6 Degrees of Walt

6 Degrees of Walt Disney—How the 2021 Oscar® Nominees Relate to Walt

By Courtney Potter

It’s true: Walt and Oscar go way back.

All told, he won or received 32 Oscars®, from an incredible 67 nominations, during an iconic decades-long career—and he still holds the record for most Oscars in history.

As D23 has highlighted in years past, Walt weaves a truly historic path through film industry that continues to this very day, connecting him to contemporary Hollywood’s biggest and brightest. In celebration of the upcoming 93rd annual Academy Awards ceremony, D23 recently took a spin through all the 2021 nominees for Actor and Actress in a Leading Role and calculated their “6 Degrees of Walt Disney”… Take a gander at the rundown below, and mark your calendars for this year’s Oscars telecast on Sunday, April 25, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT—only on ABC!

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