With the Academy Awards fast approaching, you've probably studied up on the movies and the performers. But how well do you know the actresses who made the characters so memorable? For instance, which Oscar nominee has been called a "great kisser"? And who has a side gig interviewing celebrities about their dogs? Test your leading (and supporting) lady knowledge with our quiz.
For easy reference, here's a list of the women nominated:
Actress in a Leading Role
Glenn Close, "Albert Nobbs"
Viola Davis, "The Help"
Rooney Mara, "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo"
Meryl Streep, "Iron Lady"
Michelle Williams, "My Week With Marilyn"
Actress in a Supporting Role
Berenice Bejo, "The Artist"
Jessica Chastain, 'The Help"
Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids"
Janet McTeer, "Albert Nobbs"
Octavia Spencer, "The Help"