Red Carpet Arrivals At The 84th Academy Awards

  • George Clooney, nominated for Best Actor for his role in The Descendants, and his girlfriend, Stacy Kiebler, do the red carpet ritual at the Academy Awards.
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    George Clooney, nominated for Best Actor for his role in The Descendants, and his girlfriend, Stacy Kiebler, do the red carpet ritual at the Academy Awards.
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  • Christopher Plummer arrives before the 84th Annual Academy Awards. He won the Best Supporting Actor award for his role in Beginners.
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    Christopher Plummer arrives before the 84th Annual Academy Awards. He won the Best Supporting Actor award for his role in Beginners.
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  • Berenice Bejo, nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Artist, and the film's writer-director Michel Hazanavicius, nominated for Best Director, arrive at the Academy Awards.
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    Berenice Bejo, nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Artist, and the film's writer-director Michel Hazanavicius, nominated for Best Director, arrive at the Academy Awards.
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  • Melissa McCarthy, up for Best Supporting Actress for her Role in Bridesmaids, waves to the crowd.
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    Melissa McCarthy, up for Best Supporting Actress for her Role in Bridesmaids, waves to the crowd.
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  • Sacha Baron Cohen came dressed as his character in the upcoming film The Dictator — and spilled "ashes" from the urn on Ryan Seacrest during an interview on E!
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    Sacha Baron Cohen came dressed as his character in the upcoming film The Dictator — and spilled "ashes" from the urn on Ryan Seacrest during an interview on E!
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  • Songwriter Brett McKenzie, nominated for Best Original Song for "Man or Muppet" from The Muppets, appeared to be in high spirits.
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    Songwriter Brett McKenzie, nominated for Best Original Song for "Man or Muppet" from The Muppets, appeared to be in high spirits.
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  • Viola Davis, nominated for Best Actress for her role in The Help, makes her way into the theater.
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    Viola Davis, nominated for Best Actress for her role in The Help, makes her way into the theater.
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  • Her performance in My Week With Marilyn earned Michelle Williams a nomination for Best Actress.
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    Her performance in My Week With Marilyn earned Michelle Williams a nomination for Best Actress.
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  • French actor Jean Dujardin was nominated for Best Actor for The Artist — the night's favorite to take home the Best Picture statue.
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    French actor Jean Dujardin was nominated for Best Actor for The Artist — the night's favorite to take home the Best Picture statue.
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  • Jessica Chastain, nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Help, wore Alexander McQueen.
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    Jessica Chastain, nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Help, wore Alexander McQueen.
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  • Milla Jovovich, scheduled to present at the ceremony, dazzled red-carpet watchers in an Elie Saab gown.
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    Milla Jovovich, scheduled to present at the ceremony, dazzled red-carpet watchers in an Elie Saab gown.
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