Check out the bios on the nominees, from Michelle Williams, who was nominated in the same category last year, to newcomer Rooney Mara. For those keeping score, this is Meryl Streep's seventeenth nomination. She has won twice, Best Actress in 1982 for Sophie's Choice and Best Supporting Actress in 1979 for Kramer vs. Kramer.
And the Best Actress Nominees Are...
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