Only person ever to win an Oscar and Nobel prize

Oscar is the holy grail of cinema world and Nobel prize is an ultimate achievement for any individual who makes notable contributions in the fields of medicine, chemistry, literature, peace, physics.

 

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Both are highly valued and respected. Has any individual won an Oscar and Nobel? The answer is yes.

 George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright won Nobel Prize for literature in 1925. Later, he went on to win an Oscar for Best Screenplay for the film Pygmalion. Thus he became the one and only person ever to win the Oscar and Nobel Prize both.

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