“And the Oscar for best actor in a leading role goes to… Tom Hanks, Forrest Gump”
These words (or something similar) were said during the 1994 Oscars. I loved Forrest Gump. I thought it was an incredible movie. So many different story lines, so many different characters that were all tied together because of the main character, Forrest Gump.
Can you imagine if the words, “And the Oscar for best actor in a leading role goes to Mykelti Williamson, for his role in Forrest Gump”? People would’ve been like, “HUH???”
For those of you who don’t know, Mykelti Williamson played the role of Bubba in Forrest Gump. He was one of my favorite characters,…