Geoffrey Rush, left, and Colin Firth, stars of "The King's Speech," greet each other on the red carpet at the 2011 Academy Awards. (Associated Press photos)
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards took place Sunday night at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Here are some of the photos the Associated Press took of the red carpet arrivals.
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Fashion icon Valentino and Oscars co-host Anne Hathaway
"The Social Network" star Andrew Garfield
"Winter's Bone" nominee Jennifer Lawrence
"Black Swan" co-stars and parents-to-be Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman
Gwyneth Paltrow, who sang the Oscar-nominated song "Coming Home" from "Country Strong," during the ceremony.
Former Tulsa resident Melissa Leo of "The Fighter"
Mila Kunis of "Black Swan"
Aron Ralston, the subject of the film "127 Hours," and his wife Jessica Trusty
Florence Welch of the band Florence + The Machine, who performed the Oscar-nominated song "If I Rise" from "127 Hours" during the show.
"The King's Speech" nominee Helena Bonham Carter
"Winter's Bone" nominee John Hawkes
Justin Timberlake of "The Social Network" and his mom Lynn Harless
"Biutiful" nominee Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz
"Blue Valentine" nominee Michelle Williams
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman
"True Grit" nominee Hailee Steinfeld
"The Fighter" nominee Amy Adams
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