Which is considered to be the Oscar’s most honored leading man? When was the Oscar statuette adopted? Find out!
- The oldest actor or actress who has ever been awarded with Oscar is Gloria Stuart, in 1997 at the age of 87. For those of you who don’t remember her, she played “Old Rose” in James Cameron’s “Titanic”.
- In the beginning “Oscar” was called “Academy Award of Merit”. The name ”Oscar” came later. According to a legend, Margaret Herrick, academy librarian and executive director, said that the statuette looked like her uncle, Oscar.
- The phrase “And the winner is…” was replaced by the phrase and the “And the Oscar goes to…” in 1989 at the 61st Academy Awards.
- The current base on the Oscar statuette was adopted in 1945.
- Jack Nicholson is considered to be the Oscar’s most honored leading man, as he has 12 nominations and three Oscar wins.