Actors with Oscar nominations in film debut

Published On: Jan 24 2012 06:10:52 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 22 2013 08:45:55 AM CST

Quvenzhané Wallis, the 9-year-old up for an Oscar for her film debut in "Beasts of the Southern Wild," is just one of several actors who caught the Academy's eye their first time out.

Oscar debuts - Oprah Winfrey
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Oprah Winfrey was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in the 1985 film "The Color Purple."

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