Academy Award Nominations Announced

January 24, 2012 Updated Jan 24, 2012 at 12:27 PM EDT

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Academy Award Nominations Announced

January 24, 2012 Updated Jan 24, 2012 at 12:27 PM EDT

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Tuesday released the list of nominees for the 84th Academy Awards which will take place on Feb. 26.

According to the list posted on the Academy's website, the nominees include:

Best Picture

    "The Artist"
    "The Descendants"
    "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"
    "The Help"
    "Hugo"
    "Midnight in Paris"
    "Moneyball"
    "The Tree of Life"
    "War Horse"  

Actor in a Leading Role

    Demián Bichir in "A Better Life"
    George Clooney in "The Descendants"
    Jean Dujardin in "The Artist"
    Gary Oldman in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
    Brad Pitt in "Moneyball"

Actor in a Supporting Role

    Kenneth Branagh in "My Week with Marilyn"
    Jonah Hill in "Moneyball"
    Nick Nolte in "Warrior"
    Christopher Plummer in "Beginners"
    Max von Sydow in "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"

Actress in a Leading Role

    Glenn Close in "Albert Nobbs"
    Viola Davis in "The Help"
    Rooney Mara in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
    Meryl Streep in "The Iron Lady"
    Michelle Williams in "My Week with Marilyn"

Actress in a Supporting Role

    Bérénice Bejo in "The Artist"
    Jessica Chastain in "The Help"
    Melissa McCarthy in "Bridesmaids"
    Janet McTeer in "Albert Nobbs"
    Octavia Spencer in "The Help"

 

Read the complete list of nominees in all categories HERE.