This is a list of oldest and youngest Academy Award winners and nominees in the award categories "acting" and "directing".. This list is based on "statistics valid through the nomination announcement for the 2015 (88th Academy Awards), announced on January 14, 2016", as documented in The Official Academy Awards Database.
At the age of eight, she became the youngest person to be nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award - for her supporting acting in the movie I Am Sam (2001). When she received the Best Young Actor/Actress award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for her performance in I Am Sam (2001), she was too short to reach the microphone to give ...
Mar 30, 2018 · On September 9, 2018, Legend made history as the youngest person ever — and the first African American man — to join the exclusive EGOT club. (EGOT stands for Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.)
Youngest person to be nominated in this category. 2017: Jordan Peele: Get Out: Won First African American to win for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) and the nomination overall, for a debut film. 2020: Shaka King Kenny Lucas Keith Lucas: Judas and the Black Messiah: Nominated
Jan 19, 2018 · Halle Berry became the first African American woman to win the Academy Award for best actress following her performance in 'Monster's Ball.' She has also starred in 'Swordfish,' 'Die Another Day ...
Feb 28, 2011 · La La Land did come away with six Oscars, but it only won two of the Big Five. Damien Chazelle wrote the film’s original screenplay and he also directed. He won the directing award (at age 32, becoming the youngest person ever to do so), but not the screenwriting award.
Jun 03, 2021 · Paris (AFP) Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz became the youngest man to reach the French Open third round in 29 years on Thursday, racing to an impressive straight-sets win over 28th seed Nikoloz Basilashvili.