Country of Birth and Age when Awarded for Best Actor/Actress Winners

Best Actor


Click on a circle to select the group denoted by the circle. Hovering over an actor or actress' name will show basic information about the individual. Clicking on an actor or actress' name will open the IMDB page.

Country of Birth

Most winners of Best Actor and Best Actress awards were born in the United States of America.

Age Range

Most Oscar awards are given to actors and actress that are between 20 and 40.

Best Actress

Demographics of Oscar Winners from 1927 to 2014

Oscar Best Picture Winners

A description of the movie. Please click on the circle next to the genre names to show movies that won the Oscar Best Picture Award for the genre. Clicking on a movie name will show the movie overview here. The circle to the left of the movie name denote move profit; the closer to the movie the higher the profit (1px is $10,000,000). Hovering over the circle shows the actual profit amount.

Actors and actress nominees and winners over the years

Besides different awards from various cinematogrophy academia, people's opinion is also based on crowdsourcing and critics' ratings. One of the biggest datasource—Internet Movie Database (IMDb), where users streamline content online: everything from tryvia to reviews. So it is interesting to see how high was rating for nominees and winners according to IMDb. Is academia's choices synched with audience's?


Authors: Anthony Ngo, Daniel Hsu, Olga Khvan, Xioashi Dai

Data sources:
Awards Oscars Database
The movies dataset, Kaggle
IMDB dataset