Actors Who Won Oscars For Playing Real People
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Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
The real-life role:
Leigh Anne Tuohy
Why she's famous:
The Tennessee mother's story of adopting pro football player Michael Oher is the subject of Michael Lewis's 2006 book,
The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
, which was later made into a movie.
Best actress, 2010
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