The 11 youngest Best Actress nominees.

The youngest Best Actress nominees

1/ Quvenzhane Wallis, 9 years, 135 days.  Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

2/ Keisha Castle-Hughes,    13 years, 309 days. Whale Rider (2003)

3/ Jennifer Lawrence,  20 years, 163 days.  Winter’s Bone (2010)

4/ Isabelle Adjani, 20 years, 235 days.  The Story of Adele H. (1975)

5/ Keira Knightley,  20 years, 311 days. Pride & Prejudice (2005)

6/ Ellen Page, 20 years, 335 days.  Juno (2007)

7/ Marlee Matlin, 21 years, 171 days.  Children of a Lesser God (1986) WINNER

8/ Elizabeth Hartman, 22 years, 60 days.  A Patch of Blue (1965)

9/ Kate Winslet, 22 years, 128 days.  Titanic (1997)

10/ Janet Gaynor, 22 years, 134 days. 7th Heaven, Street Angel, and Sunrise (1927/28) WINNER

11/ Jennifer Lawrence , 22 years , 147 days.  Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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12/ Leslie Caron, 22 years, 229 days.  Lili (1953)

(the age is calculated based on age at nomination announcement.  Information sources from Oscars and Wikipedia.)

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