Walt Disney, the record-holder for most Academy Awards won (22 Oscars)
Walt Disney, the record-holder for most Academy Awards won (22 Oscars)

This list of Academy Award records is current as of the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, held on April 25, 2021, which honored the best films of 2020 and early 2021.

Most awards

Awards for debut acting or directing performances on film

The following individuals won Academy Awards for their film debut acting performances:

The following individuals won Academy Awards for their film debut direction.

Big Five winners

Main article: List of Big Five Academy Award winners and nominees

Three films have received the Big Five Academy Awards: Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay (Original or Adapted; however, all of the movies listed below won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay).[6][7][8]

Most consecutive awards

Academy Award firsts

Age-related records

Nomination Name Age Film Year Date of birth Date of nomination
2nd Sal Mineo 22 years, 17 days Exodus 1960 January 10, 1939 January 27, 1961
3rd Marlon Brando 29 years, 318 days Julius Caesar 1953 April 3, 1924 February 15, 1954
4th Marlon Brando 30 years, 315 days On the Waterfront 1954 April 3, 1924 February 12, 1955
5th Marlon Brando 33 years, 321 days Sayonara 1957 April 3, 1924 February 18, 1958
6th Richard Burton 44 years, 98 days Anne of the Thousand Days 1969 November 10, 1925 February 16, 1970
7th Jack Nicholson 46 years, 300 days Terms of Endearment 1983 April 22, 1937 February 16, 1984
8th Jack Nicholson 48 years, 289 days Prizzi's Honor 1985 April 22, 1937 February 5, 1986
9th Jack Nicholson 50 years, 301 days Ironweed 1987 April 22, 1937 February 17, 1988
10th Jack Nicholson 55 years, 302 days A Few Good Men 1992 April 22, 1937 February 18, 1993
Nomination Name Age Film Year Date of birth Date of nomination
2nd Angela Lansbury 20 years, 103 days The Picture of Dorian Gray 1945 October 16, 1925 January 27, 1946
3rd Jennifer Lawrence 23 years, 154 days American Hustle 2013 August 15, 1990 January 16, 2014
4th Jennifer Lawrence 25 years, 152 days Joy 2015 August 15, 1990 January 14, 2016
5th Kate Winslet 31 years, 110 days Little Children 2006 October 5, 1975 January 23, 2007
6th Kate Winslet 33 years, 109 days The Reader 2008 October 5, 1975 January 22, 2009
7th Bette Davis 36 years, 304 days Mr. Skeffington 1944 April 5, 1908 February 3, 1945
8th Meryl Streep 39 years, 238 days A Cry in the Dark 1988 June 22, 1949 February 15, 1989
9th Meryl Streep 41 years, 236 days Postcards from the Edge 1990 June 22, 1949 February 13, 1991
10th Meryl Streep 46 years, 236 days The Bridges of Madison County 1995 June 22, 1949 February 13, 1996

Film records

Acting records

Miscellaneous records

Oscar speeches

Main article: Oscar speech

Tied winners

There have been six two-way ties:

Clean sweep

The following films with at least two nominations won all of their nominations.

See also

References

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