Oscar 2023 Winners : Full List (Best Actor, Actress, Picture and Director)

This Year 95th Version of the Academy Awards Is Held

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The winners of the Oscar 2023 are announced on March 12 at a ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. As per the announcements, the winners in all categories are listed below :

Best Actor In Leading Role : Brendan Fraser For ‘The Whale’.

Best Actress in Leading Role : Michelle Yeoh for ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’.

To note, Michelle Yeoh is the first Asian Woman ever to win Best Actress awards in the Oscar. 

Best Picture :  ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.

Best Writing (Original Screenplay) : ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once.’

Best Director (Directing) : Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert for ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once.’

Best Film Editing : Paul Rogers for ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once.’

Best Actor In Supporting Role : Ke Huy Quan for ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’.

Best Actress In Supporting Roles : Jamie Lee Curtis for ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’.

Best International Feature Film :  ‘All Quiet on the Western Front,’ Germany” has won best international feature film.

Best Animated Feature Film : ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’

Best Animated Short Film : ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’.

Best Live Action Short Film : ‘An Irish Goodbye’.

Best Cinematography : ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

Best Production Design : ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’.

Best Original Song : ‘Naatu Naatu’ from Bollywood Movie ‘RRR’.

Best Adapted Screenplay : Sarah Polley’s ‘Women Talking’.

Best Sound :  ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ won the Academy Award for best sound.

Best Makeup and Hairstyling : ‘The Whale’.

Best Visual Effects :  ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’.

Best Costume Design : ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’.

Best Documentary (Feature) : Navalny.

Best Documentary (Short Subject) : The Elephant Whisperers.

Best Music (Original Score) :  ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’, Volker Bertelmann.

Notably, ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert dominated the 95th Academy Awards with the picture taking home seven (7) awards including Best Actress, Best Directing, Best Supporting Actor and Actress. The 95th Academy Awards ceremony was organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Oscar 2023 Best Picture (Movie):

The movie ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ directed by Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan (known as Daniels) won Oscar 2023 in the Best Picture Category.

The film was released on March 25, 2022  in the USA. Since release, the movie earned some 107.4 million USD.  The picture cost some $14.3–25 million to make.

Oscar 2023 Best Actor : 

Brendan James Fraser (54) won Oscar 2023 in the ‘Best Actor in a Lead Role’ category for acting in the film ‘The Whale’.

Fraser is a Canadian and American actor known for his leading roles in blockbusters, comedies, and dramatic films. He has received several awards including an Academy Award (2023), a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Critics’ Choice Movie Award, a Golden Globe Award and a nomination for a BAFTA Award.

Oscar 2023 Best Actress (Leading Role) :

Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng PSM (60) won the Oscar 2023 in the ‘Best Actress in a Lead Role’ category for acting in the picture ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’.

According to Wikipedia, Yeoh is a Swiss-based Malaysian actress. Credited as Michelle Khan in her early films in Hong Kong, she rose to fame in the 1990s after starring in a series of Hong Kong action films where she performed her own stunts, such as Yes, Madam (1985) with Cynthia Rothrock, Police Story 3: Supercop (1992) with Jackie Chan, and Holy Weapon (1993).

With height 5 feet 4 inches, she was born on August 6, 1962, Ipoh, Malaysia. The upcoming movies of Michelle Yeoh are Avatar 3, Avatar 4, Avatar 5 etc. Since 2004, Her partner is Jean Todt.

Michelle Yeoh wins Oscar 2023
Best actress winner Michelle Yeoh (60) in Oscars 2023.

Oscar 2023 Best Director (Directing) : 

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert won Oscars 2023 in the ‘Best Directing’ category for their role in picture ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once.’

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, known collectively as the Daniels, are American film directors, producers and screenwriters. They began their career as directors of music videos, including the popular DJ Snake and Lil Jon music video for the single “Turn Down for What”.

Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan
Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan win Oscar 2023 in Best Directing Category.


When is the Academy Awards 2023? 

The 95th Oscars took place on Sunday, March 12 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET. The Academy Awards was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and the event ram for approximately 3 hours ending at 8 p.m. PT/11 p.m. ET. 

What is the Academy Awards or the Oscars?

The Academy Awards or the Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements in the United States film industry as assessed by the Academy’s voting membership.

The 95th Academy Awards (popularly known as the Oscar) are presented on March 12, 2023, in a ceremony held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The awards honored films released in 2022. The event, produced by Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss, was televised live in the U.S. by ABC.

Is There Any Difference Between Academy Award and Oscar?

Basically, there is no difference between the two terms as they represent the same. The latter Oscar is just the more popular and the more frequently used term than Academy Award to refer to one and the same award. The history of the Oscar is very rich. It started in 1927 courtesy of the AMPAS, known as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

Why are Academy Awards called Oscars?

Columnist Sidney Skolsky maintained that he gave the award its nickname. The name has also been attributed to academy librarian Margaret Herrick, who declared that the statuette looked like her Uncle Oscar. Yet there are still debates regarding who gave the award the nickname!

Who won the youngest Oscar?

The youngest ever Oscar winner is American actress Tatum Beatrice O’Neal who was only 10 years old when she won Best Supporting Actress for the film ‘Paper Moon’.

What actors have won 3 Oscars?

No male actor has yet won four Academy Awards but three have achieved a hat-trick. They are Jack Nicholson, Daniel Day-Lewis and the little-remembered Water Brennan, all now in the three Oscars club.

What is the most prestigious Oscar category?

The Best Picture category is often the final award of the night and is widely considered as the most prestigious honor of the ceremony.

What movies won 7 Oscars?

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” took home 7 Oscars out of its total 11 nominations in the Oscars 2023.

What is the longest Oscar winning movie?

The longest movie to ever win an Academy Award was Russia’s War and Peace (1968) at 414 minutes, winner of Best Foreign Language Film. Marty (1955) was the shortest Best Picture winner at 91 minutes (1 hour, 31 minutes), followed by Annie Hall (1977) at 93 minutes.

What are the 5 major Oscars categories?

At the Academy Awards, there are five (5) major categories which are Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay (either Best Original Screenplay or Best Adapted Screenplay). They are widely known as “Big Five” awards.

How many categories are there in Oscar 2023?

In Oscar 2023, there were 23 categories. The number usually varies from 24 to 23. 

What are the 4 major awards Involving Cinema in the world?

The Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards are the four major awards in the world of Cinema. EGOT , an acronym for the four awards, is a designation given to people who have won all four of the major American entertainment awards.

Do Oscar winners become Academy members?

Yes. Oscar winners are automatically considered for the membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  The Academy’s membership process is by sponsorship, not application. Candidates must be sponsored by two Academy members from the branch to which the candidate seeks admission. Additionally, Academy Award nominees are automatically considered for membership and do not require sponsors.

Oscar 2023 Nominations :

The nominations for the Oscar 2023 involving all categories (including Actor & Actress in Leading Role, Actor & Actress in Supporting Role, Best Picture, Directing, Animated Feature Film, Cinematography etc.) were the following :

Nominees For Actor In Leading Role : 

Austin Butler for the picture Elvis;  Colin Farrell for The Banshees of Inisherin,  Brendan  Fraser

for The Whale,  Paul Mescal for Aftersun and Bill Nighy for the movie ‘Living’.

Nominees for Actress In Leading Role :

Cate Blanchett for Tár,  Ana De Armas  for Blonde, Andrea Riseborough for To Leslie, Michelle Williams

for The Fabelmans, Michelle Yeoh for Everything Everywhere All at Once.

Nominees for Best Director (Directing) :

The Banshees of Inisherin by Martin McDonagh, Everything Everywhere All at Once by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, The Fabelmans by Steven Spielberg, Tár by Todd Field and Triangle of Sadness by Ruben Östlund.

Nominees for Best Picture :

All Quiet On The Western Front by Malte Grunert, Producer;  Avatar : The Way Of Water by James Cameron and Jon Landau, Producers; The Banshees of Inisherin by  Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin & Martin McDonagh, Producers; Elvis by Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Gail Berman, Patrick McCormick & Schuyler Weiss, Producers;

Everything Everywhere All at Once by Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert & Jonathan Wang, Producers; The Fabelmans by Kristie Macosko Krieger, Steven Spielberg & Tony Kushner, Producers;

Tár by Todd Field, Alexandra Milchan & Scott Lambert, Producers; Top Gun : Maverick by Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, David Ellison & Jerry Bruckheimer, Producers; Triangle of Sadness by  Erik Hemmendorff & Philippe Bober, Producers; Women Talking  by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner & Frances McDormand, Producers.

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