Daniel Day-Lewis took home the Best Actor award for his portrayal as President Abraham Lincoln in Steve Spielberg’s Lincoln.
“I really don’t know how any of this happened, I do know I received too much of my share of good fortune in my life,” he said during his acceptance speech. My fellow nominees, my betters, I’m so proud to be here amongst you.”
The actor beat out Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), Hugh Jackman (Les Miserable), Joaquin Phoenix (The Master) and Denzel Washington (Flight).
Edited: February 24th, 2013