Oscars: 11 Prostitutes Loved By Voters

Anne Hathaway, 'Les Miserables' (Best Supporting Actress, 2012)
Charlize Theron, 'Monster' (Best Actress, 2003)
Mira Sorvino, 'Mighty Aphrodite' (Best Supporting Actress, 1995)
Jane Fonda, 'Klute' (1971)
Elizabeth Taylor, 'BUtterfield 8' (Best Actress, 1960)
Shirley Jones, 'Elmer Gantry' (Best Supporting Actress, 1960)
Susan Hayward, 'I Want to Live!' (Best Actress, 1958)
Jo Van Fleet, 'East of Eden' (Best Supporting Actress, 1955)
Donna Reed, 'From Here to Eternity' (Best Supporting Actress, 1953)
Helen Hayes, 'The Sin of Madelon Claudet' (Best Actress, 1931)
Janet Gaynor, 'Street Angel' (Best Actress, 1928)
Anne Hathaway, 'Les Miserables' (Best Supporting Actress, 2012)

Anne Hathaway's Oscar hopes weren't diminished for portraying a shady lady in "Les Miserables," which won her Best Supporting Actress. In fact, the Golden Naked Boy has a shameless history of embracing actresses who play strumpets. Previous winners range from comic to dramatic, heroines to villainesses, and they go all the way back to the very first Oscars in 1928.

Click arrow along right side of the photo above to see 10 previous actresses who have won for working the world's oldest profession.

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