Who was the youngest actor or actress to win an Oscar in a standard category? July 12, 2020March 13, 2012 by Pamela Landy Ten-year-old Tatum O’Neal won an Oscar in 1973, for Best Supporting Actress in Peter Bogdanovich’s Paper Moon. Related Answers Who was the first actor or actress to win three Academy Awards? For what fictitious movie did Vicki Lester (Judy Garland) win the Best Actress Oscar in A Star Is Born (1954)? Who was the youngest person to win an Oscar and for what film? Who was the first black man to win an Oscar for Best Actor? Who was the most nominated actor who never won an Oscar? Who was the youngest actor to play the lead in his own TV series?