Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit
One year ago, Hailee Steinfeld's biggest role was in a Kmart commercial. This year, she is among Hollywood's elite. The 14-year-old actress is blowing critics away for her performance in the Coen Brothers' adaptation of True Grit. Steinfeld plays Mattie Ross, a young girl who turns to a tough, heavy-drinking U.S. Marshal, played by Jeff Bridges, to track down her father's murderer.