Headlines
George Clooney: Before He Was Famous
Exclusive: Father Nick Clooney dishes on mega-star son's childhood, awkward stage.
Sandra Bullock: 'America's Girl Next Door'
Sandra Bullock was varsity cheerleader and class clown in high school.
Before She Was a Star: Meryl Streep
High school friend, grad school director recall future star's early brilliance.
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.
10 Ways to Score Oscar Attention, Part Two
How "Avatar," "Precious," "The Blind Side" and more play to the Academy's type.
Oscar Spoilers: What Will 2010 Telecast Bring?
Expect fast, funny and at least one big dance number.
'Avatar' Bests 'Titanic' at Box Office
Four reasons James Cameron's epic films became epic hits.
Bridges is Crazy Good in 'Crazy Heart'
Veteran actor Jeff Briges opens up about his role as an aging country legend.
Who Doesn't Like 'Avatar'? A Lot of People
Russians, conservatives, blacks, disabled swipe at "Avatar," James Cameron.
Videos
Sandra Bullock's Cheerleading Routine
Exclusive home video: "Blind Side" star was once a fun-loving cheerleader.
Meryl Streep's High School Yearbook
An old friend shows photos of Streep as homecoming queen, cheerleader and more.
Matt Damon in a Harvard Musical
In clip from his student days, star takes the stage, belts out a tune.
Kevin Smith on 'Good Will Hunting'
Director tells story of reading script in one sitting - in the bathroom.
Slideshows
Oscar Noms: Before They Were Stars
2010 Academy Awards Contenders' High School Yearbook Photos and More
George Clooney: Before He Was Famous
Childhood photos of actor and sex symbol George Clooney before Hollywood stardom