An American film award event called the Academy Award will give a trophy to people who work in the film industry. The cup is in the form of a statue that has the name, Oscar. Since this event has been held for a long time, there will definitely be the oldest winner. The following are some of the oldest Oscar winners.
1. Clint Eastwood
This man was born in San Francisco, California on May 31, 1930. He is an actor, musician, film director, and politician. Clint Eastwood began acting in a TV series called Rawhide, then succeeded with the film Spaghetti Western: A Fistful of Dollars in 1964. This man became one of the oldest Oscar winners on February 27, 2005, at the age of 74 years 271 days.
The award is for the Million Dollar Baby film directed by him in 2004. Clint holds the record of winning an Oscar for 14 years from 2005 until now. Clint’s best works include Every Where But Loose in 1978. Anywhere Way You Can in 1980, Play Misty For Me in 1971, Hang ‘Em High in 1968 and many more.
2. Henry Fonda
The man who was born on May 16, 1905, has a real name, Henry Jaynes Fonda. He was born in a city called Grand Island in Nebraska. He is a film and stage actor who has a career in Hollywood for five decades. In 1935 he made his Hollywood debut which had previously begun a career as a Broadway actor. Fonda starred in 106 films and several television programs.
This man became one of Oscar’s oldest winners as the best actor in his age reaching 76 years 317 days. The award was for the title of the film On Golden Pond on March 29, 1982. Fonda also holds a record 37-year award from 1982 to the present. Heart disease became the cause of Fonda’s death on August 12, 1982, in Los Angeles.
3. Jessica Tandy
The oldest Oscar winner for the female lead category was Jessica Tandy. This woman was born in Hackney, London-England on June 7, 1909. Tandy has the real name Jessie Alice Tandy and became an English-American actress. He debuted on the London stage in 1927 or at the age of 18 years. He is married to Jack Hawkins who is a British actor.
Tandy won the oscar trophy at the age of 80 years 292 days for the film Driving Miss Daisy in 1989. He won the award on March 26, 1990, and made it hold the record for 29 years. Tandy died at the age of 85 years precisely on September 11, 1994, in Easton, Connecticut, As.
4. Roman Polanski
Men born on August 18, 1933, in Paris have the original name of Rajmund Roman Thierry Polanski. He is a director, writer, actor, and producer. Polanski showed interest in the film world since the age of 5 years. He began acting in the film A Generation in 1954. His debut as a director began in 1955 with the short film Rower.
Some of the films he filmed include Knife in the Water in 1962, Repulsion in 1965, Cul-de-sac in 1966 and many other films. Polanski received the oscar trophy at the age of 69 years 217 days on March 23, 2003. The award was for the film directed by him, the Pianist. This is what makes it one of the oldest oscar winners and a record for 2 years.
Those are some of the great people who won the oscar. Even though he is not young, his works are worthy of appreciation. With so many people who will appreciate the works in the world of film.