American composer John Williams made history again at the Academy Awards, Tuesday, when he received an award nomination for the music for American director Steven Spielberg’s movie “The Fablemans”.
And the Los Angeles Times reported that at the age of 90, Williams is now the oldest person to be nominated for a competitive Academy Award, a record previously held by three people nominated at the age of 89: costume designer Ann Roth and screenwriter James Ivory. and director Agnes Varda.
If Williams wins, he will become the oldest winner in all categories of the Academy Award.
Ivory, who won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for “Call Me By Your Name” in 2018, currently holds the record by winning it at the age of 89, and Williams will be 91 years old by March 12, the date of this year’s ceremony.
Williams, who received his 53rd Academy Award nomination on Tuesday, broke his personal record as the living person with the most Oscar nominations.
He is also the second-most nominated person in Oscar history, after Walt Disney, with 59 nominations, and the only person ever to be nominated for an Academy Award in seven different decades.