The shortest Oscars acceptance speeches



Some people like to keep it short and sweet when it comes to their Oscars speeches.

Here are the shortest speeches in Oscars history:

  1. Patty Duke for Best Supporting Actress (1963): 2 words

  2. Louie Psihoyos for Best Documentary (2010): 2 words

  3. Alfred Newman for Best Musical Score (1953): 4 words

  4. Gloria Grahame for Best Supporting Actress (1953): 4 words

  5. William Holden for Best Actor (1954): 4 words


  6. Alfred Hitchcock accepting the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (1968): 5 words

  7. Joe Pesci for Best Supporting Actor (1991): 5 words

  8. Dimitri Tiomkin for Best Dramatic or Comedy Score (1953): 6 words

  9. Delbert Mann for Best Director (1956): 8 words

  10. Billy Wilder for Best Director (1961): 10 words