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  Oscar nomination for 13 year old
Updated 27 January 2004, 13.56
Best actress Oscars nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes
A 13-year-old girl has become the youngest person ever to be nominated for a Best Actress award at the Oscars.

Keisha Castle-Hughes was nominated for her role in Whale Rider, a film about a girl growing up in New Zealand.

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King has been nominated for 11 Oscars, including Best Director and Best Film.

Johnny Depp's nomination for Best Actor was one of the biggest surprises, for his part as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean.

Fact File
Best Picture nominations
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
Mystic River
Lost in Translation
Seabiscuit
Master and Commander
There were a few British nominations, including Sir Ben Kingsley and Jude Law for Best Actor and Samantha Morton for Best Actress.

Finding Nemo - which has now made more than $500m ($276m) - has been nominated for Best Animated Film.

Return of the King was also nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Score and Best Original Song.

The winners will be revealed at a huge ceremony in Los Angeles on 29 February.

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