ONE of these little ones will have grown up to be an Oscar winner next week.
These picture-perfect nippers are all up for gongs at the Academy Awards, which take place in Los Angeles in the early hours of Monday morning.
The Academy Awards take place in Los Angeles in the early hours of Monday morning
From smiling schoolkids to screen idol stars, here Katy Docherty looks at how far they have come.
Denzel Washington won Best Actor for Training Day in 2002
VETERAN star Denzel, 67, has been waiting for this moment since he won Best Actor for Training Day in 2002.
Twenty years on, he’s still on fire – with his tenth Oscar nomination coming for The Tragedy Of Macbeth.
Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the favourites for his performance in Western The Power Of The Dog
HE might be better known as a distinguished detective than a cowboy, but it doesn’t take Sherlock Holmes to figure out that Benedict, 45, is one of the awards favourites for his brooding performance in chilling Western flick The Power Of The Dog.
Kristen Stewart played troubled Princess Diana in Spencer
THE stars were already twinkling for Twilight beauty Kristen, 31, in her younger years.
Now she has been shining playing a troubled Princess Diana in the grips of an eating disorder in royal biographical film Spencer.
Penelope Cruz is nominated for her performance in Pedro Almodovar’s Parallel Mothers
CRUZING back to her early career with this Spanish language film, 47-year-old Penelope will be throwing the mother of all parties if she heads home with a coveted golden statuette for her role in Pedro Almodovar’s Parallel Mothers.
Brit Olivia lags behind in the odds for her turn in The Lost Daughter
WE haven’t heard a Peep about other Brits in this category, but former TV star Olivia, 48, lags behind in the odds for her turn in The Lost Daughter.
Billie Eilish is nominated for her James Bond track No Time To Die
SHE is only 20 but chart-topper Billie has already bagged an Oscar nomination – for her James Bond track No Time To Die.
Legendary director Steven Spielberg is nominated for his West Side Story remake
JAWS director Steven, 75, will need a bigger boat for his awards if West Side Story adds to the haul already gathered during his epic career in cinema.
Kenneth Branagh harked back to his school days as inspiration for Belfast
ACTOR turned director Kenneth, 61, harked back to his school days as inspiration for his highly personal film Belfast.
Nicole Kidman was the perfect choice to play I Love Lucy’s Lucille Ball in Being The Ricardos
WITH her natural red locks, Nicole, 54, was the perfect choice to play I Love Lucy’s Lucille Ball in Being The Ricardos.
Will she be having a ball later this week?
Javier Bardem plays Cuban actor Desi Arnaz in Being The Ricardos
SPANISH hunk Javier, 53, plays Cuban actor Desi Arnaz in Being The Ricardos, which tells the real-life story of famous US TV show I Love Lucy.
Will Smith is nominated for the Best Actor gong for King Richard
STARTING out on TV’s The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, Will, 53, went on to rule Hollywood with a string of blockbusters.
Will he take the crown for King Richard?
Andrew Garfield is in the running for Best Actor
ONE-TIME Spider-Man star Andrew, 38, has surprisingly spun his way into musicals, starring in Tick, Tick . . . Boom!
The explosive film, about writing a musical, was directed by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Jessica Chastain knocked it out of the park playing a TV evangelist in the biopic The Eyes Of Tammy Faye
SHE always gives Interstellar performances and Jessica, 44 – who has twice been nominated before – needed no divine inspiration to knock it out of the park playing a TV evangelist in the biopic The Eyes Of Tammy Faye.
Kirsten Dunst is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Power Of The Dog
FROM being a little superhero, 39-year-old Kirsten has gone on to soar – with a nomination for her turn in The Power Of The Dog.