Brendan Fraser Wins Best Lead Actor Oscar For ‘The Whale’

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Los Angeles | Hollywood star Brendan Fraser turned emotional when he was named as the winner in the Best Lead Actor category for the film ‘The Whale’ at the 95th Oscar Awards. The award was presented to him by Jessica Chastain and Halle Berry. He was named in the category alongside Austin Butler ‘Elvis’, Colin Farrell ‘The Banshees of Inishrin’, Paul Mescal ‘Afterson’ and Bill Nighy ‘Living’.

Feeling emotional, Fraser said: So this is what the multiverse looks like. I thank the Academy for this and my studio for making this bold film.

He told all the other contenders that it is an honor to be nominated in this category.

I want to tell you that whales can swim in the depths. I started 30 years ago and things were not easy for me. But I want to thank you for this honor.

The Whale is a psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and written by Samuel D. Hunter.

The story revolves around an obese man who tries to restore his relationship with his daughter.(IANS)

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