When Mexican-born Demián Bichir stepped out on the red carpet for this year’s 84th annual Academy Awards with his mother Maricruz Nájera on his arm, we were inspired. What other mama’s boys have chosen to show off their mothers as their Oscars dates?
This year Demián Bichir chose his beguiling mother, Maricruz Nájera, to accompany him to the Oscars where he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in A Better Life.
Javier Bardem twice took his Spanish mother Pilar Bardem as his date to the Oscars!
Javier Bardem’s mother Pilar Bardem was present when her son took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for No Country for Old Men in 2008.
In 2011 comedian Russell Brand took his mum Barbara as his date to the Oscars in an attempt to make up for the “bad stuff” he put her through in the past.
Justin Timberlake’s mother Lynn Harless, not now fiancé Jessica Biel, accompanied the heartthrob to last year’s 2011 Oscars.
In 2010 when Jeremy Renner was nominated for Best Actor for his role in The Hurt Locker he chose his mom, Valerie Clearley, to be his date.
When it came to electing a lovely lady to stand by his side at the 2008 Academy Awards, Irishman Colin Farrell had to look no further than his mum Rita Farrell.
Johnny Depp, though he has yet to have the honor of receiving an Oscar, had the pleasure of taking his mother Betty Sue Wells to the 76th annual Academy Awards.
Two-time Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou has taken his mother, Ibertine Hounsou, to the Oscars.
Raised by single mother Donna Gosling, Ryan Gosling didn’t have to think hard about who he should take to the 2007 Academy Awards when he was nominated for his captivating performance in Half Nelson.