'The Whale' fame Brendan Fraser wins Oscar 2023 for best actor, beats Austin Butler & more. Brendan Fraser won the best actor award for his incredible performance in the movie 'The Whale' Author : Malkit Singh
In a historic moment, veteran Hollywood actor Brendan Fraser won Oscar Awards 2023 for best actor. Brendan Fraser won the best actor award for his incredible performance in the movie 'The Whale'. Brendan Fraser faced tough competition, especially from actor Austin Butler who was among fans' favourites for his brilliant performance in the movie 'Elvis'. As per reports, this is the first oscar award of Brendan Frase in his acting career of 30 years. Apart from Austin, here's who else were nominated-
Best Lead Actor
Austin Butler (“Elvis”)
Colin Farrell (“The Banshees of Inisherin”)
Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”)
Paul Mescal (“Aftersun”)
Bill Nighy (“Living”)
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About The Whale
The Whale is a 2022 American psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and written by Samuel D. Hunter, based on his 2012 play of the same name. The film stars Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, and Samantha Morton. The plot follows a reclusive English teacher with morbid obesity who tries to restore his relationship with his teenage daughter.