84th Academy Awards Best Actor Nominees: Some Of Their Early Work

In the lead up to this Sunday’s 84th Academy Awards, I thought I would take a daily look at the nominees. Instead of looking at clips from their Oscar Nominated roles, I will be posting clips of their earlier work.

Here are some clips from this year’s Best Actor Nominees:

George Clooney – one of his first recurring roles was, as George Burnett, in the popular Facts of Life (1985).

Brad Pitt – From 1987 -88 Pitt played Randy in Dallas

In 1988, he had a guest spot, alongside Johnny Depp, in 21 Jump Street

Gary Oldham – Did you know he guest starred on Friends in 2001?

Jean Dujardin – this is a recent Funny Or Die clip where he auditions for the role of a villain

Demian Bichir – Many may not have seen Demian’s film A Better Life. Here he is talking about the film

Millions of people, worldwide, will be tuning into the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday 26th February 2012.

That’s Entertainment!
Sarina 🙂

About The Bellissimo Files

Hi, I’m Sarina Bellissimo and this is the place I come to indulge in my love of all things entertainment. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by all things Hollywood/showbiz. I blame my parents! As a child my mum used to force me to watch old Elvis Presley films with her, and both my mum & dad would take my brothers and I to the Drive-In to watch the latest films (this is where my love for ROCKY began!). When not watching movies, I was trying to figure out ways to pull the back off the TV so I could somehow get into it and be a part of all the action on the screen! This blog isn’t a place that revels in gossip and negativity. It’s a place where entertainment is celebrated. That said, this is a place you can turn to for honesty. Honesty and criticism don’t always mean attacks. I choose to criticise the piece of work but not the person and I acknowledge that just because I don’t like something, it doesn’t mean someone else won’t. Here you’ll find interviews with some of the biggest names in the world of Entertainment, reviews, breaking news and my very own musings. Away from The Bellissimo Files, you can find me on Spin 1038 on Saturdays, between 1pm and 3pm,presenting Plan B. There’s celebrity interviews, entertainment news, the low down on the must see movies and music releases of the week, the ultimate guide to what’s on where in the city, as well as masterclasses with experts on standby to answer listeners’ questions. I also appear on TV3’s “Elaine” panel, talk movies on “Ireland AM” and you can sometimes hear me filling in on Moncrieff’s “Movies and Booze “(Newstalk) The Bellissimo Files is constantly evolving. Files (topics) will be added or deleted as time goes on. Feel free to read, watch, comment, share, and make suggestions for what you would like to see on the site. Sarina
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