Oscar Results

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

Best Picture: “The Artist”

Best Actor: Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”

Best Actress: Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”

Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”

Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, “The Help”

Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”

Most Academy Awards (by movie): Five, tie between “The Artist” and “Hugo”

The 84th Academy Awards was a year for firsts. “The Artist” was the first silent film to win an Oscar since the award ceremony’s first presentation in 1929. Jean Dujardin is the first native French actor to win an Academy Award.

Also, Christopher Plummer is the oldest actor to win an Academy Award, at the age of 82. Meryl Streep won her third Academy Award this year, despite being nominated more times than any other actor or actress (at 17 nominations).

For information on the other Oscar winners, visit oscar.com.