This year's Oscars have a list of very talented actors and actresses who got their starts from all aspects of the entertainment industry. Many of tonight's biggest stars and nominees got their starts from TV.
Sally Field (Best Supporting Actress, "Lincoln") -- many may not know that the Two- time winner for "Norma Rae" and "Places In The Heart" was television's Gidget. Field starred in that series as well as "The Flying Nun" in the 60s.
Tommy Lee Jones (Best Supporting Actor, "Lincoln") -- Jones began his early career on daytime television on the legendary drama "One Life To Live." Jones played Dr. Mark Toland on the show in the early 70s.
Helen Hunt (Best Supporting Actress, "The Sessions") -- Before Helen Hunt won an Oscar for her role in "As Good As It Gets," she starred in the long running series "Mad About You."
Denzel Washington (Best Actor, "Flight") -- The two-time winner for "Glory" and "Training Day" played a young doctor on the classic NBC series "St. Elsewhere."
Bradley Cooper (Best Actor, "Silver Linings Playbook") -- Bradley co-starred in the JJ Abrams series "Alias" opposite Jennifer Garner. The series ran on ABC from 2001 to 2006.
Seth MacFarlane (Best Original Song, "Ted") -- This year's Oscar host is the star and creator of the long running animated series "Family Guy," "American Dad," and "The Cleveland Show."
Tune in to see who wins tonight when the Oscars air live on ABC.
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