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  The Oscars
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Oscar facts

 
Peter Jackson's ROTK won 11 Oscars Oscar facts
  • Walt Disney has won more Oscars than anyone else. He was nominated for 64, and won 26!
  • The actor or actress with the most Oscars is Katharine Hepburn, who starred in old-time classics like The Rainmaker and The African Queen. She won four best actress Oscars
  • The youngest ever Oscar winner is actress Tatum O'Neal who was 10 when she won best supporting actress for the film Paper Moon
  • Only three films have even won all top five Oscars - Best Film, Actor, Actress, Director and Writing. They are: It Happened One Night, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and The Silence of the Lambs
  • During World War II, the winners were given Oscar statues made of plaster instead of the usual golden ones, to mark the war effort
  • The most Oscars ever won by a single film is 11. That's happened three times, with Ben Hur, Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
  • The Return of the King is the only film ever to have won every single Oscar it was nominated for.

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