What Canadian singer won an Academy Award?

What Canadian singer sang an Academy Award winning song?

In the end, though, Phil Collins’ ballad “You’ll Be in My Heart,” from the Disney film “Tarzan,” took home the Academy Award for Best Original Song on Sunday night in Los Angeles.

Who has won the most Academy Awards for music?

Who are the composers who won the most statuettes? The number one is, of course, Alfred Newman. The American composer, passed away in 1970, won 9 statuettes, the third highest number of Oscars ever won by an individual (Walt Disney won twenty-six, Cedric Gibbons won eleven).

Who was the first black Canadian actor to win an Oscar?

On April 13, 1964, Sidney Poitier becomes the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role as a construction worker who helps build a chapel in Lilies of the Field (1963).

What film won Canada’s first best documentary Oscar?

From the astounding Churchill’s Island, a gruelling portrait of the Second World War and winner of the first documentary Oscar® ever, to Flamenco at 5:15, a visual and emotional thriller about the art of Flamenco dancing, to.

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Who won the Academy Award for best original musical score?

The Shape of Water – Alexandre Desplat

2018: Desplat’s second Oscar win in three years, ‘The Shape of Water’ beat soundtracks by John Williams, Jonny Greenwood, Carter Burwell and Hans Zimmer to the title of Best Original Score.

Which actor has won the most Oscars?

The most successful figure to date in the history of the Academy Awards is Katharine Hepburn, who won four Oscars throughout her acting career.

Has any Canadian won an Oscar?

This list details the performances of Canadian filmmakers, actors, actresses and films that have either been submitted, nominated or have won an Academy Award.

Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Year 1929/30
Name Norma Shearer
Film The Divorcee
Status Won
Notes First Canadian to receive multiple nominations.

Who’s the youngest black person to win an Oscar?

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Year Name Milestone / Notes
1994 Samuel L. Jackson
1996 Cuba Gooding Jr. Youngest African-American male actor to win an Academy Award (age 29).
1999 Michael Clarke Duncan
2003 Djimon Hounsou First Black actor born in Africa (specifically in Benin) to receive an Academy Award nomination.

Has a Canadian film ever won an Oscar?

The first Academy Awards is held. Toronto’s Mary Pickford wins the second-ever Best Actress Oscar for Coquette, kicking off a Canadian streak. (Montreal’s Norma Shearer and Cobourg, Ont.’s Marie Dressler will win in the next two years, but the reign won’t last: No Canuck has won Best Actress since.)