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Latino nominees for the 95th Academy Awards

The 2023 Oscars will see Latino stars Ana de Armas, Alfonso Cuarón, and Guillermo del Toro up for awards.

The 2023 Oscars will see Latino stars Ana de Armas, Alfonso Cuarón, and Guillermo del Toro up for awards.

The 95th Academy Awards will showcase the industry’s best talent, and this year, everyone has their eyes on Latina star, Ana de Armas, who is up for Best Actress.

The 2023 Oscars will be held Sunday, March 12 at 8 p.m. ET, and will be hosted by late night host Jimmy Kimmel, who will be hosting the event for the third time.

Latina nominees for Best Actress

Ana de Armas scored her first Academy Award nomination at the upcoming Oscars 2023 ceremony. Armas is up for Best Actress for her role as the fashion icon Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik’s Netflix film, ‘Blonde’.

De Armas is running against two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett and her role in ‘TÁR’, Michelle Williams, who has been nominated for four career Oscars, this time for starring in ‘The Fabelmans’, Michelle Yeoh for her role in Everything Everywhere All at Once’, and ‘To Leslie’ star, Andrea Riseborough.

Ana De Armas’ nomination for ‘Blonde’ is the fifth Latina actress ever to be nominated for the award, with the last time being in 2018 when Yalitza Aparicio was nominated for ‘Roma’.

Catalina Sandino Moreno was nominated in 2004 for her work on ‘Maria Full of Grace’, Salma Hayek was nominated for ‘Frida’ in 2002, and Fernanda Montenegro’s 1998 ‘Central Station’ landed her the nomination.

So far, none of the Latina ladies have taken home the trophy.

Categories with Latino nominees

Best Feature Animated Film

Director and producer Guillermo del Toro, who has won two career Oscars, is nominated for the Best Feature Film award for his reimagining of the classic ‘Pinocchio’. Del Toro is most well known for his work on ‘The Shape of Water’.

Best Live-Action Short Film

Four-time Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón is nominated for his work on ‘Le pupille’. The producer is most known for his work on ‘Roma’.

Best International Film

The foreign film and popular historical legal drama, ‘Argentina,1985′, picked up a nomination in the Best International Film category. The film’s director is Santiago Mitre.