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Oscar Nominees’ Surprising First Film Roles [VIDEOS]

Michelle Williams Lassie
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How do you get to the Academy Awards ceremony? Practice, practice, practice. Before the acting nominees reach the A-list of the film industry, they have to pay their dues by taking any role they can get.

There are a number of younger actors nominated this year. With their careers still budding, fans should be able to remember back to their first film roles. However, many are so surprising that most people never knew or have completely forgotten the A-listers were in them.

Below are five actors who are nominated for serious roles this year, but began their careers in seriously goofy films.

5. James Franco
Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominee
First Film Role: Jason in “Never Been Kissed” (1999)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkjUPe5L2JM

4. Michelle Williams
Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominee
First Film Role: April Porter in “Lassie” (1994)

3. Amy Adams
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominee
First Film Role: Leslie Miller in “Drop Dead Gorgeous” (1999)

2. Nicole Kidman
Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominee
First Film Role: Judy in “BMX Bandits” (1983)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9o3pbzG5t0Q

1. Jeremy Renner
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominee
First Film Role: Dags in “National Lampoon’s Senior Trip” (1995)

- Contributed by Ryan McKee

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