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Outstanding Oscar Mom Roles

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The Academy Awards are this Sunday! The actual statuettes may be nicknamed "Oscars," but some of the best roles have been moms.

Check out our list of Oscar-nominated mom roles, past and present.

Outstanding Oscar Mom Roles

The Blind Side

Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy

Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire

Mo'Nique as Mary

Little Children

Kate Winslet as Sarah Pierce

North Country

Charlize Theron as Josey Aimes

Walk The Line

Reese Witherspoon as June Carter

Something's Gotta Give

Diane Keaton as Erica Barry


Diane Lane as Connie Sumner

Erin Brockovich

Julia Roberts as Erin Brokovich


Juliette Binoche as Vianne Rocher

The Grifters

Anjelica Houston as Lilly Dillon

For the Boys

Bette Midler as Dixie Leonard

Terms of Endearment

Shirley MacLaine as Aurora Greenway

Kramer vs. Kramer

Meryl Streep as Joanna Kramer

Norma Rae

Sally Field as Norma Rae


Cicely Tyson as Rebecca Morgan

A Patch of Blue

Shelley Winters as Rose-Ann D'Arcey

Imitation of Life

Juanita Moore as Annie Johnson

I Remember Mama

Irene Dunne as Martha 'Mama' Hanson

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Martin Gangluff April 10, 2011, 6:02 AM

Hello. Great job. I did not expect this. This is a fantastic story. Thanks!

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