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Poll: Oscar-Nominated Acting at the age of 26

Celebrating the 26th anniversary of IMDb, here's the list of the 23 actors and actresses who've been nominated for an Oscar at the age of 26.

(the indicated year corresponds to the nomination, which means the year following the film's release)

Which performance would you consider the best?

Discuss here

(Interestingly, the year with the most Oscar-nominations at the age of 26 was 2006)

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    Greta Garbo MGM Romance (1930) 0021310

    GRETA GARBO, Category: Best Actress, Movie: Romance, Year: 1931
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    John Garfield in Four Daughters (1938)

    JOHN GARFIELD, Category: Best Supporting Actor, Movie: Four Daughters, Year: 1939
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    Olivia de Havilland in Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

    OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND, Category: Best Actress, Movie: Hold Back the Dawn, Year: 1942
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    Jennifer Jones in Since You Went Away (1944)

    JENNIFER JONES, Category: Best Supporting Actress, Movie: Since You Got Away, Year: 1945
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    Gene Tierney in Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

    GENE TIERNEY, Category: Best Actress, Movie: Leave Her to Heaven, Year: 1946
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    "Sabrina" Audrey Hepburn 1954, Paramount, **I.V.

    AUDREY HEPBURN, Category: Best Actress, Movie: Sabrina, Year: 1955
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    The Country Girl (1954)

    GRACE KELLY (*WINNER*), Category: Best Actress, Movie: The Country Girl, Year: 1955
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    Carroll Baker in Baby Doll (1956)

    CARROL BAKER, Category: Best Actress, Movie: Baby Doll, Year: 1957
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    Elizabeth Taylor in Raintree County (1957)

    ELIZBETH TAYLOR, Category: Best Actress, Movie: Raintree County, Year: 1958
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    Natalie Wood in Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)

    NATHALIE WOOD, Category: Best Actress, Movie: Love With the Proper Stranger, Year: 1964
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    Carrie Snodgress in Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)

    CARRIE SNODGRESS, Category: Best Actress, Movie: The Diary of a Mad Housewife, Year: 1971
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    Jeff Bridges in Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)

    JEFF BRIDGES, Category: Best Supporting Actor, Movie: Thunderbolt & Lightfoot, Year: 1975
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    Brad Dourif in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

    BRAD DOURIF, Category: Best Supporting Actor, Movie: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Year: 1976
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    Diana Scarwid in Inside Moves (1980)

    DIANE SCARWID, Category: Best Supporting Actress, Movie: Inside Moves, Year: 1981
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    Howard E. Rollins Jr. in Ragtime (1981)

    HOWARD E. ROLLINS JR., Category: Best Supporting Actor, Movie: Ragtime, Year: 1982
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    Meg Tilly in Agnes of God (1985)

    MEG TILLY, Category: Best Supporting Actress, Movie: Agnes of God, Year: 1986
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    Chloë Sevigny

    CHLOE SEVIGNY, Category: Best Supporting Actress, Movie: Boys Don't Cry, Year: 2000
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    Hilary Swank in Boys Don't Cry (1999)

    HILLARY SWANK (*WINNER*), Category: Best Actress, Movie: Boys Don't Cry, Year: 2000
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    Michelle Williams in Brokeback Mountain (2005)

    MICHELLE WILLIAMS, Category: Best Supporting Actress, Movie: Brokeback Mountain, Year: 2006
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    Rinko Kikuchi in Babel (2006)

    RINKO KIKUCHI, Category: Best Supporting Actress, Movie: Babel, Year: 2006
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    Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain (2005)

    JAKE GYLLENHAAL, Category: Best Supporting Actor, Movie: Brokeback Mountain, Year: 2006
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    Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls (2006)

    JENNIFER HUDSON (*WINNER*), Category: Best Supporting Actress, Movie: Dreamgirls, Year: 2007
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    Jennifer Lawrence in Joy (2015)

    JENNIFER LAWRENCE, Category: Best Actress, Movie: Joy, Year: 2016

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