Oscar Trivia

Most-nominated performers:

Katharine Hepburn (12); Bette Davis, Laurence Olivier, Jack Nicholson

(10 nominations each)

Youngest actresses to win an Oscar:

Tatum O’Neal (“Paper Moon,” I973) and Anna Paquin (“The Piano,” I993).

O’Neal and Paquin were each 11.

Oldest male performer to win Best Actor Oscar:

Henry Fonda, 76 (“On Golden Pond,” 1981)

Oldest female performer to win Best Actress Oscar:

Jessica Tandy, 80 (“Driving Miss Daisy,” 1989)

Actress who had most nominations before finally winning

an Oscar:

Geraldine Page (eight)

Actress who won Oscars for each of her two nominations:

Sally Field (“Norma Rae,” I979;”Places in the Heart,” I984)

Actress who won two Best Supporting Actress Oscars:

Shelley Winters (“The Diary of Anne Frank,” 1959; “A Patch of Blue,” 1965)

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