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Classic Actors: Laurence Olivier

Sir Laurence Olivier, 22nd actor to win the Best Actor Oscar. Olivier is considered to have been one of the greatest actors of the 20th century. In all, he held 12 Oscar nominations, with 2 awards (for Best Actor and Best Picture for "Hamlet" 1948), plus 2 honorary awards. Olivier was nominated 9 times for Best Actor and once for Best Supporting Actor. He also won 5 Emmy Awards. Olivier was the youngest actor to be knighted.

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Ms. Hattie McDaniel. First African American woman to win an Academy Award. Gone with the Wind!

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2013 Oscars – Jennifer Lawrence, Best Actress winner for "Silver Lining's Playbook," enjoys a laugh with fellow Oscar winner Anne Hathaway, Best Supporting Actress for "Les Miserables."

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Hattie Mcdaniel (1892 - 1952) Her part in Gone with the Wind (1939) won her the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, the first African American to win an Academy Award.

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From the Archives: 2014 Oscar Nominees in

Michael Fassbender From the Archives: 2014 Oscar Nominees in Vogue - Vogue Daily - Fashion and Beauty News and Features

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Amazing photo. 1962, American actors Gregory Peck (1916 - 2003) and Mary Badham review the script for the film, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' directed by Robert Mulligan, on the set of the film. Peck won his only Oscar for Best Actor for his role in the film, while Badham was nominated for Best Supporting Actress. (Photo by Universal Studios/Getty Images)

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80th Academy Awards - 2008 Oscar Best Actor Winner Daniel Day Lewis"There will be Blood" .This is his fourth nomination in this category. He won an Oscar for his performance in My Left Foot (1989) and was nominated for In the Name of the Father (1993) and Gangs of New York (2002).

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