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Who is the only person to win the Oscar and the Nobel Prize?
two pairs of films were Best Picture nominees that shared the same
title without being an original and its remake?
is the only performer to receive nominations for an Oscar, Emmy
and Tony for the same role?
is the only individual to win an Oscar, Emmy and Tony in the same
are the only two Pulitzer Prize-winning plays that also became Oscar-winning
Olivier, John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Alec Guinness, Anthony
Quayle, Ian McKellen, Rex Harrison, Michael Redgrave and John Mills
were all theatrical knights who were nominated for Academy Awards
for acting. Who is the only one among them to be nominated for an
Oscar as a writer?
is the only performer to win an Oscar for a Shakespearean role?
Shakespearean play has had the most film adaptations nominated for
received the only Oscar that was made out of wood?
Who was the first posthumous Oscar winner?
What film won an Oscar twenty years after it was made?
Who has the most Oscar nominations among this list of actors? Edward
G. Robinson, John Barrymore, Boris Karloff, Ida Lupino, Zero Mostel,
Will Rogers, or Noel Coward?
Who are the only two filmmakers to win back-to-back Oscars for Best
Who are the only three actresses to win two Academy Awards for Best
Actress on their only nominations?
What was the first non-English language film to be nominated for
16. Who were the only four women to be nominated
for Best Director?
Who was the only winner of an acting Oscar to be murdered?
What five performers received multiple Oscar nominations for
playing the same character in different films?
Who are the only two people to win Best Director for a film that
was not nominated for Best Picture?
What is the only film to win Best Picture without being nominated
in any other category?
Who is the only actor to be nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting
Actor for the same performance in the same film?
What are the only five films to win both Best Picture and Best Song?
What is the only Marx Brothers film to receive an Academy Award
Who is the only person to win an Academy Award as a write-in candidate?
What is the only film to have three nominees for Best Actor?
What are the only three films to have their entire credited cast
nominated for Academy Awards?
What are the only four films to win Best Picture without an accompanying
Best Director nomination?
Who are the only three performers to win Oscars for foreign
Who are the only two performers to direct themselves in Best Actor
Many performers created their Oscar winning performances on the
stage. Who are the only two Best Actors to first play their Oscar-winning
role on television?
Who was the first person to turn down an Academy Award?
Was a Bowery Boys movie ever nominated for an Oscar?
What actor won an Oscar for an English language film the same year
that he starred in the Best Foreign Film Oscar winner?
Who are the only two Oscar presenters to present an award to themselves?
two pairs of siblings competed against each other for acting awards?
What two films are tied for the record of having the most nominations
without winning a single Oscar?
What are the only three films to have three nominees for Best Supporting
38. What is the only film to have three nominees
for Best Supporting Actress?
What acting Oscar winner appeared in D.W. Griffith's Birth of
Who was the first performer to be nominated for a Supporting Oscar
after having already won the prize for Lead Performance?
What actor won a Best Featured Actor Tony for a stage performance,
but won the Best Actor Oscar when he repeated the role on film?
What was the first film to have two co-winners win the Best
Who is the only dwarf ever nominated for an Oscar?
What film won the most Oscars without being named Best Picture?
Who was the first person to win three Oscars for a single film?
Who are the only five people to win Oscars in a competitive category
after winning the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award?
What three Best Supporting Actor Oscar winners committed suicide?
What was the first remake to win Best Picture?
What film received a Best Actor nomination that premiered on United
States television before it was shown in movie theatres?
Who was the first performer to win an Oscar for a film debut?
Who was the first performer nominated for a film debut?
52. What three actors starred in the Oscar-winning
Best Picture for two years in a row?
What acting Oscar winner was awarded a medal by Goebbels for his
work in support of the Nazi party?
What movie did the Beatles win an Oscar for?
What is the only X-rated film to win the Best Picture Oscar?
Name an actor who won an Oscar for a dual role.
What eight performers received Oscar nominations for playing real
people who had received Oscar nominations?
What single role has yielded Oscar nominations for the most
What film was listed the highest on the American Film Institute's
1996 list of the 100 greatest American films that failed to be nominated
for the Best Picture Oscar?
Who are the only three people to win an Honorary Oscar and an Oscar
in a competitive category in the same year?
What seven performers received posthumous Oscar nominations?
What actor hold the record for most nominations without ever winning
an Oscar in a competitive category?
Who were the only two pairs of performers nominated for playing
the same character in the same film?
Who is the only person actually named Oscar to win an Academy Award?
What was the first sequel to be nominated for Best Picture?
Who was the first performer to win an Oscar and a Tony in the same
Who was the first performer to win an Oscar and an Emmy in the same
What film has the most Oscar winners in its cast?
Who was the first person to be nominated as an actor, director,
writer and producer?
Who is the only performer to win a Tony for a role that they had
already won an Oscar for playing on film?
What six performers were nominated for Oscars for playing winners
of the Nobel prize?
What two performers won Oscars in competitive categories after winning
Special Oscars for lifetime achievement?
The devil has been depicted in far more motion pictures than any
other character. Who was the first actor to be nominated for an
Oscar for playing him?
What five Best Actor/Actress winners beat out their nominated costars
for the Oscar?
What two films won three of the four acting awards?
Orson Welles received four Oscar nomination for his film debut Citizen
Kane, being honored as an actor, director, writer and producer.
How many subsequent nominations did he receive in his career?
Best Makeup was made a competitive category in 1982. What two films
won honorary awards for makeup prior to that?
Dance Direction was a competitive category from 1935-1937. What
films won honorary Oscars for choreography since then?
What husbands and wives have both won Oscars as performers while
married to each other?
Twelve performers have won Oscars for both leading and supporting
roles. Which five won the leading role Oscar before winning
the supporting Oscar?
actor appeared in only five feature films in his career, all of
which were nominated for Best Picture Oscars?
are the only two performers to win an Oscar for playing a Saint?
the eleven performers who were nominated for both acting awards
in the same year, who are the only four who didn't win either
one in that year?
has the most nominations for acting? Best Director? Producer of
the Best Picture? Screenplay?
is the only person to win an Oscar without receiving the most votes
in their category?
was the first Oscar-winning performance to include a nude scene?
six actors received Best Actor nominations for portraying
real United States Presidents?
film won the most Oscars without receiving a single acting nomination?
four performers won leading role Oscars for their film debuts?
has the most Oscar wins for acting? Best Director? Producer of the
Best Picture? Screenplay?
Disney received a record 26 Oscars and 59 nominations. How many
of the films he produced were nominated for Best Picture?
many women have won Oscars as the producer of the Best Picture?
holds the record for the most consecutive years with acting nominations?
blacklisted writers won Oscars under false names in the 1950s?
are the only brother and sister pair to win acting Oscars?
there ever a year in which no film won more than a single Academy
performer made the most films before finally winning an Oscar?
six people won the Best Director Oscar for their first film as a
is the only winner of an acting Oscar to have a lobotomy?
Best Actor had a salad dressing named after him?
is the only Best Picture winner without any female roles?
many times have the Best Picture, Best Director and four acting
awards gone to six separate films?
is the only film to receive the most Oscar nominations of any film
in a year without being nominated for Best Picture?
performer received the most acting nominations for foreign language
is the only Oscar-winning performance that is no longer known to
year did the winners for Best Actor and Best Actress play real people
who were alive when their films opened?
are the only three people to win an Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Grammy
all as a performer in a competitive category?
are the only two feature-length documentaries to win an award
other than Best Documentary?
two Oscar winning Best Actors voiced cartoon versions of their award-winning
was the first role to win an Oscar, Emmy and a Tony for three
Who was the first performer to win the Oscar for Best Performance
and the Golden Raspberry Award for the Worst Performance in
the same year?
What performers have been nominated for their performance in both English language and foreign language films?
What two performers have won the Oscars for both Best Actor and for producing the Best Picture?
Among stand-up comedians Steve Martin, Bob Hope, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Steven Wright, and Will Rogers, who is the only one to have won an Oscar in a competitive category?
Who has the record for being nominated in the most Academy Award categories?
What three people have won two Best Director Oscars without ever having directed a Best Picture winner?
What five films received two nominations for Best Actress?
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