58th Academy Awards

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58th Academy Awards
Oscar-1985.jpg
Date Monday, March 24, 1986
Site Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California
Host Alan Alda
Jane Fonda
Robin Williams
Producer Stanley Donen
Director Marty Pasetta
Highlights
Best Picture Out of Africa
Most awards Out of Africa (7)
Most nominations The Color Purple and Out of Africa (11)
TV in the United States
Network ABC
Duration 3 hours, 2 minutes
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The 58th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1985, were held on March 24, 1986 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by Alan Alda, Jane Fonda and Robin Williams. The ceremony was watched by 38.93 million viewers, tying the 78th Academy Awards as the third-lowest rated telecast since 1966.1 The 80th Academy Awards still holds the distinction of the least watched ceremony, with 31.76 million viewers.

Anjelica Huston's Best Supporting Actress win for Prizzi's Honor, directed by her father John Huston, made her family the first to win Oscars across three generations: John Huston had won Best Director for 1948's The Treasure of Sierra Madre, and his father, Walter Huston, won Best Supporting Actor for the same film.

Awards

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.2

Best Picture Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Documentary Feature Best Documentary Short
Best Live Action Short Best Animated Short
Best Original Score Best Original Song
Best Sound Mixing Best Sound Editing
Best Art Direction Best Cinematography
Best Makeup Best Costume Design
Best Film Editing Best Visual Effects

Honorary Academy Awards

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Presenters

Performers

Multiple nominations and awards

See also

References

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