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Many walked away with the coveted Oscars Statuettes at the 84th Academy Awards 2012. Some broke down, some lost words and some brought the house down - all out of excitement.
Jean Dujardin won the best actor award for his role in "The Artiste" and Meryl Streep won the best actress award for her powerful performance in "The Iron Lady". Silent movie "The Artist" and "Hugo" won six Oscars each.
Check out Meryl Streep's Oscars winning moment and other winners: