Sep 06, 2013 Michael Cimino wins the Oscar for Directing and Barry Spikings, Michael Deeley, Michael Cimino and John Peverall win the Oscar for Best Picture for The Deer The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted The Deer Hunter: Barry Spikings, Michael Deeley, Michael Cimino, and John Peverall: Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture; List of Academy Awardwinning films; List of film production companies; List of films John's major screen debut came in 1978 with the Oscarwinning Best Picture film, The Deer Hunter (1978), which gained him international attention for his work.
The following year, he had leads in two more big pictures, Milos Forman's musical Hair (1979) and the film adaptation of Joseph Wambaugh's The Onion Field (1979). The Deer Hunter (1978) Awards. Showing all 22 wins and 26 nominations. Academy Awards, USA 1979 Winner Oscar: Best Picture Barry Spikings Michael Deeley Best Motion Picture Drama: Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama Robert De Niro: Best Actor in a Supporting Role Motion Picture Best Picture winners Michael Deeley, Michael Cimino and Barry Spikings, with presenter John Wayne Christopher Walken Supporting Actor winner for The Deer Hunter, with presenters Telly Savalas and Dyan Cannon The Deer Hunter is a rich and powerful picture that without a trace of patronisation or the slightest touch of cultural superiority, speaks eloquently for the inarticulate.
March 2, In all the obits on Michael Cimino, who died Saturday at age 77, most talked about his career trajectory from boom 1978 Best Picture and Director Oscar winner The Deer Hunter to bust 1980 The 51st Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences It was also remembered for being the final public appearance of Oscarwinning actor John Wayne, Best Picture Best Director; The Deer Hunter Barry Spikings, Michael Deeley, Michael Cimino and John Peverall, Home Videos& Photos 51st Oscars Highlights.
Videos& Photos. 51st Oscars Highlights. Filters: All Videos Photos. The Opening of the Academy Awards in 1979. Robin Williams presents an Honorary Award to Walter Lantz: 1979 Oscars The Deer Hunter and Michael Cimino winning Best Picture and Directing: 1979 Oscars.