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Last Updated: Monday, 28 February, 2005, 11:58 GMT
In pictures: Oscar glamour
Hilary Swank
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Nominees, guests and award presenters arrived at the 77th Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday. Hilary Swank, wearing Guy Laroche, won best actress for Million Dollar Baby, repeating her success in 2000.
Beyonce Knowles
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Beyonce, who performed three Oscar-nominated songs at the ceremony, wore a black velvet, body-hugging strapless dress by Versace and diamond earrings.
Cate Blanchett
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Cate Blanchett, named best supporting actress for her role as Katharine Hepburn in the Aviator, wore Valentino.
Jaime Foxx
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US star Jamie Foxx, who won best actor for Ray, thanked his grandmother in his acceptance speech.
Scarlett Johansson
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Scarlett Johansson looked every inch the movie star in Roland Mouret, with her peroxide hair swept back with jewels.
Sophie Okonedo
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Sophie Okonedo, one of the British stars who lost out on an award, was nominated for the best supporting actress Oscar for Hotel Rwanda.
Natalie Portman
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It was the first Oscar nod for Natalie Portman, nominated for best supporting actress for her role in Closer.
Kate Winslet
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British actress Kate Winslet, wearing Badgley Mischka, was nominated for best actress for her role in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
Clint Eastwood
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Clint Eastwood's Million Dollar Baby took four Oscars.
Catalina Sandino Moreno
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Catalina Sandino Moreno was nominated for the best actress award for her performance in the film Maria Full of Grace but Hilary Swank beat her to the prize.
Halle Berry
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Halle Berry, who won the best actress Oscar in 2002, wore vintage Atelier Versace...
Halle Berry and Oprah Winfrey
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...and shared the limelight with daytime queen Oprah Winfrey, who dressed in a golden Vera Wang dress.

Who looked the best on Oscar night?
Hilary Swank
Beyonce Knowles
Cate Blanchett
Scarlett Johanssen
Sophie Okonedo
Natalie Portman
Kate Winslet
Catalina S Moreno
Halle Berry
Oprah Winfrey
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