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  • 2013 Oscar Nominees Before They Were Famous

    Before there was 2009's "The Hangover," there was Bradley Cooper with bleach blonde hair. The actor is nominated for his first Oscar for his role in "Silver Linings Playbook." The now 38-year-old actor is seen here in May 2001.
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  • 2013 Oscar Nominees Before They Were Famous

    Naomi Watts is up for Best Actress at the 2013 Oscars for her role in "The Impossible." It is the second nomination for Watts. The now 44-year-old actress is seen here in a photograph taken by socialite photographer Robert Rosen for his exhibition "Siblings" in Sydney, January 1993.
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  • 2013 Oscar Nominees Before They Were Famous

    Joaquin Phoenix is up for Best Actor for his role in "The Master." This is the third Oscar nomination for the 38-year-old actor. Phoenix is seen here, lower right, with Angela Lansbury, top right, in a scene from an episode of the television series "Murder, She Wrote," on August 20, 1984, with his sister, Summer Phoenix and actress Anne Kerry.
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  • 2013 Oscar Nominees Before They Were Famous

    Daniel Day-Lewis is up for Best Actor for his role as Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln." This is the fifth nomination for the 55-year-old star and if he walks home with the statue, it will be his third win. He is seen here, right, reading letters with his mother and father congratulating Cecil Day Lewis on his appointment as Poet Laureate, Jan. 5, 1968.
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  • 2013 Oscar Nominees Before They Were Famous

    Hugh Jackman has been acting for almost 20 years but his Oscar nomination this year for his role as Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" is the actor's first nomination. The now 44-year-old actor is seen here Jackman at the Noosa Film Festival in 1999 in Noosa, Australia, before he hit it big in films such as "Wolverine" and "X Men."
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  • 2013 Oscar Nominees Before They Were Famous

    Emmanuelle Riva is up for her first Oscar this year. The 85-year-old actress is in the running for Best Actress for her role in the foreign film "Amour." The French actress has been acting for 56 years. She is seen here in 1945 at the age of 18. Riva will turn 86 on Oscar Sunday.
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  • 2013 Oscar Nominees Before They Were Famous

    Nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis is the youngest actress ever to be nominated for a Best Actress Oscar. She is nominated for her first acting role ever in "Beasts of the Southern Wild." The actress is seen here at the "Beasts of the Southern Wild" premiere held at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park, City, Utah Jan. 20, 2012.
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