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Grammy- and Latin Grammy-winning music icon Gustavo Santaolalla made his mark in Hollywood when he struck Oscar gold for two consecutive years... The Argentine musician, film composer and producer earned his first Academy Award for Best Original Score for Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain in 2006; and Santaolalla returned a year later to pick up the statuette in the same category for his work on Alejandro González Iñárritu’s  Babel in 2007.

Best Original Score, Brokeback Mountain, 78th Academy Awards, Won
Best Original Score, Babel, 79th Academy Awards, Won

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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.