“Manchester By The Sea” Star Casey Affleck Earns Oscar For Best Actor

Casey Affleck [ABC]

The third of the four acting Oscars was just issued at Sunday’s ceremony.

Like the previous two, it went to the predictable winner.

Casey Affleck of “Manchester By The Sea” was crowned the Academy Award winner for Best Actor.

He beat out Denzel Washington, Andrew Garfield, Viggo Mortensen, and Ryan Gosling.

Only two awards remain — Best Actress and Best Picture — in a ceremony that is nearing three-and-a-half hours.

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