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Gary Oldman Wins Oscar For Best Actor, Frances McDormand Earns Best Actress Award

The betting favorites took home the lead acting trophies.

Gary Oldman | Eric McCandless/ABC

Two major winners were just revealed at the 90th Academy Awards.

The ceremony announced the victors in the Best Lead Actor and Best Lead Actress races.

Gary Oldman, the odds-on betting favorite, won the Actor prize for his work in “Darkest Hour.”

The other Best Actor nominees included Timothee Chalamet, Daniel Day-Lewis, Daniel Kaluuya, and Denzel Washington.

Frances McDormand, the odds-on favorite for Best Actress, predictably took home that trophy for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”

The other Best Actress nominees included Saoirse Ronan, Meryl Streep, Margot Robbie, and Sally Hawkins.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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