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Kate Winslet, 'The Reader' (Best Actress, 2008)

After five failed nominations, Kate Winslet finally won an Oscar for "The Reader," portraying a onetime Nazi who has a fling with a teen half her age. Film abounds with controversial nude scenes of her frolicking and bathing with her young lover.

Get Naked, Win Oscar

Not too many years ago, stars could be stripped of their career if caught nude on screen. Nowadays baring all can get them a date with Hollywood's Naked Golden Boy. Here's proof that Oscar voters aren't really, as rumor has it, crusty old prudes. Nudity (full or partial) has been involved in 24 performances that have won Academy Awards. -- By Tom O'Neil and Charles Bright, goldderby.com