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Eddie Redmayne Won 87th Academy Award for “Best Actor”

Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne won the Oscar Award for best actor in a leading role. He won the award for the movie “The Theory of Everything”.

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony was took place on 22th February 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The ceremony was hosted by Actor Neil Patrick Harris. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by Neil Meron and Craig Zadan and directed by Hamish Hamilton.

Redmayne thanked his “staggering partner in crime”, co-star Felicity Jones, and his “ferocious but incredibly kind director James Marsh”.

Redmayne was honoured for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking, who has motor neurone disease (ALS).

Accepting his award, he thanked the Hawking family, including Jane Hawking on whose book the film is based and said his award belonged “to all of the people around the world battling ALS”.


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