Lupita wins the Oscar, makes global headlines

March 3, 2014 3:43 am
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This is likely to go down as the best quote from the 2014 Oscars. Photo/ COURTESY CNN
This is likely to go down as the best quote from the 2014 Oscars. Photo/ COURTESY CNN

, HOLLYWOOD, March 3 – Lupita Nyong’o won the best supporting actress Oscar on Sunday for her role in harrowing historical drama “12 Years a Slave, earning a standing ovation as she took the stage.

A tearful Nyong’o paid tribute to her slave character Patsey, saying: “It doesn’t escape me for one moment that so much joy in my life is thanks to so much pain in someone else’s.”

The actress, who turned 31 on Saturday, beat fellow nominees Sally Hawkins (“Blue Jasmine”), Jennifer Lawrence (“American Hustle”), Julia Roberts (“August: Osage County”) and June Squibb (“Nebraska”).

Here are the winners announced so far at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday:

Best supporting actor: Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best supporting actress: Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”

Best animated feature: “Frozen”

Best foreign language film: “The Great Beauty” (Italy)

Best visual effects: “Gravity”

Best film editing: “Gravity”

Best cinematography: “Gravity”

Best sound mixing: “Gravity”

Best sound editing: “Gravity”

Best costume design: “The Great Gatsby”

Best production design: “The Great Gatsby”

Best make-up and hairstyling: “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best animated short film: “Mr. Hublot”

Best live action short film: “Helium”

Best documentary feature: “20 Feet from Stardom”

Best documentary short: “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life”

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