Academy Awards 2016: 22 Youngest Winners and Nominees

#8. Patty McCormack

Age at Awards Show: 11 years, 7 months, 6 days old
Award: Actress in a Supporting Role (1957) for “The Bad Seed”
Result: Nominee

Patty McCormack, the daughter of a firefighter and a professional roller skater, began modeling at the age of 4. She first performed as Rhoda Penmark in “The Bad Seed” during its Broadway run before she was invited to revive the role in the film version. McCormack continues to act and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.