Here's Who Has Won the Most Oscars Ever

From TIME - February 14, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards will take place on March 4, with a number of fresh faces nominated to receive the most coveted prize in the movie business. This year, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Scienceswhich has historically honored mostly male-dominated films made by mostly white filmmakersshowed some signs of progress in its path toward greater inclusion. Among the honored films are Greta Gerwigs Lady Bird, Jordan Peeles Get Out and Dee Rees Mudbound.

Along with the new faces, the Oscars continue to honor many familiar staples of Hollywood. Meryl Streep is up again for an Oscar for her performance in The Post, setting a record for the greatest number of nominations received by an actor. Streep is one of several stars who have earned so many Oscar nominations throughout the years that many people assume they hold all the Academy Award records. But this isnt quite truealthough people like Streep, Steven Spielberg and Cate Blanchett have received many nominations, the number of people who have actually taken home the gold statue multiple times is surprisingly small.

Below, see which actors, directors, movies and filmmakers have won the most Oscars in the history of the Academy Awards.

Who has the most Oscars overall?

Out of all nominees in Academy Awards history, Walt Disney holds the most Oscars. Disney won 26 Oscars over the course of his career and was nominated a grand total of 59 times. Most of his Oscars, won between 1932 and 1969, came int he category of Best Animated Short, including The Three Little Pigs, The Ugly Duckling and a posthumous win for Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day.

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