2011 Academy Awards: Best Actress nominees

Annette Bening, Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman and Michelle Williams are in the running

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2011 Academy Awards: Best Actress nominees

Salon’s 2011 Oscar primer continues by taking a look at the five performances the Academy singled out in the Best Actress category. Take a look at each of the actresses and their respective roles below:

Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right

 

Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter’s Bone

 

Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole

 



Natalie Portman in “Black Swan

 

Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine” 

Peter Finocchiaro is a senior editor at Salon. Follow him on Twitter @PLFino.

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