Of the twenty actors nominated that year, Judi Dench
was the only one not in attendance. She had recently had knee surgery and was still hospitalized on Oscar night. See more
Alan Robert Murray - Winner: Best Sound Editing
Well, first of all I'd like to thank the Academy, our distinguished director Clint Eastwood, producers Steven Spielberg, Paul Haggis and Rob Lorenz. The incredible support from everyone in the Malpaso family, Warner Bros. and DreamWorks. Support from the United States Marine Corps. To our wives and children for their continued support and understanding. Our exceptional picture and sound editors on "Letters," and the mix team of Gregg Rudloff, John Reitz and Dave Campbell. And finally, thank you...