Lionel and Ethel Barrymore won Oscars as performers; he as Best Actor of 1931/32 as an alcoholic lawyer in the melodrama A Free Soul, she as Best Supporting Actress of 1944 for None But the Lonely Heart.

Other brothers and sisters to receive acting nominations were Jane and Peter Fonda, Shirley MacLaine and Warren Beatty, Eric and Julia Roberts, and Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Three of the brothers also received nonacting nominations, Barrymore for Best Director of 1928/29 for Madame X and Fonda for Best Story and Screenplay - Based on Material Not Previously Published or Produced in 1969 for Easy Rider. Beatty, of course, received nomination as a producer, writer, and director on several occasions; winning the Best Director Oscar for Reds (1982) and the Irving Thalberg Award (2000).

1929/30 Best Actress Norma Shearer had an Academy Award-winning sibling in sound director Douglas Shearer, who won Oscars in six competitive categories as well as six awards for technical achievement.

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