Kids at the Oscars

Meet the Youngest Nominee in Academy Award History!

Meet the Youngest Nominee in Academy Award History!

Did you know that the adorable 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, is the youngest actress in the history of the Academy Awards to receive a nomination? Whether or not she takes home the Oscar on Feb. 24, we think that earning a nod from the Academy before even entering the double digits is quite an accomplishment.

Our celebration of the 85th Academy Awards kicks off with a look back at some of our favorite moments starring kids at the Academy Awards. Whether they're nominated, presenting, or performing, the youngest attendees often steal the spotlight!

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