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Academy Awards on March 24 1986

Kermit and Scooter attending in 1986.

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Miss Piggy and Kermit attending in 2012, in front of a photo of Walt Disney.

The Muppets and Jim Henson's Creature Shop have long played host to accomplished actors and technicians. Many have been nominated for Academy Awards, and a select group have won. The following tracks all Academy Award winners, in any class, who have worked directly with the Muppets or Henson, by year of the ceremony, covering films from the previous year.

1939

1942

1946

  • Anne Revere, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, National Velvet

1951

1958

  • Red Buttons, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Sayonara

1959

  • Bugs Bunny, Best Animated Short Subject, Knighty Knight Bugs

1960

1961

1962

1963

  • Anne Bancroft, Best Actress in a Leading Role, The Miracle Worker

1965

1967

1969

1970

  • Goldie Hawn, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Cactus Flower

1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

  • Sally Field, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Norma Rae
  • Meryl Streep, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Ralph Burns, Best Music (Original Song Score or Best Adaptation Score), All That Jazz
  • Derek Lamb, Best Animated Short Film, Every Child

1981

1982

1983

1985

1986

  • William Hurt, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • Anjelica Huston, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Prizzi's Honor

1987

  • Paul Newman, Best Actor in a Leading Role, The Color of Money
  • Michael Caine, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Hannah and Her Sisters
  • Marlee Matlin, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Children of a Lesser God
  • Woody Allen, Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, Hannah and Her Sisters

1988

  • Cher, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Moonstruck

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

  • Clint Eastwood, Best Director, Unforgiven
  • Alan Menken, Best Original Score, Aladdin
  • Alan Menken (with Tim Rice), Best Original Song, "A Whole New World" from Aladdin
  • Marisa Tomei, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, My Cousin Vinny

1994

1995

1996

  • Mel Gibson, Best Director, Braveheart
  • Susan Sarandon, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Dead Man Walking
  • Alan Menken (with Stephan Schwartz), Best Original Score, Pocahontas
  • Alan Menken (with Stephan Schwartz), Best Original Song, "Colors of the Wind" from Pocahontas

1997

1998

  • Helen Hunt, Best Actress in a Leading Role, As Good as It Gets
  • Robin Williams, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Good Will Hunting

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

  • Tim Robbins, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Mystic River

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

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Bret McKenzie winning in 2012.

2013

2014

  • Lupita Nyong'o, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, 12 Years a Slave
  • Bobby Lopez (with Kristen Anderson-Lopez), Best Original Song, "Let It Go" from Frozen

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