63rd Academy Awards

The 63rd Academy Awards were presented March 25, 1991 at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.

The show was hosted by Billy Crystal.

The prominent winner was Dances with Wolves which earned seven Oscars, including Best Picture. Whoopi Goldberg made history in becoming the second African-American actress to ever win an Academy Award (the first being Hattie McDaniel in 1939).

The 1990 Academy Award Winners

Picture: Dances With Wolves
Actor: Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune)
Actress: Kathy Bates (Misery)
Supporting Actor: Joe Pesci (GoodFellas)
Supporting Actress: Whoopi Goldberg (Ghost)
Director: Kevin Costner (Dances With Wolves)
Adapted Screenplay: Michael Blake (Dances With Wolves)
Original Screenplay: Bruce Joel Rubin (Ghost)
Song: "Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)" (Dick Tracy)
Original Score: Dances With Wolves
Cinematography: Dances With Wolves
Costume Design: Cyrano de Bergerac
Art / Set Decoration: Dick Tracy
Film Editing: Dances With Wolves
Foreign Language Film: Journey of Hope (Switzerland)
Sound: Dances With Wolves
Sound Effects: The Hunt for Red October
Makeup: Dick Tracy
Visual Effects: Total Recall
Short Films: Creature Comforts (Animated) / The Lunch Date (Live Action)
Documentaries: Days of Waiting (Short) / American Dream (Feature)