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Linda Hunt the Best Supporting Actress award for the movie The Year for Living Dangerously (1982) in which she portrayed a man (why? beats me).

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Linda Hunt ; " . . . in 1983, becoming the first person to win an Oscar for playing a character of the opposite sex ."
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Linda Hunt won the 1982 Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as photographer Billy Kwan in "The Year of Living Dangerously."

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Linda Hunt won the 1982 Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as photographer Billy Kwan in "The Year of Living Dangerously."

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Who won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 1928?

Bette Davis won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 1938.


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