When it comes to Oscar nominations, there's often talk about actors who have been snubbed or didn't get the love they deserved. But what about those rare cases of actors who were nominated for their very first role? It's pretty amazing when you think about it. Just think of all the years of practice and experience these actors had before they ever got a chance to compete for an Oscar. In some cases, it seems like they were born to be stars! Check out this list of 12 actors who got an Oscar to love for their first-ever roles. Who knows? Maybe you'll find your new favorite actor!

Many actors in Hollywood dedicate their entire careers to achieving that sweet, sweet Oscar honor. And, in many cases, they will not even be nominated, let alone win. Don't believe me? Just ask Donald Sutherland.

However, this may not apply to all actors. Some actors simply decided that they didn't want to wait 20 years for the Academy to recognize them and delivered Oscar-worthy performances right away. These 15 actors, for example:

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