On Oscar Sunday, February 26th the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel provided for the arrivals of approximately 100 +voting Academy film and TV stars who attended the season’s high profile celebrity awards party. Tickets for the event were $1,000 per seat.
Norby Walters, veteran music agent/producer, reprised his role as dinner chairman along with his sons Richard and Gary Walters of Bold Films, executive producers of Best Picture Oscar Whiplash. Joining again as title sponsor was billionaire clothing designer/manufacturer Peter Nygard, founder and chairman of Nygard International.
Academy Award writer and Emmy Award actor Joe Bologna received the Night of 100 Stars Lifetime Achievement Award presented by actor/comedian Richard Lewis.
The formal sit-down dinner Academy Awards viewing party has always included past Oscar winners and nominees who return to pay tribute to this year’s favorite Award nominees.
Attending were Richard Lewis, Barbara Carrer
a, Richard Dreyfuss, Shirley Jones, Diane Ladd, Mischa Barton, Tom Sizemore, NFL’s Terrell Owens, Bo Derek, Maria Conchita Alonso, Tia Carrere, Robert Carradine, Gloria Allred, Ed Asner, Jason Alexander, Renee Taylor, Joe Bologna, Lou Ferrigno, Lou Gossett Jr., Martin Landau, Lou Diamond Phillips, Gary Busey and Corey Feldman to name a few.
Over 250+ media outlets from the U.S. and nearly 50 International news outlets covered the event on a 300ft. Red Carpet media wall.
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