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Oscars 2015: Best Actor/Actress Fun Facts!

Oscars 2015: Best Actor/Actress Fun Facts!

The 2015 Oscar nominations were revealed earlier today and there’s some interesting information about the Best Actor and Best Actress categories that some fans have been pointing out.

Nine out of the twenty Oscar nominees in the performance categories portrayed real life people in their movies: Laura Dern in Wild, Keira Knightley in The Imitation Game, Mark Ruffalo in Foxcatcher, Reese Witherspoon in Wild, Felicity Jones in The Theory of Everything, Steve Carell in Foxcatcher, Bradley Cooper in American Sniper, Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game, Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything.

Going off of that, nine of the twenty performance nominees are first time nominees! Congrats to Steve, Benedict, Eddie, Michael Keaton, Felicity, Rosamund Pike, Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, and Patricia Arquette!

Check out the full list of nominees in case you missed them and congrats all around to those who received recognition this morning!

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