Ruth Negga is nominated for Best Actress award at the 2017 Oscars

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Ruth Negga is the epitome of amazing Irish talent, and the actress has just been bestowed with one of the most prestigious nominations in the thespian world.

The Irish-Ethopian star has been nominated for Best Actress for her role in film Loving.

The Limerick native stars as the films heroine, in the story of an interracial couple who break the law by getting married in 1960s Virginia.

 

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The actress is up against some tough competition in her category. 

Natalie Portman, for her role in Jackie, Emma Stone, for La La Land and Meryl Streep for Florence Foster Jenkins were also nominated.

The awards take place at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre on February 26th, 2017.

Fingers crossed Ruth takes home the Oscar!

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