Oscar awards and Golden Globe awards are the two most prestigious award functions in the world and here’s a look at a comparison between the two.
Oscar awards are given annually for excellence in cinematic achievements and the first ever Oscar was given on May 16, 1929. The first ever Golden Globe Awards were given on January 13, 1944 and are given to recognize excellence in both film and television of domestic and international level.
Shirley Temple was the youngest person to bag an Oscar Award in 1934 whereas the term ‘Oscar’ was coined by Margaret Herrick. Walt Disney holds the record for acquiring 26 Academy Awards. Hollywood actress Meryl Streep holds the record for the most number of Oscar nominations.
Schroeder holds the record for winning a Golden Globe award at 9 years. Nashville holds the record for most nominations ever for a film whereas the first telecasts of the Globes were from 1958-1963 but were only aired locally in Los Angeles.
One Flew over the Cuckoo’s nest is the only film to win the Globe in all five major categories. Jessica Tandy is the oldest woman to receive best actress award at the age of 80 years. Ricky Schroeder became the youngest award recipient ever.