Luise Rainer (born 12 January was known as the "Viennese Teardrop", she was the first woman to win two Academy Awards, and the first person to win them consecutively. Aged she is currently the oldest living Academy Award winner.
Luise Rainer - A non-conformist to the MGM star-system, she used to parade around Hollywood untidily dressed, usually with no make-up and wearing pants. Her non-conformist style of behavior cost Ms. Rainer her contract with MGM in the late
Luise Rainer by Carl Van Vechten, 1937 Portrait of Luise Rainer, German actress and oldest living Academy Award winner, by Carl van Vechten, dated Sept. She was born in so that would make her 27 -- fresh off her second Oscar for Best Actress.