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How long is the red carpet at The Academy Awards?
At 500 feet, it’s longest red carpet of all the major American awards shows.
Who has hosted the Academy Awards the most times?
Bob Hope has hosted far more than anyone else at 19 times. Billy Crystal comes in second, having hosted eight times.
True or False: The Academy Awards have been held at the same venue throughout its 87-year history.
False. The awards have been held at a dozen different venues, but Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre has been the Oscar’s home since 2001.
Which national accounting firm is responsible for adding up all of the votes for The Academy Awards?
PricewaterhouseCoopers. Select employees at the firm are the only ones to know the results ahead of time, and actually memorize all winners, ready to respond, in case the wrong name is read.
Oscar statuettes are made of:
Britannia, “a pewter-like alloy which is then plated in copper, nickel silver, and finally, 24-karat gold,” according to Oscars.org. For three years during World War II, however, the Oscars were made of plaster due to a metal shortage in the country.
True or False: An Oscar statuette weighs 8.5 lbs.
True. Ever heard an Oscar winner comment on how light their new award feels in their hands? Nope.
Which three films hold the record for having received the most nominations?
All About Eve, Titanic and La La Land each received 11 nominations.
Who holds the record for most Oscar wins?
Walt Disney won 22 statuettes over his lifetime.
The person who holds the record for most Oscar nominations is:
Walt Disney takes this one too, with a whopping 59 nominations!
Which leading actress has won the most Oscars?
Katherine Hepburn won four Oscars, but Meryl Streep has the most Academy Award nominations of any actress, with 19 under her belt.
The leading actor with the most Oscar statuettes in their collection is:
Daniel Day-Lewis has three Oscars in his collection … so far.
True or false: The King’s Speech holds the record for the most Oscar wins for a film.
False. The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King, Ben-Hur and Titanic have 11 Oscar wins each.
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