Jodie Foster At fourteen, playing a teen prostitute in Taxi Driver, Jodie Foster became one of the Academy’s youngest nominees. In 1977, Quinn Cummings was nominated for The Goodbey Girl, but the winner was Vanessa Redgrave for Julia. No child actress was nominated between 1977 and 1993, when Paquin received the award for The Piano. […]
Earning a nomination at an early age is more prevalent in the supporting categories because their players tend to be cast in younger screen roles. The Academy voters are also less discriminating in appraising performances by children and teenagers–sentimentality has always played a considerable role. Children have been nominated for Oscars ever since the Supporting […]
Anna Paquin New Zealander Anna Paquin, who at eleven won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for The Piano, is one of the youngest performers in Oscar’s history to have received the award. Paquin attained early attention for her riveting performance as Holly Hunter’s emotionally complex daughter in Jane Campion’s 1993 The Piano. Like Tatum O’Neal, Paquin […]
The youngest nominees in the Academy's history are in the supporting leagues. Justin Henry was only eight when first nominated for Kramer vs. Kramer, a remarkable achievement since he had never acted before. The youngest nominees among the supporting actresses are Tatum O'Neal, who won for Paper Moon in 1973, at the age of ten, and Quinn Cummings for The Goodbye Girl, who, at eleven, earned a nomination for her first picture, though she had appeared on TV before.
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