John Goodman is not the only one who holds this honor of showing up in two 2011 Best Picture film. In fact, you start putting together a list like this and start to either think Hollywood is a very small place or that certain actors are working very hard.
Here is the list of actors who appear in more than one Oscar best picture nominated film in 2011:
- Jessica Chastain, The Tree of Life and The Help
- Viola Davis, The Help and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
- John Goodman, The Artist and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
- Tom Hiddleston, War Horse and Midnight in Paris
- Brad Pitt, The Tree of Life and Moneyball
Three of these, Chastain, Davis, and Pitt are attending the ceremony as nominees (Chastain and Viola Davis for The Help and Brad Pitt for Moneyball).