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How Well Do You Know The Academy Awards Acting Categories?

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  1. Which actress holds the record for the most Best Actress wins?

    Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    Meryl Streep
    Meryl Streep
    Ingrid Bergman
    Ingrid Bergman
    Elizabeth Taylor
    Elizabeth Taylor
    Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    Hilary Swank
    Hilary Swank
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Katharine Hepburn

    Hepburn holds the record with 4 Best Actress wins for 'Morning Glory' (1934), 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' (1968), 'The Lion in Winter' (1969) and 'On Golden Pond' (1982) respectively.

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  2. Which actor holds the record for the most Best Actor wins?

    Jack Nicholson
    Jack Nicholson
    Dustin Hoffman
    Dustin Hoffman
    Tom Hanks
    Tom Hanks
    Daniel Day-Lewis
    Daniel Day-Lewis
    Sean Penn
    Sean Penn
    Marlon Brando
    Marlon Brando
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Daniel Day-Lewis

    Day-Lewis holds the record with 3 Best Actor wins for 'My Left Foot' (1989), 'There Will Be Blood' (2007) and 'Lincoln' (2012) respectively.

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  3. Which actress holds the record as the youngest Best Actress winner?

    Keisha Castle-Hughes
    Keisha Castle-Hughes
    Audrey Hepburn
    Audrey Hepburn
    Jennifer Lawrence
    Jennifer Lawrence
    Joan Fontaine
    Joan Fontaine
    Quvenzhane Wallis
    Quvenzhane Wallis
    Marlee Matlin
    Marlee Matlin
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Marlee Matlin

    Matlin was 21 when she won the Best Actress award for 'Children of a Lesser God' in 1987.

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  4. Which actor holds the record as the youngest Best Actor winner?

    Heath Ledger
    Heath Ledger
    Mickey Rooney
    Mickey Rooney
    Adrien Brody
    Adrien Brody
    Eddie Redmayne
    Eddie Redmayne
    John Travolta
    John Travolta
    Ryan Gosling
    Ryan Gosling
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Adrien Brody

    Brody was 29 when he won the Best Actor award for 'The Pianist' in 2003.

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  5. Which actress holds the record as the oldest Best Actress winner?

    Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    Judi Dench
    Judi Dench
    Emmanuelle Riva
    Emmanuelle Riva
    Ellen Burstyn
    Ellen Burstyn
    Jessica Tandy
    Jessica Tandy
    Helen Mirren
    Helen Mirren
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jessica Tandy

    Tandy was 80 when she won the Best Actress award for 'Driving Miss Daisy' in 1990.

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  6. Which actor holds the record as the oldest Best Actor winner?

    Bruce Dern
    Bruce Dern
    Henry Fonda
    Henry Fonda
    Christopher Plummer
    Christopher Plummer
    John Wayne
    John Wayne
    Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood
    Paul Newman
    Paul Newman
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Henry Fonda

    Fonda was 76 when he won the Best Actor award for 'On Golden Pond' in 1982.

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  7. Which actress holds the record for the most acting nominations (Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress)?

    Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
    Maggie Smith
    Maggie Smith
    Jane Fonda
    Jane Fonda
    Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    Meryl Streep
    Meryl Streep
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Meryl Streep

    Streep has received a total of 19 acting nominations, 15 for Best Actress and 4 for Best Supporting Actress.

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  8. Which actor holds the record for the most acting nominations (Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor)?

    Robert De Niro
    Robert De Niro
    Marlon Brando
    Marlon Brando
    Al Pacino
    Al Pacino
    Laurence Olivier
    Laurence Olivier
    Jack Nicholson
    Jack Nicholson
    Spencer Tracy
    Spencer Tracy
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jack Nicholson

    Nicholson has received a total of 12 acting nominations, 8 for Best Actor and 4 for Best Supporting Actor.

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  9. Which actor/actress has received the most acting nominations without winning?

    Paul Newman
    Paul Newman
    Sigourney Weaver
    Sigourney Weaver
    Peter O'Toole
    Peter O'Toole
    Leonardo DiCaprio
    Leonardo DiCaprio
    Richard Burton
    Richard Burton
    Glenn Close
    Glenn Close
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Peter O'Toole

    O'Toole received 8 acting nominations without ever winning. He received an Honorary Award in 2002.

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  10. Who was the first actress to win an acting award for a performance in a language other than English?

    Rinko Kikuchi
    Rinko Kikuchi
    Sophia Loren
    Sophia Loren
    Penelope Cruz
    Penelope Cruz
    Catherine Deneuve
    Catherine Deneuve
    Ingrid Bergman
    Ingrid Bergman
    Marion Cotillard
    Marion Cotillard
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sophia Loren

    Loren received the Best Actress Award for 'Two Women' in 1961. Her performance was in Italian.

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  11. Who was the first actor to win an acting award for a performance in a language other than English?

    Benicio del Toro
    Benicio del Toro
    Roberto Benigni
    Roberto Benigni
    Robert De Niro
    Robert De Niro
    Christoph Waltz
    Christoph Waltz
    Javier Bardem
    Javier Bardem
    Max von Sydow
    Max von Sydow
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Robert De Niro

    De Niro received the Best Supporting Actor award for 'The Godfather Part II' in 1974. His performance was in Italian.

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  12. Which actor/actress holds the record for the shortest performance to win an acting award?

    Beatrice Straight
    Beatrice Straight
    Anthony Hopkins
    Anthony Hopkins
    Judi Dench
    Judi Dench
    Nicole Kidman
    Nicole Kidman
    David Niven
    David Niven
    Anne Hathaway
    Anne Hathaway
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Beatrice Straight

    Straight won the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in 'Network' in 1976. Her performance was 5 minutes and 2 seconds.

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How Well Do You Know The Academy Awards Acting Categories?

You definitely missed out on a few Oscars, but that's okay. If Leo's can hang in there, so can you.

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Although you might not have won this time, you're not entirely unfamiliar with the Oscars. There's always next year!

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Sure, you might've tripped up along the way, but you're still a winner!

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All right, all right, all right, you're a true film buff and the real winner tonight!

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