Renee Zellweger wins best actress Oscar for stunning performance as gay icon Judy Garland

Renee Zellweger wins best actress Oscar for stunning performance as gay icon Judy Garland
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Posted on 10 Feb 2020

Renee Zellweger has won the best actress Oscar for playing gay icon Judy Garland in Judy.


The Bridget Jones star picked up the coveted gong despite stiff competition from, among others, Charlize Theron and Scarlett Johansson. 

Gay icon Laura Dern picked up the best supporting actress award for her role in Marriage Story. 


Sir Elton John and songwriting partner Bernie Taupin won best original song for (I'm Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman. It was the second time Sir Elton has won an Oscar - his first came 25 years ago for The Lion King.

Other wnners on the night include South Korean movie Parasite, which won four Oscars, including Best Film, Joaquin Phoenix - best actor for Joker - and Brad Pitt, best supporting actor for the Quentin Tarantino movie, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.

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