Winners of the Academy Awards

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  • 1927-08-01 Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards
  • 1929-02-18 The first Academy Awards are announced

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1929-05-16 1st Academy Awards: "Wings", Emil Jannings & Janet Gaynor win

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1930-04-03 2nd Academy Awards: "The Broadway Melody", Warner Baxter & Mary Pickford win

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1930-11-05 3rd Academy Awards: "All Quiet on the Western Front", George Arliss & Norma Shearer win

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1931-11-10 4th Academy Awards: "Cimarron", Lionel Barrymore & Marie Dressler win

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1932-11-18 5th Academy Awards: Fredric March and Wallace Beery in 1st ever tie for Best Actor. "Grand Hotel" and Helen Hayes also win.

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1934-03-16 6th Academy Awards: "Cavalcade", Charles Laughton & Katharine Hepburn wins

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1935-02-27 7th Academy Awards: "It Happened One Night", Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert win

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1936-03-05 8th Academy Awards: "Mutiny on the Bounty", Victor McLaglen & Bette Davis wins

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1937-03-04 9th Academy Awards: "The Great Ziegfeld", Paul Muni & Luise Rainer wins

Actor Paul Muni
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Actress Luise Rainer
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Luise Rainer

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1938-03-10 10th Academy Awards: "The Life of Emile Zola", Spencer Tracy & Luise Rainer win

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1940-02-29 12th Academy Awards: "Gone with the Wind" wins eight Oscars, Robert Donat & Vivien Leigh also win

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1941-02-27 13th Academy Awards: "Rebecca", James Stewart & Ginger Rogers win

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
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Ginger Rogers
Actor Jimmy Stewart
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1942-03-02 14th Academy Awards: "How Green was My Valley", Gary Cooper & Joan Fontaine win

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1943-03-04 15th Academy Awards: "Mrs. Miniver", James Cagney & Greer Garson win

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1944-03-02 16th Academy Awards: "Casablanca", Jennifer Jones & Paul Lukas win

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1945-03-15 17th Academy Awards: "Going My Way", Bing Crosby & Ingrid Bergman win

Actress Ingrid Bergman
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Ingrid Bergman
Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
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1946-03-07 18th Academy Awards: "The Lost Weekend" Ray Milland & Joan Crawford win

  • 1947-03-13 19th Academy Awards: "Best Years of Our Lives", De Havilland, March win

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1948-03-20 20th Academy Awards: "Gentleman's Agreement", Loretta Young, Ronald Colman win

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1949-03-24 21st Academy Awards: "Hamlet", Laurence Olivier & Jane Wyman win

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1950-03-23 22nd Academy Awards: "All The King's Men", Broderick Crawford and Olivia de Havilland win

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1951-03-29 23rd Academy Awards: "All About Eve", Judy Holliday and José Ferrer win

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1952-03-20 24th Academy Awards: "An American in Paris", Humphrey Bogart & Vivian Leigh win

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1953-03-19 25th Academy Awards: "Greatest Show on Earth", Gary Cooper & Shirley Booth win (1st time televised)

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1954-03-25 26th Academy Awards: "From Here to Eternity" best film, William Holden & Audrey Hepburn best actor/actress

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1955-03-30 27th Academy Awards: "On the Waterfront", Marlon Brando & Grace Kelly win

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1956-03-21 28th Academy Awards: "Marty", Anna Magnani & Ernest Borgnine win

  • 1957-03-27 29th Academy Awards: "Around World in 80 Days", Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner win

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1958-03-26 30th Academy Awards-"The Bridge on the River Kwai" best film, Joanne Woodward & Alec Guinness best actress/actor

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1959-04-06 31st Academy Awards: "Gigi", Susan Hayward & David Niven win

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1960-04-04 32nd Academy Awards: "Ben-Hur", Charlton Heston & Simone Signoret win

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1961-04-17 33rd Academy Awards: "Apartment" wins best film, Burt Lancaster & Elizabeth Taylor win best actor, actress

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1962-04-09 34th Academy Awards: "West Side Story", Sophia Loren & Maximillian Schell win

Actress Sophia Loren
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Sophia Loren

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1963-04-08 35th Academy Awards: "Lawrence of Arabia", Anne Bancroft & Gregory Peck win

Actor Gregory Peck
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Gregory Peck
Actress Anne Bancroft
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Anne Bancroft
Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
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1964-04-13 36th Academy Awards: "Tom Jones", Best Film, Sidney Poitier & Patricia Neal win Best Actor/Actress

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1965-04-05 37th Academy Awards: "My Fair Lady", Rex Harrison & Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) win awards

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
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Actor Rex Harrison
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1966-04-28 38th Academy Awards: "The Sound of Music", Julie Christie & Lee Marvin win

  • 1967-04-10 39th Academy Awards: "A Man For All Seasons," Best Picture, Elizabeth Taylor & Paul Scofield best actress/actor
  • 1968-04-08 40th Academy Awards postponed to Apr 10th due to death of Martin Luther King

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1968-04-10 40th Academy Awards: "In the Heat of the Night", Rod Steiger & Katherine Hepburn win

  • 1969-04-14 41st Academy Awards: "Oliver", Cliff Robertson & Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand win (1st ever tie for best actress)

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1970-04-07 42nd Academy Awards: "Midnight Cowboy", John Wayne & Maggie Smith win

Actor John Wayne
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John Wayne
Actress Maggie Smith
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Maggie Smith

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1971-04-15 43rd Academy Awards: "Patton", George C Scott & Glenda Jackson win

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1972-04-10 44th Academy Awards: "The French Connection", Gene Hackman & Jane Fonda win

Actress Jane Fonda
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Jane Fonda
Actor Gene Hackman
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Gene Hackman

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1973-03-27 45th Academy Awards: "The Godfather", Marlon Brando & Liza Minnelli win Marlon Brando turns down Oscar for best actor in support of Indians

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1975-04-08 47th Academy Awards: "The Godfather Part II", Ellen Burstyn & Art Carney win

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1976-03-29 48th Academy Awards: "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest", Jack Nicholson & Louise Fletcher wins

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1977-03-28 49th Academy Awards: "Rocky", Peter Finch & Faye Dunaway win

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1978-04-03 50th Academy Awards: "Annie Hall", Richard Dreyfuss & Diane Keaton win

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1980-04-14 52nd Academy Awards: "Kramer vs Kramer", Dustin Hoffman & Sally Field win

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1981-03-31 53rd Academy Awards: "Ordinary People", Robert De Niro & Sissy Spacek win

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1983-04-11 55th Academy Awards: "Gandhi", Ben Kingsley & Meryl Streep win

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1984-04-09 56th Academy Awards: "Terms of Endearment", Robert Duvall & Shirley MacLaine win

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1985-03-25 57th Academy Awards: "Amadeus", F. Murray Abraham & Sally Field win

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1986-03-24 58th Academy Awards: "Out of Africa", William Hurt & Geraldine Page win

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1987-03-30 59th Academy Awards: "Platoon", Paul Newman & Marlee Matlin win

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
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Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
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1988-04-11 60th Academy Awards: "The Last Emperor", Michael Douglas & Cher win

Actor Michael Douglas
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Goddess of Pop  Cher
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Cher

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1990-03-26 62nd Academy Awards: "Driving Miss Daisy", Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Tandy win

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1991-03-25 63rd Academy Awards: "Dances with Wolves", Kathy Bates & Jeremy Irons win

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1992-03-30 64th Academy Awards: "The Silence of the Lambs", Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster win

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1993-03-29 65th Academy Awards: "Unforgiven", Al Pacino & Emma Thompson win

Actress Emma Thompson
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Emma Thompson
Actor Al Pacino
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  • 1993-03-29 Actress Elizabeth Taylor presented the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for work for AIDs causes at 65th Academy Awards

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1994-03-21 66th Academy Awards: "Schindler's List", Tom Hanks & Holly Hunter win

Actress Holly Hunter
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Actor Tom Hanks
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1995-03-27 67th Academy Awards: "Forrest Gump", Jessica Lange & Tom Hanks win

Actor Tom Hanks
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Actress Jessica Lange
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1996-03-25 68th Academy Awards: "Braveheart", Nicholas Cage & Susan Sarandon win

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1997-03-24 69th Academy Awards: "The English Patient", Geoffrey Rush & Brenda Bleythn win

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1998-03-23 70th Academy Awards: "Titanic", Jack Nicholson & Helen Hunt win

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1999-03-21 71st Academy Awards: "Shakespeare in Love", Roberto Benigni & Gwyneth Paltrow win

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2000-03-26 72nd Academy Awards: "American Beauty", Kevin Spacey & Hilary Swank win

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2001-03-25 73rd Academy Awards: "Gladiator", Russell Crowe & Julia Roberts win

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2002-03-24 74th Academy Awards: "A Beautiful Mind", Denzel Washington & Halle Berry (first woman of colour) win

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2003-03-23 75th Academy Awards: "Chicago," Adrien Brody & Nicole Kidman win

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2004-02-29 76th Academy Awards: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," Sean Penn & Charlize Theron win

Actress Charlize Theron
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Charlize Theron
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
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2006-03-05 78th Academy Awards: "Crash", Philip Seymour Hoffman & Reese Witherspoon win

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2007-02-25 79th Academy Awards: "The Departed", Forest Whitaker & Helen Mirren win

Actor Forest Whitaker
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Film Director Martin Scorsese
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Actress Helen Mirren
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2009-02-22 81st Academy Awards: "Slumdog Millionaire", Sean Penn & Kate Winslet win

Actress Kate Winslet
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Kate Winslet
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
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2010-03-07 82nd Academy Awards: "The Hurt Locker", Jeff Bridges & Sandra Bullock win

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2011-02-27 83rd Academy Awards: "The King's Speech", Colin Firth & Natalie Portman win

  • 2012-02-26 84th Academy Awards: "The Artist" wins five Oscars and becomes the first silent film to win since 1927, Jean Dujardin & Meryl Streep also win

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2013-02-10 66th British Academy Awards:" Argo", Ben Affleck, Daniel Day-Lewis and Emmanuelle Riva win

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2013-02-24 85th Academy Awards: "Argo", Daniel Day-Lewis & Jennifer Lawrence win

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2014-03-02 86th Academy Awards: "12 Years a Slave," Matthew McConaughey & Cate Blanchett win

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2015-02-22 87th Academy Awards: "Birdman" Best Film and Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu), Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore - Best Actor and Actress

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2016-02-28 88th Academy Awards: Best Picture "Spotlight", Best Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Best Actor/Actress Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson

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2017-02-26 89th Academy Awards: Best Picture "Moonlight" (after mix-up), Best Director Damien Chazelle, Best Actor Casey Affleck, Best Acress Emma Stone

Actress Emma Stone
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