Guess who s coming to dinner is a 1967 american comedy drama film produced and directed by stanley kramer and written by william rose it stars spencer tracy sidney poitier and katharine hepburn and features hepburn s niece katharine houghton. Directed by stanley kramer.
Best performance by an actor in a motion picture drama.
Guess whos coming to dinner awards. Showing all 11 wins and 24 nominations. Katharine hepburn winning the best actress oscar for her performance in guess who s coming to dinner 40th annual academy awards in 1968. Guess who s coming to dinner is 50 and racial tension still a problem in america sidney poitier katharine houghton katharine hepburn and spencer tracy in the 1967 academy award nominated.
The title is a reference to the 1967 film guess who s coming to dinner starring sidney poitier the survivor count shown in the title sequence is 39 673. Best screenplay motion picture. A couple s attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her african american fiancé.
Guess who s coming to dinner 1967 awards. Academy of motion picture arts and sciences best art direction. Guess who s coming to dinner was nominated for 10 academy awards including best picture and collected two oscars including best actress for hepburn the second of her career.
Best director motion picture. The film was one of the few films of the time to depict an interracial marriage in a positive light as interracial marriage historically had been. Academy of motion picture arts and sciences best actor nominated spencer tracy.
With spencer tracy sidney poitier katharine hepburn katharine houghton. Best motion picture drama. Academy of motion picture arts and sciences best adapted score nominated frank devol.
Guess what s coming to dinner is the seventh episode in the fourth season of the re imagined battlestar galactica it first aired on television on may 16 2008. When the movie was conceived and launched by producer and director stanley kramer one of hollywood s greatest liberal filmmakers intermarriage between african americans and caucasians was still illegal in fourteen states towards the end of production the u s. Guess who s coming to dinner awards and nominations.
Golden globe awards for guess who s coming to dinner 1968. Supreme court handed down its decision in loving v. Guess who s coming to dinner.
Academy of motion picture arts and sciences best actress won katharine hepburn. Best actress in a leading role katharine hepburn. Academy awards usa 1968 winner oscar.
Katharine hepburn was not present at the awards ceremony.