Colin Firth won the Best Actor Oscar this evening at the 83rd Annual Academy awards ceremony for his stirring performance of a stuttering monarch in The King’s Speech.
This is Colin Firth’s first Academy Award and his second nomination.
As SI wrote in the review of The King’s Speech:
For movie buffs, to not see The King’s Speech would be a sacrilege.
The competition in the category was really fierce.
If you’re curious, here are the other nominees: