Eddie Redmayne wins best actor at OSCARS

Monday, 23 February 2015 - 11:02

British actor Eddie Redmayne wins best actor at this year's Oscars for his role in The Theory of Everything.

He thanked his "staggering partner in crime", co-star Felicity Jones, "ferocious but incredibly kind director James Marsh", and his wife and family.

Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez won best director.

Boyhood star Patricia Arquette was named best supporting actress at the ceremony in Los Angeles.

JK Simmons won best supporting actor for Whiplash.