Eva Marie Saint is currently oldest living Oscar winner at age 98. She is actually older than Oscar himself, who debuted five years after he was born.
least The acting Oscar winning performance was given by Beatrice Strait. She was only on screen for 5 minutes and 2 seconds network In 1976.
total of 10 Children have been nominated for competitive acting awards before their 12th birthday. Two of them (Tatum O’Neal and Anna Paquin) also won.
Here’s a complete breakdown of the child nominees:
only one person ever won Two Oscar for the same performance, and that’s Harold Russell, a non-professional actor who lost both arms in World War II.
Board of Directors of the Academy was not Really thought Russell would win in his category, so at the last minute (literally the night before!), he created a special Oscar on his behalf.
Karl Malden, then president of The Academy, tried persuade Russell did not sell his Oscar, even offering a “$20,000 interest-free loan” to return it. Despite the objection, Russell sold it to a then-unknown buyer for $60,500.
the only person to win an Oscar for playing real life Oscar winner is Cate Blanchett, who played Katharine Hepburn in the film the Aviator in 2004.
FYI: Renée Zellweger apparently won her second Oscar for playing Judy Garland in the 2019 biopic JudyBut Garland (an honorary Oscar winner) never won a ~competitive~ Oscar, so technically, Zellweger’s win doesn’t count toward that particular figure.
and the only actor to win for playing a role supposed Oscar nominee Maggie Smith. She won Best Supporting Actress in 1979 for her role as Diana Barry California Suites,
kate hepburn holds record For most acting Oscar wins. All four were for Best Actress, and she received a total of 12 Best Actress nominations.
walt disney wins majority of Oscars of any person, with a total of 22 awards. He also holds the record for winning the most four Oscars in a single night.
And in case you’re curious, here are all of Walt Disney’s nominations and wins since 1954.
In three different instances, two different actors have won an Oscar for playing the role. Same Character. The most recent examples of this are Rita Moreno and Arianna DeBose, who both played Anita in their respective films. west side story Movies.
The first time two actors won for playing the same character was when Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro won Oscars for playing Vito Corleone. Saint And The Godfather Part II,
And it’s only the second time this has happened since Heath Ledger and Joaquin Phoenix both won for playing the Joker at the 2009 and 2020 ceremonies.
Since the Academy Awards began in 1929, only 16 Oscars have been awarded posthumously. only of those 16 Two In the acting categories were: Heath Ledger and Peter Finch.
midnight cowboy is the only X-rated film to win Best Picture. The 1969 film won three Oscars out of a total of seven nominations.
Hattie McDaniel was First black man to be nominated for an Oscar, and won Best Supporting Actress for her work in 1940 gone With the Wind,
three actors straight-up refuse to accept his Oscar – most famously Marlon Brando after winning Best Actor in 1973 Saint,
A few years before Brando declined, George C. Scott denied his best actor win patton (1970) because he “did not feel himself in any competition with other actors.”
And this First The man who declined his Oscar was Dudley Nichols. He declined the Best Writing, Screenplay award for his then-titled whistleblower Due to a union boycott in 1936.
shortest oscar speech Sometimes Patty Duke, who simply said “thank you” when she won Best Supporting Actress in 1963.
Edith Head is the most awarded and most nominated woman at the Oscars History, with 8 wins out of 35 nominations. She’s So Iconic That Pixar Literally Used Her Inspiration When creating a character in Edna mode Incredible,
No one has ever won a Best Actor Oscar for him First entry performance, but Char has won it for Best Actress.
No film has won an Oscar in all four acting categories. Three “The Big 5,” aka Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Actor and Actress, have won.
And finally, it’s six Tie Oscar night, two of which occurred in the acting categories (most famously between Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand in 1969).