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24 Historic Oscars Fashion Moments— And the Stories Behind Them

oldhollywoodfilms: “ Janet Gaynor won the first Academy Award for best actress. ” In 1929 the Academy looked at all the films an actor had done in the past year when making nominations, so Gaynor won.

1946, Joan Crawford, Mildred Pierce

Best Actress Joan Crawford ("Mildred Pierce") with her award at home, awarded to her at the Academy Awards.

1990 Academy Award Winners with their Oscars: Jeremy Irons, Kathy Bates, Whoopi Goldberg,  Joe Pesci

Best Actor Jeremy Irons ("Reversal of Fortune"), Best Actress Kathy Bates ("Misery"), Best Supporting Actress Whoopi Goldberg ("Ghost") and Best Supporting Actor Joe Pesci ("Good Fellas").

57th Academy Awards® (1985) ~ The Best Leading Actress Oscar® went to Sally Field for her performance in "Places in the Heart" (1984) and F. Murray Abraham for his performance in "Amadeus" (1984)

Academy Awards® Oscar winners: Sally Field, Best Actress for "Places in the Heart" and F. Murray Abraham, Best Actor for "Amadeus"

Robert De Niro, winner of Best Actor for ‘Raging Bull,’ and Sissy Spacek, winner of Best Actress for ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ at the 53rd Annual Academy Awards, 1981.

Robert De Niro - Best Actor Oscar for "Raging Bull" and Sissy Spacek - Best Actress Oscar for "Coal Miner’s Daughter"

Geoffrey Rush was awarded Best Actor for ("Shine") in 1996

Academy Awards® ~ Geoffrey Rush won the Best Actor Oscar® for his performance in "Shine" (Won 1 Oscar. Another 46 wins & 59 nominations)

Mary Astor

1941 Acting Oscar winners: Gary Cooper, Joan Fontaine, Mary Astor, Donald Crisp Golden Age of Hollywood

Robert De Niro Best actor award 1980 for "Raging Bull" and Oscar as Best Actress for Sissy Spacek for "Coal Miner's Daughter"

Robert De Niro 1980 Best actor // Raging Bull, and Sissy Spacek 1980 Best Actress // "Coal Miner's Daughter"