Mary Pickford was a Canadian-American actress, who was awarded the #Academy Award for Best Actress in 1929. She was one of the founders of the film studio United Artists and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Pickford was one of the Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood and had a great contribution in the development of film. "The Poor Little Rich Girl" is one of her representative films. In 1976, Pickford received an Academy Honorary Award for a lifetime of achievements.