Debut Roles of 2015 Oscar Nominees

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7. Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne
Eddie Redmayne isn't especially well known in the United States. But he's made a few headlines for supposedly dating Taylor Swift for a short period of time.

8. Eddie Redmayne: Like Minds

Eddie Redmayne: Like Minds
Eddie Redmayne's first major role was in the 2006 film Like Minds.

9. Steve Carell

Steve Carell
Steve Carell of 'The Office' arrives at the NBC Primetime Preview 2006-2007. Steve is all smiles coming off several successes.

10. Steve Carell: SNL/The Daily Show

Steve Carell: SNL/The Daily Show
Carell got his start on Saturday Night Live in 1996. He first started generating major buzz for his work on The Daily Show before hitting it big on The Office.

11. Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard poses here at the premiere of Contagion. The actress plays a key role in that September 2011 blockbuster.

12. Marion Cotillard: Big Fish

Marion Cotillard: Big Fish
Cotillard got her start in French theater and television productions. She was first introduced to American audiences in the 2003 Tim Burton film Big Fish.

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