Academy Awards 2016: 22 Youngest Winners and Nominees

#6. Quinn Cummings

Age at Awards Show: 10 years, 7 months, 21 days old
Award: Actress in a Supporting Role (1978) for “The Goodbye Girl”
Result: Nominee

After being discovered by cinematographer James Wong Howe, Quinn Cummings found roles in a variety of TV spots and eventually in “The Goodbye Girl.” She worked as an actress and later a casting agent in the years that followed. Cummings took on the part of entrepreneur when she invented the HipHugger, a device for carrying babies.