All the couples nominated for Oscars in the same year
In 1932, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne made history as the first couple to be nominated for an Oscar in the same year. While both lost, they started a prestigious tradition that very few couples have been able to achieve.
Click through the gallery to see which couples defied the odds and were nominated for Oscars in the same year.
1940: Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh
1967: Richard Burton and Liz Taylor
Married couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were both nominated for their roles in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Burton lost, but Taylor won.
1968: Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn
1969: Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward
1975: John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands
1982: Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton
1986: Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston
1996: Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon
1997: Joel Coen and Frances McDormand
2006: Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams
2009: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
2016: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander
2020: Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach
Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are the latest golden couple heading to the Oscars, Baumbach earned a Best Original Screenplay nomination for Marriage Story and Gerwig was recognized with a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination for Little Women. While both were snubbed for Best Director nominations, their respective films are up for Best Picture.