9 Actors Who Won An Oscar Early In Their Career, And 9 Who Won Surprisingly Late

    Hilary Swank won Best Actress at just 25 years old for Boys Don't Cry.

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    1. Early in career: Jennifer Lawrence.

    Jennifer in a black coat and scarf looking away from the camera

    2. Late in career: Michelle Yeoh.

    Michelle with eyeball on the forehead, wearing a quilted jacket and floral shirt, gazing to the side

    3. Early in career: Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Cuba with a bald head and an earring, wearing a leather jacket
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    4. Late in career: Leonardo DiCaprio.

    Leonardo DiCaprio as Hugh Glass, in fur attire, gripping a rifle in a snowy terrain from the movie "The Revenant"

    5. Early in career: Lupita Nyong'o.

    Lupita sitting on grass, leaning on a tree, wearing a long, patterned dress in scene from 12 Years a Slave

    6. Late in career: Kate Winslet.

    Kate Winslet rests on her forearms in bed, looking pensive, with a person reading beside her

    7. Early in career: Julie Andrews.

    Julie as Mary Poppins, wearing a hat with flowers and fruit, a bow tie, and a jacket

    8. Late in career: Jeff Bridges.

    Jeff with a beard playing an acoustic guitar, focused on the strings, wearing a denim shirt

    9. Early in career: Angelina Jolie.

    Angelina in a yellow T-shirt sitting, looking at the camera with a slight smile, in Girl, Interrupted

    10. Late in career: Brendan Fraser.

    Brendan looking away from the camera in a kitchen setting in a scene from The Whale

    11. Early in career: Hilary Swank.

    Hilary Swank portraying Brandon Teena in a plaid shirt, seated with hands clasped and looking thoughtful

    12. Late in career: Regina King.

    Regina in a striped jacket looking back over her shoulder indoors

    13. Early in career: Jodie Foster.

    Jodie Foster in a scene from the movie "The Accused," wearing a jacket and looking pensive

    14. Late in career: Sean Penn.

    Sean sitting in a store with shelves full of products in the background

    15. Early in career: Jennifer Hudson.

    Jennifer in Dreamgirls, singing

    16. Late in career: Ke Huy Quan.

    Quan in a a striped shirt with surprised expression in a mall-like setting

    17. Early in career: Charlize Theron.

    Charlize looking intense in a scene from Monster

    18. And finally, late in career: Anthony Hopkins.

    Anthony wearing a T-shirt as Hannibal Lecter

    Any other actors who won an Oscar early or late in their career? LMK in the comments below!

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