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Leonardo DiCaprio Named Best Actor At BAFTAs


Kate also thanked her husband Ned Rocknroll for giving up his seat at the prestigious ceremony so that her mother Sally Anne could sit with the actress.

During the broadcast, BAFTA host Stephen Fry told the audience that “One of the wonderful things [America] has given the world…is the kiss cam…It’s Valentine’s Day, and it’s up to you out there”.

American actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Mexican director Alejandro G. Inarritu hold two of the five awards including Best Director and Best Actor for the Revenant in the winner’s room at the EE British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House in London on February 14, 2016. She also thanked director Danny Boyle for casting her as Joanna Hoffman in Steve Jobs, Michael Fassbender, who starred opposite her as the late Apple founder, her husband Ned Rocknroll, her parents and children.

Fellow British star Mark Rylance was named best supporting actor for his role as a Russian spy in Bridge Of Spies.

Brooklyn won the first prize of the night, after being named outstanding British film. “The Revenant” with 5 wins and “Mad Max Fury Road” with 4 were the frontrunners. “And our aim and mission was really to try and tell the truth about her”.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens won the trophy for special visual effects.

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Watch Leonardo Di Caprio react to winning his first Bafta Award