Hollywood’s elite meets Sunday at the Dolby The atre to celebrate the 89th edition of the Academy Awards and reward the best of the film industry. Here are some fun data to have a clearer idea of the show before the show.
The youngest Oscar winner was a girl of five years: Shirley Temple in 1934, although he was an honorary award for children. If it is, only the categories of competition would then Tatum O’Neal who was 10 when she won best supporting actor for Paper Moon in 1974.
The older to receive an Oscar was Christopher Plummer, who was 82 years old when he won best supporting actor in 2012 for Beginners and feel the love. The oldest to win in the category of main performance was Henry Fonda for On Golden Pond on Golden Pond on Golden Pond or Golden Years in 1982. He was 76 years. The oldest nominee is Gloria Stewart who was 87 when he was awarded the role of old Rose in Titanic (1997).
The only Oscar-winning actor with parents is also winners Liza Minnelli, who won best actor for Cabaret in 1973. Her mother, Judy Garland, received an honorary award in 1939 and his father Vincent Minnelli won as Director in 1958. Three films have won 11 Oscars: Titanic Ben-Hur 1959 and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). Titanic All about Eve (1950) and La La Land (2016) share the record for most nominations 14 each.
The only movie to sweep every category in which it was nominated is the return of the King while what I did that night (1934) Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) and The Silence of the innocents (1991) won in five major categories: best film, actor director and screenplay.
The star performance is more statuettes by Katharine Hepburn, who won best actor in 1934, 1968, 1969 and 1982. Daniel Day-Lewis has three Oscar for best actor. Meryl Strep holds the record for most nominations of action with 20. Hepburn and Jack Nicholson are tied for second with 12 signs each. Strep and Nicholson have three awards.
The figure of the film industry with more Oscar is Walt Disney who won 22 plus 4 fees. The sound engineer Kevin O’Connell reaches the 89th edition of the Academy Awards with its twenty-first nomination since the first in 1983 with Terms of Endearment. Has the title of the unluckiest nominee in history.
leader of the Antony and the Johnsons band was the first transsexual nominated for an Oscar last year for best original song but did not attend the gala after the organization asked him not submit Manta Ray which he composed for the documentary Racing Extinction.
From 34 cm and 3.8 kg, the Oscar Academy Award of Merit is officially called. Bette Davis claimed to have baptized the trophy for the second name of her husband Harmon Nelson but later withdrew the statement. The first person to refuse an Oscar was Dudley Nichols who won for Best Screenplay in 1935 for The Informer although he finally accepted in 1938.