Us Magazine - April 16, 1990, Page 18



An Awarding Experience
Written by Stephen Schaefer


New York -- Stars snubbed by the Oscars got their just deserves when the National Board of Review honored them with D.W. Griffith Awards. "I won this for playing a nasty guy," said Crimes and Misdemeanors Best Supporting Actor Alan Alda. "But the joke's on you -- I'm really like that!"

Oscar's other snubee, Immediate Family star Mary Stuart Masterson, accepted her Best Supporting Actress plaque from Dead Poet Robert Sean Leonard. "They asked you to give the award to me because we both have three names," cracked Masterson at the Equitable center cocktail party. When Masterson was asked about her new ringed finger -- "He's George, and he's tall" is all she'd say of her fiance who's from Texas.