Leonardo Dicaprio Finally Wins the Oscar For Best Actor

This year’s Oscars weren’t so much about who took away the top prizes, but rather would Leonardo Dicaprio finally win that golden statue? And win he did, taking home the Best Actor prize for his sixth ever nomination, for his work on The Revenant. 

Other top acting prizes went to upcoming stars Brie Larson for Room and Alicia Vikander for The Danish Girl, while veteran Mark Rylance won for Bridge of Spies.The Revenant‘s Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu also won Best Director, as well as Best Cinematography, while Mad Max: Fury Road cleaned up with six wins from its 10 nominations.

Host Chris Rock addressed the controversial race issue that had been linked to this year’s Oscars, while many notable faces weren’t present due to the industry-wide boycott of this year’s white-washed ceremony.

Check out some of the winners below, and head here for the full list.

Best Picture: Spotlight
Best Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant
Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Best Actress: Brie Larson, Room
Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Best Original Screenplay: Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, The Revenant
Best Visual Effects: Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett, Ex Machina

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