Barkhad Abdi on the red carpet.
The first time Somali-American actor is nominated for the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ award for his role in Captain Phillips. He’s up against Jared Leto, Bradley Cooper, Jonah Hill and Michael Fassbender.
Abdi won the BAFTA for the same category at last month’s ceremony beating Michael Fassbender, Bradley Cooper, Matt Damon and Daniel Bruhl.
classicladiesofcolor: Actress Mittie Lawrence She is known for her work on Funny Girl (1968), Night Call Nurses (1972) and The New Centurions (1972).
“As actors, you become an expert at starting over. Every single role brings with it an ignorance and an insecurity, and so you have to approach it with the same curiosity and humility. I’m always nervous. Doesn’t matter how many times I do this. But I remind myself it’s because I care”.