Past Oscar Winners

1996 Oscar Winners

Best Picture
  • The English Patient
  • Fargo
  • Jerry Maguire
  • Secrets & Lies
  • Shine
Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • Geoffrey Rush, Shine
  • Ralph Fiennes, The English Patient
  • Tom Cruise, Jerry Maguire
  • Woody Harrelson, People vs. Larry Flynt
  • Billy Bob Thornton, Sling Blade
Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Frances McDormand, Fargo
  • Emily Watson, Breaking the Waves 
  • Kristin Scott Thomas, The English Patient
  • Diane Keaton, Marvin’s Room
  • Brenda Blethyn, Secrets & Lies 
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Cuba Gooding Jr., Jerry Maguire
  • William H. Macy, Fargo
  • James Woods, Ghosts of Mississippi 
  • Armin Mueller-Stahl, Shine
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Juliette Binoche, The English Patient
  • Joan Allen, The Crucible 
  • Lauren Bacall, The Mirror Has Two Faces
  • Barbara Hershey, Portrait of a Lady
  • Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Secrets & Lies
Best Director
  • Anthony Minghella, The English Patient
  • Joel Coen, Fargo
  • Milos Forman, People vs. Larry Flynt
  • Mike Leigh, Secrets & Lies
  • Scott Hicks, Shine

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