Lady Gaga would be 5th woman to win two Oscars in one night
Of the 63 people who have gone home with at least two Oscars on the same evening, only four of them have been women.
Lady Gaga could well become the fifth woman to make history at the Academy Awards with wins for both Best Actress and Best Original Song (“Shallow) for “A Star is Born.”The first woman to pull off this double act was costume designer Edith Head in 1950.
Back then, there were Oscars for both black-and-white and color films and Head claimed both for “All About Eve” and “Samson and Delilah.” That evening stands as the Oscar ceremony with the most multiple winners.
Mankiewicz won for writing and directing “All About Eve” while three men — Sam Comer, Hans Dreier and Ray Moyer — prevailed twice for art direction of the black-and-white “Sunset Boulevard” and the color film “Samson and Delilah.”
Read full article