Oscars 2020: See 16 Nominees in Their TV Roles (PHOTOS)

Meaghan Darwish

The Academy Awards are quickly approaching and this year's nominees are well known for more than the titles they're being recognized for at the ceremony.

Stars in the major acting categories have put their dues in on TV as well as on the silver screen, whether it was their breakthrough performance or a brief run in a limited series. Meanwhile, a few may have been little known at the time of their first TV role whereas others were well-established.

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Watch this year's contenders from home, from 'Marriage Story' and 'The Irishman' to 'Joker.'

We're taking a look at 16 of those nominees in the gallery above and highlighting where you may have seen them on TV before, ranging from Best Actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Adam Driver and Best Actresses Saoirse Ronan and Cynthia Erivo to Best Supporting Actors Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins and Best Supporting Actresses Laura Dern and Florence Pugh.

Click through the images above to find out where you've seen them on TV before, as some may surprise you.

Academy Awards 2020, Sunday, February 9, 8/7c, ABC