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 Who was the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Actress?

Answer Janet Gaynor received the Best Actress award in 1929 at the first Oscar ceremony. At age 22, she was the only woman to receive an award that year. Gaynor's award was for roles in three films: "7th ... Read More »
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What is an Academy Award?

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 won the first Academy Award for best actor?

Emil Jannings, born Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz, was the first actor to win the Academy Award for "best actor." He won the award based on his performance in the film "The Last Command," released ... 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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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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