Photo Coverage: 79th Annual Academy Awards
The 79th Annual Academy Awards were held at the Kodak Theatre in L.A. on February 25th. ABC aired a live broadcast of the ceremony that evening.
Jennifer Hudson was awarded Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance as Effie in Dreamgirls. Alan Arkin, of Little Miss Sunshine, received an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor. Helen Mirren was honored with a Best Actress Oscar for her performance in the title role of The Queen (Forest Whitaker won Best Actor for a similarly regal performance in The Last King of Scotland).
Martin Scorcese (after six previous nominations) was honored as Best Director for his crime thriller The Departed, which also received the Oscar for Best Picture.
Visit www.oscars.com for more information and a full list of winners.
Photos by Sara De Boer/Retna Ltd.
Eddie Murphy with Mickey Rooney and wife
Mark Wahlberg and guest
Alan Arkin and wife
Sacha Baron Cohen and guest
Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna
Ryan Gosling and family
Clint Eastwood and wife
Martin Scorcese and family
Robert Downey Jr.
Rashida Jones and Quincy Jones
Jackie Earle Haley and wife
Forest Whitaker and wife
Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels
Jada Pinkett Smith
Portia di Rossi
Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson
Michael Arndt (Best Original Screenplay for Little Miss Sunshine)
Al Gore and Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth)
Cameron Diaz and George Miller (Happy Feet)
Tom Hanks and William Monahan (Best Adapted Screenplay for The Departed)
Daniel Craig and Nicole Kidman Best Art Direction Winner Eugenio Caballero and Set Decorator Pilar Revuelta (Pan's Labyrinth)