Hathaway plays Fantine in this adaptation of the Broadway classic. She has one previous Oscar nomination ("Rachel Getting Married").
Field plays Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Abraham Lincoln. She won both of her previous Oscar nominations ("Norma Rae," "Places in the Heart").
Hunt plays a sex surrogage hired by a man in an iron lung. She won her only Oscar bid, Best Actress for "As Good As It Gets."
Adams plays Mary Sue Dodd. She has three previous Oscar nominations ("Junebug," "Doubt," "The Fighter").
Weaver plays Dolores Solitano, whose sone moves back in with her following a stay in a mental institution. She has one previous Oscar nomination ("Animal Kingdom").