And the Winner Is…Mom!

While their kids are home cheering, these Oscar-nominated parents will be walking the red carpet – and maybe returning home with Hollywood's top honor. By Kate Hogan

MICHAEL SHANNON

Nominated for: Best Supporting Actor, Revolutionary Road
Biggest fan: Sylvia, 8 months

Michael's own father passed away in November, so we're sure the nomination has an even deeper meaning for the new dad, who's married to fellow actress Kate Arrington.