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.
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Anna Paquin (True Blood)
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.”