awards & nominations

The Rose (1979)

Frederic Forrest as "Huston Dyer"

Rose (Bette Midler) is a passionate 1960s rock star who pours herself into every performance despite her demanding manager, Rudge (Alan Bates), who encourages her to tour excessively. While singing is her greatest love, the rock 'n' roll lifestyle takes its toll as Rose succumbs to drug and alcohol abuse. Only Rose's kind-hearted boyfriend, Dyer (Frederic Forrest), tries to save her from falling victim to her own success in this drama loosely based on the life of Janis Joplin.

Academy Award (1979)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1979)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture