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The Academy Awards: The 27th Annual Academy Awards

At the 27th Annual Academy Awards, Columbia's On the Waterfront was the big winner of the year, picking up the Oscars for Best Motion Picture, Best Actor (Marlon Brando), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Eva Maria Saint) and Best Director (Elia Kazan). Grace Kelly won another Oscar for Best Actress for her role in The Country Girl beating out Audrey Hepburn (Sabrina), Judy Garland (A Star Is Born) and Dorothy Dandridge (Carmen Jones). Greta Garbo and Danny Kaye were among this year's recipients for the Honorary Award for their unique talents and contributions to the motion picture industry.


Episode Info


Episode number: 3x1
Airdate: Wednesday March 30th, 1955



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Guest Stars
Sam SpiegelSam Spiegel
As Winner: Best Picture (for 'On the Waterfront')
Recurring
Elia KazanElia Kazan
As Winner: Best Director (for 'On the Waterfront')
Recurring
Marlon BrandoMarlon Brando
As Winner: Best Actor (for 'On the Waterfront')
Recurring
Grace KellyGrace Kelly
As Winner: Best Actress (for 'The Country Girl')
Recurring
Edmond OEdmond O'Brien
As Winner: Best Supporting Actor (for 'The Barefoot Contessa')
Recurring
Eva Marie SaintEva Marie Saint
As Winner: Best Supporting Actress (for 'On the Waterfront')
Recurring
George SeatonGeorge Seaton
As Winner: Best Story and Screenplay (for 'The Country Girl')
Recurring
Adolph DeutschAdolph Deutsch
As Winner: Best Musical Score (for 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers')
Recurring
Saul ChaplinSaul Chaplin
As Winner: Best Musical Score (for 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers')
Recurring
Dimitri TiomkinDimitri Tiomkin
As Winner: Best Dramatic or Comedy Score (for 'The High and the Mighty')
Recurring
Danny KayeDanny Kaye
As Winner: Academy Honorary Award
Recurring
Greta GarboGreta Garbo
As Winner: Academy Honorary Award
Recurring
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
As Winner: Best Documentary Feature (for 'The Vanishing Prairie')
Recurring
Budd SchulbergBudd Schulberg
As Winner: Best Screenplay (for 'On the Waterfront')

Musical Guests
Dean MartinDean Martin
As Himself ("Three Coins in the Fountain")
Recurring
Tony MartinTony Martin
As Himself ("Hold My Hand")
Recurring
Johnny DesmondJohnny Desmond
As Himself ("The High and the Mighty")
Muzzy MarcellinoMuzzy Marcellino
As Himself ("The High and the Mighty")
Peggy KingPeggy King
As Herself ("Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)")
Rosemary ClooneyRosemary Clooney
As Herself ("The Man That Got Away")

Featuring
Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn
As Presenter
Recurring
Bette DavisBette Davis
As Presenter
Recurring
Bing CrosbyBing Crosby
As Presenter
Recurring
Buddy AdlerBuddy Adler
As Presenter
Recurring
Charles BrackettCharles Brackett
As Presenter
Recurring
Claire TrevorClaire Trevor
As Presenter
Recurring
Donna ReedDonna Reed
As Presenter
Recurring
Dorothy DandridgeDorothy Dandridge
As Presenter
Recurring
Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
As Presenter
Recurring
Humphrey BogartHumphrey Bogart
As Presenter
Recurring
Jane WymanJane Wyman
As Presenter
Recurring
Karl MaldenKarl Malden
As Presenter
Recurring
Lauren BacallLauren Bacall
As Presenter
Recurring
Merle OberonMerle Oberon
As Presenter
Recurring
Rod SteigerRod Steiger
As Presenter
Recurring
William HoldenWilliam Holden
As Presenter
Recurring
Dan ODan O'Herlihy
As Presenter
Jan SterlingJan Sterling
As Presenter
Jean MarieJean Marie
As Presenter
Katy JuradoKaty Jurado
As Presenter
Lee J. CobbLee J. Cobb
As Presenter
Nina FochNina Foch
As Presenter
Tom TullyTom Tully
As Presenter
Main Cast
Bob HopeBob Hope
As Himself
Thelma RitterThelma Ritter
As Herself
Warning: The Academy Awards season 3 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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