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John Williams Breaks Own Record with 52nd Oscar Nomination for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

John Williams Breaks Own Record with 52nd Oscar Nomination for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

John Williams is only getting better with age.

The renowned composer scored his 52nd Academy Award nomination for Best Original Score for his work in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on Monday.

Williams, 87, broke his own record with the nomination. The only other person Williams trails behind is Walt Disney, who received 59 Academy Award nominations including 22 total award wins, according to Forbes.

Williams has won a total of five Oscars for Schindler’s List, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Star Wars, Jaws and Fiddler on the Roof.

His first Oscar nomination came from composing the score for the 1967 film Valley of the Dolls.

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