John Williams Beats His Own Record For Most Oscar Nominated Living Person Ever

John Williams Beats His Own Record For Most Oscar Nominated Living Person Ever. The famed composer has beaten his own record for the most Academy Awards Nominations for a single living person with a whopping 52 nominations to date. John Williams recently worked on the soundtracks for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the Disney Parks and on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, earning him the new tally.

The 87-year old composer has written many iconic cinematic soundtracks including: Jaws, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, and Schindler’s List. Out of his 52 nominations, Williams has brought home 5 Oscars for his works, and may bring home a 6th at the 2020 Academy Awards.

The Walt Disney Company as a whole received 23 nominations in this years Oscars, with films such as Jojo Rabbit (20th Century Fox), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm), and Toy Story 4 (Pixar), pulling multiple nominations for the studios.

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The 92nd Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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