‘A Star Is Born’ Actor Sam Elliot On His First Oscar Nomination: ‘It’s About F—ing Time’t

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Oscar nominations had been introduced early Tuesday (Jan. 22), and A Star Is Born acquired a complete of eight nominations, together with greatest image, greatest tailored screenplay, greatest cinematography, greatest sound mixing, greatest actress (Lady Gaga), greatest authentic music ("Shallow"), greatest image and greatest actor (Bradley Cooper). Additionally, Sam Elliott, who performs Cooper's brother received his first-ever Oscar nomination after a 50-year profession, going up towards Mahershala Ali and Adam Driver for greatest supporting actor.

“I believe the factor off the highest of my head is perhaps, ‘It’s about f—ing time,'” he joked to Deadline following the information. “Beyond that, it’s actually in regards to the work; it’s simply in regards to the artistic course of. It’s nice to be acknowledged for that, that’s actually all it’s about.”

Elliott started his profession in 1969 with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and went on to star in Lee Hayden’s 2017 image, The Hero. "I believe my greatest takeaway is simply how lucky I’m. Number one, to nonetheless be within the recreation, however to have a chance to work with two individuals like Bradley and Stefani (Lady Gaga), it’s simply extraordinary," he continued. "Fifty years into the sport and hastily to have something to do with this, to be related with a movie like this, it’s only a fantastic present.”