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Who are the oscars named after?


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According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the origins of the name are uncertain, but a popular story is that an Academy librarian and eventual executive director, Margaret Herrick, thought it resembled her Uncle Oscar; and that the Academy staff began referring to it as Oscar.

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