The 84th Academy Award show will take place on Sunday, February 26, 2012, and with so many memories over the years, here is a look back at celebrities who attended the biggest Hollywood ceremony of the year with a sibling.
Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland
Sisters Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland were both up for Best Actress for 1941 films, though it's unlikely you'll ever see a picture of them together since that time. Although nearly sixty years have passed, the siblings haven't spoken for decades with their feud starting on that infamous night on February 26, 1942. Fontaine won for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's "Suspicion," though de Havilland went on to win two of her own, in 1946 and 1949.
Lynn and Vanessa Redgrave
Another set of sisters who were both up for Best Actress were Lynn and Vanessa Redgrave. They were nominated for their 1966 films, Vanessa in "Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment," and Lynn in "Georgy Girl."
Both women lost out to Elizabeth Taylor who won the award for her performance in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine
On April 18, 1966, actor Warren Beatty accompanied his big sister, Shirley MacLaine to the Oscars. Both were presenters that evening, though the pair have never appeared in a film together. MacLaine won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1983 for "Terms of Endearment," but Beatty has yet to win the elusive award though he has received 14 nominations.
Ryan Gosling and Mandi Gosling
In 2007, sexy "Drive" actor, Ryan Gosling brought two women to the 2007 Oscars, but neither was a girlfriend. The 31-year-old Canadian brought his mother, Donna, and his sister, Mandi. "The Notebook" star was nominated for Best Actor for his performance in "Half Nelson," but ultimately lost to Forest Whitaker in "The Last King of Scotland."
Although Gosling was unfortunately snubbed for his great work in 2011, we wonder if he'll be bringing his beautiful girlfriend, Eva Mendes, to this year's ceremony?
Siblings Jake Gyllenhaal and Maggie Gyllenhaal both attended the Oscars in 2010. Maggie was up for Best Supporting Actress in the 2009 film, "Crazy Heart." Jake had been up for Best Supporting Actor in 2005's "Brokeback Mountain," although he lost out to George Clooney for his performance in "Syriana." His experience and support were likely a great help to big sis when she lost out to Mo'Nique four years later.
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- Joan Fontaine
- Olivia de Havilland
- Vanessa Redgrave
- Ryan Gosling
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
- Jake Gyllenhaal