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9 Youngest in Their Fields


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Youngest Person to Win an Oscar
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In 1974, at age ten, actor Tatum O'Neal became the youngest person to win an Academy Award for her role in Paper Moon, costarring her father Ryan O'Neal. Her career didn't exactly take off after that, but she has recently returned to acting with several TV roles.