1. - Burt Lancaster, From Here To Eternity, 1952.
2. - Noah Beery Jr, Guns of the Timberland, 1959. During the casting days, Alan Ladd - the star and the producer - mused over O’Brien, Van Heflin, Tony Martin and his daughter Alana Ladd. Alana, only, appeared in the film. (The second of her four films with Daddy).
3. - Maurice Evans, Planet of the Apes, 1967.
4. - John Saxon, Black Christmas (aka. Silent Night, Evil Night), 1975. Not only co-eds were slashed. Budget cuts removed Bette Davis and then O’Brien’s health - the start of his Alzheimer’s disease - ruled him out. That protected the sheen of their old Oscars.