Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander win first Oscars

    Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander win first Oscars

    Feb 29, London: British actor Mark Rylance has won his first Oscar with best supporting actor for Cold War drama Bridge of Spies.

    Speaking to the audience at the 88th Academy Awards at LA's Dolby Theatre, he said, "It's a wonderful time to be an actor and I'm proud to be part of it."

    Alicia Vikander won the best supporting actress Oscar for The Danish Girl, reports said.

    Swedish-born Vikander thanked her co-star, British actor Eddie Redmayne, and her parents, after winning her first Oscar, saying: "Eddie, thank you for being the best acting partner. I could never have done it without you. You raised my game.

    Mad Max: Fury Road, which was nominated for 10 Oscars, has so far picked up six, including best costume design for British designer Jenny Beavan.

    The Oslo Times


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