First person to refuse an Oscar award
Who
Dudley Nichols
What
1936/3/5 first
Where
United States (Hollywood)
When
The earliest refusal of an Oscar was made by Dudley Nichols (USA), screenwriter of The Informer (USA 1935) at the 1935 Academy Awards held at Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, USA, on 5 March 1936. The reason was because of a union boycott of the awards that year.