Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy for Thursday, October 13, 2016:
Final Jeopardy! category: THE OSCARS
Final Jeopardy! clue: In 2005 he lost for Best Actor but won for directing, at 74 becoming the oldest winner ever in that category
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Amanda Watson, a medical student from Tulsa, Oklahoma
||Bhaskara Marthi, a researcher from Sunnyvale, California
||Susan Cole, a legislative librarian from Bowie, Maryland (1-day total: $20,600)
Who is Clint Eastwood?
Eastwood won for directing Million Dollar Baby.
The oldest Best Director nominee is John Huston (Prizzi’s Honor) at 79 years 184 days.
Oldest winners in other major categories:
Best Actor: Henry Fonda (On Golden Pond), 76 years 317 days
Best Actress: Jessica Tandy (Driving Miss Daisy), 80 years 292 days
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer (Beginners), 82 years 75 days
Best Supporting Actress: Peggy Ashcroft (A Passage To India), 77 years, 93 days.
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