February 15, 1995
Morgan Freeman "The Shawshank Redemption" His performance as a savvy prisoner marks Freeman's third Oscar nomination. He received a best supporting nomination for 1987's "Street Smart" and a best actor nod for 1989's "Driving Miss Daisy." He also received a Golden Globe nomination. * Tom Hanks "Forrest Gump" Hanks, who was voted best actor last year for "Philadelphia," has a chance to win back-to-back Oscars for his work in the $300-million box-office phenomenon.