Oscars 2012: Actress in a leading role

Meryl Streep won the leading actress Oscar for her role in "The Iron Lady," beating out Viola Davis for "The Help," Rooney Mara for "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," Glenn Close for "Albert Nobbs" and Michelle Williams for "My Week With Marilyn."
Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times; The Weinstein Co.
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