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Brendan Fraser takes home Best Actor Oscar for 'The Whale'

The 54-year-old triumphed over formidable competition including Austin Butler (Elvis), Colin Farrell (The Banshees of Inisherin), Paul Mescal (Aftersun) and Bill Nighy (Living). Directed by Darren Aronofsky and adapted by Samuel D. Hunter from his own play, The Whale features Fraser in the role of a morbidly obese teacher. Following his win, a visibly moved Fraser took to the stage and exclaimed, "So this is what the multiverse looks like!". He went on to pay tribute to Aronofsky and Hunter, sharing,...