Poll: What an Unusual Accomplishment...
What is the most unique overall accomplishment by someone in the world of film? Actor, actress, director, producer, etc. I'm trying to avoid Oscar milestones unless they are highly unusual (e.g., Linda Hunt's Oscar). Discuss the list here
Poll by: HardSteelMill
Created Aug 3 2015
Inspired "The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon," where actors/actresses are assigned "Bacon Numbers" based on their connection to him.
Most prolific actor of all time, with 560 credits.
Has had an equally successful career in music, film, and politics. Once ran for President of Panama.
Became a household name and beloved icon based solely on his voice-over work.
Only actress to win a Best Actress Oscar and a Worst Actress Razzie in the same year.
Only acted in five films over a six-year period, all of which were Best Picture Oscar nominees (three won).
Had the most Oscar nominations ever, with a total of 59 (22 of them were wins). Also became the most well-known producer of all time.
Became President of the Phillipines, and was later impeached and resigned.
Most prolific director of all time, with 673 credits.
Has won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards (EGOT). According to www.egotwinners.com/egot-winners/, a number of other people have done this. Since sh…
Has played two real-life U.S. Presidents, Richard Nixon and John Quincy Adams, despite being British.
Only person to win an Oscar for playing someone of the opposite sex.
Was nominated for an Oscar and a Razzie for the same performance. James Coco has also done this, so she's representing both of them.
Samuel L. Jackson
Highest-grossing actor of all time, measured by how much money his films have made.
Most roles ever played by an actor in one film, playing several different characters plus an entire audience "The Play House." No CGI.
Became the Princess of Monaco.
Was the most decorated U.S. soldier of World War II, and played himself in a biopic about his own experiences.
Has made movies in seven (possibly eight) different languages. Max von Sydow and Rajnikanth have also reached seven, and there may be others, so Irene…
Only animator to single-handedly draw his own feature film.
Has directed films in three different languages. According to a list of multilingual talent, several other directors have done this, so he's represen…
Convinced legions of fans that he was still alive.
Became President of the United States. He once stated that he didn't know how anyone could be President without having first been an actor.
José Antonio Sistiaga
Created the only feature film in history made without a camera, by painting directly onto the film.
Has more Razzie nominations than anyone else, with a total of 32 (10 of them were wins).
Directed the first feature film of all time, "The Story of the Kelly Gang," in 1906.
Was up until recently the highest-grossing actor of all time, despite the fact that most of his roles are sound effects and voice-overs for animals.
Made what is considered by many to be the best film of all time when he was only 25.
Edward D. Wood Jr.
Gained a cult following that lasts to this day because his movies were so bad.
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