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Anna Paquin (True Blood)

Anna Paquin

Won For: Playing Holly Hunter’s daughter Flora in 1993’s “The Piano,” at the tender age of 11.

Now She Plays: Psychic fairy waitress Sookie Stackhouse on HBO’s sex-soaked vampire drama “True Blood.”

Oscar Winners on the Small Screen

Winning an Academy Award used to mean you’d never have to stoop to doing television again. But nowadays, more than a dozen former Oscar winners are finding new dramatic challenges on the small screen. Click through to find out which award-winners you can watch at home every week.