TV Special | TV-14 | | Comedy, Music
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.
Best Actor nominee Benedict Cumberbatch and Alan Turing (the character he portrays in his Oscar-nominated performance) are actually related in real-life. According to the family history site Ancestry, the two are 17th cousins with family relations dating back to the 14th century. Both are said to be related to John Beaufort, the first Earl of Somerset, through Cumberbatch and Turing's respective paternal lines. This means that for the first time, a performer is nominated for portraying a known real-life relative since Katharine Hepburn won for her performance in The Lion in Winter (1968).
Emmanuel Lubezki - Winner: Best Cinematography:
Wow. This is extraordinary. Thank you so much. I want to thank the Academy for this fantastic honor and I would like to share it with the cast and crew of the movie and all the nominees. I want to especially share this with my friend Alejandro ...