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Oscar Nominees 2012: The Class Portraits

Douglas Kirkland / AMPAS asked veteran photographer Douglas Kirkland to take portraits of this year’s acting nominees.  The results ended up somewhere between high school class photos and classic Hollywood glam.

Above, supporting actress nominee Janet McTeer.  Here’s how she looked in her nominated film, Albert Nobbs:

Below, looking older and more leprechaun-like, Nick Nolte.

Douglas Kirkland / AMPAS

And as class clown, from The Artist, Jean Dujardin:

Douglas Kirkland / AMPAS

Kirkland has been a photographer “on the sets of such classic films as The Sound of MusicOut of AfricaTitanic and Moulin Rouge.”  Which means he shot Christopher Plummer in 1965 and again this year.

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