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Must-Know Academy Award Statistics [Latest Report]

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"The Academy Awards were first held on May 16, 1929."

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"There are 24 categories in the Academy Awards as of 2021."

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"‘Ben-Hur’, ‘Titanic’, and ‘The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King’ are tied for the most Oscars won by a single film, with 11 each."

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"Katharine Hepburn has the most Best Actress wins with four."

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"Jack Nicholson ties with Daniel Day-Lewis for the most Best Actor wins, both winning three times."

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"Walt Disney holds the record for the most Oscar wins and nominations, winning 22 out of 59."

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"Meryl Streep holds the record for the most nominations for an actor or actress, with 21."

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"‘Parasite’ (2019) is the first non-English-language film to win Best Picture."

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"Hattie McDaniel became the first African-American actor to win an Oscar in 1940, winning for Best Supporting Actress in ‘Gone with the Wind.’"

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"The youngest Best Actress winner is Tatum O’Neal, who won at the age of 10 for ‘Paper Moon.’"

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"‘La La Land’ (2016) holds the record for the most nominations for a musical, with 14."

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"Alan Menken has won the most Oscars for Best Original Score, with eight wins."

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"As of the 2021 Oscars, only five women have been nominated in the Best Director category, with only two winners – Kathryn Bigelow and Chloé Zhao."

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"‘Gone with the Wind’ (1939) remains the highest-grossing Best Picture winner, with an inflation-adjusted total of 3.73 billion USD."

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"Bob Hope has hosted the Oscars a record 19 times, either solo or as a co-host."

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"‘Schindler’s List’ (1994) was the first film to be awarded Best Picture and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in the same year."

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"The 2020 Oscars ceremony had the lowest viewership in its history, recording only 23.6 million viewers."

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