Oscar win at 87 may make Ennio Morricone the oldest winner ever

February 29, 2016 4:27 AM

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Composer Ennio Morricone, 87, has become one of the oldest — if not the oldest — person to win a competitive Academy Award with his Oscar on Sunday for "The Hateful Eight."

The academy said it keeps age-related data only for the acting and directing categories and no winners in those races have exceeded 82.

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