“Acting forces you to look at yourself all the time. You have to move through these ages: You’re a teenager, a daughter, then a mother. You can never get stuck in your own bubble—acting doesn’t allow that.” Julianne Moore

W Magazine champions the finest actors of 2010 with a characterful portrait shoot by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.

Julianne Moore in “The Kids Are Alright”

Javier Bardem in “Biutiful”

Natalie Portman in “Black Swan”

Jeff Bridges in “True Grit”

Michael Douglas in “Solitary Man” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”

Helena Bonham Carter in “The King’s Speech”

Justin Timberlake & Andrew Garfield in “The Social Network”

Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole”

Annette Bening in “The Kids Are Alright”

Colin Firth in “The King’s Speech”

Mila Kunis in “Black Swan”

Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network”

Jonah Hill in “Cyrus”

Robert Duvall in “Get Low” and Luciana Peraza, his wife

Elle Fanning in “Somewhere”

Vincent Cassel in “Mesrine”

Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are Alright”

Dakota Fanning in “The Runaways”

Melissa Leo in “The Fighter”

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