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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Dark Horse Supporting Actor: 'Talk to Me'

Why: In a smart biopic widely praised by critics, Ejiofor played Don Cheadle’s mentor and friend and nearly stole the film out from under him. Since a career-making turn five years ago in the gritty “Dirty Pretty Things,” Ejiofor has made a name for himself as an actor on the rise. If he doesn’t get recognized by the Academy here, it seems only a matter of time.

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