Little-Known Facts About This Year's Oscar Nominees
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Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Barkhad Abdi (
) improvised his big line, "I'm the captain now."
) speaks fluent French after studying abroad in Aix-en-Provence.
Michael Fassbender (
12 Years a Slave
) was born in Germany and speaks fluent German.
The Wolf of Wall Street
) father was an accountant for Guns N' Roses.
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) studied painting at Philadelphia's University of the Arts before going into acting.
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