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OSCARS 2016: 2016 Academy Award Nominations For Best Actress In a Leading Role

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of 2015 and will take place on February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST. The list of nominees has published on 14/01/2016. Here is the list of nominations in the category of Best Actress In a Leading Role.

Source: http://oscar.go.com/nominees/

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Brie Larson

Brie Larson

Movie– Room as Joy "Ma" Newsome

Brie Larson portrays Ma, a woman held captive in a small shed for seven years, who strives to create a normal life for her young son.
This is the first Academy Award nomination for Brie Larson.

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Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

MOvie – Carol as Carol Aird

Cate Blanchett plays Carol Aird, a sophisticated housewife who is threatened with losing custody of her daughter because of her relationship with another woman.
This is the seventh Academy Award nomination for Cate Blanchett. She was previously nominated for:

BLUE JASMINE (2013)
Winner, Actress in a Leading Role

ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE (2007)
Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

I'M NOT THERE (2007)
Nominee, Actress in a Supporting Role

NOTES ON A SCANDAL (2006)
Nominee, Actress in a Supporting Role

THE AVIATOR (2004)
Winner, Actress in a Supporting Role

ELIZABETH (1998)
Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

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Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling

Movie– 45 Years as Kate Mercer
As Kate Mercer, Charlotte Rampling plays a woman whose plans for a party to celebrate her 45th wedding anniversary are disrupted by unsettling news.This is the first Academy Award nomination for Charlotte Rampling.

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Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Movie– Joy as Joy Mangano

Jennifer Lawrence plays Joy, a single mother with a conflicted extended family, whose determination to better her life prompts her to invent the Miracle Mop. This is the fourth Academy Award nomination for Jennifer Lawrence. She was previously nominated for:

AMERICAN HUSTLE (2013)
Nominee, Actress in a Supporting Role

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012)
Winner, Actress in a Leading Role

WINTER'S BONE (2010)
Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

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Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan

Movie – Brooklyn as Eilis Lacey

Saoirse Ronan plays Eilis, a young woman who finds love after immigrating to America, although her relationship and feelings for her new country are tested when she returns to Ireland.This is the second Academy Award nomination for Saoirse Ronan. She was previously nominated for:

ATONEMENT (2007)
Nominee, Actress in a Supporting Role