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9-Year-Old Quvenzhané Wallis & Denzel Washington Get OSCAR Nods + Full List Of The 2013 OSCAR Nominees!

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The Oscar nominations are IN…finally!

Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announced the Oscar nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards earlier this morning. The Oscars are voted on by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis is the youngest Best Actress to be nominated. EVER. The young actress was nominated for her phenomenal performance in Beasts of the Southern Wild which was also nominated for the coveted Best Picture award.

Quvenzhané Wallis goes up against Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty, Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook, Emmanuelle Riva in Amour, and Naomi Watts for The Impossible. In addition to having the youngest nomine, the Best Actress in leading category has the oldest nominees, Riva who is 85-years old.

Quvenzhané Wallis

Here are the Oscar nominees & categories:

Best film

Beasts Of The Southern Wild
*Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Life Of Pi
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Best actress

Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuelle Riva – Amour
*Quvenzhane Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild
Naomi Watts – The Impossible

Best actor

Daniel Day Lewis – Lincoln
Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables
*Joaquin Phoenix – The Master
Denzel Washington – Flight

Best director

Michael Haneke – Amour
Ang Lee – Life of Pi
David O Russell – Silver Linings Playbook
Steven Spielberg – Lincoln
Benh Zeitlin – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best supporting actor

Alan Arkin – Argo
Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook
Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln
*Christoph Waltz – Django Unchained
Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master

Best supporting actress

Amy Adams – The Master
Sally Field – Lincoln
Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables
Helen Hunt – The Sessions
Jacki Weaver – Silver Linings Playbook

Best Foreign Language Film

“Amour,” Austria
“Kon-Tiki,” Norway
“No,” Chile
“A Royal Affair,” Denmark
“War Witch,” Canada

Original Screenplay

Michael Haneke, “Amour”

Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”

John Gatins, “Flight”

Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, “Moonrise Kingdom”

Mark Boal, “Zero Dark Thirty”

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