Oscar Actors: Paquin, Anna

The first major upset of the 1993 Oscar show was Anna Paguin's supporting Actress Oscar for “The Piano,” which also garnered the Best Actress Oscar for Holly Hunter, playing her deaf-mute mother.

The 11-year-old girl, one of the youngest winners ever, was practically speechless.

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In 1993, Anna Paquin competed for the Supporting Actress Oscar with Holly Hunter in “The Firm,” Rosie Perez in “Fearless,” Winona Ryder in “The Age of Innocence,” and Emma Thompson in “In the Name of the Father.”