Explore our collection of 2013 Oscar nominees, which includes actors Daniel Day-Lewis, Denzel Washington and Hugh Jackman; actresses Jessica Chastain, Naomi Watts and Jennifer Lawrence; directors Benh Zeitlin and Steven Spielberg; and many more. Find out who will be vying for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences's prestigious honor, and view full biographies, videos and photos, only on Biography.com.
George and Amal Clooney will be marching at the March 24 gun violence rally and donating $500,000 in support of survivors of last week’s Parkland, Florida mass shooting. Later the same day, Oprah and film exec Jeffrey Katzenberg announced they’d match the Clooneys’ donation.
Actress Octavia Spencer revealed that Jessica Chastain helped her earn five times her salary by tying their earnings together for an upcoming comedy they’re making. Chastain, who has been a vocal critic of the pay disparity in Hollywood, instigated a “bidding war” on the project.
Former star of the hit TV drama 'St. Elsewhere,' actor/director Denzel Washington has earned popular and critical acclaim for his roles in an array of feature films, including 'Glory,' 'Malcolm X,' 'Training Day,' 'American Gangster' and 'Flight.'
Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has announced his retirement. A spokeswoman said in a statement: “Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor. He is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years. This is a private decision and neither he nor his representatives will make any further comment on this subject. ”
Academy Award-winning director, screenwriter and producer Steven Spielberg is the subject of a new HBO documentary, which premieres on October 7th. Learn more about his life and classic films including 'Jaws,' 'E.T.,' 'The Color Purple' and 'Schindler's List,' among many others.