Past Oscar Winners

1981 Oscar Winners

Best Picture
  • Chariots of Fire
  • Atlantic City
  • On Golden Pond
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Reds
Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • Henry Fonda, On Golden Pond
  • Paul Newman, Absence of Malice 
  • Dudley Moore, Arthur
  • Burt Lancaster, Atlantic City
  • Warren Beatty, Reds
Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Katharine Hepburn, On Golden Pond
  • Susan Sarandon, Atlantic City
  • Meryl Streep, The French Lieutenant's Woman
  • Marsha Mason, Only When I Laugh
  • Diane Keaton, Reds
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • John Gielgud, Arthur
  • Ian Holm, Chariots of Fire
  • James Coco, Only When I Laugh
  • Howard E. Rollins Jr., Ragtime
  • Jack Nicholson, Reds
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Maureen Stapleton, Reds
  • Melinda Dillon, Absence of Malice
  • Jane Fonda, On Golden Pond
  • Joan Hackett, Only When I Laugh
  • Elizabeth McGovern, Ragtime
Best Director
  • Warren Beatty, Reds
  • Louis Malle, Atlantic City
  • Hugh Hudson, Chariots of Fire
  • Mark Rydell, On Golden Pond
  • Steven Spielberg, Raiders of the Lost Ark

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