Score: Bill Conti, "The Right Stuff"
Original Song Score: "Papa, Can You Hear Me?" from "Yentl," Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
Original Song: "Flashdance ... What a Feeling" from "Flashdance," Giorgio Moroder, Keith Forsey, Irene Cara
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: M.J. Frankovich
Gordon E. Sawyer Award: John G. Frayne
Honorary Oscar: Hal Roach

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1984
Picture: "Amadeus"
Actor: F. Murray Abraham, "Amadeus"
Actress: Sally Field, "Places in the Heart"
Supporting Actor: Haing S. Ngor, "The Killing Fields"
Supporting Actress: Peggy Ashcroft, "A Passage to India"
Director: Milos Forman, "Amadeus"
Original Screenplay: Robert Benton, "Places in the Heart"
Adapted Screenplay: Peter Shaffer, "Amadeus"
Foreign Language Film: "Dangerous Moves," Switzerland
Cinematography: Chris Menges, "The Killing Fields"
Costume Design: Theodor Pistek, "Amadeus"
Art Direction: Patrizia Von Brandenstein, "Amadeus"
Visual Effects: Dennis Muren, Michael J. McAlister, Lorne Peterson, George Gibbs, "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"
Makeup: Paul LeBlanc and Dick Smith, "Amadeus"
Animated Short Film: "Charade," John Minnis
Live Action Short Film: "Up," Mike Hoover
Documentary Short Subject: "The Stone Carvers," Marjorie Hunt and Paul Wagner
Documentary Feature: "The Times of Harvey Milk," Rob Epstein and Richard Schmiechen
Sound: Mark Berger, Thomas Scott, Todd Boekelheide, Christopher Newman, "Amadeus"
Editing: Jim Clark, "The Killing Fields"
Original Score: Maurice Jarre, "A Passage to India"
Original Song Score: Prince, "Purple Rain"
Original Song: "I Just Called to Say I Love You" from "The Woman in Red," Stevie Wonder
Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Linwood G. Dunn
Honorary Oscars: National Endowment for the Arts; James Stewart
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: David L. Wolper
Special Achievement Award: Kay Rose, "The River" for sound effects editing.

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1985
Picture: "Out of Africa"
Actor: William Hurt, "Kiss of the Spider Woman"
Actress: Geraldine Page, "The Trip to Bountiful"
Supporting Actor: Don Ameche, "Cocoon"
Supporting Actress: Anjelica Huston, "Prizzi's Honor"
Director: Sydney Pollack, "Out of Africa"
Original Screenplay: William Kelley , Earl W. Wallace and Pamela Wallace, "Witness"
Adapted Screenplay: Kurt Luedtke, "Out of Africa"
Foreign Language Film: "The Official Story," Argentina
Cinematography: David Watkin, "Out of Africa"
Costume Design: Jenny Beavan and John Bright, "A Room With a View"
Art Direction: Emi Wada, "Ran"
Visual Effects: David Berry , Scott Farrar, Ralph McQuarrie and Ken Ralston, "Cocoon"
Makeup: Zoltan Elek and Michael Westmore, "Mask"
Animated Short Film: Cilia Van Dijk, "Anna & Bella"
Live Action Short Film: Jeff Brown and Chris Pelzer, "Molly's Pilgrim"
Documentary Short Subject: David Goodman, "Witness to War: Charlie Clements"
Documentary Feature: Maria Florio and Victoria Mudd, "Broken Rainbow"
Sound: Gary Alexander, Peter Handford, Chris Jenkins and Larry Stensvold, "Out of Africa"
Editing: Thom Noble, "Witness"
Score: John Barry, "Out of Africa"
Original Song: "Say You, Say Me" from "White Nights," Lionel Richie
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Charles "Buddy" Rogers
Honorary Oscars: Paul Newman, actor; Alex North, composer; and John H. Whitney Sr., film pioneer

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1986
Picture: "Platoon"
Actor: Paul Newman, "The Color of Money"
Actress: Marlee Matlin, "Children of a Lesser God"
Supporting Actor: Michael Caine, "Hannah and Her Sisters"
Supporting Actress: Dianne Wiest, "Hannah and Her Sisters"
Director: Oliver Stone, "Platoon"
Original Screenplay: Woody Allen, "Hannah and Her Sisters"
Adapted Screenplay: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, "A Room With a View"
Foreign Language Film: "The Assault," The Netherlands
Cinematography: Chris Menges, "The Mission"
Costume Design: Jenny Beavan and John Bright, "A Room With a View"
Art Direction: Brian Ackland-Snow and Gianni Quaranta, "A Room With a View"
Visual Effects: Suzanne Benson, John Richardson, Robert Skotak and Stan Winston, "Aliens"
Makeup: Stephan Dupuis and Chris Walas, "The Fly"
Animated Short Film: Willem Thijssen and Linda Van and Tulden, "A Greek Tragedy"
Live Action Short Film: Chuck Workman, "Precious Images"
Documentary Short Subject: Vivienne Verdon-Roe, "Women – For America, For the World"
Documentary Feature: Brigitte Berman, "Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got"; Joseph Feury and Milton Justice, "Down and Out in America"
Sound: Charles "Bud" Grenzbach, Simon Kaye, Richard Rogers and John K. Wilkinson, "Platoon"
Editing: Claire Simpson, "Platoon"
Score: Herbie Hancock, "'Round Midnight"
Original Song: "Take My Breath Away" from "Top Gun," Giorgio Moroder and Tom Whitlock
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Steven Spielberg
Honorary Oscar: Ralph Bellamy, actor; E.M. "Al" Lewis

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1987
Picture: "The Last Emperor"
Actor: Michael Douglas, "Wall Street"
Actress: Cher, "Moonstruck"
Supporting Actor: Sean Connery, "The Untouchables"
Supporting Actress: Olympia Dukakis, "Moonstruck"
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci, "The Last Emperor"
Original Screenplay: John Patrick Shanley, "Moonstruck"
Adapted Screenplay: Mark Peploe and Bernardo Bertolucci, "The Last Emperor"
Foreign Language Film: "Babette's Feast," Denmark
Cinematography: Vittorio Storaro, "The Last Emperor"
Costume Design: James Acheson, "The Last Emperor"
Art Direction: Ferdinando Scarfiotti and Bruno Cesari, "The Last Emperor"
Visual Effects: William George, Kenneth Smith, Dennis Muren, Harley Jessup, "Innerspace"
Makeup: Rick Baker, "Harry and the Hendersons"
Animated Short Film: Frederic Back, "The Man Who Planted Trees"
Live Action Short Film: Jonathan Sanger, Jana Sue Memel, "Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall"
Documentary Short Subject: Sue Marx, Pamela Conn, "Young at Heart"
Documentary Feature: Aviva Slesin, "The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table"
Sound: Bill Rowe, Ivan Sharrock, "The Last Emperor"
Editing: Gabriella Cristiani, "The Last Emperor"
Score: Ryuichi Sakamoto, "The Last Emperor"
Original Song: "The Time of My Life" from "Dirty Dancing," Franke Previte, John DeNicola, Donald Markowitz
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Billy Wilder

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1988
Picture: "Rain Man"
Actor: Dustin Hoffman, "Rain Man"
Actress: Jodie Foster, "The Accused"
Supporting Actor: Kevin Kline, "A Fish Called Wanda"
Supporting Actress: Geena Davis, "The Accidental Tourist"
Director: Barry Levinson, "Rain Man"
Original Screenplay: Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow, "Rain Man"
Adapted Screenplay: Christopher Hampton, "Dangerous Liaisons"
Cinematography: Peter Biziou, "Mississippi Burning"
Foreign Language Film: "Pelle the Conquerer"
Sound: Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander, Vern Poore and Willie Burton, "Bird"
Sound Effects Editing: Charles Campbell and Louis Edemann, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
Visual Effects: Ken Ralston, Richard Williams, Edward Jones and George Gibbs, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
Makeup: Ve Neill, Steve La Porte and Robert Short, "Beetlejuice"
Costumes: James Acheson, "Dangerous Liaisons"
Art Direction: Art director Stuart Craig and set decorator Gerard James, "Dangerous Liaisons"
Editing: Arthur Schmidt, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
Original Song: "Let the River Run" from "Working Girl," Carly Simon
Original Score: Dave Grusin, "The Milagro Beanfield War"
Documentary Feature: "Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie," Marcel Ophuls, director
Documentary Short Subject: "You Don't Have to Die," William Guttentag and Malcolm Clarke, directors
Animated Short Subject: "Tin Toy"
Live Action Short Film: Dean Parisot and Steven Wright, "The Appointment of Dennis Jennings
Honorary: National Film Board of Canada
Honorary: Eastman Kodak
Special Achievement: Animation director Richard Williams, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
Award of Merit: Sound engineers Ray Dolby and Ioan Allen
Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Lens designer Gordon Henry Cook

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1989
Picture: "Driving Miss Daisy"
Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, "My Left Foot"
Actress: Jessica Tandy, "Driving Miss Daisy"
Supporting Actor: Denzel Washington, "Glory"
Supporting Actress: Brenda Fricker, "My Left Foot"
Director: Oliver Stone, "Born on the Fourth of July"
Cinematography: Freddie Francis, "Glory"
Original Screenplay: Tom Schulman, "Dead Poets Society"
Adapted Screenplay: Alfred Uhry, "Driving Miss Daisy"
Art Direction: "Batman"
Editing: "Born on the Fourth of July"
Makeup: "Driving Miss Daisy"
Costume Design: "Henry V"
Sound: "Glory"
Sound Effects Editing: "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"
Visual Effects: "The Abyss"
Foreign Language Film: "Cinema Paradiso"
Original Song: "Under the Sea," from "The Little Mermaid," Alan Menken and Howard Ashman
Original Music Score: "The Little Mermaid"
Live-Action Short Film: "Work Experience"
Animated Short Film: "Balance"
Documentary Short Subject: "The Johnstown Flood"
Documentary Feature: "Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt"
Honorary Oscar: Japanese director Akira Kurosawa

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