This year Oscars 2022 event happened on 28th March. Indeed, it was memorable one to recall for many reasons. One of them is we got youngest Oscars winner.
Meet The Youngest & Oldest Oscars Winner
This year, Billie Eilish and her older brother Finneas won Best Original Song at Oscars 2022. For the track ‘No Time To Die’ sung in the latest installment of James Bond franchise. Likewise, Eilish is the first academy award winner born in the 21st century.
Billie Eilish Is Not The Youngest
Interestingly, Billie Eilish is not the youngest Oscar winner because this record is already set by Czeh-Icelandic in 2008. This singer-songwriter wrote ‘Falling Slowly’ with Glen Hansard for the film ‘Once’. At that time when she got the award, she was four days away from turning 20.
Sad for Billie fans to know that if Oscars happened on its original schedule i.e. in February 2021, Eilish would have broken the record being the youngest at the age of 19 years and some months.
However, Billie Eilish still made the history as the youngest triple-crowned winner in an award season. She picked up a Grammy recently, Golden Globe along with an Oscar for the same song. Likewise, she was the youngest song writer to write a theme song for the James Bond franchise. And so with his brother become first American songwriter to win for writing Bond song.
In 1943, Jennifer Jones was 25 when she won the biggest title from Oscars. She took home the Best Actress Oscar in 1943 for her portrayal in ‘The Song of Bernadette’.
Much before she become an A-lister actress, Angelina Jolie made the best Supporting Actress Award in her name. At thta time she was just 24 years old. She got supporting actress Oscar for her iconic performance in ‘Girl, Interrupted’.
Only at the age of 22, Jennifer Lawrence came up as a young star and with no surprise she won the Best Actress Oscar in 2013 for ‘Silver Linings Playbook’.
Timthy Hutton was just 20 years old when he received Oscar award for the Best Supporting Actor in 1980. He go this for his role in film ‘Ordinary People’.
George Burns is among the oldest recipient of the Oscars award. Burns won the Best Supporting Actor award in 1976 for his role in ‘The Sunshine Boys’. At that time he was 80 years old.
Everyone must remember the biggest surorise from 2021, when the Best Actor category left to th end for the surprise. People were expecting Chadwick Boseman to be the one but the great Anthony Hopkins aanounce the winner for the ole in ‘The Father’.
Anthony’s last award was decades back in 1992 when he won the Oscar for his role in ‘ The silence of the Lambs’. So, this surprise winning was received by Anthony at the age of 83. He still made the history as the oldest Oscar winner ever.