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Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams

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[Dead Poets Society]
ROBIN WILLIAMS ACADEMY AWARD BEST ACTOR CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION FOR DEAD POETS SOCIETY (1989) 
Certificate of Nomination (8 1/2 x 11 in.; 21.6 x 28 cm), for outstanding achievement in a lead role at the 62nd Academy Awards in 1990; signed by Academy President Karl Malden, matted, framed, and glazed, with Williams Collection label on verso.
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Literature

Dave Itzkoff, Robin, New York 2018, p. 253 

Catalogue Note

Williams was first nominated for an Academy Award in 1988 for his performance in Good Morning, Vietnam (Touchstone, 1987). His second nomination came the following year, as the actor was finishing Awakenings (Columbia, 1990) alongside Robert De Niro. 

"Just before the conclusion of the Awakenings shoot, Robin learned that his performance in Dead Poets Society had earned him another Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, the second of his career. He would again be facing formidable competition in his category ... but the fact that he had been recognized once more was itself a significant achievement to him — a sign that the first nomination had not been a fluke, that he was here to stay." 

Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams

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New York