Top 10 Scots Oscar nominees

1 Tom Conti:

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Paisley-born Conti was nominated as best actor in 1983 for the little-seen comedy, Reuben, Reuben.

2 Sean Connery: Won best supporting actor in 1987 for The Untouchables.

3 Deborah Kerr: The Helensburgh-born actress was nominated six times for best actress, but never won.

4 Mary Ure: Glasgow actress nominated as best supportinfg actress in 1960 for Sons and Lovers.

5 Norman McLaren: Director who won best documentary for Neighbours, in 1952.

6 Patrick Doyle: Composer nominated for best music for Sense and Sensibility and Hamlet.

7 Annie Lennox: Won best original song in 2003 for Into the West for the film Return of the King.

8 Peter Capaldi: The new Dr Who won best short film for Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life in 1994.

9 John Hodge: Nominated for best screenplay in 1996 for Trainspotting.

10 Armando Iannucci: The Thick of It writer and director was nominated for best adapted screenplay for 2009's In The Loop.

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