Who Won the Oscar for Best Actor and Best Actress in 2013?


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The Oscar winners for Best Actor and Best Actress in 2013 were Daniel Day-Lewis for "Lincoln" and Jennifer Lawrence for "Silver Linings Playbook," respectively. Daniel Day-Lewis won his third Oscar for Best Actor, while Jennifer Lawrence won her first Oscar on her second nomination.

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Daniel Day-Lewis beat out Denzel Washington, Hugh Jackman, Bradley Cooper and Joaquin Phoenix to become the first male actor to win three Oscars for leading roles. He won his previous two Oscars for "My Left Foot" in 1990 and "There Will Be Blood" in 2008. Jennifer Lawrence beat out Quvenzhan? Wallis, Jessica Chastain, Naomi Watts and Emmanuelle Riva and became the second youngest Best Actress winner.

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