Who is the Academy Award Oscar named after?

Answer The most popular explanation for why the Academy Award is called "Oscar" came from academy librarian-turned-executive director Margaret Herrick, who upon seeing it for the first time compared the a... Read More »

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What actor won an Academy Award after death?

As of 2010, only two actors in history have won an Academy Award after their death. The most famous is Heath Ledger, who won Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of the Joker in 2008's "The Dark... Read More »

Who is the Super Bowl MVP award named after?

The Super Bowl MVP trophy was renamed to honor Pete Rozelle, following his death in 1996. Rozelle was the NFL's commissioner from 1960 to 1989 and helped develop the league into an internationally ... Read More »

What Is an Oscar Award?

An Oscar is Hollywood's highest honor, an award given to the best films and filmmakers each year. These awards, also known as the Academy Awards, are given out during a televised, star-studded gala... Read More »