French actors Arnaud Denis and Marilyne Fontaine perform during a rehearsal of the play 'L'importance d'etre serieux' (Importance of being serious) based on a novel by Irish writer Oscar Wilde directed by Gilbert Desveaux on January 11, 2013 Grammont theatre in Montpellier, southern France. AFP PHOTO / PASCAL GUYOT
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In this composite image a comparison has been made between Oscar Wilde (L) and Actor Rupert Everett. Oscar hype begins this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 69th annual Golden Globes and the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage performer Anna Held. Over half of the last ten Oscars for best actor or actress have been for performances in a biopic. The trend continues this year with the nominations for actors Michelle Williams, Meryl Streep, Viggo Mortensen, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio for their roles in 'My Week With Marilyn.' 'The Iron Lady,' 'A Dangerous Method,' 'Moneyball' and 'J Edgar.' LONDON - OCTOBER 29: Actor Rupert Everett attends the Yves Saint Laurent Private Party to join the creative director Stefano Pilati, at the Connaught Hotel on October 29, 2008 in London, England.
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Joan Smalls, Kendall Jenner, Sigail Currie, Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn attend a party in celebration of Edward Enninful in The Oscar Wilde Bar, Hotel Cafe Royal, on December 1, 2014 in London, England.
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John Galliano, Alexis Roche and Naomi Campbell attend a party in celebration of Edward Enninful in The Oscar Wilde Bar, Hotel Cafe Royal, on December 1, 2014 in London, England.