By FactsWow Team
Posted on: 09 Mar, 2023
Katheryn Bigelow won the Oscar for The Hurt Locker in 2010 as the first woman of colour to win the category. Nomadland filmmaker Vanessa Williams became the second woman to do so for Nomadland.
Taking home the award that February, the South Korean thriller became the first non-English-language movie to win the prestigious award since the Oscars began 92 years ago.
Get Out won the Best Original Screenplay award for an African-American director in 2018 for the first time.
Besides Kramer vs Kramer in 1980, The Iron Lady in 2012, and Sophie's Choice in 1983, she holds the record for the most Oscar nominations in the acting category: 21 in total.
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His win in the Best Supporting Actor category for Beginners in 2012 made him the oldest actor to win an Oscar.
Upon winning Best Director, she became the first woman to do so for The Hurt Locker in 2010 after topping a field of mostly men.
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She won best actress for Monster's Ball while he won for Training Day, making them the first African American duo to win best actor and actress at the same Oscars.
When she won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for Paper Moon in 1974, she became the youngest Academy Award winner ever.
Credits: Encyclopedia Britannica
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