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Red carpet: Penelope Cruz stargazes at the Academy Awards

March 7, 2010 |  6:52 pm

Oscars-Penelope-Cruz Even stars like to meet stars. And what better place than the Kodak Theatre on Academy Awards night? For supporting actress nominee Penelope Cruz, it's Meryl Steep who tops her list -- even though, Cruz admits, she's already met the "Julie & Julia" star.

Cruz, who is nominated for supporting actress for "Nine," chose a Donna Karan gown for the big night.

And her goal tonight? "To really enjoy the night."

--Amy Kaufman

Photo: Penelope Cruz in Donna Karan Credit: Frazer Harrison / Getty Images

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