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And The Oscar Goes To….One of Us!

NextTribe women over 45 oscar nominees


As you’re watching the Academy Awards this weekend (and you are, right?), let’s take a minute to give a round of applause for all the 45-plus remarkable women who are nominated to take home a golden statue. Still not as many as it should be, but at least in the Supporting Actress category one of us is guaranteed to take home an Oscar. Chin-chin.

Some terrific work being recognized:

Best Actress

Frances McDormand, 60, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Meryl Streep, 68, “The Post”

Best Supporting Actress

Mary J. Blige, 47, “Mudbound”
Allison Janney, 58, “I, Tonya”
Lesley Manville, 61, “Phantom Thread”
Laurie Metcalf, 62, “Lady Bird”
Octavia Spencer, 45, “The Shape of Water”

Which were your favorite performances this year, and who do you think will win? Tell us in the comments.

–Janet Siroto

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