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to win Best Picture?
The Sting (1973) 
to be nominated for Best Director?
Seven Beauties (1976) 
to win Best Director?
The Hurt Locker (2009) 
to win Best Animated Feature?
Brave (2012) 
to win Best Foreign Language Film?
Antonia's Line (1995) 
to win Best Screenplay/Writing?
The Big House (1930) 
to have a movie directed by her nominated for Best Picture?
Children of a Lesser God (1986) 
who was African-American and won for acting?
Gone with the Wind (1939), Best Supporting Actress 
who was African-American and won Best Actress?
Monster's Ball (2001) 
who was born in Africa and won for acting?
Monster (2003), Best Actress 
who was Latin American and won for acting?
West Side Story (1961), Best Supporting Actress 
who was born in Asia and won for acting?
Sayonara (1957), Best Supporting Actress 
to win for performing in a sign language?
Children of a Lesser God (1986), Best Actress 
to win in an acting category for a performance in other language than English?
Two Women (1961), Best Actress 
to win Best Actress for her acting debut?
Come Back, Little Sheba (1952) 
to receive 10 nominations for acting?
10th nomination for What Ever Happened to Baby Jane (1962) 
to receive 20 nominations for acting?
20th nomination for Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) 
to win 4 awards for acting?
last for On Golden Pond (1981), Best Actress 
aged 15 or under to win for acting?
Paper Moon (1974), Best Supporting Actress 
aged 80+ to win for acting?
Driving Miss Daisy (1990), Best Actress 
born in 2000s to receive an Oscar nomination?
Beasts of Southern Wild (2012), Best Actress 
to win Best Actress in two consecutive years?
The Great Ziegfeld (1936), Good Earth (1937) 
to be nominated for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress in the same year?
White Banners, Best Actress & Jezebel, Best Supporting Actress; both in 1938 
to win Best Actress for a role in a musical?
Mary Poppins (1964) 
to win an Oscar for portraying another Oscar winner?
Katharine Hepburn in Aviator (2004), Best Supporting Actress 
who was nominated for Best Actress and had her mother nominated for a role in the same movie?
Rambling Rose (1991); Diane Ladd was nominated in Best Supporting actress category 
won Best Actress for a movie directed by her spouse?
Fargo (1996) 
who was posthumously nominated for acting?
The Letter (1929), Best Actress 
to be nominated for acting and Best Original Song in the same year?
Mudbound (2017), Best Supporting Actress 
to be nominated for a performance in a 3-D movie?
Gravity (2013), Best Actress 
be nominated twice for playing the same character in two different movies?
Elizabeth (1998) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2008); two Best Actress nominations for portraying Elizabeth I 
win in acting category for playing a man?
The Year of Living Dangerously (1983), Best Supporting Actress 
to win both Best Actress and Best Screenplay?
Howards End (1992), Sense & Sensibility (1995) 
to win both Best Actress and Best Original Song?
Funny Girl (1968), A Star Is Born (1976) 
to star in two consecutive Best Picture winners?
The Deer Hunter (1978), Kramer vs Kramer (1979) 
to win an EGOT?*
completed in 1977; The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1932), Best Actress & Airport (1970), Best Supporting Actress 
to win in 3 Oscars in a single year?
Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay & Best Song; Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) 
to win 8 Oscars in any category?
all for Costume Design, last for The Sting (1973) 
to win both Oscar and Palme d'Or?
The Piano (1993) 
to win Best Original Song for a song she composed, written and performed entirely by herself?
Let the River Run from The Working Girl (1988) 

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