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Then-beau Benjamin Bratt looked thrilled to be walking the carpet with Julia at the Academy Awards in 2001. And why wouldn't he? Julia simply dazzled that night, channeling Old Hollywood in her black-and-white vintage Valentino. (The designer even cites that dress as the highlight of his career!) But she looked even better accepting the Best Actress Oscar for her role in "Erin Brockovich."
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