Brendan Fraser Wins Finest Actor at 2023 Oscars for ‘The Whale’ [VIDEO]
The icing on Brendan Fraser‘s comeback cake has been utilized: The Whale star was named Finest Actor on the 2023 Oscars on Sunday.
Fraser prevailed over fellow nominees Austin Butler (Elvis), Colin Farrell (The Banshees of Inisherin), Paul Mescal (Aftersun) and Invoice Nighy (Residing). (View full Oscars winners list here.)
Directed by Darren Aronofsky, The Whale — which acquired blended critiques upon its launch final September yr — finds Fraser taking part in a morbidly overweight, reclusive English trainer who’s making an attempt to revive his relationship along with his estranged teenage daughter (performed by Stranger Issues‘ Sadie Sink). The ensemble additionally consists of Ty Simpkins, fellow Oscar nominee Hong Chau, Samantha Morton and Sathya Sridharan.
Watch Fraser’s acceptance speech beneath…