Tom Hanks is the youngest recipient of the Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award, which he received in 2002 at age 45.
Longest Best Picture Oscar
Gone with the Wind, at 3 hours and 56 minutes, was the longest film to have won a Best Picture Oscar; it was also the first film in color to win Best Picture.
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Bob Hope has hosted the Oscars 18 times; Billy Crystal is in second place with 8 times.
The longest Oscar awards ceremony was in 2000, running for 4 hours and 16 minutes - beating a previous record by 16 minutes.