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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
(2009)

Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire

Mo'Nique as Mary
(2009)

Little Children

Kate Winslet as Sarah Pierce
(2007)

North Country

Charlize Theron as Josey Aimes
(2005)

Walk The Line

Reese Witherspoon as June Carter
(2005)

Something's Gotta Give

Diane Keaton as Erica Barry
(2003)

Unfaithful

Diane Lane as Connie Sumner
(2002)

Erin Brockovich

Julia Roberts as Erin Brokovich
(2000)

Chocolat

Juliette Binoche as Vianne Rocher
(2000)

The Grifters

Anjelica Houston as Lilly Dillon
(1990)

For the Boys

Bette Midler as Dixie Leonard
(1991)

Terms of Endearment

Shirley MacLaine as Aurora Greenway
(1983)

Kramer vs. Kramer

Meryl Streep as Joanna Kramer
(1979)

Norma Rae

Sally Field as Norma Rae
(1979)

Sounder

Cicely Tyson as Rebecca Morgan
(1972)

A Patch of Blue

Shelley Winters as Rose-Ann D'Arcey
(1965)

Imitation of Life

Juanita Moore as Annie Johnson
(1959)

I Remember Mama

Irene Dunne as Martha 'Mama' Hanson
(1948)


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Martin Gangluff April 10, 2011, 6:02 AM

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