2017 Oscar Nominees Then and Now

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 4 months ago

For some 2017 Academy Awards nominees, this is not the first time they have heard their name called. Check out our list of Oscar nominees, showcasing their first Oscar-nominated role, along with their current nod.

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Casey Affleck in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Casey Affleck

Year: 2008

Role: Robert Ford, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Casey Affleck in Manchester by the Sea (2016)

Casey Affleck

Year: 2017

Role: Lee Chandler, Manchester by the Sea

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Ryan Gosling in Half Nelson (2006)

Ryan Gosling

Year: 2007

Role: Dan Dunne, Half Nelson

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Ryan Gosling in La La Land (2016)

Ryan Gosling

Year: 2017

Role: Sebastian, La La Land

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Viggo Mortensen in Eastern Promises (2007)

Viggo Mortensen

Year: 2008

Role: Nikolai, Eastern Promises

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Viggo Mortensen in Captain Fantastic (2016)

Viggo Mortensen

Year: 2017

Role: Ben, Captain Fantastic

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Denzel Washington in Cry Freedom (1987)

Denzel Washington

Year: 1998

Role: Steve Biko, Cry Freedom

Category: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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Denzel Washington in Fences (2016)

Denzel Washington

Year: 2017

Role: Troy Maxson, Fences

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Natalie Portman in Closer (2004)

Natalie Portman

Year: 2005

Role: Alice, Closer

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Natalie Portman in Jackie (2016)

Natalie Portman

Year: 2017

Role: Jackie Kennedy, Jackie

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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Emma Stone in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

Emma Stone

Year: 2015

Role: Sam, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Emma Stone in La La Land (2016)

Emma Stone

Year: 2017

Role: Mia, La La Land

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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Meryl Streep in The Deer Hunter (1978)

Meryl Streep

Year: 1979

Role: Linda, The Deer Hunter

Category: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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Meryl Streep in Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

Meryl Streep

Year: 2017

Role: Florence Foster Jenkins, Florence Foster Jenkins

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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Jeff Bridges in The Last Picture Show (1971)

Jeff Bridges

Year: 1972

Role: Duane Jackson, The Last Picture Show

Category: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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Jeff Bridges in Hell or High Water (2016)

Jeff Bridges

Year: 2017

Role: Marcus Hamilton, Hell or High Water

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Michael Shannon in Revolutionary Road (2008)

Michael Shannon

Year: 2009

Role: John Givings, Revolutionary Road

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Michael Shannon in Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Michael Shannon

Year: 2017

Role: Bobby Andes, Nocturnal Animals

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Viola Davis in Doubt (2008)

Viola Davis

Year: 2009

Role: Mrs. Miller, Doubt

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Viola Davis in Fences (2016)

Viola Davis

Year: 2017

Role: Rose Maxson, Fences

Category: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Nicole Kidman

Year: 2002

Role: Satine, Moulin Rouge!

Category: Best Actress in a Leading Role

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Nicole Kidman in Lion (2016)

Nicole Kidman

Year: 2017

Role: Sue Brierley, Lion

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Octavia Spencer in The Help (2011)

Octavia Spencer

Year: 2012

Role: Minny Jackson, The Help

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Octavia Spencer in Hidden Figures (2016)

Octavia Spencer

Year: 2017

Role: Dorothy Vaughan, Hidden Figures

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Michelle Williams in Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Michelle Williams

Year: 2006

Role: Alma, Brokeback Mountain

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Michelle Williams in Manchester by the Sea (2016)

Michelle Williams

Year: 2017

Role: Randi Chandler, Manchester by the Sea

Category: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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