OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - oscars


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Best actor and actress Oscar winners from 1929 to 2018


  • oscar_no - Oscar ceremony number.
  • oscar_yr - Year the Oscar ceremony was held.
  • award - Best actress or Best actor.
  • name - Name of winning actor or actress.
  • movie - Name of movie actor or actress got the Oscar for.
  • age - Age at which the actor or actress won the Oscar.
  • birth_pl - US State where the actor or actress was born, country if foreign.
  • birth_mo - Birth month of actor or actress.
  • birth_d - Birth day of actor or actress.
  • birth_y - Birth year of actor or actress.


Journal of Statistical Education,, updated through 2019 usinginformation from and


Although there have been only 84 Oscar ceremonies until 2012, there are 85male winners and 85 female winners because ties happened on two occasions(1933 for the best actor and 1969 for the best actress).

Taken from:

Title Authored on Content type
R Dataset / Package psych / bfi March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - scotus_healthcare August 9, 2020 - 2:38 PM Dataset
R Dataset / Package psych / withinBetween March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / Kids198 March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Wages1 March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
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