Oscarwinnaars 2022 (1)
March 28, 2022 - “CODA” has won best picture at the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Written and directed by Siân Heder, who won the best-adapted screenplay Oscar, the film beat out “Belfast,” “Dune,” “The Power of the Dog,” and “West Side Story.”
The Oscar is also a significant victory for Apple, which becomes the first streaming service to win the best picture crown.
Jessica Chastain won the Academy Award for best actress for playing televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.”
“King Richard” star Will Smith won the best-actor Oscar for playing the determined father of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams.
Shortly before the best-actor award, Smith confronted comedian Chris Rock, who made a crack at his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. The actor slapped Rock in the face and swore at him.
Jane Campion won the Academy Award for best director for “The Power of the Dog.” Campion is the first woman ever nominated twice for best director.
The Oscar for best-supporting actress goes to Ariana DeBose for her acting, singing and dancing as Anita in Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story.”
Troy Kotsur won the best supporting actor Oscar for his role in “CODA,” from Apple Original Films. Kotsur made history as the first deaf man to win an Oscar.
“Encanto” won the Oscar for the best-animated feature for Walt Disney Animation Studios.