Did you know? Here're some interesting Oscars facts

| Updated: Feb 26, 2017 11:17 IST

London [UK], Feb. 26 (ANI): Date, time, place, nominations and winners- these are some points each and every person knows about the 89th Annual Academy Awards Hence, here are some interesting facts about the big night of the world film fraternity, which might grab the Oscars buff's eyeballs. • Emil Jannings was named the first 'Best Actor' for 'The Last Command' and 'The Way of All Flesh' in 1929. • At the age of just 10, Tatum O'Neal won 'Best Supporting Actress' for 'Paper Moon' in 1973, which made her the youngest Oscar winner. • Christopher Plummer was the oldest Oscar winner. At the age of 82, he won 'Best Actor in a Supporting Role' for 'Beginners' in 2012. • 1959's 'Ben-Hur', 1997's 'Titanic' and 2003's 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' had most wins for a single film, with 11 Academy Awards each. • Walt Disney won 22 Academy Awards, which made him most wins by an individual. • Katharine Hepburn, is one actress, who won most Academy Awards- four Golden Statuettes. • Daniel Day-Lewis, Jack Nicholson and Walter Brennan, are the actors who won most Oscars- each won three Golden Statuettes. • 3048 Oscar statues have been given out since it started in the year 1929. • Each statue weighs 3.8kg. • The statues are made of solid bronze and are plated in 24-karat gold. What are you waiting for? Get the facts and impress your fellow mates, as you watch the Academy Awards, early morning on February 27. (ANI)
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