Here are the youngest Oscar nominees of all-time

Quvenzhané Wallis: Meet The Youngest Oscar Nominee Ever
Quvenzhané Wallis: Meet The Youngest Oscar Nominee Ever



BY: GIBSON JOHNS

As we continue to gear up for the upcoming 2016 Oscars in February, we figured it would be time to look back at some of the most memorable moments in Oscar history.

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Some of our favorites? When young actors are recognized for their incredible performance in movies. Who can forget adorable little Abigail Breslin being nominated for "Little Miss Sunshine" in the same category as Jennifer Hudson? Or Quvenzhané Wallis flexing her muscles when her name was announced as a nominee for Best Actress in "Beasts of the Southern Wild?"

Though we wish Jacob Tremblay had been recognized this year for his star-making turn in "Room," we still wanted to remember some of the Academy's favorite youngsters.

We're taking a look back at the youngest Oscar nominees in the history of the awards, focusing on the actors and actresses that received nominations before their 20th birthdays.

Scroll through the gallery below for some young nominees you may have forgotten about:



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