Some 2014 Oscar winners include Lupita Nyong'o, Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, Alfonso Cuaron and Matthew McConaughey. Movies awarded Oscars included "12 Years a Slave," "Frozen," "The Great Beauty" and "Gravity."
Lupita Nyong'o won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as Patsey in the movie "12 Years a Slave." The movie received an Oscar for Best Adaptation. John Ridley wrote the screenplay, adapted from Solomon Northup's book "Twelve Years a Slave."
Cate Blanchett won the 2014 Oscar for Best Actress for her role as New York socialite Jasmine in the movie "Blue Jasmine." She also won a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild award and a BAFTA award for the role. Woody Allen wrote the screenplay for "Blue Jasmine" and also directed the movie.
Jared Leto won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Rayon in the movie "Dallas Buyers Club." His co-star Matthew McConaughey won the Oscar for Best Actor for his performance. Leto has starred in many popular television programs and movies including "My So Called Life," "Requiem for a Dream," "Lord of War," "Panic Room" and "American Psycho." Leto is also lead singer, rhythm guitarist and songwriter for the band 30 Seconds to Mars.