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Oscars 2012: Name that nominee

February 25, 2012 |  8:30 am

Think you know the 84th annual Academy Awards contenders in all their incarnations? Think again.

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Meryl Steep and a number of other Oscar nominees received the editorial cartoon treatment on the Los Angeles Times' annual Oscar Sunday Calendar cover. Illustrator Chris Morris paid tribute to this year's honorees with black and white portraits that capture their essence while still leaving room for guesswork.

24 Frames challenges you to name the nominees below.

Hint: These caricatures span across the best lead and supporting acting categories and the best director category. See the answers after the jump and don't forget to tell us how many you got right in the comments section.




Top row, from left: Max von Sydow, Rooney Mara, Michel Hazanavicius, Jessica Chastain and Kenneth Branagh.

Second row: Terrence Malick, Gary Oldman, Janet McTeer, Viola Davis and Jean Dujardin.

Third row: Nick Nolte, Meryl Streep and Martin Scorsese.

Fourth row: Alexander Payne, Jonah Hill and Michelle Williams.

Fifth row: Woody Allen, Christopher Plummer, Melissa McCarthy, George Clooney and Glenn Close.

Bottom row: Demian Bichir, Berenice Bejo, Octavia Spencer and Brad Pitt.


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-- Nardine Saad

Photo: Illustrations of some of the 2012 Oscar nominees. Credit: Chris Morris / For the Los Angeles Times

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