3 days ago · Youngest Best Actor winner. Adrien Brody, age 29 (for Best Actor, The Pianist, 2002) Youngest Best Actor nominee. Jackie Cooper, age 9 (for Best Actor, Skippy, 1931) Youngest winner of an Oscar. Shirley Temple, age 6, who was awarded the inaugural (now retired) non-competitive Academy Juvenile Award in 1934.
3 days ago · The award for Down and Out in America went to the two producers, not Grant, who directed, although she also went onstage to receive the award. Under revised Oscar rules, one of the nominees for Best Documentary must now be the director.
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2 days ago · Additionally, Best Film Editing winner, Walter Murch, although known for film editing and sound, directed the Oscar nominated Return to Oz and is, to date, the only person with Oscars for both sound engineering and film editing, winning them in the same year for his work on The English Patient.
4 days ago · Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) First awarded. 1929. Most recent winner. Erik Messerschmidt. Mank ( 2020) Website. oscars .org. The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work on one particular motion picture .
3 days ago · The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). It is given to an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role in a film released that year. The award is traditionally presented by the previous year's Best Actress winner.
Oct 11, 2021 · Hattie McDaniel became the first black woman—and first black person awarded an Oscar— when she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mammy in “Gone with the Wind.” McDaniel had to accept the award at a segregated hotel that she could only attend because producer David O. Selznick called in a favor.