Tom Hanks belongs to a small group of actors who have won consecutive Academy Awards. He won Best Actor for PHILADELPHIA in 1994 and FORREST GUMP in 1995.
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Did you know that Meryl Streep has more nominations than any other actress in Oscar history? This nominees by the numbers list from ABCNews.com breaks down who and which projects have been nominated the most. Read More
Liza Minnelli is the only Oscar winner whose parents both received Oscars. Liza won Best Actress in 1972 for CABARET; Vincente Minnelli won Best Director in 1958 for GIGI; and Judy Garland won an honorary Oscar in 1939.
Cate Blanchett became the first actress to win an Academy Award for playing another Academy Award winner. It was in 2004, when she impersonated Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese’s THE AVIATOR. Read More