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December 22nd, 2010 11:00am EST
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Mia Wasikowska

Forbes magazine has named newcomer Mia Wasikowska the highest grossing actress in Hollywood. Not familiar with her? She starred in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland," the second-highest-earning movie this year, with $1.03 billion at the box office.

Wasikowska also starred in "The Kids Are All Right," which made $29 million at the global box office. She will appear in the upcoming film "Jane Eyre."

The Australian actress broke through to international acclaim with her role as self-defeating Olympic-hopeful gymnast Sophie on the HBO series drama "In Treatment" in 2008.

She appeared in the biopic "Amelia" opposite Hilary Swank and the WWII-era adventure drama "Defiance" opposite Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber.

Fun fact: her last name is pronounced "vash-i-kov-ska."

Meanwhile, Leonardo DiCaprio was crowned the highest-grossing actor of 2010. His films, "Shutter Island" and "Inception," made $1.1 billion at the global box office.
 
Also on the list:
 
Johnny Depp - $1.03 billion
Robert Downey Jr. - $808 million
Daniel Radcliffe - $780 million

Mia Wasikowska

Mia Wasikowska

Mia Wasikowska

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Photo Credits: PR Photos; Disney; Darla Khazei, PacificCoastNews.com