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As the youngest best actress winner in Oscar history, Marlee Matlin knows her record could be broken this year. But that doesn’t stop her from heaping praise on nine-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis, whose performance in Beasts of the Southern Wild has made her Oscar's youngest best actress nominee ever. “Her work was amazing. Very raw. Very natural, and I was mesmerized by her performance,” Matlin said of Wallis. Photos: Oscars 2013: 16 Icons Come Together for THR's Oscar Issue “In my eyes you’re a winner,” she told Wallis, saying she is already in the record books just

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