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Nick Nolte's white hair and beard reminds us of Santa Claus

Actor Nick Nolte arrives on the red carpet for the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO Joe KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Actor Nick Nolte arrives on the red carpet for the 84th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 26, 2012, in Hollywood, Calif.
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(CBS) When Nick Nolte walked the Oscars red carpet on Sunday, onlookers couldn't help but think - Santa Claus.

The actor, with his white  hair and beard, showed up at the Oscars with his son, Brawley. His look prompted a flurry of tweets, remarking on his resemblance to St. Nick.

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Nick is up for a best supporting actor for his role in "Warrior."

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