Record 18th Oscar nomination for Meryl Streep

No actor has been Oscar nominated more than Meryl Streep. Credit: DPA

Meryl Streep's best supporting actress nomination for her role in August: Osage County is her 18th Oscar nomination - a record for the awards.

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American Hustle and Gravity lead Oscar nominations

American Hustle and Gravity lead the Oscar nominations with 10 each. British films Philomena and 12 Years A Slave, directed by Londoner Steve McQueen, are both nominated for the best picture Oscar.