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Can you pick the actor based on a description of the character they played in an Oscar nominated role?
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While some of these actors have won Oscars, these are specifically Oscar nominated roles which did not result in an Oscar win from 2000 through 2009.
Oscar nominee from character description (1960-1969)
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Jan 4th, 2013 at 07:05 GMT
Another enjoyable quiz TeganX7. Nicolas Cage is spelled without an H
Jan 4th, 2013 at 18:45 GMT
I always appreciate the props and feedback. Problem fixed!
Jan 7th, 2013 at 04:13 GMT
FAR too much time on the clock. Some of the descriptions were better than others, but it was a reasonably enjoyable quiz. Oscar aficionados will have no troubles.
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