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The Oscars are almost 100 years old, having been first held in 1929, and since then, there have been plenty of victories celebrating the entertainment industry’s top on-screen and behind-the-scenes talent.
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but who has the prestigious right to own the most academy awards? Which actors, directors, and screenwriters have collected the most Oscar statuettes, and which movie has the record for the most awards to their name?
here’s everything you need to know.
Which movie has won the most Oscars of all time?
Three films hold the record for winning the most Academy Awards, with 11 Oscars each: ben-hur (1959), titanic (1997 ) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).
Of these, Titanic received the most nominations with a total of 14 nominations.
Who has won the most Oscars of all time?
The person who has won more Oscars than anyone else in history is walt disney.
America’s most iconic filmmaker amassed a whopping 26 Oscars, four of which were honorary awards, and also holds the record for most nominations on record: 59.
Who has won the most Oscars for acting?
Actress katharine hepburn holds the record for the most Oscars for her performance, winning four Academy Awards throughout her career and earning a total of 12 nominations.
Hepburn won an Oscar for best actress for her performances in the films Morning Glory (1933), Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967), The Lion in Winter (1968), and On Golden Pond (1981).
actors jack nicholson, daniel day-lewis and walter brennan, meanwhile, are the top three men with the most acting oscars, each winning three times.
While some of Brennan’s and Nicholson’s wins went to best supporting actor, all three of Day-Lewis’ wins went to best leading actor, and he holds the record in that category.
Who is the actor with the most Oscar nominations?
The person with the most acting nominations is Meryl Streep, who has received 21 nominations throughout her career.
He has won three times for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Sophie’s Choice (1982), and The Iron Lady (2011).
streep has also been nominated for deer hunter, french lieutenant’s wife, silkwood, out of africa, iron grass, a scream in the dark, postcards from the edge, the bridges of madison county, a true thing, music from the heart, adaptation, the devil wears prada, doubt, julie & julia, august: osage county, in the woods, florence foster jenkins and the mail.
Who has won the most Oscars for directing?
john ford did not win any of his four oscars for his famous westerns. Instead, he holds the best director record for The Informer (1935), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), How Green Was My Valley (1941), and The Quiet Man (1952).
although ford has won the most oscars of any director, william wyler holds the record for the most nominations in this discipline with 12, three of which earned him trophies. Ford was nominated for five overall, with an enviable conversion rate.
Which Brit has won the most Oscars?
film composer john barry has won more oscars than any other british.
He has won five Academy Awards in all, two for Born Free (1966) and one for Lion in Winter (1968), Out of Africa (1985), and Dances with Wolves (1990).
Who has won the most Oscars for screenwriting?
Five people have received three Oscars for screenwriting: billy wilder, charles brackett, francis ford coppola, woody allen, and paddy chayefsky.
but it is allen who has won the most academy awards in the category of best original screenplay, for his films annie hall (1977), hannah and her sisters (1986) and midnight in paris (2011).
Which British actor has won the most Oscars?
that would be daniel day lewis with his three wins for my left foot, there will be blood and lincoln.
The actor was also nominated for an Oscar for his turns in the name of the father, gangs of new york and ghost thread.
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The 94th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday 27th March 2022 and will be broadcast on Sky Cinema in the UK. you can access it with a now sky cinema pass.
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