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Poll: Oldest Oscar Winners

These are the record holders for the oldest people to win an Academy Award respectively in these categories. Whose win do you think was the most impressive?

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    Henry Fonda in On Golden Pond (1981)

    Henry Fonda won Best Actor in a Leading Role at age 76 years, 317 days for On Golden Pond (1981).
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    Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

    Jessica Tandy won Best Actress in a Leading Role at age 80 years, 292 days for Driving Miss Daisy (1989).
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    Christopher Plummer in Beginners (2010)

    Christopher Plummer won Best Actor in a Supporting Role at age 82 years, 75 days for Beginners (2010).
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    Peggy Ashcroft in A Passage to India (1984)

    Peggy Ashcroft won Best Actress in a Supporting Role at age 77 years, 93 days for A Passage to India (1984).
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    Clint Eastwood in The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005)

    Clint Eastwood won Best Director at age 74 years, 272 days for Million Dollar Baby (2004).
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    James Ivory at an event for The Oscars (2018)

    James Ivory won Best Adapted Screenplay at age 89 years, 270 days for Call Me by Your Name (2017).

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