Oscar 2021: And the Nominees Are … in a Exclusive Slideshow by Photographer Joe Arce

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Glenn Close (“Hillbilly Elegy”) in Chicago, 1998.

CHICAGO – Roll out the red carpet on Oscar Day 2021! Throughout the years, Photographer Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago has had close encounters with many of this year’s nominees and had captured them with his intrepid camera eye. Presenting a slideshow of the 93rd Academy Awards Best Acting nominations.

And for the first time since 1998, Joe Arce publishes his photo of Glenn Close – 2021 nominee for “Hillbilly Elegy.” Also, there are two photos of Viola Davis (“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”) from the Chicago International Film Festival Red Carpets in 2018 and 2012.

Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. In parenthesis are the films the actors are nominated for. All photos © Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com.

  1. OSCAR01: Glenn Close (“Hillbilly Elegy”) in Chicago, 1998.
  2. OSCAR02: Viola Davis (“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom") in Chicago, 2018
  3. OSCAR03: Viola Davis in Chicago, 2012.
  4. OSCAR04: Sir Anthony Hopkins (“The Father”) in Chicago, 2017.
  5. OSCAR05: Chadwick Boseman (“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”) in Chicago, 2018.
  6. OSCAR06: Carey Mulligan (“Promising Young Woman”) in Chicago, 2018.
  7. OSCAR07: Steven Yuen (“Minari”) in Chicago, 2014.

The 93rd Academy Awards is on Sunday, April 25th at 8pmET/7pmCT on ABC-TV, and will take place at the Los Angeles Dolby Theatre and Union Station.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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© 2021 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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