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What does Prison Break owe Sometime a Great Notion and more questionsSend your movie questions to FlickChickSee Maitland McDonagh and Ken Fox review this weeks new flicks in Movie Talk Question I was wondering which director has coached the most actors to Oscar nominations andor wins Im thinking its Clint Eastwood Diane FlickChick Nowhere near Five actors have earned best actoractress Oscar recognition after appearing in Clint Eastwood movies Hilary Swank won for Million Dollar Baby and Sean Penn and Tim Robbins for Mystic River respectively Marcia Gay Harden and Meryl Streep were nominated for Mystic River and The Bridges of Madison County In addition Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman won supporting Oscars for Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby Thats a nice track record but pales next to that of William Wyler whose collaborators racked up a whopping total of 36 acting nominations some of them notably Bette Davis for more than one film read more

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