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First Time Nominees
Quvenzhane Wallis, 9, is the youngest lead actress nominee in Academy Awards history.
France's Emmanuelle Riva, 85, is the oldest lead actress nominee in Academy Awards history.
"Amour" is the 5th film to be nominated for both best picture and best foreign film.
"Silver Linings Playbook" is the first film with nominations for best picture, director, screenplay and all four acting categories since Warren Beatty's 1981 epic "Reds."
Nine of the 20 acting nominees -- Daniel Day-Lewis, Denzel Washington, Alan Arkin, Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tommy Lee Jones, Christoph Waltz, Sally Field and Helen Hunt -- are previous Oscar winners in the acting races.
Roman Coppola, who was nominated with Wes Anderson for their original screenplay for "Moonrise Kingdom," is the sixth member of the Coppola clan to receive a nomination. He joins Carmine Coppola, Francis Ford Coppola, Talia Shire, Nicolas Cage and Sofia Coppola, bringing the family total to 24 nominations.
Thomas Newman earns his 11th nomination with his score for the James Bond film "Skyfall." The Newman family -- Alfred, Lionel, Emil, Thomas, David and Randy -- now have 87 nominations altogether.
Warren Beatty and George Clooney are now the only two people to have competitive nominations in the picture, director, screenplay and acting categories. (Clooney is a producer on best picture nominee "Argo.")
Michael Kahn is the most nominated film editor; he receives his eighth nomination this year for "Lincoln."