John WIlliams Received 52nd Oscar Nomination for ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Soundtrack
Composer John Williams scored his 52nd Academy Award nomination for Best Original Score this morning for his work on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Williams, 87, broke his own record with the nomination and trails behind only Walt Disney, who received 59 Academy Award nominations.
Williams has won a total of five Oscars for Schindler’s List, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Star Wars, Jaws and Fiddler on the Roof and his first Oscar nomination came from composing the score for the 1967 film Valley of the Dolls.