Baby Boomers are active in Hollywood and there are a number who are in contention to possibly win an Oscar this evening. For this article, we will focus on five of the major categories and list the nominees who are of the Baby Boomer Generation and the film from which the nomination came:
Best Actor in a Leading Role:
- Daniel Day Lewis - "Lincoln"
- Danzel Washington - "Flight"
Best Actress in a Leading Role - none
Best Actor in a Supporting Role:
- Tommy Lee Jones - "Lincoln"
- Christopher Waltz - "Django Unchained"
Best Actress in a Supporting Role:
- Sally Field - "Lincoln"
- Helen Hunt - "The Sessions"
- Jacki Weaver - "Silver Lining Playbook"
- Ang Lee - "The Life of Pi"
- Steven Spielberg - "Lincoln"
- David O. Russell - "Silver Lining Playbook"