Bruce Dern has just awakened and he's feeling 'better' now that Oscar nominations have been announced. But of course he is, given that the career actor has just earned his first leading nomination for playing a cantankerous drunk in Nebraska . He was asleep when the nominations were announced, but figured something was awry when he heard noise in his house. So I figured we must have done pretty good. To end up with six nominations is pretty rewarding,' the 77-year-old says.
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