The actress on Monday not only scored her first Oscar nominations ever, nevertheless also became one of just a dozen actors who have received two nominations in acting categories inside the same year.
Johansson was nominated inside the best supporting actress category for her work in “Jojo Rabbit,” as well as best actress for her role in “Marriage Story.”
The honor can be a rare one.
The last actor two score two Oscar nominations in acting categories was Cate Blanchett, who more than a decade ago was nominated inside the lead category for “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” in addition to inside the supporting category for “I’m Not There.” She won neither award which year.
Before which, Jamie Foxx scored his first in addition to second Oscar nominations inside the same year for roles in “Ray” in addition to “Collateral,” for which he was nominated for best best actor in addition to best supporting actor, respectively.
This specific year, Johansson will face off against Saoirse Ronan (“Little Women”), Charlize Theron (“Bombshell”), Renée Zellweger (“Judy”) in addition to Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet”) inside the lead actress category.
Erivo can be also a double nominee This specific year, scoring yet another nomination for best original song (“Stand Up” coming from “Harriet”).
inside the lead actress category, Johansson will compete against Kathy Bates (“Richard Jewell”), Laura Dern (“Marriage Story”), Florence Pugh (“Little Women”) in addition to Margot Robbie (“Bombshell”).
No actor has ever picked up two Oscars statues in acting categories inside the same year. Seven actors have won at least one statue after being double acting nominees.