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Enter Julia Roberts, bearing an Oscar. In this free-market free-for-all, she epitomizes the paradox of being the best. Is Roberts the best American actress? That little statue is a sign that she can sometimes be a screen presence to reckon with, but in any ballot of the most accomplished performers, she would meet heavy competition from Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Julianne Moore and Kathy Bates, to name a few... Read the full story.