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How Well Do You Know The Academy Awards Acting Categories?

Bet you can't get them all.

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

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    Katharine Hepburn
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    Meryl Streep
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    Ingrid Bergman
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    Elizabeth Taylor
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    Bette Davis
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    Hilary Swank
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    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?

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    Jack Nicholson
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    Dustin Hoffman
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    Tom Hanks
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    Daniel Day-Lewis
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    Sean Penn
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    Marlon Brando
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    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?

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    Keisha Castle-Hughes
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    Audrey Hepburn
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    Jennifer Lawrence
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    Joan Fontaine
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    Quvenzhane Wallis
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    Marlee Matlin
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    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?

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    Heath Ledger
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    Mickey Rooney
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    Adrien Brody
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    Eddie Redmayne
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    John Travolta
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    Ryan Gosling
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    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?

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    Katharine Hepburn
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    Judi Dench
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    Emmanuelle Riva
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    Ellen Burstyn
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    Jessica Tandy
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    Helen Mirren
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    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?

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    Bruce Dern
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    Henry Fonda
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    Christopher Plummer
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    John Wayne
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    Clint Eastwood
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    Paul Newman
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    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)?

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    Bette Davis
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    Cate Blanchett
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    Maggie Smith
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    Jane Fonda
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    Katharine Hepburn
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    Meryl Streep
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    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)?

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    Robert De Niro
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    Marlon Brando
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    Al Pacino
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    Laurence Olivier
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    Jack Nicholson
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    Spencer Tracy
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    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?

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    Paul Newman
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    Sigourney Weaver
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    Peter O'Toole
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    Leonardo DiCaprio
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    Richard Burton
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    Glenn Close
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    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?

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    Rinko Kikuchi
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    Sophia Loren
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    Penelope Cruz
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    Catherine Deneuve
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    Ingrid Bergman
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    Marion Cotillard
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    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?

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    Benicio del Toro
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    Roberto Benigni
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    Robert De Niro
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    Christoph Waltz
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    Javier Bardem
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    Max von Sydow
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    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?

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