Quote: "I hope to still be alive. I would like to still be acting." Youngest Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis on her 86-year-old Best Actress rival Emmanuelle Riva, who celebrated her birthday at Hollywood's big night. Both stars lost to Silver Linings Playbook star Jennifer Lawrence.
Quote: "I was sleeping, and my mum tapped me and I woke up. I looked at the television and I saw my name on the screen. I rubbed my eyes, and then I looked again. My name was still there. They even pronounced it right. To celebrate, I want to get some pizza and go shopping at Toys 'R' Us for cool toys." Child star Quvenzhane Wallis on learning she had become the youngest Best Actress Oscar nominee ever for Beasts of the Southern Wild on Thursday (10Jan13) and how she plans to celebrate.
Fact: Beasts of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhane Wallis, nine, and Amour's Emmanuelle Riva, 85, have made history after becoming both the youngest and eldest nominees to ever vie for the title of Best Actress at the Academy Awards.