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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 07:09:05 GMT | By Sean Plummer
Oscars 2012: Best and worst moments

Best Actress: Meryl Streep

Best Actress: Meryl Streep (© Mark Davis/WireImage)
  • Best Actor: Jean Dujardin
  • Best Actress: Meryl Streep (© Mark Davis/WireImage)
  • Best Picture: The Artist
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Given that Viola Davis seemed to have a lock on this category, Meryl Streep's victory for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady was a shocker. And her acceptance speech was typically spunky and hilarious. Seventeen-time Oscar nominee Streep had already won the Golden Globe and the BAFTA for this role, but her Academy Award was wholly deserved. Next time, Viola.