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In Pictures: The best actor and actress nominees

The 10 men and woman up for the Oscars' top acting prize

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Michelle Williams is nominated for Best Actress for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in "My Week with Marilyn."

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Meryl Streep is nominated for "The Iron Lady."

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Rooney Mara is nominated for "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo."

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Glenn Close is nominated for "Albert Nobbs."

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Viola Davis is nominated for "The Help."

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Demian Bichir is nominated for Best Actor for his role in "A Better Life."

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George Clooney is nominated for Best Actor for his role in "The Descendants."

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Jean Dujardin is nominated for his lead role in "The Artist."

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Gary Oldman is nominated for "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy."

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Brad Pitt is nominated for Best Actor for his role in "Moneyball."

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