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Colin Firth wins Oscar for Best Actor

02-28-2011 13:54 BJT Special Report:The 83rd Academy Awards |

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Colin Firth who played the English King George VI in "The King's Speech," has won the Oscar for Best Actor at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards ceremony held at Kodak theatre in downtown Los Angels on Sunday night.

Colin Firth (R), Best Actor Nominee for the film "The King's
Speech" arrives with wife Livia Giuggioli for the awarding
ceremony of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak
Theater in Hollywood, California, the United States, Feb.
27, 2011. (Xinhua/Qi Heng)

Firth, 50, was the odds-on favorite to pick up his first Oscar. He was competing against Jesse Eisenberg for "The Social Network," Oscar co-host James Franco for "127 Hours," Jeff Bridges for "True Grit" and Javier Bardem for "Biutiful."

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: Xinhua

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