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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Bérénice Bejo’s performance in the black-and-white silent film The Artist – last year’s Academy Award winner for Best Picture – is nothing short of praiseworthy. The Argentina-born actress steals the show as Peppy Miller, a bright-eyed aspiring actress with a heart of gold. The role earned her a Best Supporting Actress nod, as well as Best Actress win at the César Awards, France’s equivalent of the Oscars.

Best Supporting Actress, The Artist, 84th Academy Awards, Nominated

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.