(CNN) Sacheen Littlefeather had only 60 seconds to speak at the 1973 Academy Awards. In her brief speech she refused the Oscar for best actor on behalf of Marlon Brando faced a mixture of loud boos and cheers and defended the rights of Native Americans on national TV.

The three Oscar winners who refused their awards - and why

The three Oscar winners who refused their awards - and why
The three Oscar winners who refused their awards - and why

The first person to reject an Oscar was screenwriter Dudley Nichols who won for Best Screenplay for the 1935 film The Informer. Set during the Irish War Of ... Redmore...

12 Actors Who Did Not Accept Their Oscars (Live Or At All)

12 Actors Who Did Not Accept Their Oscars (Live Or At All)
12 Actors Who Did Not Accept Their Oscars (Live Or At All)

14‏/02‏/2022 — 12 Actors Who Did Not Accept Their Oscars (Live Or At All) · 12 Anthony Hopkins · 11 George C. Scott · 10 Marlon Brando · 9 Elizabeth Taylor · 8 Paul ... Redmore...

Academy Awards Only 3 winners have ever refused their Oscars

27‏/03‏/2022 — In the history of the Oscars there have only been three people who refused their awards actors George C. Scott and Marlon Brando ... Redmore...

The Academy Apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather Who Refused Marlon ...

The Academy Apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather Who Refused Marlon ...
The Academy Apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather Who Refused Marlon ...

16‏/08‏/2022 — The Academy Apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather Who Refused Marlon Brandos 1973 Oscar. Nearly 50 years after protesting the mistreatment ... Redmore...

Academy Award Winners Who Rejected Their Oscars - HISTORY

Academy Award Winners Who Rejected Their Oscars - HISTORY
Academy Award Winners Who Rejected Their Oscars - HISTORY

25‏/03‏/2022 — George C. Scott also famously rejected his Best Actor Oscar for the 1970 film Patton. Yet unlike Brando whose snub caught the Academy by ... Redmore...

11 Stars Who Refused To Accept Their Academy Award Wins - TooFab

11 Stars Who Refused To Accept Their Academy Award Wins - TooFab
11 Stars Who Refused To Accept Their Academy Award Wins - TooFab

27‏/03‏/2022 — Marlon Brando accepted many Oscars throughout his career but in 1973 he chose not to accept his award for Best Actor for his role in The ... Redmore...

Hollywood Stars Who Didnt Accept Their Oscars or Boycotted the Awards

Hollywood Stars Who Didnt Accept Their Oscars or Boycotted the Awards
Hollywood Stars Who Didnt Accept Their Oscars or Boycotted the Awards

26‏/04‏/2021 — Scott declined his best actor nomination for Patton in 1970 and had the decency to let the Academy know that he would refuse the award if he ... Redmore...

Who in the history of the Academy Awards has turned down an Oscar ...

Who in the history of the Academy Awards has turned down an Oscar ...
Who in the history of the Academy Awards has turned down an Oscar ...

Who in the history of the Academy Awards has turned down an Oscar and why did he or she refuse to accept the Hollywood honor? Redmore...

Oscars Here are the 3 people who declined an Academy Award - KIRO 7

Oscars Here are the 3 people who declined an Academy Award - KIRO 7
Oscars Here are the 3 people who declined an Academy Award - KIRO 7

27‏/03‏/2022 — On March 27 1973 a White Mountain Apache actress Sacheen Littlefeather came onstage as presenters believed she would accept the award. Redmore...