Oscar Nominees Before Stardom
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Matt Damon: 10 Things You Don't Know Top 10 things you don't know about the Oscar nominee and star of "Invictus."
Vera and Anna: Before They Were Famous "Up in the Air" co-stars both had early stage exposure, now competing for Oscar.
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