Anthony Hopkins beats Chadwick to Oscar best actor

 Anthony Hopkins beats Chadwick to Oscar best actor

Anthony Hopkins on Sunday won the Oscar for best actor for his acclaimed role as a dementia patient in the film “The Father.”

Hopkins, who at 83 is the oldest actor to win a competitive Oscar, bested the late Chadwick Boseman, whose poignant role in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” had won him praise and a Golden Globe just months after he died of cancer at age 43.

Other nominees included Riz Ahmed (“Sound of Metal”), Gary Oldman (“Mank”), and Steven Yeun (“Minari”).

Ayomide Oyewole

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