Sam Elliott, 'Wild,' and more Oregon connections to the Oscars

Oregonian - 02-21

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Bradley Cooper and Sam Elliott, both nominated for 2019 Oscars for "A Star is Born," at an Oscars nominees luncheon. (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Whether you think the Oscars are the ultimate signal of quality, or another example of the folly of giving awards to something as subjective as art, there’s no doubt that being nominated for -- or winning -- an Academy Award sets you apart from the crowd.