Oscars 2017: Meet the Best Supporting Actress Nominees

Naomie Harris as Paula in Moonlight

Naomie Harris has an unforgettable role in Moonlight as the troubled mother of Chiron, the young boy the film follows through childhood to adulthood. Harris, who currently plays Monneypenny in the James Bond films, is the only actress in the category never previously nominated for an Oscar. In 2016, she also starred in Our Kind of Traitor and Collateral Beauty. On February 23, Harris was honored with an OBE (Order of the British Empire). She was born in London to a Jamaican mother and Trinidadian father. (Getty)

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