Key winners at the 2021 Academy Awards

April 26, 2021 - 11:53 AM
H.E.R., winner of the award for best original song for "Fight For You" from "Judas and the Black Messiah," poses in the press room at the Oscars, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 25, 2021. (Chris Pizzello/Pool via Reuters)

The Academy Awards, or Oscars, were handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday and broadcast live on ABC television. Following is a list of winners in key categories:

Best picture

  • “Nomadland”

Best actor

  • Anthony Hopkins – “The Father”

Best actress

  • Frances McDormand – “Nomadland”

Best director

  • Chloe Zhao – “Nomadland”

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Best supporting actor

  • Daniel Kaluuya – “Judas and the Black Messiah”

Best supporting actress

  • Youn Yuh-jung – “Minari”

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Best original screenplay

  • “Promising Young Woman”

Best adapted screenplay 

  • “The Father”

Best animated feature film

  • “Soul”


“My Octopus Teacher”

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Best international feature film

  • “Another Round” (Denmark)

Best original song

  • “Fight for You” – “Judas and the Black Messiah” —Reporting by Patricia Reaney and Dan Whitcomb; editing by Jonathan Oatis