Past Oscar Winners

1979 Oscar Winners

Best Picture
  • Kramer vs. Kramer¬†
  • All That Jazz
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Breaking Away
  • Norma Rae
Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • Dustin Hoffman, Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Al Pacino, And Justice for All
  • Roy Scheider, All That Jazz
  • Peter Sellers, Being There
  • Jack Lemmon, The China Syndrome
Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Sally Field, Norma Rae
  • Marsha Mason, Chapter Two
  • JJane Fonda, The China Syndrome
  • Bette Midler, The Rose
  • Jill Clayburgh, Starting Over
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Melvyn Douglas, Being There
  • Robert Duvall, Apocalypse Now¬†
  • Mickey Rooney, The Black Stallion
  • Justin Henry, Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Frederic Forrest, The Rose
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Meryl Streep, Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Barbara Barrie, Breaking Away
  • Jane Alexander, Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Mariel Hemingway, Manhattan
  • Candice Bergen, Starting Over
Best Director
  • Robert Benton, Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Bob Fosse, All That Jazz
  • Francis Ford Coppola, Apocalypse Now
  • Peter Yates, Breaking Away
  • Edouard Molinaro, La Cage aux folles

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