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- The youngest Oscar winner was Tatum o’Neal , who won Best Supporting Actress for “Paper Moon” (1973) when she was only 10 years old. Shirley Temple won the short-lived Juvenile Award at 6 years old.
- Nameplates for all potential winners are prepared aheads of time ; in 2014, the Academy made 215 of them .
- At 82, Christopher plummer became the oldest person to win an Academy Awards . He received the Best Supporting Actors Oscars for his works in “Beginners .”
- The legendary Alfred Hitchcock was nominated five times for Best Directors , but never took home the Oscar .
- Bob Hope hosted the ceremony a whopping 19 times , making him the most frequent Oscar host .
- Although “Boyhood”(2014) was filmed over 12 years , it only took a total of 39 days to film .
- The first Best Actors awards was given to Emil Jannings for “The Last Command” and “The Way of All Flesh.”