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The 55th Academy Awards were presented April 11, 1983 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilionmarker, Los Angelesmarker. The ceremonies were presided over by Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Richard Pryor, and Walter Matthau.

Louis Gossett, Jr. became the first African-American actor to win Best Supporting Actor for his performance as the tough and principled drill sergeant Emil Foley in An Officer and a Gentleman.


Award Winner Nominee(s)
Best Actor in a Leading Role Ben KingsleyGandhi
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Louis Gossett, Jr.An Officer and a Gentleman
Best Actress in a Leading Role Meryl StreepSophie's Choice
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Jessica LangeTootsie
Best Art Direction Gandhi – Art Direction: Stuart Craig , Robert W. Laing and Michael Seirton; Set Decoration: Michael Seirton
Best Cinematography GandhiBilly Williams and Ronnie Taylor
Best Costume Design GandhiJohn Mollo and Bhanu Athaiya
Best Director Richard AttenboroughGandhi
Best Documentary Just Another Missing KidJohn Zaritsky, Producer
Best Documentary "If You Love This Planet" – Edward Le Lorrain and Terri Nash, Producer
Best Film Editing GandhiJohn Bloom
Best Foreign Language Film Begin the Beguine – Spain
Best Makeup Sarah Monzani and Michele BurkeQuest for Fire
Best Music E.T.: The Extra-TerrestrialJohn Williams
Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Adaptation Score Victor/Victoria - Henry Mancini and Leslie Bricusse
Best Music "Up Where We Belong" from An Officer and a Gentleman – Music by Jack Nitzsche and Buffy Sainte-Marie; Lyric by Will Jennings
Best Picture GandhiRichard Attenborough, Producer
Best Short Film "Tango" – Zbigniew Rybczynski, Producer
Best Short Film "A Shocking Accident" – Christine Oestreicher, Producer
Best Sound E.T.: The Extra-TerrestrialRobert Knudson , Robert Glass , Don Digirolamo and Gene S. Cantamessa
Best Sound Editing E.T.: The Extra-TerrestrialCharles L. Campbell and Ben Burtt
Best Visual Effects E.T.: The Extra-TerrestrialCarlo Rambaldi , Dennis Muren and Kenneth Smith
Best Writing MissingCosta-Gavras and Donald E. Stewart
Best Writing GandhiJohn Briley

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