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 What is an Academy Award?

Answer The Academy Awards are honors granted in the film industry. The awards are given out annually, usually on an evening in February or March, in a ceremony televised live.FunctionThe Academy Awards re... Read More »
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Who has the most academy award nominations?

Actress Meryl Streep holds the record for having 15 Academy Award nominations, and she has won two Academy Awards. Films showcasing her nominated performances include: "The Deer Hunter," "Kramer vs... Read More »
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Who was the Best Actor for the first Academy Award?

Emil Jannings won the Best Actor award at the first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929. Jannings, who won the award for his work "The Last Command" and "The Way of All Flesh," defeated Richard Barthel... Read More »
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What was the first movie to win an Academy Award?

According to Judy Stone in a May 2009 article for SF360, the first movie to win an Academy Award was the 1927 film "Wings." John Monk Saunders wrote "Wings," which was also the first silent film wi... Read More »
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Who won the first Academy Award for Best Acting?

The winners for best acting at the first Academy Awards ceremony, held in May 1929, were Emil Jannings and Janet Gaynor. Emil Jannings won the Best Actor award for his roles in "The Last Command" a... Read More »
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