Austin Butler is celebrating his first Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Elvis Presley … however the honor comes on the heels of tragedy.
The 31-year-old actor snagged his Academy Award nomination for greatest actor Tuesday for his efficiency of Elvis within the Baz Luhrmann film “Elvis.” Austin performs the King of Rock n’ Roll from a teen up till his loss of life.
Obviously, the nomination marks an enormous accomplishment for the actor, and it’s a must to think about Lisa Marie can be thrilled … so it is much more tragic she’s not round to rejoice.
As you realize, Elvis’ famed daughter died January 12, after going into cardiac arrest … first, at her California dwelling, after which later the identical day whereas she was within the hospital.
Lisa’s relations, buddies and numerous Elvis followers simply gathered Sunday at Graceland for a public memorial. The Memphis, TN property can also be the place Elvis can also be buried together with Lisa Marie’s son, Benjamin, who she’s buried subsequent to.
Per week earlier than she handed away, Lisa Marie attended the Golden Globe Awards along with her mother, Priscilla Presley, the place Austin Butler gained for greatest actor in a drama for his portrayal of the music legend.