Academy Awards 2016: 22 Youngest Winners and Nominees

#12. Saoirse Ronan

Age at Awards Show: 13 years, 10 months, 12 days old
Award: Actress in a Supporting Role (2008) for “Atonement”
Result: Nominee

Soairse, which means “freedom” in Gaelic, is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Ireland. She is also the second-youngest actress to receive a second Oscar nomination, which she has received for her part in “Brooklyn” at the age of 21 in 2016. This nomination makes Ronan the only person on the list nominated this year. One of her hidden talents is making a perfect cup of tea.