Oscar Awards | When did the Oscars start? Who was the first Oscar winner?

Oscar Awards 2023 | Oscar is one of the most prestigious awards in the film industry. Many actors and technicians hope to touch this award at least once in their life. On Sunday, the 95th Oscar ceremony will be held grandly at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The Telugu audience is eagerly waiting for this ceremony. Dhima is expressing confidence that the Natu Natu song will win an Oscar. Meanwhile, in the original song category, Natu Natu song from RRR has made it to the final nomination. If this is the case, when did the actual Oscars begin? Who was the first Oscar winner? Now let’s know about many things.

How Oscar got his name:

The trophy presented by the ‘Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ was originally known as the ‘Academy Award of Merit’. Later it became Oscar. There is a story behind becoming an Oscar. In the early days of the award, a Hollywood journalist referred to the Academy Award as an Oscar in his article. Since then it is called Oscar.

When did the Oscars start:

The first Academy Awards ceremony was held in 1929 at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. It was established by Douglas Fairbanks and William DeMilley in 1927 and 1928 to honor outstanding talent in the field of cinema. More than 270 guests came to this ceremony which was held for the first time. Then 15 people received the Oscar award. A total of 3,140 Oscars have been nominated to date. In the early days, the Oscars were broadcast over the radio.

First Oscar winning actor:

Emin Jennings won the first Oscar for Best Actor. He won this award for the movie ‘The Last Command’ released in 1928.

First Oscar winning actress:

Janet Gaynor won the first award for Best Actress. She won an Oscar for her performance in the movie ‘Seventh Heaven’ released in 1927.

First Oscar Winning Lady Director:

Kathryn Biglow became the first lady director to win an Oscar. In 2010, Catherine won an Oscar for the movie ‘The Hurt Locker’. Walt Disney is the person who has received the most Oscar nominations. He received 59 nominations and won 25 awards. Actress Merritt Streep became the woman with the most nominations. She received 21 nominations and won the award 3 times.

Oscar Records:

Tatum O’Neal has created a record as the youngest actress to win an Oscar. Totem won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the 1973 film ‘Paper Moon’. She was only ten years old then. Anthony Haskims created another record as the oldest actor to receive an Oscar. Anthony won the Oscar for Best Actor for the movie ‘The Father’ in 2020. He was 83 years old when he received the award.

Films ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘Titanic’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ created history by winning the most awards in 11 categories. ‘Midnight Cowboy’ is the only adult film to win the Oscar for Best Picture.

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