Katharine Hepburn holds the title for most decorated actor or actress, winning a total of four Oscars and 12 nominations. Walt Disney holds the record for most Oscars total, with a total of 26 wins and 59 nominations. The 90th Academy Awards arrives in just two weeks, on Sunday, March 4.
Halle Berry won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in 'Monster's Ball,' becoming the first African-American woman to win the honor. She has starred in films including 'Swordfish,' 'Die Another Day,' 'Gothika,' the 'X-Men' film franchise and 'Kidnap.'
Cate Blanchett is an Academy Award-winning actress known for roles in an films, including 'Elizabeth,' 'The Aviator,' 'Blue Jasmine' and 'Carol.' Blanchett is slated to play Lucille Ball in 'Lucy and Desi,' a biopic written by Aaron Sorkin and acquired by Amazon Studios.
The late actress Patty Duke won an Academy Award in 1963 at age 16 for her portrayal of Helen Keller in 'The Miracle Worker'—becoming the youngest Oscar recipient at the time. She later starred in an array of TV movies and became a mental health activist.
Charlize Theron is a South African-born actress, best known for her roles in such films as 'Monster,' for which she won an Academy Award, 'Snow White and the Huntsman,' 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' 'The Fate of the Furious' and 'Atomic Blonde.'