Oscars 2017: First-Time Nominee Spotlight

by IMDb-Contributing-Writers | created - 24 Jan 2017 | updated - 20 Feb 2017 | Public

Each year the Oscars honor the best and brightest in the film industry, and with that comes the lauding of Hollywood legends as well as the recognition of first-time talents. This year, for the 89th Academy Awards, there are 18 people across the major categories — Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Adapted Screenplay — who have their first chance to take home the coveted golden statuette. Follow along as we take a look at the careers of these lucky few, from the beginnings to their Oscar-nominated work, to what lies ahead for them. — Carson Blackwelder

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