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Wednesday, February 25, 2004  

Oscar Trivia*

Most acting nominations: Meryl Streep (13), Jack Nicholson (12)
Most wins: Katherine Hepburn (4)
Most nominations without a win: Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole (7)
Youngest acting nominee: Justin Henry (8)
Youngest acting winner: Tatum O'Neal (10)
Youngest lead actor winner: Adrien Brody (29)
Oldest winner: Jessica Tandy (80)

Winningest picture: Titanic (1997), Ben-Hur (11)
Most nominated picture: Titanic (1997), All About Eve (14)
Most nominated non-winning pictures: The Turning Point, The Color Purple (11)

Most nominated director: William Wyler (12)
Most wins: John Ford (4)
Only women nominees for director: Lina Wertmuller, Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola
Directors who have won: Ron Howard, Mel Gibson, Robert Zemeckis, Kevin Costner, John G. Aviildsen,
Directors who have never won: Alfred Hitchcock, Hal Ashby, Akira Kurosawa, Martin Scorsese, Orson Welles
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*All stats taken from 75 Years of the Oscar, Robert Osborne (2003), except the director stuff at the end, which I dug around to find.

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