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Youngest Lifetime Achievement Award Holder

Youngest Lifetime Achievement Award Holder

Tom Hanks is the youngest recipient of the Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award, which he received in 2002 at age 45.




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Top Host of Oscars

Bob Hope has hosted the Oscars 18 times; Billy Crystal is in second place with 8 times.

Longest Oscar awards ceremony

The longest Oscar awards ceremony was in 2000, running for 4 hours and 16 minutes - beating a previous record by 16 minutes.

Shortest Oscar ceremony

The shortest Oscar ceremony ever was the first, held in 1929; it lasted only about 15 minutes as all the winners had been announced three months earlier.

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